March 14, 2008
Short Course in Applied Survival Analysis
Friday March 14, 2008 8:30am - 5:00pm
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611-4316
Sponsored by the Chicago Chapter Of the American Statistical Association (http://www.chicagoasa.org/).
Early bird registration deadline 1 March 2008.
The course does not assume prior knowledge of survival analysis techniques, but familiarity with either linear or logistic regression is assumed. Mathematical details are kept to a minimum. Approaches will be illustrated with examples from health-related studies.
- Introduction to survival analysis
- Survival analysis data
- Descriptive methods
- Comparison of survival functions
- Regression modeling of survival data
- Fitting the Cox proportional hazards model
- Interpretation of the fitted model
- Model building strategies
- Assessing model adequacy
- Extensions of the proportional hazards model
- Stratified proportional hazards model
- Time-varying covariates
- Other topics
- Frailty models
- Sample size and power
Early Registration Fees*
* After March 1, 2008, add $50 to the early registration fees.
The fee includes extensive materials and a copy of the book "Applied Survival Analysis: Regression Modeling of Time to Event Data, 2nd ed.," breakfast items, lunch, and refreshments for AM and PM breaks. Space is limited. To ensure yourself a place, please register early.
Questions? Contact Tony Babinec, VP Workshops (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Dr. May is a co-author, with Drs. David W. Hosmer and Stanley Lemeshow, of the second edition of the book Applied Survival Analysis: Regression Modeling of Time to Event Data, published by Wiley. She also co-authors, with Drs. Abdelmonem Afifi and Virginia A. Clark, the book Computer-Aided Multivariate Analysis, published by Chapman & Hall/CRC Press. She has over twelve years of experience in providing statistical support for health related research projects.