## Upcoming seminars

**Title: ** TBA

**Presenter:**TBA

**Date&time**: TBA

**Location**:

**(New) McKusick Conference Room**

**550 16th Street (at 4th street), 3rd floor**

**San Francisco, CA 94158**

**Abstract**:

**Short Bio**:

Materials from past seminars

### Qualitative

**March 2010 — Diving In: Rapid Appraisal and Its Application: Emily Arnold, PhD**

### Quantitative

**Jan 19, 2016 – Steve Gregorich, PhD: Introduction to the Interrupted Times Series Design****Dec 11, 2015 — Estie Hudes, PhD MPH: Report back from the 2015 North American Stata Conference****Nov 17, 2015 - Wenjing Zheng, PhD: Adaptive Trial Designs.****Sept 8, 2015 - Lucy Popova, PhD: Randomized Behavioral Clinical Trials: 10 Lessons I Learned from the NIH Summer Institute****May 19, 2015 – Dr. Inbal Nahum-Shani & Nicholas Seewald : SMART Workshop****Apr 17, 2015 — Lance Pollack, PhD: “****Issues in Surveys of Sexual Behavior: Problems with the Samples, the Questions, the Answers, and Whether Frisky Really Means Risky**”

**Mar 24, 2015 –****Andrew Curtis, PhD: “**“**Mapping the Impossible: Geospatial Approaches for Challenging Environments****Feb 27, 2015 –****Tor Neilands, PhD and Estie Hudes, PhD MPH: “Handling Missing Data, Part 2″****Feb 13, 2015 –****Tor Neilands, PhD and Estie Hudes, PhD MPH: “Handling Missing Data, Part 1″****Jan 16, 2015 — Tor Neilands, PhD and Eric Vittinghoff, PhD: “Sample size and power calculations for joint testing of indirect effects”****December 12, 2014: Johannes Thrul , PhD: “Using participants’ own mobile phones for Ecological Momentary Assessment – insights from a study with young adult smokers”****September 19, 2014 — Estie Hudes, PhD MPH: “Report Back from the 2014 Stata Conference in Boston”****May 15, 2014: Steve Gregorich, PhD: “Power Analysis for Logistic Regression Models Fit to Clustered Data: Choosing the Right Rho”****April 18, 2014: Lance Pollack, PhD:****Conversational Interviewing vs. Standardized Interviewing: Initial Quantitative Findings from an Experiment Using a Sexual Behavior Assessment of MSM****February 21, 2014 –****Ann Lazar, PhD : ”****The Johnson-Neyman technique for clustered data”****January 14, 2014: Tor Neilands, PhD & Estie Hudes, PhD, MPH: “Handling Missing Data, Part 2”**- Seminar Announcement
- Slides
- Example 1 do file; Ex 1 log; TracePlot_1;TracePlot_2; MIDiagPlot_1; MIDiagPlot_2
- Example 2 do file; Ex 2 log; TracePlot_1; TracePlot_2; MIDiagPlot_3;
- g1_1_extrindxg; g1_1_ntwrksmk; g1_1_smokdays;
- extrindx_15_75_kd; ntwrksmk_15_75_kd; smokdays_15_75_kd
- Video recording (limited time)

**December 3, 2013 –Tor Neilands, PhD & Estie Hudes, PhD, MPH: “Handling Missing Data, Part 1”****November 15, 2013 —****Stephanie Sapp, MA, PhD candidate and Meghan Morris, PhD MPH: “Spontaneous HCV Clearance in IDU: Estimating Variable Importance Measures with Interval Censored Outcomes”****November 7, 2013 — John Boscardin, PhD:****Optimism of Best Subset Selection by AIC/BIC for Prognostic Model Building**- Seminar announcement
- Slides
- Video Recording (link available until 11/21/13)
- Video File available from estie dot hudes at ucsf dot edu

**October 2013: Susan Murphy, PhD: “****SMART Study Designs for Developing Adaptive Interventions”**- Seminar Announcement
- Slides
- Video File available from estie dot hudes at ucsf dot edu

**September 2013 –****Ali Mirzazadeh, MD PhD MPH:**“**Network Scale-Up to Estimate the Population Size of High-Risk Groups for HIV”**- Announcement
- Slides
- Excel – data
- Video (sorry — some of the later slides are not visible)

**April 2013 – Steve Gregorich, PhD: Models of binary outcomes with 3-level data: A comparison of some options within SAS****February 2013 —****Journal Club: “Multiple Imputations using Chained Equations (MICE)”. Moderated by Tor Neilands, PhD & E****stie Hudes, PhD, MPH****January 2013 –****Handling Missing Data, Part II****:Tor Neilands, PhD & E****stie Hudes, PhD, MPH****December 2012 –****Handling Missing Data, Part I****:Tor Neilands, PhD & E****stie Hudes, PhD, MPH****November 2012 — Causal Inference in HIV Research**, and**:****Sherry Rose, PhD****Elise Riley, PhD****September-October 2012 — 4-session worshop on Repeated Measures Analysis using Stata: Charles McCulloch, PhD**(joint presentations with TAPS)**May 2012 —****Use Exploratory Factor Analysis Oblique Principal Component Cluster Analysis to Uncover the Underlying Structure of Self-Report Instruments:****Steve Gregorich, PhD****April 2012 —****Strengthening Causal Inference in HIV Prevention Studies: Introduction and Practical Examples****:**,**Drs. Carol Camlin, Mi-Suk Kang Dufour, Sheri Lippman**and**Starley Shade****March 2012 —****Using Time-Location Sampling to Identify and Recruit High-Risk MSM: Lance Pollack, PhD**- Seminar announcement
- Materials to be added after publication

**February 2012 —****Mediation for the 21st Century: Ross Boylan, PhD****January 2012 — SAS 9.3 Enhancements for Statistical Analysis****: Tor Neielands, PhD****December 2011 — Report back from the Stata Conference, Chicago 2011: Estie Hudes, PhD, MPH****November 2011 — Design and Sample-Size Issues for Cluster-Randomized Trials: Can We Do Better Than Hand-Waving?: Edwin Charlebois, PhD, MPH****October 2011 —****Introduction to Social Network Analysis: Theory and Methods****: George A. Barnet, PhD****September 2011 — Comparing odds ratios across nested logistic regression models: Steve Gregorich, PhD****May 2011 —**Moderated by Drs. Wayne Steward and Estie Hudes**Journal Club: Standard of Statistical Evidence–Are We Drawing the Right Conclusions from the Statistics We Employ?**- Reading materials: bem2011, bem2011comments)

**April 2011 — An Approach to Minimizing Problematic Data in an ACASI Sexual Behavior Assessment: Lance Pollack, PhD****March 2011 — Sex, Drugs, and HIV—Decomposing Network Contributions of Different Risk Behaviors: Jimi Adams, PhD****January 2011 — Cognitive Interviewing**- How Cognitive Interviewing Works: Johnny Blair, Abt. Associates
- A Conversation about Conversational Interviewing: Frederick Conrad, PhD, University of Michigan

**December 2010**—**The iPrEx Study: Chemoprophylaxis for HIV Infection: Dave Glidden, PhD**, Professor, Division of Biostatistics*New England Journal of Medicine*article: Preexposure Chemoprophylaxis for HIV Prevention in Men Who Have Sex with Men (Note: this article is available for free only during the month of December 2010.)

**November 2010**—**Handling X-side Missing Data with M***plus*: Tor Neilands, PhD- PDF of the Mplus outputs, which contain the Mplus input file information and corresponding output for all 4 examples discussed in the slides (Warning: this is a very long file)
- usnews.dta: Stata version of the Paul Allison USNews data set used in the first example
- usnews.txt: ASCII version of the USNews data set
- usnews_Mplus_Models.do: Stata.do file version of the 4 Allison Mplus examples
- Allison_Example_Stata-to-Mplus.log: Log file of Stata version of the 4 Allison Mplus linear regression examples
- Hoff_Mplus_Models.do: Stata.do file version of the 2 Hoff Mplus examples
- Hoff_Example_Stata-to-Mplus.log: Log file of Stata version of the 2 Hoff clustered logistic regression examples

**October 2010 — Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling/Causal Inference Methods: Maya Petersen, PhD, MD**, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UC Berkeley**May 2010 — Medication Adherence**�- Medication Adherence: Tailoring the Analysis to the Data: Parya Saberi
- Log-Gamma Modeling of HIV Medication Adherence Data Using SAS: Tor Neilands
- PDF of slides
- Janet Tooze mixcorr SAS macro program to fit the zero-inflated log-gamma with random intercepts model
- Tooze article that provides the statistical background for the macro
- PDF of Dale McLerran post to SAS-L listserv
- SAS programs used to analyze the HLP and Balance data

**April 2010 — Journal Club: Discussion of an article by Meng in the American Statistician**.�**February 2010**—**On Double Sampling Designs for Dropouts: Dave Glidden, PhD**�**January 2010 — New Features in Stata 11**

Estie Hudes, PhD, MPH: More about mi/What’s New 10 to 11/Stata goodies

Tor Neilands, PhD: The mi command for Multiple Imputations

Lance Pollack, PhD: Factor Variables

Starley Shade, PHD, MPH: The margin command- Materials from the presentations (Zip file)
- A link to the one-day Stata short course materials and datasets can be obtained by opening Stata 11 and issuing the command

. net from http://www.stata.com/training/02oct2009.

**December 2009 —**Statistical CSI: An attempt to detect fraud in papers published from a medical biochemistry department by Mark Hudes, PhD**November 2009**— Searching for Latent Patterns in Longitudinal Data: How Well Do Latent Growth Mixture Models Work? by Kevin Delucchi , PhD**October 2009 —**Application of Growth Mixture Models to Explore Multiple Developmental Trajectories by Christy Boscardin, PhD**September 2009**— Report back from the August 2009 Stata Conference in Washington DC by Estie Hudes, PhD, MPH- Link to the Stata Conference DC 2009: http://www.stata.com/meeting/dcconf09/

**July 2009**— Introduction to probability sampling: concepts, practices, and pitfalls by Johnny Blair**May 2009**— Adaptive Clinical Trial Designs: Changing the Population Sampled in Response to Already Accrued Data by Michael Rosenblum, PhD**April 2009**— Probability Sampling in a Bathhouse Setting: Purpose, Practice, and Practicality by Paul Cotten**March 2009**— Mediation Models with Binary Outcomes and/or Binary Mediators by Steve Gregorich**February 2009**— Long-term treatment effects from a short-term RCT with a long-term, treatment-only extension by Eric Vittinghoff, PhD, MPH**January 2009**— Causal Inference Issues in Randomized HIV Prevention Studies by David Glidden, PhD**September 2008**— StudyTRAX software and its new features demonstration by John Putzke, PhD, MSPH**June 2008**— Can Nonrandomized Experiments Yield Accurate Answers? A Randomized Experiment Comparing Random to Nonrandom Assignment by Dr. William Shadish�**April 2008**— Basics of Interim Analysis by Dr. Dave Glidden**March 2008**— Prediction of random effects and effects of misspecification of their distributions by Dr. Charles McCulloch**February 2008**— Using Regression to Analyze Randomized Trials: Valid Hypothesis Tests Despite Incorrectly Specified Models by Dr. Michael Rosenblum**January 2008 —**Repeated measures models with multiple, correlated random effects by Dr. Steve Gregorich**November 2007 —**The Bathwater Has No Baby, and the Clothes Have No Emperor: Coming to Terms with Self-Responsibility in Science and in Real Life by Dr. Mike Acree**October 2007 —**Respondent-Driven Sampling by Dr. Matthew Salganik- An introduction to respondent-driven sampling: presentation and article
- Respondent-Driven Sampling as Markov Chain Monte Carlo: presentationand article

**September 2007 —**Designing Effective Questionnaires: An Exploration of the Psychology of Question-Answering by Dr. Jon Krosnick**June 2007 —**Statistical Mediation Analysis by Dr. David MacKinnon**May 2007**— Multiple Events in Applications: Ventilator-Free Days in Critical Care by Dr. David Glidden**April 2007**— Enhancement of data management and epidemiological skills: analysis of the effects of hormonal contraception on the natural history of HIV-1-infected women in Nairobi and Zimbabwe by Christina Mwachari, MD**March 2007 —**Handling Missing Data by Tor Neilands and Estie Hudes**February 2007 —**Structural Equation Modeling Software Capabilities of General Interest**January 2007**— The Tribulations of a Trial: Design Dilemmas in Testing the Efficacy of a Community-Level HIV Prevention Intervention for Young Black MSM by Susan M. Kegeles, Greg Rebchook, John Peterson, and Dave Huebner

*Last modified: January 22, 2016*