PHPM672 Data Science for Health Services Research (Spring 2018)
PHPM677 Data Science in Public Health (Spring 2018)


Schedule (Tentative)

Week Dates Lecture Labs Assignments DUE Readings (For class)
1 01/16 & 01/18 Intro to data science I Intro to programming A1 None None
2 01/23 & 01/25 Variables & Expressions
Vars A2 & Lab2 A1 CH 1;
Kum et. al 2014

Reading Assignment

Remember to post your reading log on blackboard before each class.
3 interesting points (facts you learned) & 1 opinion.

[I] Internet: search online, find, and read
[L] Link: click on the link
[A] Article: get from the library, usually available on ejournal format

  • [A]Kum, H.C., Krishnamurthy A., Machanavajjhala A., and Ahalt S. Social Genome: Putting Big Data to Work for Population Informatics. IEEE Computer Special Outlook Issue. Jan 2014