Dr. Loretta Crane

Dr. Loretta Crane earned an MPH in biostatistics and epidemiology and a PhD in biostatistics and epidemiology. She teaches graduate-level statistics and serves as a lead statistician for grant-funded research.

She is a dissertation coach and statistics/data consultant in various disciplines including education, business, public health, and management. She assists with stating the research problem, defining research questions, operationalizing variables, outline methodology, developing surveys, managing data, finding secondary data sets, creating tables, drafting research results, and drafting presentations.

She has expertise using SAS, STATA, and SPSS, and managing small (30 observations) to large data sets (tens of millions of observations). She also has expertise in both cross-sectional and longitudinal research studies.

She is an expert in both descriptive and inferential statistics, including the following tests: chi-square, ANOVA, ANCOVA, MANCOVA, Kruskal-Wallis, t-tests, Mann-Whitney, linear regression, logistic regression, Poisson regression, proportional hazard regression, survival analysis, repeated measures analyses, factor analysis.