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Design and Statistical Consulting Services

Design, methodological, analytic, and biostatistical consultation for faculty, and researchers in Central New York.

CRE offers consultation in:

  • Study design
  • Questionnaire development
  • Statistical planning
  • Database development
  • Data collection strategies
  • Sample size/ power calculations
  • Analysis and interpretation

CRE consultations result in:

  • Grant Applications
  • Manuscripts
  • Abstracts
  • Pilot projects
  • Clinical, translational and public health research projects


The Center for Research and Evaluation (CRE) offers a free one-hour initial consultation. During the initial consultation, CRE will discuss your project needs and the services we can offer you to achieve your goals. After the initial consultation, an hourly rate of $110.00 will be charged. The investigator will be billed on a monthly basis until the project completion.

Alternatively, the preferred method of payment is that the investigator retain a percentage of the faculty's time for services. A minimum of 5% effort independent of funding cuts is necessary.

CRE bills an hourly rate for the following services: data management and preliminary analysis/pilot projects.


A formal written estimate will be prepared after the initial consultation outlining the time necessary to complete the project, items needed by CRE faculty, project goals, and payment method.

New Projects:

In order to provide seamless support services, we require lead time of one month for new projects