Introduction to Clinical Research Summer Course

JULY 15– 19, 2019.  Registration Opens June 3rd.


Daniel Ford, MD, MPH and Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD, MS

Contact Person:

Stacey Marks

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.


East Baltimore Campus. 2024 E. Monument Street, Suite 1-500Q


Monday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am  – 5:30 pm
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.

Grading Restriction:

Non-Credit Professional Development


Course materials and homework exercises will be provided electronically. Student evaluations are based on paired pre- and post-test of knowledge base.