biostatistics core

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Ryan Pohlig, PhD

Director of the Biostatistics Core, Assistant Professor in Epidemiology

Tower at STAR

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The Epidemiology Program’s Biostatistics Core provides statistical support to the College of Health Sciences and collaborators across the University of Delaware research community. 



Biostatistical Education and Mentorship – The Core advances statistical education in the College of Health Sciences by offering graduate-level coursework, formal workshops/training sessions, and informal drop-in help for student support and mentoring.

Data Support The Core supports data collection, analysis, and management of data for funded projects and works to ensure optimal methods for study design, analysis, and management that protect the security of data.

Consultation The Core assists with proposal planning and research design (with a focus on cross-sectional and longitudinal studies) and participates in development of professional presentations and publications.



  • Proposal Preparation
  • Study Design 
  • Data Collection 
  • Data Management Planning
  • Data Analysis 
  • Preparation of Peer-Reviewed Abstract or Manuscript 
  • Training


To request a biostatistics consultation on a new grant proposal or funded project, please use the following Service Inquiry Form so that we can better assess your statistical needs. Once your request has been submitted, we will reach out to you shortly to further discuss your inquiry.