Clinical and Translational Research Concentration
The concentration in Clinical and Translational Research is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in clinical and translational research methods as well as related competencies such as grant writing, ethical research conduct, and leadership.
Students who complete this concentration will have met core competencies established by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, making this concentration an excellent option for scholars involved in Clinical Translational Sciences Awards (CTSA) programs.
Students electing to pursue the Clinical and Translational Research Concentration must satisfy the Core MS Requirements for the School of Public Health and Department of Health Systems and Population Health, as well as the additional requirements listed below.
Clinical and Translational Research Concentration Additional RequirementsEffective Autumn 2020
NURS 587 (3 credits- year 1 all quarters)
Leadership Seminar Course
Biomedical Research Integrity Program as Independent Study
Optional: BIME 530
Introduction to Biomedical Health and Informatics
And one of the following:
Social Determinants of Population Health and Health Disparities
HSERV 548/EPI 548
Research Methods for Social and Contextual Determinants of Health
Strategies of Health Promotion
And two of the following, minimum of 5 total credits:
Economic Evaluation in Health and Medicine
Assessing Outcomes in Health and Medicine
Preparing, Writing, and Critiquing Scientific Research Proposals
Survey Research Methods
Advanced Health Services Research Methods: Large Public Databases
Advanced Qualitative Methods
CTR students with a clinical background should complete three quarters of the Clinical Fellows section of the HSERV 592 seminar, instead of taking two quarters of the general MS section.