Epidemiology and Biometry

Department für Versorgungsforschung

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Ammerländer Heerstr. 140
Oldenburg

Office: V04 1-124 (» Adresse und Lageplan) Consultation: n.V. Phone: 4476

Research Focus

  • Expectile and Quantile Regression
  • GAMLSS
  • Boosting
  • Semiparametric Regression
  • Longitudinal Data and Mixed Models
  • Time to Event Analyses
  • Instrumental Variables
  • Graphical Models

CV

  • since 10/2014: Akademischer Rat at the Chair for Epidemiology and Biometry at the Department of Health Services Research of the University Oldenburg

  • 2012 - 2014: Akademischer Rat at the Chair for Statistics at the Department of  Economics of the University Göttingen

  • 03/2012: Dissertation with the topic "Semiparametric Expectile Regression"

  • 2009 - 2012: PhD student and scientific assistant at the Institute for Mathematics at the University Oldenburg

  • 04/2009: diploma thesis in mathematics with the topic "Validation of undirected graphical models" at BIPS / University of Bremen

  • 2003 - 2009: studies of mathematics at the Universities of Kaiserslautern und Bremen

Current Projects

  • Project for the German Research Foundation (DFG) "Strukturiert Additive Verteilungsregression" / "Structured additive distributional regression" (together with Thomas Kneib)
  • DAAD travel grant for an invited presentation at the CMStatistics 2015 in London

Publications

Recent:

Guest C, Sobotka F, Karavasopoulou A, Ward S, Bantel C. Nurses and opioids: results of a bi-national survey on mental models regarding opioid administration in hospitals. J Pain Res. 2017.

 

You can find a list of further publications and presentations at Publications.

Earlier Publications

Teaching

Current lectures and seminars can be viewed here.

 

The current lectures target first year master students who want to use inductive statistics in their further studies or theses. The lectures contain basic statistic analysis methods and their applications with the software R. 

TermTitlePlaceTime

Summer

 

Winter

 

Statistical Programming with R (VL)

Tutorial

Basics of Statistical Data Analysis (VL)

Tutorial

W33-003

A04-201

W33-003

W01-008

Mon 16-18

Thu 16-18

Mon 16-18

Thu 16-18

Links

  • R-package expectreg (Sobotka, Schnabel, Schulze Waltrup with contributions from Eilers, Kneib, Kauermann)
  • R-package gmvalid (Sobotka, Foraita)