Biostatistics Seminars

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Past Seminars


Aaron C. Miller, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Department of Computer Science; Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa
Using Mobile Device Sensors for Influenza Forecasting and Surveillance
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, September 11, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Barry D. Nussbaum, PhD
President, American Statistical Association
It’s Not What We Said, It’s Not What They Heard, It’s What They Say They Heard
Talk: 10:00 am Thursday, June 15, 2017
Location: N120-CPHB

Anna Reisetter, Anna Smith and Ziqian Chen
Graduate Students
Preceptorship Reports
Talk: 3:30 am Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Elizabeth Bair and Cody Hansen
Graduate Students
Preceptorship Reports
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, May 1, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Kai Wang, PhD
Professor, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
Statistical Mediation Analysis via Likelihood
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, April 24, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Deborah V. Dawson, PhD
Morris Bernstein Professor of Dentistry; Director, Division of Biostatistics and Research Design, College of Dentistry, Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa
The Genetic Origins of Biometry
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, April 17, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

M. Kathryn Cowles, PhD, and Juan Cervantes, PhD Candidate
Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics, University of Iowa
Accounting for Spatial Correlation in Bayesian Linear and Generalized Linear Models: What, Where, When, Why?
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, April 3, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Byron J. Gajewski, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics and Director of the Biostatistics and Informatics Shared Resource, University of Kansas Cancer Center
Multidisciplinary Research for Reducing Early Preterm Birth: Bayesian Models for Adaptive Design and Accrual Prediction
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, March 27, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Christopher S. Coffey, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics and Director of the Clinical Trials Statistical and Data Management Center, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
Increasing the Practicality of Innovative Trial Design
Talk: 3:30 am Monday, March 6, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Yuan Huang, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate/Research Associate, Department of Biostatistics, Yale University
Promoting Similarity of Sparsity Structures in Integrative Analysis
Talk: 10:30 am Friday, January 20, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Kaleab Z. Abebe, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Biostatistics, and Clinical and Translational Science Center for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Carving Out a Niche in Clinical Trials as a Collaborating (Bio)statistician
Talk: 10:30 am Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Hyunkeun Ryan Cho, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Western Michigan University
Efficient Quantile Marginal Regression for Longitudinal Data with Dropouts
Talk: 10:00 am Friday, January 13, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Nicole Bohme Carnegie, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Zilber School of Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
EstimatinCausal Effects in the Presence of Network-Mediated Interference in Cluster-Randomized Trials of Infectious Disease Prevention
Talk: 10:00 am Monday, January 9, 2017
Location: S030 CPHB

Thomas Murray, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Robust Treatment Comparison Based on Utilities of Semi-Competing Risks in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Talk: 10:00 am Thursday, December 15, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Jaime Lynn Speiser
Biostatistics PhD Candidate, Medical University of South Carolina
Decision Tree and Random Forest Methodology for Clustered and Longitudinal Binary Outcomes
Talk: 10:00 am Monday, December 12, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Kwang-Youn A Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
A Biostatistician's Career in the Medical School
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, November 14, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Li-Xuan Qin, PhD
Associate Member/Co-Director of the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core, Soft Tissue Sarcoma Specialized Program of Research Excellence, Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
On the Use of Careful Study Design for Molecular Biomarker Discovery and Molecular Classification
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, November 7, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Daniel Sewell, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Iowa
Clustering Dynamic and Evolving Data
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, October 24, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Andrew A. Neath, PhD
William and Margaret Going Professor of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Examples of How a P-Value Interpretation Depends on the Underlying Statistical Philosophy
Talk: 3:30 pm Friday, September 30, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Sharon L. Lohr, PhD
Vice President and Associate Director, Westat, Inc.
The Essential Survey Statistician
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, September 26, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Diqiong ‘Joan’ Xie, PhD
Mathematical Statistician
Working at FDA as a Statistician
Talk: 3:30 pm Monday, September 12, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB

Tommy Wright, PhD
Research Mathematical Statistician, Center for Statistical Research and Methodology, U.S. Bureau of the Census
The Equivalence of Neyman Optimum Allocation for Sampling and Equal Proportions for Apportioning the U. S. House of Representatives
Talk: 11:00 am Friday, June 17, 2016
Location: S030 CPHB


Questions or comments? Contact Terry Kirk. This page was last reviewed on September 8, 2016.