Sandy remote teaching during COVID, Fall 2020

Remote teaching, Fall 2020


I am a lifelong learner who enjoys working with students both in the classroom and as a mentor.

I serve as Director of the PhD Program in Biostatistics.

In the classroom, I love teaching foundational biostatistics concepts to students who are applying statistical methods in their research or who want to be informed consumers of complex statistical results in the scientific literature. Below, are some of my teaching activities.

USC PM511c: Data Analysis III, Fall 2020

Methods for multilevel and longitudinal data (USC blackboard)

USC PM511a: Data Analysis I, Fall 2011-2019

Fundamentals of linear regression (USC blackboard)

JHSPH Summer Institute 2011, 2014-2019

One week short course on Multilevel Models at the JHSPH Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

University of Helsinki, Spring 2008

A 5-week course called Biostatistics II at the University of Helsinki

MLM and LDA shortcourse at the ICDDR-B, January 6-10, 2008

One week short course Innovative approaches to quantitative research on future health systems: Multi-level modeling and the analysis of longitudinal data held at the ICDDR-B in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
I developed and co-taught this short course with Dr. Michael Griswold
under the auspices of the Future Health Systems consortium.

JHSPH Teaching Assistant, 2005-2009

As a graduate student, I was a teaching assistant in the following courses: