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Atlanta VA Health Care System


Research - Data Analytics Core

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Data Analytics Core

The VA Data Analytics Core supports Atlanta VA research, management, QA/QI, and providers with rapid and reliable data analysis related to Research and Quality Improvement/Management.  The staff under the direction of a Ph.D. Level Biostatistician provide expertise in study design, data mining, and statistical data analyses to capitalize on VA data-rich resources.

How to request services?  Complete the Request for Biostatistics Request Form then send to Dr. Cui, Director of the DAC.  Please click here for the current fee schedule.

DAC Request Flow Diagram:  Click here to find out how a data request is processed.

Dr. Xiangqin Cui (Director)

Dr. Cui is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory. Before joining Emory in 2017, she was a faculty member in the Biostatistics Department at University of Alabama at Birmingham for 13 years.  Her research experience includes genetics, genomics, epigenomics, and observational studies.  She has collaborated extensively in studies of kidney disease, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and nutrition. Her current research interests include method development and data analysis of various "omics" and electronic health records.

VA office:
Building 13, Rm 1E-117
Atlanta VA Medical Center
1670 Clairmont Rd.
Phone: 404-321-6111 ext 204749
Email: or (prefered)


VACANT (Masters Statistician)




Christine Jasien, BS   (Data Manager)

Ms. Jasien has a background in Computer Science and over 14 years experience as a data manager in the Health Services Research and Development group at the Atlanta VA.

She is a skilled SQL programmer and knowledgeable about a wide variety of VA data. As an experienced VINCI and DART user, she is adept in the process of requesting, obtaining and managing data for research, operations, and quality improvement projects.

VA office:
Building 13, Rm 1E-114C
Atlanta VA Medical Center
1670 Clairmont Rd.
Phone: 404-321-6111 ext 203062