Biostatistics Unit (BSU)

​​​​Target Audience

Researchers at the Faculty of Medicine and at AUBMC.


Provide statistical support and consultancy to researchers at the Faculty of Medicine and at AUBMC. The ultimate aim of the BSU is to promote high-standard clinical research through appropriate statistical analysis.​


  • Proposal development (study design, data collection tools, sample size calculation, data analyses plan, and other proposal related issues)
  • Data analyses (interim analyses, data management, data cleaning, descriptive analyses, other analysis-related issues)
  • Manuscript preparation (tabulating results and graphic representation, write up of statistical analyses section, summarizing results, replying to journal's editorial review, addressing reviewer's comments, other publication-related issues)

BSU Team Members

BSU director: Dr. Hani Tamim, MS, PhD

Statistical data analyst: Ms. Aurelie Mailhac, MS

Research assistant: Ms. Maha Makki, MS

Contact Information

Ms. Aurelie Mailhac


Telephone: 961 1350000 ext. 5441​

Activity Summary:

Starting 2011, the BSU has provided services for more than 250 investigators. Consultancy and analyses were provided to more than 500 projects over the past 7 years, covering a wide range of complexity and required expertise. ​