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Computer Labs

Brigham & Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital each have biostatisticians available to help investigators by appointment or on a walk-in basis. Please see this list of consultants and their contact information. Some of these centers have statistics labs, where investigators receive hands-on assistance with computers equipped with the latest statistics software; others provide assistance, but not a lab environment.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC):
Among the resources available is a computer lab with full 24/7 access to specialized statistical software. The lab has three workstations. Available software includes SAS, R, STATA, Stat/Transfer, JMP, SPSS, PASS, NCSS, PS, and Adobe Acrobat Pro. One of the workstations also features a solid state drive and added memory for computationally intensive procedures.
Location: BIDMC Gryzmish Building, 8th floor
Lab Hours: 8:00am-8:00pm
Contact: Alan Fossa (email, 617-754-1430)

Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH):
Location: BWH Biostatistics Consulting Office, 221 Longwood Avenue, BLI 251
Lab Hours: Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00pm.
Contact: Shelley Hurwitz (email, 617-732-6467)

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH):
Programs in the lab include SAS, STATA, R, SPSS, GraphPad, and a sample-size calculator (web-based program written by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Professor David Schoenfeld).
Location: Statistics Lab, MGH Biostatistics Center, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, 5th floor
Lab Hours: Tuesdays 12:00-1:00pm and Thursdays 11:00am-12:00pm.
Contact: Brian Healy (email)

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