The Biostatistics department is
functioning since 2012 and currently located in 2nd floor
ETC building. The main areas of effort of this department
include collaborative research, consultation, and education.
The department participates in research projects from all
disciplines of the PIMS and offers statistical advice to
researchers (both students and faculty). From study design
to interpretation of results we help the researcher, in a
timely manner, in achieving sound scientific results from
their research project.
Our statisticians determine how
many subjects are needed, the most appropriate methods for
analysis, and the means to carry out the necessary
procedures such as sampling, randomization etc..
Our services include but are not limited to:
Translating research hypotheses into statistical terms
Estimating sample size
Data entry methods
Interpretation and presentation of statistical data
The Department maintains an active
schedule of lectures on a variety of topics related to
biostatistics, research design, and statistical analysis.
Departmental staff teaches biostatistics to students of the
Medicine, Science and Nursing at PIMS. Biostatisticians
educate the researchers about biostatistics through the
collaborative research and consulting activities. The
consultation focus on ways to select and apply statistical
techniques those are appropriate for different types of
problems and providing formal structure underlying in these
The objectives of the department are to
conduct collaborative research, providing statistical
consultations, statistical training to health professionals,
and serving on research committees that are responsible for
evaluating research proposal.
Our areas of interest include but are not