ICCTR | Biostatistics & Research Design (BARD)

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The Mission of the Biostatistics and Research Design (BARD) Core

To promote excellence in the design and analysis of research studies at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Our group includes PhD and Masters-level staff with expertise in quantitative and qualitative research methods. Our Areas of Expertise include the following: pre-clinical experiments, clinical trials, observational studies (retrospective and prospective), longitudinal studies, randomized studies, health economics and econometrics, survey research, qualitative research, and high dimensional functional neuroimaging research.

Our faculty and staff collaborate with researchers in many departments and divisions across BCH including Emergency Medicine, Urology, Developmental Medicine, Otolaryngology, General Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Adolescent Medicine.

Educational Offerings

The core offers several educational offerings in the design and analysis of research studies including use of statistical packages (eg., Stata, SPSS). Learn more about available educational offerings.

Job Opportunities with BARD

If you are interested in joining our team, please explore job openings.