Westat serves as the Data Coordinating Center (DCC) For REDS-IV-P.
The DCC supports the activities of the domestic sites and Brazil program by providing:
- Assistance in design, approval, and implementation of REDS-IV-P study protocols; development of Manuals of Operations and data collection methodologies.
- Development of a moderate security level data warehouse for the compilation and management of cumulative centralized linkable databases representing donors, donations, blood components, transfusion recipients, and non-recipient patients and study-specific data for statistical analyses.
- Analytical and biostatistical expertise for conducting a portfolio of epidemiological, laboratory, and omics research projects conducted under REDS-IV-P.
- Logistical support and coordination of various committees and working groups; organization of Steering Committee meetings and conference calls; and maintenance of the REDS-IV-P website.
Sunitha Menon Mathew, MS
Project Director, Westat
Robert Harris, PhD
Principal Investigator, Westat
Children’s National Medical Center
Naomi Luban, MD
Wilson Pace, MD
EHR Data Expert