Musings

Current blog posts (newest appear first):

Web Scraping for the Epidemiologist using R — Jul 8, 2019

Should all epidemiologists be data scientists? — May 2, 2019

Notes on causal inference in observational epidemiology — Feb 11, 2019

Demonstrating report generation using R and Sweave — Jan 2, 2019

Relationships between observed outcomes and true prevalences — Dec 5, 2018

A simple presentation of error rates, effect size, and sample — Nov 6, 2018

Causation, association, and the timid epidemiologist — Sep 25, 2018

Quality improvement (QI) for the epidemiologist — Jul 27, 2018

Assessing the data entry error rate for quality assurance — May 31, 2018

A junior epidemiologists experience with submitting a career development award: Part 3 — Apr 30, 2018

A junior epidemiologists experience with submitting a career development award: Part 2 — Mar 12, 2018

A junior epidemiologists experience with submitting a career development award: Part 1 — Jan 26, 2018

Advocacy in Epidemiology — Dec 18, 2017

An exploratory mixed methods study using factor analysis and latent class analysis — Nov 22, 2017

A beautiful definition of epidemiology — Nov 3, 2017

Bringing census data into an epidemiological analysis — Sep 5, 2017

A straightforward solution to autocorrelation in epidemiology: eigenvector spatial analysis — Jul 14, 2017

Sharing your analytic code in open source epidemiology — Jun 19, 2017

Matching in a case control study in practice — May 4, 2017

Unmatching a matched case-control study — Mar 6, 2017

Spatial analysis for infectious disease epidemiology using R: Part 2 — Feb 4, 2017

Spatial analysis for infectious disease epidemiology using R: Part 1 — Jan 2, 2017

A One-year Experience using Twitter for Public Health — Nov 23, 2016

Creating your own spatial analysis maps as shapefiles with QGIS — Oct 13, 2016

Social Network Analysis in Epidemiology: Part 3 — Sep 1, 2016

Social Network Analysis in Epidemiology: Part 2 — Jul 27, 2016

Social Network Analysis in Epidemiology: Part 1 — Jul 6, 2016

Epi Vignettes: Mediation frameworks and analysis — May 31, 2016

Epi Vignettes: Interaction and effect modification — May 9, 2016

Talking Points for a Journal Club — Apr 1, 2016

Novel methods of public health communication — Mar 4, 2016

Is the public health response to the Zika virus appropriate? — Feb 7, 2016

Publication ready graphics in R — Jan 23, 2016

Assessing exposure in retrospective cohorts — Dec 23, 2015

The success of epidemiology — Dec 2, 2015

The why and when of centering continuous predictors in regression modeling — Nov 19, 2015

The relationship of cumulative incidence to incidence rate — Oct 27, 2015

Sensitivity analysis for residual confounding — Oct 5, 2015

Testing the Distribution of Disease Cases over Time — Sep 11, 2015

Epi Vignettes: Longitudinal or Multilevel Study — Aug 12, 2015

Multilevel and longitudinal modeling approaches — Jul 22, 2015

Epi Vignettes: Case-Control Study — Jul 1, 2015

Is there room for both the p-value and confidence interval? — Jun 20, 2015

Epi Vignettes: Cohort study — May 19, 2015

Psychosocial and Behavioral Instruments for Epidemiologic Studies — Apr 16, 2015

The Modern Epidemiologist’s Library — Mar 18, 2015

A Short Primer on Geocoding, Working with Census Data, and Creating Maps for Publication — Feb 23, 2015

Civic Hacking for Public Health — Feb 7, 2015

Examining the Human Rights Impact of a Hiring Smokers Ban — Jan 8, 2015

To Bayes or Not To Bayes — Dec 16, 2014

Ethics of (Mandatory) Vaccination — Dec 4, 2014

Not another blog... — Dec 4, 2014