Video: How Statistics is Making an Impact in Mental Health
October 26, 2020
Statistics improves our lives—including our mental health!
In our newest This is Statistics video, learn how data from research and trials can lead to insights that not only improve our understanding of mental health, but also make it more personalized to individuals’ unique needs.
This video features Samprit Banerjee, Ph.D., M. Stat. Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Weill Cornell Medical College; and Susan Mikulich, Ph.D., Professor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, as they discuss the intersection of statistics and healthcare.
Learn more about how statisticians are making important strides in the field of mental health—watch the video now!
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