Biostatistical Consulting

The mission of the Biostatistics Consulting Service is to promote excellence in medical research in the UW Department of Medicine by providing statistical support and collaboration. The Biostatistics Consulting Service offers Department of Medicine members statistical support in the design, conduct and analysis of basic, clinical and population-based research studies. Statistical consultation is especially valuable during the planning stage of a research study or a proposal for extramural funding. The involvement of biostatisticians in data analyses strengthens the credibility of the study findings in the medical research community.

Biostatistical Consulting Form

Department of Medicine Biostatistics Consultation Form
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Consulting on the planning and experimental design of studies:

  • Problem definition
  • Experimental design
  • Randomization and stratification
  • Sample size requirements
  • Determination of appropriate statistical methodology

Assisting in the conduct of clinical studies:

  • Data monitoring
  • Interim analyses

Analyzing completed experiments and studies:

  • Statistical data analysis
  • Interpretation of statistical results

Preparation of presentations and publications

  • Description of statistical methods
  • Appropriate citations to the statistical literature
  • Review of results and conclusions