Springer Publishing Blog

Posted on August 24, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational requirements, core competencies/key skills needed, and related web sites and professional organizations where you can find more information! Job Description Biostatisticians use statistical expertise to help researchers investigate issues in all areas of public health. There are biostatisticians at the FDA who develop...
Posted in: Public Health
Posted on July 14, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
For many years, I have been a faculty member in the College of Nursing at Michigan State University, where I teach, among other courses, research design and statistics in the Master’s programs to prepare nurse practitioners and nurse anesthetists. I also teach a research methods course in our PhD program preparing future nurse researchers and faculty.  Last fall, we started a Doctor of Nursing Practice program, which, while more clinically oriented than the PhD program, will also produce many...
Posted in: Nursing