Do you need biostatistics, data analytics, or study design support?

To facilitate the advancement of research and scholarship in the Emory Department of Medicine, the Data Analytics & Biostatistics (DAB) Core seeks to provide high quality biostatistics and IT data management services by leveraging existing services in the Rollins School of Public Health and the Department of Information Technology.

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AVAILABLE SUPPORT

Biostatistics and study design:
•  Analytic plan development
•  Protocol development (for both IRB approval and implementation)
•  Sample size calculations
•  Case report form design
•  Statistical analysis
•  Close collaboration with investigators and data management/extraction services

Clinical data extraction:
•  Leveraging Emory’s IRB-approved Honest Broker service to extract data in a compliant manner
•  Coordination of data requests
•  Requirement definition and translation to appropriate queries
•  Proper data stewardship
•  Integration of data from multiple sources
•  Extraction of data in a usable format

Biomedical informatics:
•  Opportunities to establish innovative techniques for algorithm development
•  Biomedical informatics analysis
•  Biomedical informatics development

REQUEST PROCESS
Initially, requests will be reviewed to determine if existing campus resources can be leveraged. The Department of Medicine’s Data Request Committee will then assess the following criteria: 1) relevance to the department’s strategic agenda and/or research initiatives; 2) estimated effort required; 3) impact/trajectory; and 4) ability and commitment to securing additional funding (as needed). Preference is given to new investigators.

PERSONNEL
DAB Core personnel include a senior data manager, a biostatistics faculty member, a data analyst, and a senior biostatistician.

Related Links
•  Learn more about the Department of Medicine’s DAB Core
•  Office of Research, Emory University Department of Medicine
•  Emory Department of Medicine internal research resources
•  Emory University Department of Medicine
•  Emory University School of Medicine

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