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Survey Development Services through the Behavioral Science Measurement Lab
The Behavioral Science Measurement Lab (BSML), established in 2012, provides survey development services to assist investigators in conducting behavioral and population research. Survey development services have been available through the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods since 2008 but are now one of the consolidated cores within the BSML. The range of survey development services include consultation on survey design, trainings on survey software, lab with workspaces for licensed survey software usage, support for data entry and management, and electronic research equipment available for rent.

The survey development services of the BSML are designed so that investigators from both the Case campus as well as the Greater Cleveland community can easily and affordably conduct survey research and work with survey software that might otherwise be cost prohibitive. The BSML offers dedicated office space with two work stations that can be reserved for working with licensed survey programs Teleform and Qualtrics. Elaine Borawski, PhD, Erika Trapl, PhD, and Lab Manager Marissa Wayner, MPH are available for consultation, technical assistance, program training, and data entry. The BSML also offers focus group space and equipment rental, such as iPads, Tablets, and PDAs (with headphones, SD cards, etc.) that can assist investigators in conducting behavioral research within an allotted time frame.

The survey development services are one facet of the Behavioral Science Measurement Lab, which merges three unique but overlapping behavior labs scattered throughout the university: the FIND Lab (Full INclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Research), the Survey Development Services, and the Behavioral Measurement Core Facility. The BSML is a consolidated core resource of the university’s Clinical and Translation Science Collaborative and offers consultation services and technical support in the areas of behavioral measurement, survey development and data collection protocols, and inclusion of individuals with disabilities in research.

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, in collaboration with the School of Medicine, received funding for the BSML through a grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish the lab space.

Contact Lab Manager, Marissa Wayner, MPH, CHES, at 216.368.5772 or [email protected] with any questions or visit: bsmlab.case.edu for additional information.
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