Fall 2014 (Wednesday 2:30-4pm, Purvis 48)

September 24, 2014

Social gathering 

October 1, 2014

Jill Ainsworth

Statistical methods for assessing agreement between two methods of clinical measurement
2 Meausures - Classic Paper.pdf
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Agreement between two measurements - Revisited
Agreed_Statistics__Measurement_Method_Co
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Code for Simulations
Simulation - Oct.1.R.txt
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October 8, 2014

Dr. James Hanley

Primary paper:

Nature Article
nature02169.pdf
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Supplementary material:

Article from the New York Times
AthletesStatisticians.pdf
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Article from Irwig
Irwig-1991-cholesterol.pdf
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October 15, 2014

No reading group - Midterms

October 29, 2014

Dr. Russell Steele

Identification of Causal Effects Using Instrumental Variables
Angrist1996.pdf
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Supplementary paper sent by e-mail

November 5, 2014

Dr. Robert Platt

November 12, 2014

Dr. Norbert Schmitz

November 19, 2014

Dr. Lawrence Joseph

Bayesian Estimation of Disease Prevalence and the Parameters of Diagnostic Tests in the Absence of a Gold Standard
diagtest.pdf
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Robustness of Prevalence Estimates Derived from Misclassified Data from Administrative Databases
ladouceur2006.pdf
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November 26, 2014

Dr. Brett Thombs and Dr. Andrea Benedetti

 

Meta-analysis to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of depression screening tools

December 5, 2014

No reading group - End of term