EPIB 507 Biostats for Health Sciences (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 2016, Summer 2017

Instructors: Christopher Gravel (Fall) Elham Rahme (Summer)

  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

  • Restriction: Restricted to students registered in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, Human Nutrition, 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 during the summer session, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the third lecture day and withdrawal is the sixth lecture day. The standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines apply for sections of this course offered during the Fall or Winter semesters.