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Program Director

Dr. Chi Chi (Lani) Zimmerman

MS Curriculum

Students enrolled in this sub-plan will engage in and learn processes and methodologies affiliated with basic science studies that have translational relevance to the health of patients. Types of research considered clinically relevant include, but are not limited to: the use of animal and cell culture models to examine mechanisms of disease; bio-modeling of disease states by technological approaches; and development of technology to study biological processes and diagnose and treat human diseases and medical conditions.

Coursework

Students pursuing an MS degree in the MSIA - Clinical & Translational Research Mentored Scholars Program must complete the following courses:

Statistics Requirement
BIOS 806BIOSTATISTICS I3
BIOS 835DESIGN OF MEDICAL STUDIES3
Core Curriculum
CTR 901SEMINAR IN CLINICAL TRANSLATION RESEARCH GRANTSMANSHIP I2
CTR 903MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM BUILDING AND CONCEPT BUILDING2
EPI 820EPIDEMIOLOGY IN PUBLIC HEALTH3
MSIA 899MASTERS THESIS ( minimum of 8 credits)1-9
Electives (2 courses, chosen from the following in consultation with the student's Advisory Committee)
BIOS 808BIOSTATISTICS II3
BIOS 810INTRO SAS PROGRAMMING3
EPI 812CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL3
NRSG 910HLTH RELATED INSTRUMNT3
NRSG 934QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS3
NRSG 935QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS3
NRSG 937PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT IN HEALTH SCIENCES3
CTR 914MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC ILLNESSES3
CTR 923RURAL HEALTH RESEARCH: CONSIDERATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS3
CTR 928TRANSLATIONAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY OUTCOMES RESEARCH3
HPRO 807INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY-BASED PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH3
Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) / Ethics Training