Beyond Inference Statistical Consulting, also known as BISC, is a statistics consulting service group serving researchers and R&D professionals in the health sciences. Our client base includes a large network of universities, medical researchers, businesses in the health/wellness field and pharmaceutical companies.
BISC provides research design, analysis, methods, and tools to support your investigative research and we typically utilize these analytic methods.
- machine learning
- generalized modeling
- logistics regression
- hierarchical linear modeling
- propensity score modeling, and
- structural equation modeling
WHO WE ARE
As our mission, BISC facilitates research projects and programs of high scientific rigor and statistical validity. We are committed to maintaining the exceptional scientific and ethical standards while providing timely and cost-effective services to you in you in a collaborative, collegial style.
BISC Director, Alicia Lozano, is a rising collaborative researcher and statistical analyst at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to the typical analytic methods, Alicia’s expertise and experience includes latent class analysis, SAS and R programming, and preparation of grant proposals, statistical analysis plans (SAPs), and final reports. Alicia is a member of the American Statistical Association, as well as many other professional organizations.
Our founder, Alexandra Hanlon, is a doctoral prepared collaborative statistician in the research community with over thirty years of experience. She is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and has extensive academic advising and mentoring experience. She continues to provide mentorship, as needed, to consulting statisticians working on BISC projects. Dr Hanlon’s expertise lies in applied statistical methodological research, with an emphasis on study design, propensity score methods, longitudinal and survival modeling. As a collaborative research team member in academia and industry, Dr Hanlon has an outstanding record of productivity, with an impressive funding record and more than 300 published peer-reviewed journal articles. She is an active member of many professional organizations, including Chairman for the Council of Chapters Governing Board (COCGB) of the American Statistical Association.
The BISC mission is to facilitate research programs of high scientific rigor and statistical validity. We are committed to maintaining the highest scientific and ethical standards while providing timely and cost-effective services.
Our clients are comprised of universities, medical researchers, businesses, pharmaceutical companies, and graduate students in their dissertation phase of research. Clients include Weight Watchers, as well as investigators and students from the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, the University of Maryland, the university of Hawaii, the University of Delaware, Temple University College of Health Professions and School of Medicine, Helen F Graham Cancer Center, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Crozer Medical Center, and Johnson and Johnson, Inc.
BISC Team CV