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Biostatistics Seminar Series: “Tracking the Covid-19 Pandemic in the U.S.”


Date: Monday, 04/20/2020

Time: 2 P.M.

ZOOM Virtual Room Connection: Please join us in our virtual conference room at https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/476519327.

Title:Tracking the Covid-19 Pandemic in the U.S.


Mehmet Kocak, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Tristan Hayes, MSc, Biostatistics Consulting Manager, will present on efforts to track the COVID-19 virus using publicly available data sources. Dr. Kocak’s presentation, “A comparative look at the Covid-19 Pandemic in the U.S”, will focus on comparing the virus’ progression in the US to other nations and will also briefly touch on forecasting. Mr. Hayes’s presentation, “Visualizing the Covid-19 Pandemic in the U.S.” will cover several methods for depicting the epidemic visually, using R and R Shiny.

We look forward to seeing you all among us.

Chi-Yang Chiu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

Department of Preventive Medicine, UTHSC