The Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology Service (BCES) office is located in Suite 2N228 of the Magnuson Clinical Center (Building 10).

Staff members:
Paul Wakim, PhD
Phone: 301-402-9337
Email: paul.wakim@nih.gov
Xiaobai Li, PhD
Phone: 301-402-3664
Email: lixiaob@nih.gov
Ninet Sinaii, PhD, MPH
Phone: 301-402-9364
Email: sinaiin@nih.gov

Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology Services (BCES) staff

Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology Service (BCES)

The Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology Service was created in July 1999, and was officially announced in the October 1999 issue of Clinical Center News. Statistician Robert Wesley, PhD, and clinical epidemiologist Deloris Koziol, PhD, MPH, were the initial staff members of the new service.

The Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology Service:

  • Provides technical consultation and leadership on the statistical aspect of a broad range of complex medical activities, including clinical, laboratory and epidemiological research
  • Initiates, formulates, plans and executes statistical components of research studies
  • Collaborates with other scientists on the selection of appropriate study design, statistical analysis, interpretation of study results, and writing and presentation of findings

More specifically, we, BCES staff members, assist NIH investigators with the design and statistical analysis aspects of their research, i.e. we help:

  • Formulate the primary research question
  • Design the study to address the question most efficiently
  • Analyze the data to address the question most accurately
  • Publish the results most clearly and responsibly

We provide services to Clinical Center staff, fellows and interns, as well as investigators from other NIH institutes and centers. Our services range from one-hour consultations to multi-month, or even multi-year collaborations. We also teach statistics and epidemiology concepts to non-statisticians within the Clinical Center and other NIH institutes, as well as outside NIH.

Staff members:
Xiaobai Li, PhD
Ninet Sinaii, PhD, MPH
Paul Wakim, PhD

The BCES office is located in Suite 2N228 of the Magnuson Clinical Center (Building 10).

Contact: Dr. Paul Wakim at paul.wakim@nih.gov.

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