Dr. Ka-Chun (Joseph) Siu
Students enrolled in this sub-plan engage in and learn the processes of patient-oriented clinical research. This is research that directly involves patients, either evaluating their tissue, behavior, physiology or responses to an intervention. Types of research considered patient-oriented include, but are not limited to: the use of human tissues to study diagnostic techniques, the mechanism of disease, effectiveness of treatment interventions, and clinical trials. Both Thesis and Non-Thesis degree options are offered.
Coursework: Thesis Option
Students pursuing the MS (Thesis Option) in MSIA - Patient-Oriented Research must complete the following courses:
|Statistics Requirements (1 course; choose between the following)|
|BIOS 806||BIOSTATISTICS I||3|
|BIOS 808||BIOSTATISTICS II||3|
|One course in applied research OR one course in grant writing|
|BIOS 835||DESIGN OF MEDICAL STUDIES||3|
|MSIA 899||MASTERS THESIS||1-9|
|Electives (3 courses)|
|Students must work with their Advisory Committee to select electives|
Coursework: Non-Thesis Option
Contact Dr. Siu for details.