UCLA DomStat

Welcome to DOMStat

The Department of Medicine Statistics Core (DOMStat) is a team of experienced faculty and staff biostatisticians, data managers and research assistants. DOMStat is housed within the Department of Medicine's Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research. Our objective is to provide investigators at UCLA with state-of-the-art statistical support. DOMStat collaborates with faculty and trainees throughout the health sciences on study design, data management and statistical analysis. We also work closely with investigators in drafting statistical sections for grant proposals, study protocols and research manuscripts.

We encourage you to consult with our statisticians early in your project, as this is when we can be most helpful in evaluating research designs and data collection plans. Our consultants can provide assistance in the following areas:

  • Study design and power analysis
  • Statistical analysis planning
  • Data collection planning
  • Database design and development
  • Data coordinating for clinical trials
  • Randomization lists and survey samples
  • Data management and quality control
  • Performing statistical analysis
  • Performing bioinformatic analysis
  • Results interpretation
  • Grant preparation
  • Protocol development
  • Manuscript writing
  • Responding to statistical reviewers

DOMStat offers a drop-in statistical consulting service supported by UCLA's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI).

***Note: Our consulting service is appointment-only until further notice. If you are interested in setting up a Zoom consultation, please contact us by e-mail or phone:

To contact one of our faculty or staff members directly, please visit the About Us page.

Job Opportunities
  • Adjunct Faculty: In this position the primary responsibility will be to provide biostatistical collaboration to faculty in the Department of Medicine. Duties include working closely with biomedical collaborators in designing studies, collaborating on extramural grant preparation, using state-of-the-art statistical techniques, teaching biostatistics to medical fellows and junior faculty, and presenting study results in manuscripts. Effective collaboration with medical researchers is of major importance. Emphasis will be placed on applicants with a track record of collaboration. The candidate will be expected to teach one course per year. The candidate must have a PhD in statistics, biostatistics, or other relevant discipline, at least one year of post-graduate experience in providing statistical consultation for medical research, experience in assisting with grant preparation, and experience with collaboration on data analysis and publication of medical research articles.
  • Senior Statistician: The Senior Statistician will provide statistical analysis, data management, and database construction for the Department of Medicine Statistics Core. Primary job duties include statistical programming, collaborating on data management, data quality control, designing study databases, and conducting statistical analyses. Master's in biostatistics, statistics or related field required as well as experience using statistical software.
  • Research Assistant: The Research Assistant will provide statistical programming and research support for the Department of Medicine Statistics Core. Primary job duties include assisting faculty and staff statisticians with data management and database construction, preparing statistical presentations and summaries, and supporting the development of grant applications, IRB submissions and manuscripts.
  • Student Support: (1 of 2) The Student  Assistant will provide entry-level data management and general administrative support to the Department of Medicine Statistics Core (DOMStat).  Students will perform basic data management tasks using statistical software and assist senior staff with conducting basic analyses and creating/presenting statistical reports.
  • Student Support: (2 of 2)The Student  Assistant will provide entry-level data management and general administrative support to the Department of Medicine Statistics Core (DOMStat).  Students will perform basic data management tasks using statistical software and assist senior staff with conducting basic analyses and creating/presenting statistical reports.