Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Biostatistics Resources for the Department of Medicine

biostatistics support faculty department of Medicine Albert Einstein of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY

Access to biostatistical expertise is essential for developing scientifically rigorous, high-impact, grant-funded research. Department of Medicine faculty submitting a grant proposal should consider allocating in their budget for a collaborating biostatistician.

Who is eligible?

Department of Medicine faculty are eligible for biostatistical support, with priority given to junior faculty.

Support is available to residents and fellows who are conducting research with a faculty mentor. The faculty mentor must request support on behalf of residents and fellows.

Apply for Consultation

  1. Oncology, Cardiology, and General Internal Medicine faculty should contact the individual indicated above.
  2. Faculty from all other divisions should complete the Biostatistics Consultation Form and email it to Dr. Marla Keller (marla.keller@einstein.yu.edu or makeller@montefiore.org).
  3. Dr. Keller will review the application and notify the investigator regarding approval.
  4. If the project is approved the duration of support will be provided. The faculty member will be put in contact with a statistician to schedule an appointment.
  5. Productivity of those using the service will be tracked and used to determine if future funds should be allocated.
  6. Statistical support is prioritized based on the following type of project:
    • Grant proposals
    • Data analysis for funded projects (e.g. K awards, R21 grants, foundation studies, etc.)
    • Pilot projects for grant proposals
    • Manuscripts for peer reviewed journals
    • Design of new prospective studies

Other Statistical Resources

Institute for Clinical and Translational Research 

Walk-in Statistical Center
General guidance and advice on data analytic approaches, power calculations, and software programs; hands-on assistance with data analysis. 

Data Analytic Support
(5 hours of data support is available to faculty free of charge)


Time frame, grant funding, and authorship. (more info)

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