IDAD 2018

The Symposium will be held on April 19-20, 2018. This event will be sponsored by the Kansas-Western Missouri Chapter of the American Statistical Association, Cerner Corporation, and  the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Kansas Medical Center, 



Symposium Keynote Address

A Machine Learning Approach for Improving the Accuracy of Medical Diagnoses


Presented by Daniel Jeske, Ph.D.

Professor of Statistics, past chair of Department of Statistics - University of California, Riverside, Fellow of the ASA, Editor-in-chief - The American Statistician


Symposium Invited Presentations 

Public Health Informatics: Seeing People in the Number

Presenter: Lou Saadi, PhD.
KDHE, Kansas Center for Health and Environmental Statistics.



Estimating Benefits of Medical or Behavioral Treatments in Severaly Ill Patients

Presenter: Franciso Diaz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Kansas Medical Center 





Symposium Short Course

Data Visualization for Survey Research: From Data Collection, through Budgets and Production, to Reports and Presentations 
Friday April 20th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Presented by:
Edward Mulrow, Ph.D., Vice President of Statistics and Methodology - NORC at the University of Chicago, .Fellow of the ASA, Accredited Professional Statistican

Nola du Toit, M.S., Research Methodologist - NORC at the University of Chicago​