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Biostatistics - Biostatistical Consulting Unit

The Division of Research’s Biostatistical Consulting Unit (BSCU), under the direction o​f Juleon Rabbani, DrPH, provides biostatistical and programming support to Kaiser Permanente Northern California clinician investigators. The BSCU staff includes biostatisticians, epidemiologists, programmer analysts, program managers, research associates, and a database consultant.

Our Services

Resident and Fellow research

IRB application development for research proposals, exemption requests and quality-improvement proposals (feasibility data, methods, analytic plan, sample size/power estimates), programming, data analysis, statistical interpretation of results, and presentation and manuscript support.

Community Health grant proposals

Application development and refinement (feasibility data, methods, analytic plan, sample size/power estimates, and budget). If funded, BSCU provides programming, project management, recruitment, data entry, and biostatistical support throughout the study, including conference presentations and manuscript submission.

Feasibility data

Identification of appropriate data sources for cohort ascertainment and estimates of the number of eligible study subjects for potential studies.

Survey assistance

Consultation and development of electronic surveys (Survey Monkey) for funded studies (including studies supported by resident research funds).

Data Collection and Analysis

We provide data collection and data analysis consultation services for projects funded by our sponsors.

For assistance, please submit a request via the Research Collaboration Portal. This tracking system will ensure that you receive help in a timely manner. BSCU staff will contact you directly within 5 to 10 business days. ​

Want to learn more about us?

Watch our introductory video here.

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