Consultation Services

Click to Schedule an Appointment with a Consultant Through Our Online Calendar

  • Please follow instructions on the Schedule an appointment link on the left to schedule an appointment or to create a new account.
  • If you have any questions about the Calendaring system, please contact Kendra Hayward

Click to Schedule a Modeling Party (Catalyst survey)

  • Designed to help faculty develop and critique their grant design.
  • Allows investigators to have their work reviewed informally before it is submitted to the sponsor.
  • Investigators receive feedback on the fundability of the project, clarity of the aims, whether the proposed plan will fulfill the aims, and the scientific merit.


Robert Burr, MSEE, PhD


(206) 221-2408

  • Basic statistics and statistical programming;
  • Analysis of dynamic signals and systems, longitudinal analysis, time series analysis, lag sequential Markovian analysis;
  • Bioinstrumentation and the role of technology in nursing research.

Kevin Cain, PhD


(206) 221-2410

  • Study design and interpretation;
  • Advanced statistical analysis methods including logistic regression, random and mixed effects models, survival time analysis, and generalized estimating equations for analysis of clustered data.


Adrian Dobra, PhD

Associate Professor, Statistics and BNHS

(206) 543-8460  Please use the calendaring system to schedule an appointment for the hours available.  You may also email Dr. Dobra directly for additional appointment times.

  • Assistance with study planning and design
  • Review of the analysis section of proposals and reports
  • Assistance with the choice and application of statistical methods



Leah LaCivita, MNO

Science Editor

(206) 290-0403

  • Leah is no longer employed by ONR but is working as an independent contractor. If you need editing services she can be contacted directly.

Barbara McGrath, PhD, RN

Research Associate Professor, Nurse & Medical Anthropologist, SoN

(206) 685 - 0834

  • Social and Behavioral Research in naturalistic and community based settings
  • Qualitative study design from conceptual phase through implementation: research problem definition, appropriate methodology selection, data collection (interview, focus group, participant-observation), data analysis/interpretation
  • Mixed method study design



Ken Pike, PhD

Research Consultant

(206) 221 - 8795

  • Catalyst and REDCap survey design; statistical programming in Stata
  • Panel and pooled time series designs
  • Structural equation models, multi-level modeling longitudinal analysis including latent growth models,
  • Random and mixed effects models