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Biostatistics Analysis Center (Penn)

Directors: Bilker, Warren B., Ph.D.; Farrar, John T., MD; Praestgaard, Amy, M.S.

Summary:

The Biostatistics Analysis Center (BAC) provides biostatistical and epidemiological consulting services to the University of Pennsylvania Health System research community. The BAC is staffed by professionally trained biostatisticians, biostatistical programmers, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) experts, data managers, and data entry staff. Faculty oversight for the BAC is provided by members of the CCEB Biostatistics and Epidemiology Divisions, with leadership for daily operations provided by a dedicated staff-level director. Specifically, Warren B. Bilker, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics, and John T. Farrar, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, are Faculty Co-Directors and Amy Praestgaard, MS, is the staff-level BAC Director.

• Request BAC statistical analysis, programming, GIS, or data management services by completing the CCEB Research Services Request Form.
• Request a BAC Statement of Work and budget for inclusion in a grant submission by completing the CCEB Grant Registration Form and indicate in the Collaborative Personnel and Resource Needs section that you require MS Biostatistician support.

Affiliations:

People:

    Member: Pritchard, Janine
    Role: Assistant Project Manager, Biostatistics Analysis Center

Resources:

Services

  • Data analysis services ( Data analysis service )

    "Examples of data analysis services include:

    • Analytic dataset preparation
    • Data cleaning
    • Biostatistical analysis of existing data
    • Summarization and interpretation of statistical results
    • Manuscript review
    • Preparation of public-use or repository datasets"

    "Request BAC statistical analysis, programming, GIS, or data management services by completing the CCEB Research Services Request Form."

  • Data management services ( Data maintenance service )

    "Examples of data management services include:

    • Translation of study protocol into a Data Management Plan
    • Development of Case Report Forms and data collection processes
    • Development of data processing procedures
    • Development, testing, and validation of the Data Management System
    • Data quality control, assurance, monitoring, and reporting
    • Development of data validation procedures
    • Generation of queries to clinical research staff"

    "Request BAC statistical analysis, programming, GIS, or data management services by completing the CCEB Research Services Request Form."

  • Study coordination services ( Support service )

    "Examples of study coordination services include:

    • Coordination and training on applicable regulatory requirements
    • Project time line management
    • Research network development
    • Site management (e.g., protocol training and implementation)
    • Support for INDs/IDEs
    • Support for informed consent implementation"

    "Request BAC statistical analysis, programming, GIS, or data management services by completing the CCEB Research Services Request Form."

  • Study design and grant proposal development services ( Support service )

    "Study design and grant proposal development services are provided by faculty members from the divisions of Biostatistics or Epidemiology, who have expertise across a wide range of statistical methods and research designs and extensive experience working with biomedical and clinical investigators in diverse disciplines. This expertise and experience includes development and implementation of studies of all sizes from small pilot studies to large-scale, multicenter clinical trials, collaborative clinical and patient-oriented research, and multi-institutional health services research projects."

    "Examples of study design and grant proposal development services include:

    • Conceptual initial discussion
    • Power/sample size calculations
    • Data analysis plan development
    • Budget estimate for grant proposal"

    "To request study design and grant proposal development support, complete the CCEB Research Services Request Form."


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Last updated: 2016-05-04T14:29:59.852-04:00

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