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Biostatistics and Informatics Seminars

Meetings held Wednesdays at 12:00-1:00 - Education 2 South, Rm 2201 - lunch provided.

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10/4/2017 12:00:00 PM BIOS Seminar Series John Rice Title: Coarsened, missing, and incomplete data: some recent problems (and solutions) Abstract: As an early-career biostatistician, I am still in the process of finding a “signature” area of methodological research. During my graduate studies, I have worked on methods ranging from missing data in survival analysis to semiparametric regression for semicontinuous data. For my postdoctoral training, I began to focus on recurrent events and longitudinal data analysis, with a particular emphasis on the evaluation of patterns of behavior in HIV testing. Despite spanning such disparate areas of statistics, a unifying theme has emerged during my research so far: how to do more with less. In other words, given imperfect data—which could involve missingness, grouping, or some other form of coarsening—how far can we get in answering interesting questions while maintaining statistical rigor? In this talk, I will discuss some of my recent research, dealing not only with missing data in the traditional sense, but also with other facets of imperfection in the data-collection process: in one paper, we attempt to answer questions using data that was collected with other goals in mind; in another project, we work toward designing studies that will collect less detailed data than we would like in order to minimize costs. Each of these will demonstrate how even seemingly poor-quality data can often be used quite effectively to reach important conclusions.
10/11/2017 12:00:00 PM BIOS Seminar Series Journal Club led by Sarah Ryan and Kevin Josey
10/18/2017 12:00:00 PM BIOS Seminar Series Naitee Ting, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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