About

The mission of the Biostatistics Consulting Center (BCC) is to support study design and data analysis for research in health, medicine, and life-sciences.

We are a cost-recovery service with professional biostatisticians available for collaborating on research projects through grant-funded research or hourly billing.

We serve faculty and graduate students at Indiana University as well as external non-profits and industry.

Meet Our Team

Our core Biostatistics staff includes:

Profile page on SPH Website for Erin Ables

Erin Ables

Research Associate
Biostatistician I

Phone:
812-855-1237
Email:
eables@indiana.edu
ORCID:
0000-0001-8617-6768

Research Interests

  • Clinical Trial Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Program Evaluation
  • Survey Development
  • Data Management
  • Dashboards, Tableau
  • REDCap, SAS programming

Profile page on SPH Website for Xiwei Chen

Xiwei Chen

Research Associate
Biostatistician I

Phone:
812-855-2781
Email:
xiwechen@indiana.edu
ORCID:
0000-0003-1868-8387

Research Interests

  • Big data
  • High-dimensional data analysis
  • Machine learning (ML)
  • High-performance computing (HPC)
  • Genomics
  • Linear and generalized linear mixed models
  • Survival analysis
  • R, SQL, Python, SAS, Mplus

Profile page on SPH Website for Stephanie Dickinson

Stephanie Dickinson

Academic Specialist
Executive Director, Biostatistics Consulting Center

Phone:
812-856-9010
Email:
sd3@indiana.edu
ORCID:
0000-0002-2998-4467

Research Interests

  • Research design
  • Clinical Trials
  • Project management
  • Grant proposal preparation
  • Rigor, Reproducibility, Transparency (RRT)
  • Technical communication

Profile page on SPH Website for Erik Parker

Erik Parker

Research Associate
Biostatistician I

Email:
erikpark@indiana.edu
ORCID:
0000-0002-5537-7900

Research Interests

  • Linear and generalized linear mixed models
  • R programming
  • High-throughput sequencing data
  • Genomics
  • Microbiome
  • Bioinformatics
  • Data visualization

Biostatistics Associates

  • Rui Li, PhD student in Epidemiology
  • Jodi Byers, MS graduate in Statistics
  • Greyson Foote, MS graduate in Sociology
  • Melissa Lee, PhD student in Inquiry Methodology
Faculty

Faculty in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics offer specialized expertise in a wide variety of research methods and contexts. Browse the profiles in the faculty directory to identify a collaborator for your next project.

 

The BCC is housed in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health – Bloomington at Indiana University.

 

indiana-ctsi-logo.jpg The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is part of the Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) program in the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) . The BCC is a service core providing professional service to facilitate research in translational sciences.