Christian Medical College is in internationally reputed medicalcollege and tertiary care hospital which was started in 1900 by Dr.lda Sophia Scudder, a young American missionary. Through its continued dedication to health care, education and research,CMC has earned a reputation as one of the leading institution in India. Today CMC offers 90 recognized training programs in medical, nursing and paramedical fields. It is 2234 bed multispecialty,tertiary care teaching hospital, which comprises of a vital, diverse and Inter-denominational community.
The Department of Biostatistics at Christian Medical College, was established first in the country in 1964. The department has been actively involved in data management, statistical analysis, report writing and training in collaboration with several departments of the institution and pharmaceutical companies. Biostatistics Resource and Training Center (BRTC) was set up in 1998 which works with governmental and non-governmental organizations, providing advisory and training services. This resource center also organizes workshops on recent developments in Biostatistics with the help of visiting faculties from abroad.