DAMASAC : Data Management and Statistical Analysis Center

Vision

An excellent center for data management and statistical analysis for health science research

Mission

  • Serve as an organization for research and development of information technology for data management as well as human resource development for this area that meet international standard
  • Provide services on data management and data analysis, and facilitate researcher to produce high quality research
  • Collaborate with international communities to develop the software for data management and statistical analysis

Status

  • A not-for-profit, self-financial organization under regulation of the Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University
  • Founded by the Board of the Faculty of Public Health on 8 November 2012

Activities   Followings are current and regular activities

  • Conduct workshops on statistics:

- Essential concept of statistics using “Stat Village” as a tool to expose learners to real practice in the household survey

- Workshop series for basic, intermediate, and advanced course in data management and statistics

- Workshop series for clinical research associate (CRA) to supply for research organizations requiring intensive regulatory environments 

  • Conduct workshop on manuscript writing for research:

- Participants are required to bring their own data to the workshop

- Large data set from real research projects are also provided for participants who do not have the data 

  • Host database servers for more than 10 large research project at national level
  • Develop data management software
  • Train graduate students in data analysis and scientific writing. Participating programs include the Ph.D. (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), Ph.D. (Oral hygiene), Ph.D. (Biomedicine), Dr.P.H., M.Sc. (Biostatistcs), and M.Sc. (Clinical Epidemiology)