Leaders in study design, implementation, analysis and reporting

The mission of the CSCC is to improve public health by coordinating important health research, developing innovative research methodology, and providing practical training in the application of research methods.

As the coordinating center for multi-site public health and medical studies, we provide statistical, data management, study management, and quality assurance services.


Recent News

  • Dr. Jim Beck, executive associate dean of the UNC School of Dentistry, has authored two articles (1,2) in the June and August Journal of American Dentistry Association based on findings from the HCHS/SOL study.
  • Dr. Jianwen Cai has been elected the 2016 president of the International Biometric Society’s (IBS) Eastern North American Region (ENAR). She will also hold the positions of president-elect and past-president for 2015 and 2017, respectively. Dr. Cai is the CSCC PI to the HCHS/SOL study.
  • Senior Biostatistician Yanping Teng is a major contributor to two HCHS/SOL papers in the August issue of Diabetes Care. They examine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and diabetes among the US Hispanic and Latino population. Other UNC authors include Gerardo Heiss, Laura Loehr, and Michelle Snyder.
  • Natalia Gouskova, CSCC senior biostatistician and doctoral candidate in biostatistics at UNC, received a "Best Poster” award at the 2014 Statistical Analysis of Multi-Outcome Data workshop. It was based on her paper, “Viral Suppression in HIV Studies: Combining Times to Suppression and Rebound”, published in Biometrics earlier this year.


Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center

Department of Biostatistics

Gillings School of Global Public Health

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

137 E. Franklin Street, Suite 203, CB #8030

Chapel Hill, NC 27514-4145