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Walk-In Clinic

Do you have a question (or questions) that you would like to ask a statistician? Not sure if you need a little, or a lot, of statistical input on your project? Don’t know how to proceed or who to see? Talk with a Lineberger Biostatistics Core Statistician at one of our regularly scheduled Walk-In clinics.

No appointment is necessary. Just drop by and have a friendly talk with a statistician at one of our regularly scheduled Walk-In Clinics.

This is an opportunity for those who are associated with the Cancer Center, or are doing cancer research, to consult informally with a UNC Lineberger Biostatistics Core statistician.

While a Walk-In Clinic consultation will probably not replace the need for a more involved scheduled consultation, for something like a grant submission or a protocol, it would certainly provide a good first step toward finding out what you may need to do next.

If coming to a Walk-In Clinic is problematic, please email us at: .

Come look for us at our sign. We look forward to talking with you!

Getting Started

For new requests or questions concerning the Biostatistics (BIOS) Core, please email us at:

If you are unsure how much, or how little, statistical or research design input you might need, a good first step would be to meet informally with a LCCC statistician at our Walk-In Clinic. These clinics are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 to 1 pm. Talking with a statistician at one of these clinics can be a good starting point, and a good way to get introduced to the BIOS Core and our Core services that might be of interest to you.

The LCCC BIOS Core looks to match statisticians with researchers and their projects based on expertise, interest, and availability. Besides LCCC Core Statisticians, the Core also has access to other UNC Statisticians, particularly School of Public Health Statisticians that may be available and interested in collaborating on a particular project.

The BIOS Core is a ‘no-charge’ facility. However, advice on including one of our statisticians on a grant for a certain ‘percent effort’ (i.e. how much and when this might called for and appropriate) is readily available.


Researchers, and particularly other statisticians and data analysts, may be interested in software made available by LCCC statisticians. Please click on the ‘software’ link next to a statistician's name to review what is available and to gain access. Please feel free to return to these pages for possible software updates and additions.

Walk-In Clinic Hours

Now available on Tuesdays and Thursdays

12 noon to 1 p.m.

in the atrium on the first floor of the Lineberger building

What is a walk-in clinic? Learn more!

Welcome Dr. Anna Snavely

Born in Greensboro, Anna earned her undergraduate degree in mathematics with a concentration in statistics from Wake Forest University.  She completed her PhD in Biostatistics at Harvard University in 2012. Her dissertation work was motivated by cancer clinical trials and involved methods for analyzing clustered survival and multiple outcomes data.

While at Harvard, Anna was involved in many collaborative projects at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In particular, she worked with investigators at the Center for Community-Based Research, the Head and Neck Cancer Program, and the Lance Armstrong Foundation Adult Survivorship Program.

We are very pleased to have Anna with us! Please join us in welcoming her to our Cancer Center.