340.655.01 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL RESEARCH (JULY 11 – 22, 2016)
Epidemiology – Summer term (6 units)
Co-Directors: Daniel Ford, MD, MPH and Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD, MS
Contact Person: Laura Camarata, MPH (firstname.lastname@example.org)
2016 Registration opens on June 6, 2016. Click the link below to register.
Course materials and homework exercises will be provided electronically. Student evaluations are based on paired pre- and post-test of knowledge base.
Course learning objectives: Define a research question. Understand the steps involved in conducting clinical research. Review and evaluate the main study designs used in clinical research: case-control, cohort, clinical trials, cross-sectional, met-analyses. Understand the basis of statistical analyses of clinical research studies. Understand the methodological basis of diagnostic and prognostic testing. Prepare and review a research project.