Seminar: Causal Thinking in Statistics: Clinical Trials,...


Seminar: Causal Thinking in Statistics: Clinical Trials, Biomarkers, and Public Health

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April 03, 2017, 09:30 to: 10:30
Room 474 Chown Building 753 McDermot Winnipeg Manitoba R3E0T6
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Seminar: Causal Thinking in Statistics: Clinical Trials, Biomarkers, and Public Health

Team: Events, Training & News

Location: Room 474 Chown Building 753 McDermot Winnipeg Manitoba R3E0T6

April 03, 2017, 09:30 to: 10:30

Description


Featuring: Dr. Robert Balshaw, Senior Scientist and Biostatistician, BC Centre for Disease Control

Following the session, students who already have learned that "correlation is not causation” and the idea of “controlling for covariates” using various regression models, the participants will be able to:

1.  Describe causal diagrams and their potential role in statistical analyses

2.  Define the “average causal effect” in a non-randomized study

3. Give three examples where a statistical model can be used in causal inference

Monday, April 3, 2017

9:30 - 10:30 am

Room 474 Chown Building

 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to construction in the Chown Building, the building will only be accessible through the front door, therefore the stairs may present an obstacle for some staff and guests. We apologize for any inconvenience. If this affects you, feel free to contact us at info@chimb.ca.

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Location: 753 McDermot, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada