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Consulting

The department of Biostatistics provides a wide variety of statistical consulting services to the faculty, staff, and students of East Carolina University. Some areas of consulting include:

  1. Design of Observational Studies and Experiments.
  2. Sample Size and Power Estimation.
  3. Statistical Modeling.
  4. Visualize Data with Tables, Graphs, etc.
  5. Data Reduction Techniques.
  6. Handling Missing Values, Outliers, and Confounders.
  7. Computing Appropriate P-values and Interpreting Results.
  8. Participate in the Preparation of Grants and Presentations.
  9. Assist with Statistical Portions of Manuscripts.
  10. Develop Statistical Methodology.

We can be more helpful if we meet with you in the designing phase of your study, before collecting your data. But for those that have collected your data we can definitely help you with analysis.

For more information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Consults are on a first come, first serve basis and will be located in Lakeside Annex 6. Appointments to block off a specific time are welcome.

Faculty may schedule a consult by filling out our consulting request form. If you fill out a consulting form and no one has been in touch within 7 business days, please contact Dr. Paul Vos at vosp@ecu.edu. Students, medical residents, and medical fellows may obtain limited consulting services by attending the walk-in consulting hours on both Main Campus and the Health Sciences Campus.

Consulting by Appointment

Consulting appointments are available for Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  These do not require the above form.  However, appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance.  Please contact Rhonda Bode (boder@ecu.edu) to schedule an appointment. 

East Campus Office Hours (Main Campus)

Wednesday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and  1 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (closed on Fridays during summer)

We are located in the Joyner Library, room 1004, which is in the Office for Faculty Excellence Suite.

West Campus Office Hours  (Health Sciences Campus)

Monday: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

We are located in Lakeside Annex 6 (near Lake Laupus)