Biostatistics and Epidemiology Courses

The Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology offers two courses in biostatistics under the K-30 Clinical Investigation training program. We also teach statistics modules within other courses. These courses and modules are geared towards medical students, graduate students, fellows, residents, faculty, clinical researchers, and research coordinators.

Teaching Activities Date/Time/Location Course Director(s) Faculty Teaching (in addition to course directors) Student Body
Courses Taught at Weill Cornell Medical College
Introduction to Biostatistics Sept–Dec every year
1300 York Avenue,
New York, NY 10065
Madhu Mazumdar, PhD Paul Christos, DrPH, Allison Dunning, MS K-30 Students,
PhD Graduate Students,
Post-Doctoral Associates
Statistical Methods for Observational Studies & Research Synthesis Apr–May every year
1300 York Avenue,
New York, NY 10065
Paul Christos, DrPH,
Madhu Mazumdar, PhD
  Same as above
Statistical Modules Within Courses Taught at Weill Cornell Medical College
Medicine, Patients and Society 1 Jan–Feb every year
1300 York Avenue,
New York, NY 10065
Madelon L. Finkel, PhD Paul Christos, DrPH
Linda Gerber, PhD
Yan Ma, PhD
Medical Students (including those at WCMC/Qatar—Dr. Christos)
Medicine, Patients and Society 2 Sept–Mar every year
1300 York Avenue,
New York, NY 10065
Madelon L. Finkel, PhD Linda Gerber, PhD Medical Students
Statistical Modules Within Courses Taught at WCMC Affiliate Institutions and Other Departments
Review Course in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Brooklyn Hospital Medical Center, Dept. of Family Medicine) Oct–Nov every year
Brooklyn Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Madelon L. Finkel, PhD Paul Christos, DrPH Residents, Faculty
Review Course in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Lincoln Hospital) Oct every year
Lincoln Hospital,
Bronx, NY
Madelon L. Finkel, PhD Paul Christos, DrPH Residents, Faculty
Review Course in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Brooklyn Hospital Medical Center, Dept. of Internal Medicine) Oct–Nov every year
Brooklyn Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Madelon L. Finkel, PhD Paul Christos, DrPH Residents, Faculty
Bioinformatics and Computational Biomedicine Alternate years
Institute for Computational Biomedicine, 1305 York Avenue, 13th Floor, New York, NY 10021
Lucy Skrabanek, PhD Xi Kathy Zhou, PhD Graduate Students
Biostatistics for Radiologists Each year
Department of Radiology, WCMC
Madhu Mazumdar, PhD
Gary Dorfman, MD
Madhu Mazumdar, PhD Residents, Faculty
Brief Introduction to Biostatistics Each year
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, WCMC
  Samprit Banerjee, PhD Residents
Brief Introduction to Biostatistics Each year
Department of Pathology, WCMC
  Madhu Mazumdar, PhD Residents
Brief Introduction to Biostatistics Each year
Fellowship in Pulmonary General Medicine, WCMC
  Madhu Mazumdar, PhD Residents, Postdoctoral Fellows
Brief Introduction to Biostatistics Each year
Department of Pediatrics, WCMC
  Madhu Mazumdar, PhD Residents
Journal Club with Statistics Topics Each year
Department of Radiology, WCMC
  Madhu Mazumdar, PhD (Train the Trainer Model) Residents, Fellows

Additional courses on the following special topics are taught on request:

  • Multilevel Modeling (Hierarchical Modeling)
  • Quality of Life Questionnaire Development and Validation
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis
  • Concepts Behind Bayesian Data Analysis
  • Medical Device Epidemiology and Surveillance
  • Bootstrap Methods and Permutation Test
  • Propensity Score Analysis
  • Analysis of Complex Surveys

The WCMC library has statisics books available that could help with preparation for the above couses. Please click on the link below for a list.

Statistics Books

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