This is a non-mathematical course designed specifically for medical and health professionals who deal with medical data and want to acquire some statistical skills. It is Part 1 of a two-part course that may be taken together for college credit. This course covers basic statistical concepts of probability, confidence intervals and medical vs. statistical significance. Course participants should have access to a standard statistical software package for use in course exercises.
Dr. Abhaya Indrayan
Dr Abhaya Indrayan is the author of Medical Biostatistics (3rd ed. CRC Press) and former Professor and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics at Delhi University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi. Currently working as Biostatisitcs Consultant to Max Healthcare Institute, New Delhi, he has frequently provided biostatistical consultation to the World Health Organization, the World Bank and UNAIDS. Dr Indrayan has delivered the inaugural address at Biostatistics Workshop at Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology, NOIDA, been a Guest of Honor at Workshop on Designs and Sample Size at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Chandigarh, and has presented papers in more than 20 international conferences.