June 2015 Member Webinar: A Gentle Introduction to Bayesian Data Analysis

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P-values are the fundamental tools used in most inferential data analyses. They are possibly the most commonly reported statistics in medical literature. Unfortunately, p-values are subject to frequent misinterpretations.

In this webinar, we will review the interpretation of p-values and see an alternative approach based on Bayesian data analysis.


Note: This webinar is an exclusive benefit for members of the Statistically Speaking Membership Program.

About the Instructor

steve_simonSteve Simon works as an independent statistical consultant and as a part-time faculty member in the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He has previously worked at Children’s Mercy Hospital, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and Bowling Green State University.

Steve has over 90 peer-reviewed publications, four of which have won major awards. He has written one book, Statistical Evidence in Medical Trials, and is the author of a major website about Statistics, Research Design, and Evidence Based Medicine, www.pmean.com. One of his current areas of interest is using Bayesian models to forecast patient accrual in clinical trials.

Steve earned a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Iowa in 1982.

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