An Introduction to R for Health Policy Researchers

Fri, March 10, 2017 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Event Details


James Henderson, Ph.D.
CSCAR Data Science Consultant


North Campus Research Complex (NCRC)
Building 10, South Atrium



IHPI Data & Methods Hub


R is an environment for statistical computing and graphics suitable for routine data analysis while retaining the flexibility and control of a programming language. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the structure of R through demonstrations of several common tasks including managing data, performing analyses, and creating graphics. Demonstrations will be illustrated with examples using public domain data from We will also discuss the R package system for sharing data and code while briefly touching on best practices for productive and reproducible analyses in R.

An email will be sent to registrants on March 8 with full details of the prep work required to participate in the seminar.

Directions & Map

NCRC guests should enter through the Building 16 or 18 visitor entrances.

Parking & Transportation
Parking Map
Blue, yellow, and paid visitor parking available.

North-East Shuttle Route Map and Schedule
Stops outside NCRC Building 18