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Faculty in the department of biostatistics at the University of Pittsburgh developed a scientific communication skills course to strengthen students’ communication skills. Here, Jeanine M. Buchanich describes the course goals and benefits.
A new course on statistical leadership, offered by the department of biostatistics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was launched last fall. Here, Lisa LaVange, William Sollecito, David Steffen, Lori Evarts, and Michael Kosorok discuss the goals and results of the course.
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“My experience at the EPA made me something of a jack of all trades in using different statistical methods to address a wide array of problems, each with their own peculiarities and nuances. Many of my colleagues would probably emphasize the ‘master of none’ portion of that proverb when describing me.