Biostatistical Support

Providing medical center employees and faculty members biostatistical analysis and consultation.

Open Consultation Hours

Open consultation hours are available to any medical center employee or faculty member who is seeking assistance with project ideas. No appointment is necessary.
Locations and times are listed below.

Innovation Qtr.,
525 @ Vine,
Conference Room 4302

- Mondays: 9am-12pm

CTSI Offices,
1st Floor,
Meads Hall


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

Contact us for additional information or for 
consultations outside of the open hours listed:

James Lovato:  jlovato@wakehealth.edu | 336-713-4172
Greg Russell: grussell@wakehealth.edu | 336-716-5449

Pre-Award / Grant Development

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. Specific examples include:

  • 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

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.

 

Post-Award / Data Analysis

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

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

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