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Consulting Centers

Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Research Design (BERD)

The Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design at University Park provides Penn State researchers a full range of biostatistical expertise in study design, data management and statistical analysis.

  • Expertise in study design and statistical methodology
  • Access to ongoing research developments in statistical methodologies, data collection, data management and data analysis
  • Educational activities that cover the principles of biostatistical analysis, design and analysis of clinical trials, genomic data analysis and statistical computing

For more information on the Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Core or to schedule an appointment please read more at:

Statistical Consulting Center

The Statistical Consulting Center, located at 323 Thomas Building provides:

  • Assistance regarding research design (experiments or surveys), sampling design, questionnaire design and data collection methodology
  • Guidance for data capturing and verification
  • Advice on appropriate software for data analysis
  • Data cleaning, validation and manipulation
  • Statistical analysis of data
  • Assistance with analysis interpretation
  • Referral to statistical specialists when required

For more information on the Statistical Consulting Center or to request an appointment, please read: Statistical Consulting Center