Health is important to everyone. For most people, that means that
understanding the healthcare system is important. As a patient or a caregiver for a loved one,
your understanding of the system can mean everything from getting the right
help, to economic stress in paying medical bills, to medical misadventures and
even death. And if you’re a healthcare
professional (or are in training or want to be a healthcare professional someday),
understanding the system is a critical – but often under-developed – part of
The Music of the Beatles will track the musical development of the band, starting from the earliest days in Liverpool and Hamburg, moving through the excitement of Beatlemania, the rush of psychedelia, and the maturity of Abbey Road. While the focus will be on the music, we will also consider how recording techniques, the music business, the music of other artists, and the culture of the 1960s affected John, Paul, George, and Ringo as they created the Beatles repertory.
In this data centric era, statistics has become an
essential tool for processing information from the realm of public health and
medical research. Understanding
both the implications and limitations of the results from such research is
tantamount to making informed treatment decisions, public health practice
protocols and policy recommendations.
In this class, a conceptual and interpretive approach is applied to some
of the most used methods from basic statistics. The course will detail appropriate summary measures for