RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND BIO STATISTICS – 24.10.19
INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH COMMITTEE
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS
The Institutional Research Committee had organized a Continuing Dental Education (CDE) program, titled “Concepts of Biostatistics in Health Research” for the research scholars, staff, postgraduate students and interns of the dental college on Thursday, 24th October 2019.
The guest speakers, Dr. Umadevi, MDS, and Dr. R. Shankar, MD had consented to be the speakers for the program. The Deputy Director of Research, Dr. S. Suriyanarayanan, PhD, from the University had also attended the program.
The program commenced with, Dr. Archana welcoming the audience and inviting the guest speakers, Dr. Umadevi and Dr. R. Shankar, the Deputy Director of Research, Dr. S. Suriyanarayanan, PhD, Dr. J. Baby John, MDS, Principal and Dr. Reena Rachel John, MDS, Vice-Principal (Research) to the dais followed by the prayer song.
Dr. Reena Rachel John, MDS, Vice-Principal (Research) had delivered the welcome address with special activity for the staff, PG students and interns to illustrate the significance of research and its applications in the contemporary academia.
This was followed by the felicitation of the speaker, Dr. Umadevi and Dr. R. Shankar by the Principal, Dr. J. Baby John, MDS. The presentations on “Concepts of Biostatistics in Health Research” by the guest speakers were divided into two sessions, Session I with Dr. Umadevi briefing on the “language of biostatistics” highlighting briefly on the various terms and concepts in research. In Session II, Dr. Shankar described the commonly utilized statistical analysis and its applications in health research.
This was followed by the vote of thanks delivered by Dr. Rathipriya and the program concluded with the national anthem and with lunch for the staff present.
A total of 152 participants had registered for the program, registration details;
▪ Staff – 54
▪ Postgraduate students – 29
▪ Interns – 69
The program was credited by the TNDCI with 4 credit points, approval no. 311/19.