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9/18/18

Epidemiology Professor

“You get closer and closer to the truth, but you never actually get there.”

8/21/18

Structural Equation Modeling Professor

“There are 3 types of biostatisticians: those who can count, and those who cannot.”

8/13/18

Hadley Wickham

“Like families, tidy datasets are all alike but every messy dataset is messy in its own way.”

8/8/17

The BMJ, Epidemiology for the Uninitiated

“Epidemiology thrives on heterogeneity. If everyone smoked 20 cigarettes a day the link with lung cancer would have been undetectable. Lung cancer might then have been considered a “genetic disease”, because its distribution depended on susceptibility to the effects of smoking.”

7/30/18

Joshua Schimel, Writing Science

“Although statistics are essential for establishing the credibility of your conclusions, remember that the story is not in the statistics—it is in the data themselves.”

7/25/18

FDA Regulation of Biopharmaceuticals Lecturer

“Drugs aren’t necessarily safe, but safe enough for their indication.”

7/23/18

Cal Newport, Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

“If you don’t produce, you won’t thrive—no matter how skilled or talented you are.”

7/13/18

Tenured biostatistics professor

“Do you know your data well enough to determine whether that analysis is appropriate?”

7/6/18

Joshua Schimel, Writing Science, p. 7

“An artist never completes a work – they merely let it go”

6/29/18

It’s easier to be conservative when you have something to conserve.

6/1/18

George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

“The hungrier one becomes, the clearer one’s mind works – also the more sensitive one becomes to the odors of food.”

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