BERD Statistical Workshop Series (2016-2021)

The CTSI BERD Statistical Workshop Series is designed to turn attendees into more educated consumers of statistics, epidemiology, and research design methodology as applied to clinical trials. Attendees will gain enhanced knowledge on the design and statistical analyses involved in clinical trials. 

This series is designed for anyone engaging in clinical trials research, including graduate students, post-docs, fellows, faculty, and research staff. This series is offered free of charge to all SUNY institutions.

This year long workshop series have now been replaced by the BERD Mini Series focus on specific topics (eg., BERD Mini Series on:  Research Bootcamp, Clinical trials, others)

Dates: April 2021 - May 2021

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Location: Virtual Via Zoom

For more information contact, or (716) 829-6268

Series Schedule

April 6

Michael LaMonte, PhD, MPH

Clinical Trial Basics

April 13

Virginia Filiaci, PhD

Clinical Trial Outcomes and Analysis Concepts


Michael LaMonte, PhD, MPH

Designing Pilot Trials

April 20

Gregory Wilding, PhD

Randomization Techniques


Virginia Filiaci, PhD

Data Safety Monitoring Committees

April 27

Gregory Wilding, PhD

Advanced Parallel Group Design                 

May 4

Suzanne Siminski, MS, MBA

Clinical Trial Data Management


Colleen Woodworth

Regulatory Isssues in Clinical Trials

Past Series