Biostatistics/Statistics Seminars

When: 12-1pm on 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesday of each month, unless noted otherwise
Where:Wood Building Ground Level Room 73 (WG-73). MAP is here
Organizer: Professor Jiayang Sun
Abstract Template: Download here
Web Support: Dr. Ethan Xu
Notes: Recommended other seminars are noted in green color
All Seminars: Current, Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
FYI: Videos from Stanford Big Data in Biomedicine Conferences

Fall 2014

Date Speaker Affiliation Title/Abstract Notes
08/28 Chun Li CWRU New Methods for Ordinal Data Analysis
09/11 Douglas Gunzler CWRU Structural Equation Modeling for Analysis of Overlapping Symptoms in Co-occurring Conditions
09/18 Joe Sedransk University of Maryland Practical Bayesian Finite Population Inference for Small Geographical Areas and Subpopulations Using Unit Level Models for Binary Outcomes
09/25 Kaushik Ghosh University of Nevada Las Vegas Modeling Relational Data Using Nested Infinite Relational Models
10/09 Edsel A. Pena University of South Carolina Joint Modeling of Competing Recurrent Events and a Terminal Event
10/16 Abdus S. Wahed University of Pittsburgh Evaluation of Dynamic Treatment Regimes from SMART via Artificial Randomization
10/23 Fall break week
11/10 Multiple Speakers United Nation Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) in honor of Dr. John Wilder Tukey Optional. Accessible remotely by G+ hangout here
11/13 Xiaofeng Zhu CWRU Novel meta-analysis of correlated traits using summary statistics from GWAS with an application in hypertension @12noon WG-73
11/13 Michael Coyle Medtronic The Engineering of Invention and the Evolving Health Care Environment: Tying Innovation to Economic Value Recommended Optional Ford Lecture sponsored by BME @4:30pm Tinkham Veale University Center.
11/20 Thomas E. Love CWRU Better Health Greater Cleveland and Health Policy Research