Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Econometrics and Programming (BEEP) Core

BEEP Core LogoThe CHBD Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Econometrics and Programming (BEEP) Core is a diverse team of highly qualified specialists able to assist you with grant proposals; study design; electronic data collection and management; statistical analysis; and other related research needs.

What We Provide

  • Research study design and oversight for clinical trials, observational studies, program evaluation and quality improvement research
  • Data collection and management using REDCap, DatStat, Excel and other platforms for electronic data capture, management and quality assurance
  • Statistical analysis of study data utilizing SAS, R and STATA. Examples of our expertise include:
    • Descriptive statistics
    • Generalized linear models (GLM)
    • Survival analysis
    • Mixed-effects models (cross-sectional and longitudinal)
    • Generalized estimating equations (GEE)
    • Genomic data analysis
    • Interrupted time series analysis
    • Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis
    • Imputation of missing data
    • Propensity score analysis
    • Causal mediation analysis
  • Grant support including writing study design and statistical analysis sections, and conducting power and sample size calculations
  • Manuscript support to help investigators clearly and succinctly explain complex statistical methods and results, provide publication-quality tables and figures and address reviewers’ comments
  • Mentorship through ongoing support of investigators interested in developing statistical analysis and analytic coding skills
  • REDCap training and consultation
  • Data visualization assistance, including cleanup and format conversion for graphs and charts

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