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Available BERD Support Services

Biostatistical and epidemiological support will be available to faculty for proposal development. Activities may include hypothesis development, statistical methods, sample size estimation, and completing a statistical section for grant applications. 

Services

  • Addressing statistical aspects of study design
  • Selecting best study type (case-control, cohort, trial, etc.)
  • Defining a sampling strategy
  • Estimating sample size and power
  • Developing statistical analysis plans
  • Choosing database platforms
  • Preparing grants (e.g., statistical methods and results)
  • Other pre-award related biostatistical and epidemiological issues 

Cost

Researchers seeking pre-award support in the preparation for a grant submission may receive free pre-award support on the condition that post-award support be included in the grant budget.

Services will be provided at no cost for faculty with an early career designation. Learn more about Early-Career Support

Post-award activities may include data entry and management, data analysis, interpretation, and preparation of results for publications and presentations.

Services

  • Choosing database platforms
  • Preparing data for analysis
  • Analyzing existing data
  • Interpreting data and results
  • Preparing manuscripts and grants (e.g., statistical methods and results)
  • Other post-award related biostatistical or epidemiological issues

Cost

Services are billed on an hourly basis. Faculty level biostatistical support is $145/hour of consultation, master’s level support is $95/hour, and data entry management support is $45/hour. A chartfield is required prior to service. 

Services will be provided at no cost for faculty with an early career designation. Learn more about Early-Career Support

Open consultation hours are available to any medical center employee or faculty member who is seeking assistance with project ideas. 

Location

CTSI Offices, 1st Floor, Meads Hall

Times

Tuesdays: 8:30 am - 12 pm
Wednesdays: 9 am - 1 pm
Thursdays: 1 pm - 4:30 pm

Contact

Julia Rushing: jrushing@wakehealth.edu | 336-716-6881
Greg Russell: grussell@wakehealth.edu | 336-716-5449

Faculty with an early-career designation can now receive biostatistical support for research studies at no cost. The following services are available and provided by the CTSA grant:

  • Addressing statistical aspects of study design 
  • Selecting best study type (case-control, cohort, trial, etc.) 
  • Defining a sampling strategy 
  • Estimating sample size and power 
  • Developing statistical analysis plans 
  • Choosing database platforms 
  • Preparing data for analysis 
  • Analyzing existing data 
  • Interpreting data and results 
  • Preparing manuscripts and grants (e.g., statistical methods and results) 
  • Other biostatistical or epidemiological issues

Services will be provided at no cost for faculty with an early career designation. All services are provided by CTSA grant support. Early-career faculty are still expected to include BERD personnel in the budgets of submitted grants.

Use BERD? Cite the CTSA

Publications and other documents resulting from utilization of WF CTSI resources are required to credit the CTSA grant. Learn how.

Access BERD Services


Access CTSI programs and request services or support through the CTSI Service Request Form.