Introduction to Clinical Research Summer Course

2021 Course Dates – July 12 – 16, 2021
(Course Will be Completely Online)

Registration Expected to Open April 1, 2021


Vice Dean for Clinical Investigation
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD, MS
Hurley Dorrier Professor & Chair in Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Program Manager

Karla McCarthy, MA
Academic Program Manager
Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Training, Education, and Career Development Programs


Course Information

Visit the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health course catalog for more information.

Course Fees

Non-credit registration – $1,197 total

For credit registration – $2,394 total (per credit $1,197)




Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Enrollment Maximum



Prior submission of an abstract for a research project will be required. All registered students will receive instructions prior to the beginning of the course.

Recommended Textbooks

  1. Hulley SB, Cummings SR, Browner WS, Grady DG, Newman TB. (2013). Designing Clinical Research: 4th edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. (ISBN:  1608318044)
  2. Dawson B and Trapp RG. (2004). Basic and Clinical Biostatistics: 4th edition. McGraw-Hill. (ISBN:  0-07-141017-1)


  • Non-Credit Professional Development for all non-degree students.
  • Degree seeking students already enrolled at the Bloomberg School of Public Health may register for credit.
  • School of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellows are required to register interdivisionally for credit.


Laptop Required. The course will require a laptop or computer and internet connection. Course materials and homework exercises will be provided electronically via CoursePlus. Student evaluations are based on paired pre- and post-test of knowledge base.

How to Register