The Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) key function provides support in the areas of biostatistics, epidemiology and research design to CCTS researchers. Services include consultations on study design for clinical trials, community-based participatory research, and population-based (epidemiologic) studies, and quantitative data analysis. These services are provided to support pilot studies, grant submissions, and publications. In addition, BERD members review protocols; the optimal time to seek input on a protocol is before it is submitted to the CCTS for a formal review.
The target audience of CCTS researchers for these services includes:
BERD Faculty & Staff Expertise: