What is Biostatistics?

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Biostatistics is the application of statistical techniques to scientific research in health related fields, including medicine, biology, and public health.

Our biostatisticians collaborate with investigators in planning scientific studies, providing advice on:

  • Effective study design
  • Efficient data collection and database management
  • Appropriate analytical techniques

For more information, see Statistics and Methodology Consulting.

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Catherine Robilio Womack, MD
Interim Chair
Department of
Preventive Medicine
66 N. Pauline Street, Suite 633
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5900