Statistics Lecture Series Archive

If you have questions or topic suggestions, please contact Warren Lambert, Ph.D., Quantitative Training Director, Warren.Lambert@Vanderbilt.edu.

Location & time: Unless notated otherwise, all lectures are given in OMC 241 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Presentation Materials

Speaker

Date

Lecture Type*

Abstract

Presentation

Topic: Designing questionnaires and choosing the correct statistical test

 

Mario Davidson, PhD

Sept. 10, 2013

Primer

Topic: Improving research using advanced REDCap interfaces

video presentation

 

presentation.pdf

Scott Burns, M.S.

July 22, 2013

Primer

Genome sequencing: a revolutionary approach to disease gene finding and clinical diagnosis

 

Bingshan Li, PhD

May 23, 2013

Intermediate

Topic: Real-time Data Analysis Demonstration with Efficacy Data from a Parent Stress Intervention Project

video presentation

Frank Harrell, PhD

(Core member)

Elisabeth Dykens, PhD

(Investigator)

March 22, 2013

Partners

 Multilevel Structural Equation Modeling with Applications

 

Kristopher Preacher, PhD

Jan. 30th, 2013

Intermediate

Partner’s Lecture: MOOSES Version 4: Aiding Discrepancy Discussions and Improving Inter-Observer Reliability

video presentation

Paul Yoder, PhD

(Investigator)

Jon Tapp, BA

(Core member)

Nov. 1st, 2012

Partners

Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) - Planning, Collecting and Managing Data For Clinical And Translational Research

 

video presentation

 

presentation.pdf

Paul Harris, PhD

Sept. 4th, 2012

Primer

Mini-Workshop on Missing Data & Multiple Imputation

video presentation

Frank Harrell, PhD &

Cindy Chen, PhD

July 6th, 2012

 

Sensitivity, Specificity, and Useful Measures of Diagnostic Utility

video presentation

 

presentation.pdf

Frank Harrell, PhD

May 3rd, 2012

 

Some Statistical Issues in Pathway Analysis of Genome-wide Studies

video presentation

 

presentation.pdf

software demo.pdf

Lily Wang, PhD

Mar. 26th, 2012

 

What Item Response Models Can Do

 

Sun-Joo, PhD &

Jennifer Gilbert, PhD

Jan. 31st, 2012

 

Power Analysis for Latent Variable Models

 

Sonya Sterba, PhD

Nov. 17th, 2011

 

Including Brain Activity Measures in Behavioral Research: Insights from the “Black Box”

presentation.pdf

Alexandra (Sasha) Key, PhD

Sept. 8th, 2011

 

Measuring Somatic Symptoms in Children: Development of an Instrument

presentation.pdf

Lynn Walker, PhD &

Warren Lambert, PhD

Mar. 16th, 2011

 

Meta-Analysis: What, Why, and the Basics of How

handout.pdf

Mark Lipsey, PhD

Jan 27th, 2011

 

Using a GIS Approach to Better Understand Risk among Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

presentation.pdf

Eva Pantaleoni, PhD

Dec 1st, 2010

 

A Gentle Introduction to Bayesian Biostatistics

 

Christopher Fonnesbeck, PhD

Oct 13-15, 2010

 

Data Preparation, Standards, and Data Integrity: The Devil is in the Details

presentation.pdf

Ana Regina Vides De Andrade, PhD & Catherine Smith, PhD

May 26th, 2010

 

Statistical Methods for Biomarker Discovery

 

Tatsuki Koyama, PhD

Jan. 14th, 2010

 

Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) - Tools to Assist With Data Capture and Storage for Your Research Studies

 

presentation.pdf

Paul Harris, PhD

Nov. 9th, 2009

 

An overview of Nonparametric Statistics

presentation.pdf

Frank Harrell, PhD

Sept 10th, 2009

 

Workshop: An Introduction to the Fundamentals & Functionality of the R Language

presentation.pdf

Theresa Scott, MS

June 23rd, 2009

 

Helena Kraemer visit to Vanderbilt

Helena Kraemer, PhD

May 12th-14th, 2009

 

Kennedy Center Partners Lecture: What are the odds?  An epidemiological approach to studying Down syndrome

Bob Hodapp, PhD & Rick Urbano, PhD

March 24th, 2009

 

Methods for Handling and Recovering Missing Data in Social Surveys

presentation.pptx

Tony Brown, PhD

January 27th, 2009

 

Structural Equation Modeling: Problems and Ambiguities with "Well-Fitting" Models

presentation.ppt

Andrew Tomarken, PhD

Nov. 12th, 2008

 

Gene Set Enrichment Analysis of Microarray Experiments

presentation.pdf

Lily Wang, PhD

Sept. 26th, 2008

 

Reproducible Research with R, LaTeX, and Sweave

presentation.pdf

Theresa Scott, MS

May 16th, 2008

 

The Multilevel Model of Change: Basic Model & Graphic Extensions

presentation.ppt

Warren Lambert, PhD

March 28th,
2008

 

Methods for reliable and reproducible results

presentation.pdf

Jenni Blackford, PhD

Jan 23rd, 2008

 

Introducing a genetic component to a neurodevelopmental study: Adding value to your research samples.

presentation.pdf

Joseph Solus, PhD

Nov 30th, 2007

 

Statistical Interactions: What is Interaction for a Binary Outcome?

presentation.ppt

Chun Li, PhD

Sept 19th, 2007

 

Introduction to fMRI Conference

Flyer

Contact Jenni Blackford for DVD copy

Multiple

Aug 1st-Aug 3rd, 2007

 

Graphics Workshop

Course Schedule

R installation instructions

presentation1.pdf
presentation2.pdf

Frank Harrell, PhD

Theresa Scott, MS

June 18th
June 19th, 2007

 

Introduction to fMRI analysis

presentation.ppt

Baxter Rogers, PhD

April 18, 2007

 

Musings on the nature of data analysis

presentation.pdf

Rafe Donahue, PhD

Mar 28th, 2007

 

Choose the best items: A practical guide to psychometrics 

practice.zip
presentation2.ppt
presentation3.doc

Warren Lambert, PhD

Feb 16th, 2007

 

Pathways to the analyses of microarray data

presentation.pdf

Lily Wang, Ph.D

Jan 17th, 2007

 

Two accurate ways to predict individual differences in response to treatments and two inaccurate, but commonly used ways to do so

presentation1.pdf
presentation2.pdf

Paul Yoder, Ph.D.

Nov 10th, 2006

 

Statistical Principles to Live By

presentation.pdf

Frank Harrell, Ph.D.

Oct 25th, 2006

 

Detecting rhythms in depression: Testing for differences in variability over time

presentation.pdf

Ronald Salomon, M.D.
Jennifer Blackford, Ph.D.

Sept 15th, 2006

 

Analysis of Complex Data Conference

presentation.pdf

Multiple

Aug 21st, 2006

 

Association Analysis in Human Genetics Studies

presentation.ppt

Chun Li, Ph.D.

Jul 26th, 2006

 

Multiple Comparisons of Means: Common Mistakes and Misconceptions

presentation.pdf

Andy Tomarken, Ph.D.

Jun 28th, 2006

 

Planning Microarray Experiments

Contact Jenni Blackford for DVD copy
presentation.ppt

Lily Wang, Ph.D.

Apr 17th, 2006

 

Introduction to Statistical Issues in Human Genetics

presentation.ppt

Jonathan Haines, Ph.D.

Feb 27th, 2006

 

Trajectory analysis of pediatric patients with functional abdominal pain

presentation.htm
presentation.ppt

Lynn Walker, Ph.D
Warren Lambert, Ph.D

Jan. 11th, 2006

 

New Advancements in Behavioral Observation Systems

presentation.ppt

Jon Tapp

Dec. 9th, 2005

 

Interpreting Kappa in Observational Research: Base Rate Matters

presentation.ppt

Cornelia Taylor

Nov. 9th, 2005

 

How to Approach Genetic Sequencing Databases:  A Primer

Presentation.ppt

Lily Wang, Ph.D

Sep.30th, 2005