Design and Statistics Core

Design and Statistics Core

The Design and Statistics Core (DSC) focuses on the biostatistical methods needed to design, conduct, and analyze ePCTs among people living with dementia (PLWD) and their caregivers within healthcare systems.

Core Leaders

Core Activities

  • Provide biostatistical assistance and guidance to investigators planning or conducting ePCTs in PLWD concerning:
    1. Study design and randomization;
    2. Analytic approaches;
    3. Power and sample size calculations; and,
    4. Quality assurance of biostatistical elements during project conduct.
  • Develop and disseminate novel biostatistical approaches for the design and conduct of ePCTs among PLWD and their caregivers within health care systems.
  • Collaborates with the Technical/Data Core in providing advice and guidance on reproducible analyses and replication studies.

Executive Committee