The Penn State CTSI’s Biostatistics/Epidemiology/Research Design Core (BERD) pools resources at both the University Park and Hershey campuses to offer training in biostatistical and epidemiological methodologies and assistance to investigators in study design, data management and analysis. BERD offers a fall seminar series. Each seminar is stand-alone and all are welcome to attend as their schedule permits.

Location:     H4510J (Hershey), videoconferenced to 116 Henderson (University Park)
Time:            4-5 PM

TopicPresenterDate
Introduction to Clinical Research Designs & Cross-Sectional Study
Duanping Liao, PhD, Professor of Public Health SciencesAug 23
Cohort StudyDuanping Liao, PhD, Professor of Public Health SciencesAug 30
Case Control Study/ Matched Case Control StudyDuanping Liao, PhD, Professor of Public Health SciencesSept 20
Statistical Analysis 1Lan Kong, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Health SciencesSept 27
Clinical TrailsVern Chinchilli, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Public Health Sciences & StatisticsOct 11
Power and Sample SizeAllen Kunselman, MA, Senior InstructorOct 18
Data Management Rosanne Pogash, MPA, Manager of Data ManagementOct 25
Statistical Analysis 2 Mosuk Chow, PhD, Senior Scientist and Professor of StatisticsNov 8
Put it all together in a research proposal/protocolDuanping Liao, PhD, Professor of Public Health SciencesNov 15
Meta-Analysis Vern Chinchilli, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Public Health Sciences & StatisticsNov 29