R and RStudio Workshop

About the Course

One-day course by Cole Beck, Senior Applications Developer, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

This course precedes the RmS short course, and is designed to introduce students to the R programming language and the RStudio developer environment.


  • descriptive statistics with the Hmisc package
  • data vizualization
  • model fitting and formulas
  • data manipulation
  • ordinary least squares with the rms package
  • importing data
  • data cleaning
  • simulation
  • control structures

Course material is available on GitHub.
Topic revision: r2 - 30 Jan 2019, ColeBeck

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