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EPIB 507 Biostatistics for Health Professionals (3 credits)

Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)


Epidemiology & Biostatistics : Basic principles of statistical inference applicable to clinical, epidemiologic, and other health research. Topics include: methods of describing data, statistical inference for means, statistical inference for proportions, non-parametric statistics, correlation and introduction to linear regression.

Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

Instructors: Willy Wynant (Fall) Elham Rahme, Olli Miettinen (Summer)

  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
  • Restriction: Restricted to students registered in Occupational Health, Dentistry, Rehabilitation Sciences, Human Nutrition, Experimental Medicine-Family Medicine Option, Medical Residents, and Clinical Fellows.
  • Course not opened to students registered in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics programs.
  • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.