Public Health 223 - Intro/Biostats for PUBHLTH

Scott Chasan-Taber

M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM

UMass Amherst
Furcolo Carney Fam Auditorium
This introductory course is designed to give students the basic skills to organize and summarize data, along with an introduction to the fundamental principles of statistical inference. The course emphasizes an understanding of statistical concepts and interpretation of numeric data summaries along with basic analysis methods, using examples and exercises from medical and public health studies. The course does not require a high-level mathematics background, and will highlight the use and integration of statistical software, spreadsheets and word processing software in conducting and presenting data summaries and analyses.

Students who cannot self-enroll and wish to be placed on a waiting list for this course, please submit a request on .

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.