Summarizing a Clinical Trial Database & Reproducible Data Wrangling


Peter Higgins will be talking about two topics: Helping Excel Users Do Reproducible Data Wrangling with a Shiny App and Summarizing a Clinical Trial Database for a Good Looking but Un-Tidy Government Report with keyring, tidyr::complete, mutate(case_when), janitor::tabyl, and flextable.

Pizza and beverages will be provided (thanks SPARK)!

Please join us afterwards for drinks and conversation somewhere nearby (TBD).


Dr. Peter Higgins is a professor of gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Michigan. His research work is focused on inflammatory bowel diseases including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. His research projects include disease mechanisms and drug development, quality of life, interventions to improve care, epidemiology studies with large databases like Truven and Optum, and machine learning to identify early responders (vs. nonresponders) to IBD medications.