Winter 2021 STAT 35201

Course: STAT 35201=PBHS 32901

Title: Intro to Clinical Trials

Instructor(s): Mei-Yin Chen Polley

Class Schedule: Sec 1: TR 2:40 PM-4:00 PM (Remote)

Description:  This course will review major components of clinical trial conduct, including the formulation of clinical hypotheses and study endpoints, trial design, development of the research protocol, trial progress monitoring, analysis, and the summary and reporting of results. Other aspects of clinical trials to be discussed include ethical and regulatory issues in human subjects research, data quality control, meta-analytic overviews and consensus in treatment strategy resulting from clinical trials, and the broader impact of clinical trials on public health.

Prerequisites: PBHS 32100 or STAT 22000; Introductory Statistics or consent of instructor.