## HRP 199: Undergraduate Research

Students undertake investigations sponsored by individual faculty members. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum
| Units: 1-18
| Repeatable for credit

Instructors:
Baker, L. (PI)
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Bhattacharya, J. (PI)
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Bundorf, M. (PI)
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Instructors:
Baker, L. (PI)
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Bhattacharya, J. (PI)
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Bundorf, M. (PI)
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Coram, M. (PI)
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Corso, I. (PI)
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Efron, B. (PI)
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Friedman, G. (PI)
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Goldstein, M. (PI)
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Hastie, T. (PI)
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Heidenreich, P. (PI)
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Henderson, V. (PI)
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Hlatky, M. (PI)
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Ioannidis, J. (PI)
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Johnstone, I. (PI)
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Kessler, D. (PI)
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King, A. (PI)
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Kurian, A. (PI)
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Lavori, P. (PI)
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Lu, Y. (PI)
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Macario, A. (PI)
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Maldonado, Y. (PI)
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Miller, G. (PI)
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Nelson, L. (PI)
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Olshen, R. (PI)
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Owens, D. (PI)
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Parsonnet, J. (PI)
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Popat, R. (PI)
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Rogosa, D. (PI)
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Sabatti, C. (PI)
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Sainani, K. (PI)
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Shih, M. (PI)
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Sieh, W. (PI)
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Simard, J. (PI)
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Tian, L. (PI)
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Tibshirani, R. (PI)
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West, D. (PI)
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Whittemore, A. (PI)
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Wise, P. (PI)
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Wong, W. (PI)

## HRP 208: Introduction to Concepts and Methods in Health Services and Policy Research II

Primarily for medical students in the Health Services and Policy Research scholarly concentration; continuation of 207. Topics include health economics, statistics, decision analysis, study design, quality measurement, cost benefit and effectiveness analysis, and evidence based guidelines. Recommended: 207.

Terms: Aut, Win
| Units: 3

Instructors:
Haberland, C. (PI)

## HRP 213: Writing in the Sciences

Primarily for medical students in the Clinical Research Scholarly concentration; open to graduate students except Epidemiology graduate students. Development of research questions and plans for statistical analysis. Study design, sample size and power calculations, and statistical analysis of study data. Analytic methods to carry out statistical power and sample size calculations. Prerequisites: 225, and 258 or 259, or consent of instructor.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 2-3

## HRP 222A: Advising Congress on Health Policy

(Same as
LAW 413L) Focus on conducting research on national health policy problems for the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, or MedPAC. Students work in teams with lawyers and PhD economists from MedPAC, resident and fellow physicians from Stanford Hospital, and other students from throughout the University on exanding the healthcare workforce through reform of states' scope of practice regulation or designing antitrust policy to achieve the benefits of coordination and avoid the costs of consolidation. Application required.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 1

## HRP 223: Introduction to Data Management and Analysis in SAS

Provides hands-on introduction to basic data management and analysis techniques using SAS. Data management topics include: Introduction to SAS and SAS syntax, importing data, creating and reading SAS datasets, data cleaning and validation, creating new variables, and combining data sets. Analysis techniques include: basic descriptive statistics (e.g., means, frequency) and bivariate procedures for continuous and categorical variables (e.g., t-tests, chi-squares).

Terms: Aut
| Units: 2

Instructors:
Park, L. (PI)
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Popat, R. (PI)

## HRP 225: Design and Conduct of Clinical and Epidemiologic Studies

Intermediate-level. The skills to design, carry out, and interpret epidemiologic studies, particularly of chronic diseases. Topics: epidemiologic concepts, sources of data, cohort studies, case-control studies, cross-sectional studies, sampling, measures of association, estimating sample size, and sources of bias. Prerequisite: A basic/introductory course in statistics or consent of instructor.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 3-4

Instructors:
Popat, R. (PI)

## HRP 229: Spectrum Scholars Seminar

Preference to trainees awarded Stanford internal KL2, TL1 grants. Focus is on students and junior faculty who have received a Spectrum KL2 or TL1 Award. Discussions include progress and challenges involved in starting and conducting clinical research, current courses, time management and resources; support from peers; education and professional development. All scholars are required to attend a weekly seminar series meeting throughout the year that will cover an array of cross-cutting methodological topics with published examples of implementation. Prerequisite: Awarded a Spectrum KL2, TL1 Grant or Spectrum UL1

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum
| Units: 1
| Repeatable for credit

## HRP 236: Epidemiology Research Seminar

Weekly forum for ongoing epidemiologic research by faculty, staff, guests, and students, emphasizing research issues relevant to disease causation, prevention, and treatment. May be repeated for credit.

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr
| Units: 1
| Repeatable for credit

Instructors:
Henderson, V. (PI)

## HRP 256: Economics of Health and Medical Care (BIOMEDIN 156, BIOMEDIN 256, ECON 126)

Institutional, theoretical, and empirical analysis of the problems of health and medical care. Topics: demand for medical care and medical insurance; institutions in the health sector; economics of information applied to the market for health insurance and for health care; measurement and valuation of health; competition in health care delivery. Graduate students with research interests should take
ECON 249. Prerequisites:
ECON 50 and either
ECON 102A or
STATS 116 or the equivalent. Recommended:
ECON 51.

Terms: Aut
| Units: 5

Instructors:
Bhattacharya, J. (PI)

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