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The Statistical Analysis Cell (SAC) is composed of statisticians with various backgrounds and specialized experience. All staff members have earned advanced degrees in a variety of areas and have professional experience in military healthcare analysis, statistics, computer programming, data mining and epidemiology.
Our expertise in data analysis and management have made the Statistical Analysis Cell a pioneer in the development and execution of many deployment healthcare-related studies and medical surveillance projects that have provided data-driven analyses for Army and Department of Defense (DoD) medical planners and decision makers. Our studies and analyses rely upon our ability to create complex datasets from secondary data sources.
The Statistical Analysis Cell conducts strategic, statistical, data-driven studies and analyses in support of decision- and policy-making, management and administration of Army medicine.
To be the preeminent source for strategic, data-driven, statistical analyses and expertise aligned to support today’s and future Army medicine in decision- and policy-making, management, development, integration, sustainment, and modernization.
The Statistical Analysis Cell developed the current methodology and is the proponent for the disease and non-battle injury rates used in the Total Army Analysis (TAA) process. Statistical analysts perform both comprehensive, strategic studies and short-term, ad-hoc analyses. In addition, we have developed web-enabled, data-driven tools to assist Army medicine leaders and planners. Recent projects have focused on complex analysis of training course questionnaire responses and numerous projects related to Army physicians` readiness and retention.
The Statistical Analysis Cell provides data-driven, analytical support for planners and decision makers of military medicine in various Army and DoD organizations, such as the Office of the Surgeon General (U.S. Army), U.S. Army Dental Corps, Tri-Service Center for Oral Health Studies, Center for Army Analysis, and AMEDDC&S HRCoE.