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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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