Biostatistics and Epidemiology

The mission of the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Program is to provide expertise in education and research in the areas of biostatistics and data management for the Department of Family and Community Medicine and other programs within the Health Sciences Center.

Who we are

The FCM Biostats team is a multidisciplinary team of faculty and staff with extensive biostatistics and health research design experience.

What we do

The FCM Biostats team works with faculty, researchers and learners in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and College of Population Health to support impactful and innovative research.

We also support several educational programs at HSC by providing individual consultation for medical students, biomedical sciences clinical research students, public health students, and residents, as well as collaborate with the College of Population Health to provide biostatistics courses.

Some of the ways that we can help you with your project include the following:

  • Write grants other research evaluation applications
  • Research design
  • Analysis Plan
  • Sample size calculation
  • Evaluation plan
  • Data collection and management
  • Introduce novel methods
  • Analyze data and interpret results
  • Contribute to relevant sections of manuscripts

We are happy to meet with you to develop an individualized plan based on your needs and project scope. Please contact Dr. Orrin Myers, Biostats Program Director, to set up a consultation.

Orrin Myers, Ph.D.
Biostatistics Program Director / Associate Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine
505-272-2084
omyers@salud.unm.edu
http://fcm.unm.edu/administration/people/profiles/orrin_myers.html

Betty Skipper, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine
505-272-8704

bskipper@salud.unm.edu
http://fcm.unm.edu/administration/people/profiles/betty_skipper.html

Cheryl Schmitt, MS
Sr. Statistician, Department of Family & Community Medicine
505-272-8343

cschmitt@unm.edu

Robert Rhyne, MD
Vice Chair Research / Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine
505-272-2165
rrhyne@salud.unm.edu
http://fcm.unm.edu/administration/people/profiles/robert_rhyne.html