Introduction to Clinical Research Summer Course
340.655.01 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL RESEARCH (JULY 16– 20, 2018)
Epidemiology – Summer term (6 units)
Co-Directors: Daniel Ford, MD, MPH and Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD, MS
Contact Person: Stacey Marks, MS (firstname.lastname@example.org)
2018 Registration opens on June 7, 2018.
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.
Location: East Baltimore, 2024 E. Monument Street Suite 1-500Q
Monday 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Enrollment Maximum: 50
Prerequisites: Prior submission of an abstract for a research project.
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail and Non-Credit Professional Development