Short Courses

Biostatistics for Health Care Researchers: A Short Course (Download Brochure)

Course Description and Objectives
The Department of Biostatistics in the School of Medicine and Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health presents a short course in biostatistics that is designed especially for health care researchers in the health sciences. This course is offered every May and November and consists of three sessions:  Sessions I and II cover basic principles, design of medical research studies, standard statistical tests and data analyses, and data management; Session III focuses on more advanced topics, including multiple linear and logistic regression, survival analysis, longitudinal data and genetic analysis. Registrants may choose to attend Sessions I and II, II and III or I, II and III.
At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize common study designs and statistical methods used in medical research;
  • Discuss complex study design and analysis with a statistician;
  • Describe basic concepts of data management;
  • Identify appropriate use of statistical procedures when given a common study design; and
  • Implement simple statistical analyses under the guidance of a statistician.
Please contact Ann Lyon for further information.

Registration for Short Course


November 15, 16, 17, 2016, from 1:00pm - 5:00pm EST

Notice:  Registration is closed for the November 2016 session.


HITS Building, Conference Room 1110

410 W. 10th Street

Indianapolis, IN 46202

How:  Please mail completed registration form with payment to:

Ann Lyon
Indiana University School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics
410 W. Tenth Street, Suite 3000
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Or fax your registration to: (317) 274-2678, Attn: Ann Lyon

Department of Biostatistics | 410 W. Tenth St., Suite 3000 | Indianapolis, IN 46202 | Ph: (317) 274-2661 | Fax: (317) 274-2678