Leah Welty, PhD
BERD activities are led by Leah Welty, PhD, who directs both the Biostatistics Collaboration Center and the Research design Analysis Methods Program (RAMP) within NUCATS. Dr. Welty is a past chair of the Clinical and Translational Science Award BERD Key Function Committee (KFC), president-elect of the Association of Clinical and Translational Statisticians and past co-chair of the BERD Special Interest Group within the Association of Clinical and Translational Scientists. Along with her BERD KFC colleagues, she has co-authored two manuscripts on the development and management of BERD units (one as first author), a manuscript of educational competencies for clinical and translational investigators and a manuscript on the evaluation and promotion of team scientists. She has more than nine years' experience as a collaborative biostatistician.