Health Data Science
Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.
The course will focus on data science methods used in clinical studies and public health applications. Students will be introduced to a variety of health care data from electronic health records to payer data, geospational and unstructured data, and will learn how to solve data science problems in the health sector. Topics include overview of healthcare analytics and typical research questions, epidemiology, data ethics, governance and security, applications of modeling techniques and machine learning methods to a variety of case studies in health care.
DSC 441 is a prerequisite for this class.