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What We Do

The Biostatistics, Epidemiology, & Research Design Core supports NNE-CTR membersto conduct the highest quality clinical and translational research. Our Research Navigators provide expert guidance and assistance with the research process, from study design all the way through to statistical analysis and reporting. Click here to learn more about all the Navigation Services available to NNE-CTR members or read below to request a free consultation from our Research Navigators.

Our Services

Supporting NNE-CTR members throughout the research processthe progression of research across these phases: Idea, Design, Funding, Research, Analysis, and Reporting

Our Research Navigators can help you:

In the idea phase
  • Develop research questions and hypotheses
  • Establish collaborative teams
  • Evaluate the literature
  • Identify helpful resources
In the design phase
  • Advise on IRB and IACUC applications
  • Develop databases
  • Develop protocols
  • Identify effective sample sizes and measurements
In the funding phase
  • Advice on relevant funding sources
  • Developing grant timelines
  • Guidance through grant applications
In the research phase
  • Advice on the research process
  • Consult on data collection and management
  • Track and report on study progression
In the analysis phase
  • Consult on appropriate statistical methods
  • Support with data analysis
  • Train on statistical and analytical software
In the reporting phase
  • Advice with manuscript, presentation, and poster preparations
  • Consult on proper citation formats
  • Support with effective data visualization
To request a FREE initial consultation with any of our Research Navigators, click here.
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Our Team

Susan Santangelo headshot

Susan Santangelo, ScD
MaineHealth
Core Lead
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Peter Callas headshot

Peter Callas, PhD
University of Vermont
Core Co-Lead
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Jonathon Emery headshot

Jonathan Emery
University of Vermont
Graduate Student & Research Navigator
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Melissa Graham headshot

Melissa Graham, RN
MaineHealth
Research Navigator & Regulatory Specialist
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Emmaline Ashe headshot

Emmaline Ashe, MPH
MaineHealth
Research Navigator
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Wendy Craig headshot

Wendy Craig, PhD
MaineHealth
Research Navigator
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Victoria Hart headshot

Victoria Hart, PhD
University of Vermont
Co-Investigator
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Lee Lucas headshot

Lee Lucas, PhD
MaineHealth
Epidemiologist
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Kim Murray headshot

Kim Murray, MPP
MaineHealth
Data Analyst
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Ya Tuo headshot

Ya Tuo, MS
University of Vermont
Biostatistician
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Deanna Williams headshot

Deanna Williams, BA
MaineHealth
Research Navigator
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Cores

Administrative Core

Biostatistics, Epidemiology, & Research Design Core

Community Engagement & Outreach Core

Pilot Projects Program

Professional Development Core

Tracking & Evaluation Core

Translational Research Technologies Core


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Questions?

Please email us with any questions or for assistance accessing services.

Need to Become a Member?

All NNE-CTR members have access to our services and support. Learn more about membership here and gain access to our core services and programs.