EPI809SYLLABUS2008 - EPI 809 Biostatistics II Instructors:...

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EPI 809 Biostatistics II SPRING 2008 Instructors: Wenjiang Fu, PhD, Office: B-626 West Fee Hall, Office phone #: 353-8623 Ext. 113 E-mail: [email protected] http://www.msu.edu/~fuw Class Meets: MW 4:10-5:30pm. EPI classroom A131 East Fee Hall or Computer Lab B217 Bessey Hall (to be discussed on the first day of class) Office hours: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm and 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm. Mon and Wed. Prerequisites: EPI 808, EPI 851 Text: Rosner, B. Fundamentals of Biostatistics , 6th Edition, Duxbury. You should have this textbook from your Fall 2007 EPI 808 course. Course: EPI809 should be useful to a wide variety of students both as preparation for more advanced courses and as a means to professional advancement. Throughout your life, you will need to make judgments based on data. This class is designed to help you in this regards. If you ever wanted to answer questions like: “Is there any relationship between high salt intake and the occurrence of death from cardiovascular diseases?” or “How well does an experimental ointment in reducing excessive redness in people who cannot otherwise be exposed to sunlight?”, then this class will help. Tools from statistics can help you rule out competing theories and judge the strength of relationships. It is not just about “the numbers” but rather
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