Regression Modeling Strategies

Short Course 2015

About the Course

Four Session Short Course for Regression Modeling Strategies by Frank E. Harrell, Jr., Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Frank Harrell
Frank Harrell, Ph.D.
Professor and Founding Chair

Target Audience - statisticians and related quantitative researchers who want to learn some general model development strategies, including approaches to missing data imputation, data reduction, model validation, and relaxing linearity assumptions

Requirements - strong competence in multiple regression models

Detailed course description

Upcoming Course


Monday* March 2, 2015 9:00AM-4:00PM 12:00PM-1:00PM
Tuesday March 3, 2015 9:00AM-4:00PM 12:00PM-1:00PM
Wednesday March 4, 2015 9:00AM-4:00PM 12:00PM-1:00PM
Thursday March 5, 2015 9:00AM-4:00PM 12:00PM-1:00PM
Friday March 6, 2015 9:00AM-2:00PM 11:30AM-12:30PM

With periodic breaks

For the first time, the optional Monday's session is for those interested in learning about R or enhancing their R and RStudio skills


Alumni Hall
Room 201 & 202
Vanderbilt Campus
Nashville, TN 37232

Directions and Maps

  • Please email interest to Ashlee Bartley (
    • Course Fees
      1. VU and MMC Students and Post-docs $100
      2. VU and MMC Faculty and Staff $250
      3. Other Students $250
      4. Other Members of Non-Profit Institutions $600
      5. Members of For-Profit Institutions $1100
      6. No charge to Vanderbilt Department of Biostatistics faculty, staff and students
      7. Optional pre-seminar (Monday, March 2, 2015) workshop $175
      8. Optional pre-seminar (Monday, March 2, 2015) workshop for VU Faculty, Staff, Students and Post-docs $75
    • Accepted Payments - cash, check, VUMC form 1180, Visa, MasterCard or American Express
    • Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided each day
    • Handouts - Course handouts will be provided

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Past Courses

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