• Clinical Component-Data Analysis and Management

    The Digestive Health Center (DHC) is partnering with the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (CCTST) to provide members with biostatistical support and the infrastructure to execute disease-based clinical research. Faculty and staff of the Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) are experienced at applying biostatistical methodological and ethical principles across a broad array of interdisciplinary clinical and translational research projects.


    Free to all CCTST Members

    • Advising on research designs, including project implementation and data collection methods (up to 1 hr)
    • Guidance on appropriate statistical methods based on study design
    • Training and access to REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) for research studies
    • Reviewing REDCap Data Base Structure

    To obtain assistance for the services listed above complete the request form on “Research Central” tab at: http://cctst.uc.edu/.


    • Consultations on research design, implementation and statistical methods in excess of 1 hour
    • Conducting power analyses and determining sample size.
    • Developing data safety and monitoring plans
    • Creating surveys and questionnaires
    • Conducting a wide array of statistical analysis

    To obtain assistance for Biostatistical Consulting send your request to bcu@cchmc.org.

    To obtain assistance for clinical data management support send your request to dmc@cchmc.org.

    DHC Subsidy

    The DHC will subsidize the fee-for-service cost by providing 50% of the total charge up to $500 per member, per year.

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  • Contact Us

    Heidi J. Kalkwarf, PhD, RD
    Location: T8.242
    Phone: 513-636-3803
    Email: heidi.kalkwarf@cchmc.org
  • Have you used the DHC Clinical Component Core?

    Remember to acknowledge the use of the core facility in all publications by stating:

    “This project was supported in part by NIH P30 DK078392 (Clinical Component of the Digestive Disease Research Core Center in Cincinnati).”