Investigator Resources

Presentation Library

This library contains publicly available videos, slides and handouts that were produced through Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) and related events.

2022 Applied Statistics for Translational Researchers

  • "Introduction to Causal Inference"
    Ezra Morrison, Ph.D. – January 19, 2022
    Presentation PDF  | Video (42:18)
  • "Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAGs) and Regression for Causal Inference"
    Susan Alber, Ph.D. – February 9, 2022
    Presentation PDF | Video (55:31)
  • "Propensity Scores: Why, When, and How to Use Them"
    Shuai Chen, Ph.D. – March 9, 2022
    Presentation PDF | Video (56:10)
  • "An Overview of Single Cell Sequencing, Its Applications and Related Campus Resources"
    Gerald Quon, Ph.D. – September 14, 2022
    Presentation PDF | Video (56:08)
  • "Bulk RNA Sequencing in Clinical and Translational Research"
    Blythe P. Durbin-Johnson, Ph.D. – October 12, 2022
    Presentation PDF | Video (51:18)
  • "An Overview of Metabolomics Approaches and Their Application to Clinical and Translational Research"
    Kyoungmi Kim, Ph.D. – November 9, 2022
    Presentation PDF | Video (1:01:12)

2021 Applied Statistics for Translational Researchers

  • "The Perils of HARKing: Hypothesizing After Results are Known"
    Machelle Wilson, Ph.D. – January 20, 2021
    Presentation PDF | Video (33:25)
  • "Introduction to Logistic Regression"
    Susan Alber, Ph.D. – February 10, 2021 
    Presentation PDF | Video (57:54)
  • "Logistic Regression: Application to Clinical Classification"
    Sandra Taylor, Ph.D. – March 10, 2021
    Presentation PDF | Video (51:27)
  • "Design and Analysis of Biomarker Studies"
    Kyoungmi Kim, Ph.D. – April 14, 2021
    Presentation PDF | Video (59:13)

2020 Applied Statistics for Translational Researchers

  • "Design of Phase I and II Clinical Trials"
    Susan Stewart, Ph.D. – February 12, 2020
    Presentation PDF | Video (1:09:00)
  • "Economic evaluation: From "Does it work?" to "Is it worth it?"
    Jeffrey S. Hoch, Ph.D. – February 20, 2020
    Presentation PDF | Podcast (51:45)
  • "Design of Phase II Clinical Trials"
    Susan Stewart, Ph.D. – September 9, 2020
    Presentation PDF | Video (53:21)
  • "Topics in Designing Phase III Clinical Trials"
    Susan Stewart, Ph.D. – October 7, 2020
    Presentation PDF | Video (1:02:52)
  • "Data Management Considerations for Clinical Trials"
    Brad Pollock, M.P.H., Ph.D. – November 4, 2020
    Presentation PDF | Video (45:56)

2019 Applied Statistics for Translational Researchers

  • "Hypothesis Testing and P-Value Pitfalls"
    Sandra Taylor, Ph.D. – August 14, 2019
    Presentation PDF | Video (1:00:58)
  • "Statistical Tests — Which test should I use?"
    Miriam Nuño, Ph.D. – September 11, 2019
    Presentation PDF | Video (41:46)
  • “My Data Aren't Normal”
    Machelle Wilson, Ph.D. – October 9, 2019
    Presentation PDF | Video (45:04)
  • "Getting funded or published: Writing statistical sections for grants and paper"
    Dan Tancredi, Ph.D. – November 6, 2019
    Presentation PDF | Video (1:01:21)

2018 Applied Statistics for Translational Researchers

  • "Introduction to Survival Analysis"
    Sandra Taylor, Ph.D. – April 11, 2018
    Presentation PDF | Video (44:47)
  • "Cox Proportional Hazards Models"
    Machelle Wilson, Ph.D. – May 9, 2018
    Presentation PDF | Video (50:22)

2017 Applied Statistics for Translational Researchers

  • "Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials and Animal Studies"
    Laurel Beckett, Ph.D. – January 11, 2017
    Presentation PDF | Video (1:24:45)
  • "Power Analysis and Sample Size Calculations for Clinical Trials"
    Sandra Taylor, Ph.D. – February 8, 2017
    Presentation PDF | Video (56:03)
  • "Challenges of Observational and Retrospective Studies"
    Kyoungmi Kim, Ph.D. – March 8, 2017
    Presentation PDF | Video (1:13:44)
  • "Linear Regression"
    Blythe Durbin-Johnson, Ph.D. – April 12, 2017
    Presentation PDF | Video (26:40)
  • "Meta-Analysis"
    Susan Stewart, Ph.D. – May 10, 2017
    Presentation PDF | Video (1:16:29)
  • "Design of Perspective Studies"
    Kim Kyoungmi, Ph.D. – June 14, 2017
    Presentation PDF | Video (1:20:32)
  • "Longitudinal Data Analysis"
    Danielle Harvey, Ph.D. – July 12, 2017
    Presentation PDF | Video (1:01:52)

2016 Applied Statistics for Translational Researchers

  • "In Search of Significance: Hypothesis Testing and Exploratory Data Analysis"
    Sandra Taylor, Ph.D. – June 8, 2016
    Presentation PDF | Video (55:53)
  • "Overview of Study Designs"
    Kyoungmi Kim, Ph.D. – July 13, 2016
    Presentation PDF | Video (48:20)
  • "Statistical Tests – What Test Should I use?"
    Matt Yang, M.S. – August 10, 2016
    Video (36:59)
  • "Pilot Studies: What they are and what they are not"
    Sandra Taylor, Ph.D. – October 12, 2016
    Presentation PDF | Video (32:32)
  • "Design and Analysis of Case-Control Studies"
    Kyoungmi Kim, Ph.D. – November 8, 2016
    Presentation PDF | Video (1:19:02)

Other Seminars

  • "Advancing Statistics Reform, Part 4: What You Should Do to Break From the Tyranny of Statistical Authority"
    Sander Greenland, Dr.P.H., Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology and Statistics
    UCLA Fielding School of Public Health– May 31, 2022
    Presentation PDF | Video (1:21:26)
  • "Measuring Health Care Quality"
    Sophia Chan, Ph.D., M.P.H., Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – February 28, 2022
    Video (50:58)
  • "How to Work With a Statistician"
    Sandra Taylor, Ph.D. – April 26, 2013
    Presentation PDF
  • "Biostatistics in Biomedical and Clinical Research"
    Sandra Taylor, Ph.D. – April 30, 2013
    Presentation PDF

  • "Embrace the Discomfort: Changing Your Routine to Advance Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility Translational Research Infrastructure"
    Lori Carter-Edwards, Ph.D., M.P.H., Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., Ph.D. – December 4, 2023
    Presentation PDF | Video (57:12) 

  • "Principles and Methods of Comparative Effectiveness Research"
    Joy Melnikow, M.D., M.P.H.
    Online Course

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May 18, 2017

  • "Digital and Connected Health – Introduction"
    Madan Dharmar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D. and Nick Anderson, M.S., Ph.D.
    Video (5:03)
  • "Healthy Aging in the Digital World: Connected Communities"
    Heather M. Young, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
    Video (40:57)
  • "California Precision Medicine Initiative: PERsonal ContExtual Precision healTh (PERCEPT)"
    Nick Anderson, M.S., Ph.D.
    Video (29:19)
  • "E-consults and Smart Referrals"
    Mark Avdalovic, M.D.
    Video (28:27)
  • "Novel Critical Care Informatics for the Study and Management of Acute Respiratory Failure in the ICU"
    Jason Adams, M.D.
    Video (23:14)
  • "Digital Conversation Starter"
    Will Showalter
    Video (40:11)
  • "Technology Used in eHealth Research – Goal or Tool"
    T.N. Bouten, M.D., Ph.D.
    Video (20:40)
  • "Integrating Patient Generated Health Data into Electronic Health Record for Improving Health for Persons with Diabetes"
    Madan Dharmar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
    Video (20:48)
  • "UC Health Hub"
    Sanjay Joshi, Ph.D.
    Video (9:13)

Spotlight Series 2022

2022 Healthcare Delivery Science Seminar Series

  • "Improving Access to Care For Patients With Arterial Disease Through Targeted Outreach and Telemedicine"
    Misty D. Humphries, M.D., M.A.S., RPVI, FACS – April 6, 2022
    Video (34:25)
  • "Leveraging Implementation Science to Drive Quality Improvement: Expanding Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship to Community Settings"
    Co-sponsored with the UC Davis Center for Healthcare Policy and Research (CHPR)
    Larissa May, M.D., M.S.P.H., M.S.H.S. – June 1, 2022
    Video (42:25)
  • "NCI Tobacco Cessation Initiative"
    Elisa Tong, M.D., M.A. – July 11, 2022"
    Video (52:35)
  • My Favorite Health Data Resources - An Overview and Demonstration of Useful Health Data Tools and Resources"
    Christy Navarro, M.S. – August 29, 2022
    Presentation PDF | Video (54:41)
  • "Application of Implementation Frameworks to Conduct Mixed-Methods Evaluations"
    Co-sponsored with the UC Davis Center for Healthcare Polity and Research (CHPR)

    Jennifer Rosenthal, M.D., M.A.S. – October 19, 2022
    Video (53:00)
  • "Introduction to Team Science"
    Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D. – December 14, 2022

    Video (44:34)

  • "An Introduction to Navigating Mentoring Relationships"
    Meghan Miller, Ph.D., and Daniel Moglen, Ph.D.
    Video (20:13)

  • "Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Medical Research"
    Michele Tobias, Ph.D. – October 24, 2018
    Presentation PDF | Video (34:19)

  • "COVID-19 and the Emerging Mental Health Crisis"
    Toby Ewing, Ph.D., Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., Ph.D., Jim Kooler, Dr.P.H. – June 18, 2020
    Video (1:12:18)
  • "Asthma and the Environment: Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution"
    Nicholas Kenyon, M.D., M.A.S. – October 15, 2020
    Video (1:12:56)
  • "Quaran-TEEN: Youth Mental Health During COVID-19"
    Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., Ph.D. and Sacramento Youth Mental Health (SYMH) - November 19, 2020
    Video (1:30:06)
  • "Youth Mental Wellness"
    Sacramento Youth Mental Health (SacYMH) - January 11, 2024
    Video (1:15:28)