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Next ‘Mind the Gap’ Webinar Features Kadane, Feb. 23

Dr. Joseph “Jay” Kadane

Dr. Joseph “Jay” Kadane

Join the Office of Disease Prevention for a Methods: Mind the Gap webinar with Dr. Joseph “Jay” Kadane on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. ET.

In the presentation, “Assessing the Accuracy of Binary Tests In Vivo Without Assuming a ‘Gold Standard’: Covid-19 and Chlamydia,” Kadane proposes a method to analyze in vivo data from Covid-19 testing, particularly aiming at antigen tests, which give results quickly but do not always give results accurately. 

Kadane, the Leonard J. Savage professor of statistics and social sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, is known for his contributions to Bayesian theory, econometrics and a wide variety of fields of application. 

Registration is required. You can register at prevention.nih.gov/education-training/methods-mind-gap/assessing-accuracy-binary-tests-vivo-without-assuming-gold-standard-covid-19-and-chlamydia. The webinar will be recorded and available on the ODP website within approximately 2 weeks. 

The webinar series explores research design, measurement, intervention, data analysis and other methods of interest in prevention science. 

For more information, visit prevention.nih.gov/MindTheGap

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