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The Mathematical Sciences in Obesity Research: MODULE 1 is a Course

The Mathematical Sciences in Obesity Research: MODULE 1



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About This Webinar Series

The eight modules in this webinar series provide rigorous exposure to key fundamental principles of the mathematical sciences in obesity research. A broad array of techniques and experience in applying those principles in research are addressed by experts in their fields.

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Module 1: Outcomes in Obesity Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs)

  • Obesity and the Mathematical Sciences; Historical Overview with Dr. Steven Heymsfield of Pennington Biomedical Research Center
  • Overview of extramural funding at NIH with Dr. Mike Lauer of National Institutes of Health
  • Design and Interpretation of RCTs in Obesity with Dr. Lawrence Cheskin of George Mason University
  • Missing Data in Randomized Clinical Trials with Dr. Elizabeth Stuart of Johns Hopkins University
  • Cluster Randomized Trials with Dr. Michael Oakes of the University of Minnesota

With Welcoming Remarks By...

Dean David B. Allison of Indiana University-Bloomington and Dr. Andrew Brown of Indiana University-Bloomington


Length: 4 hours


School of Public Health


Credit: Certificate


Audience: Everyone

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