Digestive Health Center
Digestive Health Center

Data Management and Analysis

The Digestive Health Center (DHC) partners 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.

Fee-for-Service provided by the Data Management and Analysis Collaborative

  • Collaboration on study design- including power and sample-size analyses
  • Grant / Protocol development or review
  • Statistical analyses
  • Case report form design and development
  • Database design and development - REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) and Medidata Rave
  • Programming for data merges and derived variables (measures)
  • Reviewing data for on-going data quality assurance: range, missing data, programming and logic checks

For more information regarding the services listed above visit the Data Management and Analysis Collaborative or contact the staff at dmac@cchmc.org.


Free to all CCTST Members

  • Training and access to REDCap allowing investigators to build databases

For more information regarding service listed above visit the CCTST website.

DHC Subsidy

The DHC will subsidize the fee-for-service cost by providing 25% of the total charge with a subsidy limit of $1,200 per DHC member per year. This subsidy is subject to change based upon the availability of funds.

To ensure that you receive the subsidy, be sure to select a budget number that qualifies as supporting digestive disease research when prompted for the payment source in the online ordering system.

Contact Us

Clinical Compotent Director
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 Diseases Research Core Center in Cincinnati).”