Welcome to STAT 509!

Course Overview Section

This course is a survey of statistical methods and study design issues related to the testing of medical treatments. There are 19 lessons in this graduate level course that cover the following topics:

  • Ethical Considerations
  • Clinical Trial Designs
  • Bias and Random Error
  • Objectives and Endpoints
  • Sample Size and Power
  • The Study Cohort
  • Treatment Allocation and Randomization
  • Interim Analyses and Stopping Rules
  • Missing Data and Intent-to-Treat
  • Estimating Clinical Events
  • Prognostic Factors and Regression Models
  • Reporting and Publishing
  • Factorial Designs
  • Cross-Over Designs
  • Overviews and Meta-Analysis
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Measures of Agreement

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