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

  • Just ahead of its 30th birthday in 2015, the ARIC study celebrated reaching the 1000 publications mark this summer. Between January and October 2014, alone, ARIC has produced 128 articles.
  • This fall, the SPIROMICS Exacerbation Substudy began enrolling a subset of SPIROMICS participants who will complete daily symptom diaries using smart phone-type devices.
  • 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‚Äôs (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.


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