Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Free statistical consultation for Vanderbilt Kennedy Center investigators, members, students and postdoctoral trainees

Statistics and Methodology Services

Provides statistical consulting, research software and database development, as well as a quantitative education series, methodological toolkits, and statistical research.

Attention Investigators!

If you make use of these services or facilities, please acknowledge this support in publications, as required by the EKS NICHD. Sample: "This research was supported by [your grant number] and NICHD Grant P30 HD15052 to the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development."

Database Development

Specialized databases can be developed to meet investigators' needs.

Development of New Quantitative Methods

Monte Carlo simulations and R programs to implement multivariate permutation tests.

Development of Software for Data Collection & Analysis

Consultations with investigators and development of original software designed for data collection and analysis, while supporting existing software.

Lectures and Methodology Workshops

A major objective of the statistics and methodology services is training and education in statistical methods, ranging from basic to cutting edge.

Quantitative Consultation

Statistical consulting service for Vanderbilt Kennedy Center investigators. Investigators receive assistance both with proposed research and the analysis of data.

Quantitative Services

Pilot study, proposal preparation or revision, training of staff, code development, data collection, data entry, data analysis, analysis interpretation, and results communication.


Warren Lambert, Ph.D., Assistant Core Director, Statistics and Methodology Services, (615) 322-7411

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