Programs by Campus


Clinical Research


  • GRAD–G 504 Research Ethics (2–3 cr.) An introduction to both the theory and practice of research ethics. The course also covers key ethical principles and concepts.
  • GRAD–G 651 Biostatistics I (3 cr.) The use of computers and statistical software for data analyses, fundamental statistical concepts including probability and distributions, and application of parametric and nonparametric statistics on continuous and categorical data.
  • GRAD–G 655 Research Communication (2 cr.) A core didactic set of classes that includes the key elements of scientific writing.
  • GRAD–G 660 Clinical Research Methods (3 cr.) This course provides in­struction in the major types of study design (other than clinical trials) used in clinical research, including cohort, case-control, cross-sectional, survey, and secondary database studies. Also, fundamental themes and special topics in clinical research are covered.
  • GRAD–G 661 Clinical Trials (3 cr.) This course includes topics in con­ducting clinical trials, including design, recruitment, informed consent, randomization, blinding, data collection and analysis, safety monitoring, study closeout, and alternative designs such as crossover and nonrandomized trials. Some important research areas besides clinical trials are also covered.
  • GRAD–G 664 Mentored Clinical Research (7–9 cr.) This is an organized research project in the form of an organized scientific contribu­tion or comprehensive analysis conducted under the mentor­ship of a faculty scientist from the individual CITE enrollee’s core discipline. The capstone experience is submission of an abstract to a scientific meeting, defense of one’s research be­fore an advisory committee, and completion of a first-authored paper deemed suitable for publication in a scientific journal.
  • GRAD–N 802 Techniques in Effective Grant Writing (3 cr.) A core didac­tic set of classes along with the requirement for completion of a grant to be submitted for intramural or external funding.

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