Women’s Health Resource Laboratory (WHRL)

The WHRL provides technical support, guidance and mentoring in the following areas:

  • Study design
  • Data collection instruments
  • Maintaining and updating study databases
  • Statistical Analysis

Lydia Bazzano, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology serves as the WHRL Director.

WHRL collaborates closely with the Mary Amelia Women’s Center. The WHRL serves not only as a service laboratory for Women’s Health research at Tulane, but also a nexus of integration of sciences such as epidemiology, biostatistics, economics, and behavioral and basic sciences.

Chung-Shiuan "Carol" Chen, MS works closely with the WHRL Director and the BIRCWH Scholars and Mentors to assist in designing studies, forms and analysis plans, performing sample/size/power calculations and stratification/randomization of studies; statistical programming, data analysis, and report writing.

For more information, contact:

Lydia Bazzano, MD, PhD
WHRL Director

Chung-Shiuan "Carol Chen, MS
BIRCWH Analyst


1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5388 or 800-676-5389