Statistical consultations to faculty, focusing on clinical and translational research in the early stages of development.


Seminars on current applied topics in biostatistics, available to Harvard biostatisticians and researchers interested in acquiring more sophisticated skills. This includes our monthly journal club and work in progress sessions, seminar series, symposia, and short courses.


The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health offers a 60-credit master of science program in applied biostatistics designed to prepare students for applied research positions in hospitals and universities, research organizations, and the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Applied Biostatistics Certificate: Methods and Applications

This 40-week course offers a comprehensive introduction to biostatistics in medical research. The course includes a review of the most common techniques in the field, as well as the manner in which these techniques are applied in standard statistical software.


The Biostatistics program supports Harvard University clinical and translational investigators. Drawing on a team of highly skilled biostatisticians from our academic and hospital community, the program offers consultations on a range of topics as well as software tools to researchers as they design new studies.

The program also provides training for clinical investigators in the principles and methods of biostatistics via our PostGraduate Education’s Introduction to Clinical Investigation course, as well as seminars, lectures, and workshops. In addition, the program promotes the intellectual and professional development of Harvard Catalyst biostatisticians.


Biostatistical resources available in eagle-i

Our program has teamed up with eagle-i to provide a search tool to access approximately 1,400 software resources at more than 34 institutions, and thousands of other resources.

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Biostatistical resources and software from the CTSA Consortium and beyond

  • Consultant Henry Feldman, PhD, shares advice on data analysis planning: [PDF]
  • MGH software repository
  • UCLA software repository and resources
  • Vanderbilt software repository
  • CTSPedia is an extensive repository of analysis tools and educational materials for conducting clinical and translational research including software, online calculators, glossaries, data sets, examples of graphics, course syllabi and materials, lecture slide sets and videos, case studies, special sections on reproducible research and ethics in biostatistics, and more.