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Biostatistics and Biomedical Informatics


The mission of MedStar Health Research Institute's Department of Biostatistics and Biomedical Informatics is to design, execute, and analyze clinical and epidemiologic studies, and provide high-quality statistical and data management services to intramural and extramural investigators.


The Department's staff has extensive knowledge and experience in biostatistics, epidemiology, outcomes research, and data collection and management.

Biostatistics Services

Our Biostatistics Core provides research consulting and complex statistical analyses for investigators at all stages of the research process. This includes research design and proposal development, sample size and power calculations, statistical analysis, as well as abstract and manuscript partnership. We also offer outcomes services including consulting on model applications and cost effectiveness.

Biomedical Informatics Services

Our Biomedical Informatics Core offers creation of study specific databases using REDCap and other database tools, as well as data entry and management, knowledge discovery, data archiving, and quality control for data collection and management. The Core also has extensive expertise in cohort discovery and patient-data extraction from electronic medical records.


Our collaborators include researchers throughout the MedStar Health System, universities, pharmaceutical companies, and community-based organizations.

Request for Services

Please complete the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Consult Request form or contact us to discuss your project. We will respond to your request within three business days. To contact us, please e-mail [email protected] or call 301-560-7323.

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