Larry Park, PhD, joined the Duke Global Health Institute in 2013 as adjunct faculty and the DGHI Research Design and Analysis Core (formerly the DGHI Biostatistics Core) in July 2014. Dr. Park holds a PhD in epidemiology from UNC Chapel Hill and master's degrees in computer science and electrical engineering from the Johns Hopkins School of Engineering. He has spent many years in basic science (protein chemistry, molecular biology, immunology and viral evolution).
His current research interests and collaborations include respiratory infectious disease, HIV and HCV infection and their effects on chronic disease, cardiovascular disease and endocarditis, healthcare cost and utilization, hospital infection control and prevention, the application of advanced statistical methods in epidemiology, analysis of longitudinal data, survival analysis and methods for causal inference in observational epidemiology.
Global Health Research: Quantitative Methods II
Modular course building on Quantitative Methods I. Required module provides common understanding of regression including linear, logistic, and general linear regression, use and interpretation of dichotomous and continuous variables, indicator terms, and interaction terms, and regression diagnostics.