Winter 2013 (Mondays 12-1:15 pm, Purvis 48)

January 7, 2013

Dr. Nandini Dendukuri

Bayesian Meta-Analysis of the Accuracy of a Test for Tuberculous Pleuritis in the Absence of a Gold Standard Reference
Dendukuri2012.pdf
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Presentation
Dendukuri2013.pdf
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January 14, 2013

Dr. Benjamin Rich

High-dimensional Propensity Score Adjustment in Studies of Treatment Effects Using Health Care Claims Data
Schneeweiss2009.pdf
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Presentation
Rich2013.pdf
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Background Reading:

The central role of the propensity score in observational studies for causal effects
Rosenbaum_Rubin1983.pdf
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Variable selection for propensity score models
Brookhart2006.pdf
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January 21, 2013
Dr. Erica Moodie

Estimating optimal treatment regimes from a classification perspective
Zhang2012.pdf
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Presentation
Moodie2013.pdf
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Tutorial:

Dynamic Treatment Regimes for Managing Chronic Health Conditions: A Statistical Perspective
Chakraborty2011.pdf
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January 28, 2013

Dr. Ashley Naimi

Estimation of the time-dependent accelerated failure time model in the presence of confounding factors
Robins1992.pdf
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Presentation
Naimi2013.pdf
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February 4, 2013

Dr. Olli Miettinen

 

Epidemiological Research: An Introduction
Chapter 5 Etiologic Studies' Essentials

Chapter 6 Etiologic Studies' Typology

February 11, 2013

Dr. David Stephens

Advances in Markov Chain Monte Carlo
Griffin_Stephens.pdf
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Reversible jump Markov chain Monte Carlo computation and Bayesian model determination
Green1995.pdf
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February 18, 2013

Dr. Tibor Schuster 

 

The Elements of Statistical Learning (Hastie, Tibshirani, and Friedman)

Chapter 7 Model Assessment and Selection

http://www-stat.stanford.edu/~tibs/ElemStatLearn

Presentation
Schuster2013.pdf
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February 25, 2013

Dr. Olli Miettinen 

 

Epidemiological Research: An Introduction
Chapter 11 Studies on Screening for a Cancer

March 11, 2013
Dr. William Astle

Inference of population structure using multilocus genotype data: linked loci and correlated allele frequencies
Falush2003.pdf
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Control of confounding of genetic associations in stratified populations
Hoggart2003.pdf
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Presentation
Astle2013.pdf
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March 18, 2013 (12:30-1:45 pm)
Dr. Robert Platt

Principles of Research
SIM_Cornfield2012.pdf
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Commentaries and Featured Articles:

SIM_Armitage2012.pdf
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SIM_Cox2012.pdf
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SIM_Ellenberg2012.pdf
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SIM_Gail2012.pdf
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SIM_Greenhouse2012.pdf
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SIM_Greenland2012.pdf
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SIM_Rubin2012.pdf
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SIM_Vandenbroucke2012.pdf
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SIM_Wittes2012.pdf
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March 25, 2013

Dr. Andrea Benedetti

 

How to Program Simulations in SAS

SAS_code.pdf
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April 8, 2013

Dr. David Buckeridge

Notes for Discussion
Notes.pdf
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