RESEARCH METHODS AND APPLIED STATISTICS
This introductory course in research methods and applied statistics will address research study design and descriptive and inferential statistics related to the research process. Inferential statistics will include one-sample, two-sample and multi-sample inference. Topics covered will include issues related to measuring variables (reliability/validity), an introduction to epidemiology and measures of association, and interpreting scientific literature. The course will include hands-on practice in running statistical tests previously taught in class. This course provides awareness about research methods and statistical analysis considerations needed by health sciences students. There are no pre-requisites.