Clinical Trials Research

Clinical Trials Research Track

Our Clinical Trials Track trains you to harness a methodological understanding of study design. It also fosters the analytical acumen you need to develop novel and interventional human studies with therapeutic intent, or to further delineate the pathophysiology of disease. Following is a complete listing of your requirements for the first and second year of the Clinical Trials Track of the PhD in Clinical Research Program.

Year 1

 Course Number

Course Title

Credit

Fall MPH0800 

Introduction to Advanced biostatistics

3

Fall CLR0700

Professionalism and Ethical Issues in Clinical Research

2

Fall CLR0006

Spectrum of Methods in Clinical Research I

3

 

   

Spring I MPH0812

Applied Linear Models I

3

Spring I CLR 0016

Spectrum of Methods in Clinical Research II

3

Spring 2 MPH0822

Applied Linear Models II

3

Spring 2 CLR0501

Computational Tools for Clinical Research

3

Spring 2 CLR0007

Spectrum of Methods in Clinical Research III

3

Spring 2 CLR0011

Grant Writing

1

 

Total Required Credits (Year 1)

24

 Year 2

 

 

Fall CLR1010

Clinical Trials Management

1

Fall CLR0017

Clinical & Translational Research Journal Club & Seminar Series

1

Fall CLR0012

Integrative Problem Solving in Clinical and Translational Research (full year course)

1

Fall MPH0801

Introduction to Probability

3

     

Spring 1 CLR0320

Applied Biostatistics in Clinical Trials

3

Spring 1 CLR0018

Clinical & Translational Research Journal Club & Seminar Series

1

Spring 1 CLR0014

Integrative Problem Solving in Clinical and Translational Research (Registration includes spring 2)

1

Spring 2 CLR0901

The Drug Development Process*

1

Spring 2 MPH0624

Outcomes Research Methods

3

Spring 2 CLR0019

Clinical & Translational Research Journal Club & Seminar Series

1

Spring 2

Integrative Problem Solving in Clinical and Translational Research (do not need to register for the course this term)

 

 

Total Required Credits (Year 2)

16

 

Year 3 and Beyond

To complete your Doctoral Thesis for Clinical Research (CLR0020), you will register for a minimum of 23 dissertation credits. Optionally, you may also register for as many as three additional dissertation credits, or to take up to three more electives credits.