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 Biostatistics 140.622
 Statistical Methods in Public Health II

  Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 
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Second Term
October 27, 2014 - December 19, 2014



LECTURERS:

  • Marie Diener-West, PhD (Section 01)
    Department of Biostatistics, Hygiene E3622
    Johns Hopkins University
    Bloomberg School of Public Health 
    phone:   410-502-6894
    fax:        410-955-0958
    Office Hours: TBA and by appointment
     

  • Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD  (Section 02)
    Department of Biostatistics, Hygiene E3527
    Johns Hopkins University
    Bloomberg School of Public Health
    phone: 410-955-3067
    fax:      410-955-0958
    Office Hours:  TBA and by appointment

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LECTURES:

10:30 am - 12 pm Tuesday, Thursday
 

  • Section 01:

 Sommer Hall  (Room E2014)

  • Section 02:    

 Sheldon Hall (Room W1214)

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LABS for review, questions, and help with the problem sets:

Lab 1:

Monday

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM 

Hygiene W3008

Lab 2:

Tuesday

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM 

Hygiene W3008

Lab 3:

Wednesday 

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM 

Hygiene W3008

Lab 4:

Thursday

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM 

Hygiene W3008

Lab 5: 

Friday

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM 

Hygiene W3008

Lab 6:

Monday

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM 

Hygiene W3008

Lab 7:

Tuesday

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM 

Hygiene W3008

Lab 8:

Wednesday 

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM 

Hygiene W3008

Lab 9:

Thursday

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM 

Hygiene W3008

Note: 3:00-3:30 is open time for questions


COMPUTER LAB for STATA help:
(starting Oct 28, optional)

Monday - Friday

2:30 - 3:20 PM

Hygiene W3025

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LAB INSTRUCTORS:  (Photos)

 

TEACHING ASSISTANTS:

 

  • Detian Deng
  • Youssef Farag
  • Kate Freeland
  • Mike He
  • Yuan He
  • Emily Huang
  • Zhicheng (Jason) Ji
  • Dan Jiang
  • Jeongyong Kim
  • Nee Nagarajan
  • Claire Ruberman
  • Yuting Xu
  • Chen Yue

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OFFICE HOURS for Teaching Assistants

Monday thru Friday 12:15 PM  - 1:15 PM, Hygiene W2009
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LECTURE NOTES:

  • Copies of the transparencies used in the lectures are distributed weekly during class. Supplementary materials will be distributed as appropriate. Purchase of these materials is included in the registration. Copies of most materials are available for downloading in the "Classes" section of the course web site.
     

  • Version 9 or higher of Acrobat Reader is needed for opening the course materials on the website.

Download Acrobat Reader

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WEB SITE:

http://www.biostat.jhsph.edu/courses/bio622

Userid:  bio622

Password:  (given in class)

Contains course schedule, office hours, lecture notes, self-evaluation problems, Stata lecture notes, problem sets, quizzes, solution keys, and data sets. 

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AUDIO:

  • An audio lecture is available on the course website in the "Classes" section after each lecture.

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TEXTBOOK:

Recommended book for which we will provide reading assignments:

  • Bernard Rosner, Fundamentals of Biostatistics, 2011, Duxbury  Press, Belmont, CA.
     

Suggested book:

  • Lawrence C. Hamilton. Statistics with Stata 12, 2013, Duxbury Press, Belmont, CA.

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CALCULATOR:

Basic functions (+, -, x, ÷), logarithms and exponents, simple memory and recall, factorial key.

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COMPUTING PACKAGE:

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GRADING based on:

  • 5% Problem set 1 (points deducted if late)
  • 5% Problem set 2 (points deducted if late)
  • 5% Problem set 3 (points deducted if late)
  • 5% Problem set 4 (points deducted if late)

Students may work together, but must hand in their own version of the problems set -- DO NOT SUBMIT AN EXACT COPY of another student's work.

  • 5% Quiz 1 (in class)
  • 5% Quiz 2 (in class)
     
  • 35% Midterm examination (in class)
  • 35% Final examination (in class)

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