"The material is well written and easy to understand. The application problems are specific to public health and this makes this a great resource for graduate students in the social sciences."Martha Perryman, Ph.D., MBA, MT(ASCP), Associate Professor, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
"The emphasis on concepts over computations is a primary strength of the manuscript…I believe this book could find a home in many classrooms in health sciences."Amy M. Cantrell, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville
About the Author
Heather M. Bush, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health. In addition to teaching in the M.P.H., Dr.P.H., and Ph.D. programs, Dr. Bush provides guest lectures in introductory biostatistics and collaborates on a variety of projects in the Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health, Behavioral Sciences, and Health Sciences. She also has a successful track record of collaborating with, advising, and teaching researchers and other established professionals. Dr. Bush received the Golden Apple Award for teaching in the College of Public Health in 2008 and the Provost's Outstanding Teaching Award in 2009. Before joining the UK faculty, she served as a senior biostatistician for disease and product registries in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Bush is also a member of the steering committee and serves as the primary biostatistician for the Kentucky Women's Health Registry.