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Learn to frame and address health-related questions using modern biostatistics ideas and methods.

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Syllabus

Module 1 (Weeks 1 & 2) Question: What common background understanding do I need to get started in improving my ability to critically and quantitatively reason about health questions?

Module 2 (Weeks 3 & 4) Question: How do the average medical care costs for people with a major smoking-caused disease (MSCD) differ from those for people without MSCDs who are otherwise similar?

Module 3 (Week 5) Question: What is the rate of infant survival during the first 26 weeks of life in southern Nepal and how does the rate of survival vary by infant’s gestational age, sex, or being a singleton versus twin birth?
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  • Scott Zeger - Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is a private American university located in Baltimore, Maryland. It also has campuses in Washington, D.C. Bologna, Italy, Singapore and Nanjing, China. It owes its name to Johns Hopkins, a wealthy entrepreneur who bequeathed 7 million dollars to the university on his death.

One of the most prestigious universities in the United States (especially for its faculties of medicine and public health, as well as its school of international affairs), the institution defines itself as the country's leading "research university". At the beginning of its history, it was mainly inspired by the University of Heidelberg and the German educational model of Wilhelm von Humboldt. In 2019, 39 Nobel Prize winners have their names associated with the university.

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