SPSS & Statistics Boot Camp for Faculty

School of Health Sciences 6th Floor Computer Lab
27 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010
Who:
School of Health Sciences
When:
June 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - June 21, 2018, 4:00 PM
Where:
School of Health Sciences

6th Floor Computer Lab
27 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010
Contact:

RSVP by contacting Lisa Thompson at Lisa.thompson15@touro.edu or 212-463-0400 x5279.
Please specify whether you will attend the morning, afternoon, or both sessions

The SHS Research Support & Development Committee Presents: SPSS & Statistics Boot Camp for Faculty With Zohn Rosen, PhD.

This boot camp is broken up into two sessions:

Morning Session 10:00-12:30

Introduction & Basic Statistics

  • Introduction to the SPSS environment
    • Data editor, variable definition view
    • Creating and saving outputs & graphs
  • Basic data handling & cleaning
    • Visualizing data
    • Creating variables & scales
    • Detecting and removing outliers
    • Dummy codes
    • Reliability
  • Detecting relationships
    • Correlations
    • Chi-square test
  • Basic hypothesis testing
    • Generating a hypothesis
    • 2-group tests of significance (t-tests)
    • Multiple group tests of significance (ANOVA)
    • Simple OLS regression (one variable)

Afternoon Session 1:30-4:00

Advanced Techniques

  • Introduction to real-world data
    • Relating real-world data to the SPSS environment
    • How researchers acquire and work with data sources
  • Predictive Analyses
    • Multiple regression
    • Logistic regression
    • Transformations and other specifications
  • Interpreting results
    • Effect sizes
    • Clinical vs. statistical significance
  • More advanced techniques (overview)
    • Difference-in-difference approach
    • Fixed and Random effects
    • Mediation/Path analyses
    • Introduction to latent modeling (SEM, Cluster/Growth)

About The Presenter:

Zach Rosen Headshot

Zohn Rosen, Ph.D. is the Managing Director of the Global Research Analytics for Population Health (GRAPH) Center, housed within the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. He began his work in behavioral science and cognition while earning his doctorate in Experimental Psychology, and since that time has served as investigator on a wide range of research initiatives. Dr. Rosen’s work is wide ranging, covering fields such as social epidemiology, behavioral economics, wellness, and the cost effectiveness of social policies, as well as advanced experimental designs and analytic approaches.

Contact Info

RSVP by contacting Lisa Thompson at Lisa.thompson15@touro.edu or 212-463-0400 x5279.
Please specify whether you will attend the morning, afternoon, or both sessions