BioStatistics Core

The Biostatistics/Data Management Core is a collaboration between Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Emory School of Public Health and provides assistance to pediatric investigators for analytic help and statistical methodology for study design, grant proposal preparation and manuscript preparation. Database design for data collection is also available. The Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium provides access to the Biostatistics Core to assist all current and future Device Projects with project design and analysis.

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Traci Leong, PhD

Traci Leong, PhD is the lead biostatician for the Biostatistics Core and is a Research Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics in the Emory Rollins School of Public Health. Dr. Leong has longstanding collaborations with research faculty in the Emory Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. She has collaborated actively for more than 10 years on pediatric related projects in the fields of oncology, cardiology, nephrology and emergency medicine. She is the author of 50 articles in statistics journals such as Statistics in Medicine, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society and Applied Statistics as well as medical journals such as Cancer, Blood and Circulation. Dr. Leong’s expertise in clinical trials and her familiarity with pediatric research makes her especially suited to lead this biostatistics core.