Tag Archives: data science training

Data Close-out Course: Learn How to do Data Close-out Online!

Data close-out course available in the DPS learning center is long and comprehensive, so I call it a “boot camp”. This data-close out course will teach you what you need to know to plan a data close-out.

Data close-out course is what you need if you want to combine data from multiple sources and serve it to users. Learn how with our online boot camp!

Table Editing in R is Easy! Here Are a Few Tricks…

When you use a data analysis program like R or SAS, you often have to do some data editing. It can be difficult because the software was intended for calculations, not transformation.

Table editing in R is easier than in SAS, because you can refer to columns, rows, and individual cells in the same way you do in MS Excel. Read my blog post for example R table editing code.

Portfolio Project Examples for Independent Data Science Projects

Are you a data scientist who is interested in doing independent portfolio projects to sharpen your skills? Then I strongly suggest you get a coach or a mentor.

Portfolio project examples are sometimes needed for newbies in data science who are looking to complete independent projects. This blog post provides some great examples of independent projects you can do with datasets available online!

Making Upset Plots with R Package UpSetR Helps Visualize Patterns of Attributes

If you are having trouble setting options using R making plots, then you should read this blog post.

Making upset plots with R package UpSetR is an easy way to visualize patterns of attributes in your data. My blog post demonstrates making patterns of co-morbidities in health survey respondents from the BRFSS, and walks you through setting text and color options in the code.

US Public Health Alphabet Soup Explained: What is the FDA?

The food and drug administration in each country serves as an agency to regulate medications.

Can you name categories other than “food” and “drugs” that are regulated by the FDA in the US? Read this blog post to learn what they are, and what the FDA does in the US.

Querying the GHDx Database: Demonstration and Review of Application

Many data scientists interested in health are looking to query the Global Burden of Disease database, also known as the GHDx

Querying the GHDx database is challenging because of its difficult user interface, but mastering it will allow you to access country-level health data for comparisons! See my demonstration!

Data Science YouTube Channel Planned Expansion for 2022 – Please Subscribe!

In 2022 I am going to be putting new content on my YouTube channel focused on teaching data science, and providing educational resources.

Data science YouTube channel that brings you educational resources, career advice, live interactive sessions, and keeps you up-to-date in innovation and analytics – that’s what I have planned for 2022! Read my blog post for details.

SAS Macros for Beginners: Learn the Basics with my Tutorial Videos!

If you are new to SAS, you will want to learn about macros. I make video tutorials and have written a book about data warehousing to help learners grasp automation in SAS.

Want to get started learning about SAS macros? This blog post provides SAS macros for beginners with video tutorials to walk beginners and code newbies through the basic steps!

Learn to Use SAS ODA (OnDemand for Academics) in my FREE Online Course!

Want to learn SAS, but not working at a SAS shop? Has your university SAS access expired? Don’t panic – you can use SAS for free online! It may sound unbelievable, but it’s true! You can register for a free account on the SAS OnDemand for Academics (ODA) platform, and practice your SAS for free!

Want to get started with SAS, but don’t want the headache? I make it easy for you! Take my FREE course in getting started with SAS ODA!

US Public Health Alphabet Soup Explained: What is the CEPH?

The Council on Education for Public Health accredits public health educational schools and programs in colleges

What is the CEPH, and how does it relate to the other organizations in US public health? This blog post explains the history and function of the CEPH, and how it connects to the rest of Big Public Health in the US.

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