Course Catalog » Biostatistics 212

Subject: Biostatistics
Course Number: 212
Course Title: Introduction to Statistical Computing in Clinical Research
Units: 1
School: Graduate Division
Department: Clinical Research Program

Course Description: This course will introduce clinical researchers to the use of computer software for managing and analyzing clinical research data. Currently available statistical packages will be described and the roles of spreadsheet and relational database programs discussed. Use of STATA for managing, cleaning, describing, and analyzing data will be taught in lecture and laboratory sessions.
Prerequisites: EPI 180.04 and possession of a MD, PhD, DDS or PharmD or equivalent doctoral degree. Exceptions to these prerequisites may be made with the consent of the Course Director, space permitting.
Restrictions: This course is open to a limited number of individuals outside of the ATCR and master's programs. Preference is given to UCSF-affiliated personnel. Auditing is not permitted.
Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

Instructor of Record: J. Martin
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Summer
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No