Headshot of Vernon Chinchilli with mustache, glasses, light blue shirt, multi-colored tie, and black jacket.
Published on: Sep 28, 2018

Vernon Chinchilli will present "Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis," from 4 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 9, as part of the Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Recent Topics in Research Methods Seminar Series.

Chinchilli is distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences and a member of the Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and the Center for Statistical Genetics.

The seminar will be held in C1742K at Penn State College of Medicine, in 116 Henderson Building at University Park, or through online streaming via Zoom. A Zoom link is provided upon registration for the online option. Register here

The Recent Topics in Research Methods Seminar Series features lectures on fundamental research methods, held during the fall 2018 semester, with more advanced topics scheduled for the spring 2019 semester. Statisticians and methodologists from multiple Penn State departments present these seminars.

Other seminars for fall 2018 are:

  • "Randomization and sample size calculation" by Allen Kunselman on Oct. 23.
  • "Design and analysis of a biomarker study" by Lan Kong on Nov. 13.
  • "Research databases and Penn State eReg Binder" by Paula Valencia-Moulton, and Aimee Merchlinski on Nov. 27.
  • "Introduction to Microbiome analysis" by Xiang Zhan on Dec. 11.