Course Catalog » Course Listing for Epidemiology

140.02B  Off-Campus Clerkship  (3 - 18 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff

Clerkships in clinical epidemiology in off-campus settings.

140.07  Preventive Medicine & Public Health  (6 - 12 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Rutherford       Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year medical student standing.

A practice experience in preventive medicine and public health. Students will be placed in public health agencies. Activities include disease control, surveillance, environmental health, etc. according to students' interests.

140.08  Clerkship in Human and Veterinary Diease Ecology  (6 units)   Winter, Summer

Instructor(s): G. Rutherford       Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing; EPIDEMIOL 140.02 or 140.07 or similar prior experience in public health practice.

Restrictions: Must show proof of current pre-exposure rabies vaccination and/or recent protective titer.       Activities: Conference, Field Work

Full-time course in infectious disease ecology based in the Veterinary Public Health and Vector-borne Diseases Sections of the California Department of Health Services. One medical student and one UCD veterinary student will conduct outbreak and field investigations, help to develop public health policy statements and review surveillance data regarding zoonotic and vector-borne diseases of public health significance in California.

140.90A  Patient-Centered Medical Home - Fresno  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Stokes       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Project

Learners will develop skills to understand the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care and the interactions with all settings of care, for both patient and providers. The key concepts will be discussed, along with an examination of the common tools and methods used to facilitate coordinated care.

150.03  Designing Clinical Research (One Month)  (2 units)   Fall, Summer

Instructor(s): P. Chin-Hong       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Must be a student in Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, or a Resident at UCSF. This course is sponsored by the Training in Clinical Research (TICR) program and has special fees attached.       Activities: Project

This course guides residents and students through the essential components for writing a clinical research protocol, developed around their own clinical research question. Students attend lectures and small group seminars as well as a peer review session in the last week of the course. The course will cover research questions, hypotheses, specific aims, study types, sample size estimation, power calculations, and data analysis.

180.08  Violence-Causes, Effects, Solutions  (1 - 2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): L. Kimberg

Activities: Seminar, Conference

Introduction to violence causes, consequences and solutions. Emphasis on health professional's role in the clinic and community. Special consideraton of domestic and sexual violence, child abuse, guns, gangs, media, drugs and alcohol, and the justice system.

198  Supervised Study  (1 - 5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor

Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty.

201  Responsible Conduct of Research  (0.5 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): M. Michie

Restrictions: This is a postgraduate course designed for UCSF fellows and faculty and has special fees attached. This course is a requirement for the Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program and the Master's Degree Program in Clinical Research.       Activities: Lecture

Instruction in identifying and resolving common ethical dilemmas that arise in clinical research, how research is regulated, and misconduct in research. This course meets the NIH requirement for training in research ethics.

202  Designing Clinical Research (Two Month)  (2 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): M. Pletcher       Prerequisite(s): Possession of MD, PhD, DDS or PharmD degree or permission of course director.

Restrictions: This is a postgraduate course designed for UCSF fellows and faculty and has special fees attached. This course is a requirement for the Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program & the Master's Degree Program in Clinical Research degree program.       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory, Project

A workshop for students to design their own protocol for carrying out a clinical research project. Specific topics are: the research question, study designs, study subjects, measurements, sample size, ethical considerations, presets, data management, quality control, and proposal writing.

203  Epidemiologic Methods  (4 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): J. Martin       Prerequisite(s): Possession of a graduate or professional doctoral degree (MD, PhD, DDS, PharmD or international equivalent) or currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or professional school. Exceptions to these prerequisites may be made with the consent of the Course Director, space permitting.

Restrictions: This course is part of the Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program and the Master's Degree Program in Clinical Research. Space permitting this course is open to a limited number of other students but has special fees attached.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Instruction in the diverse array of study designs, and their theoretical interrelatedness, available in clinical and epidemiologic research; importance of measurement; different types of measures of disease occurrence; methods to measure exposure - disease association; measures of attributable risk; effect-measure modification; approaches to identify and minimize selection, measurement and confounding bias; and conceptual motivation for more sophisticated methods (e.g., regression)

204  Clinical Epidemiology  (3 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): T. Newman, J. Martin       Prerequisite(s): Epidemiology 180.04.

Restrictions: This is a postgraduate course designed for UCSF fellows and faculty and has special fees attached. The course is part of the currriculum for the MCR degree and ATCR certificate programs. Fellows and faculty not enrolled in the MCR or ATRC may take this course with permission of the instructor.       Activities: Lecture

Instruction in the characterization and design of measurements commonly used in clinical medicine, including diagnostic tests, screening tests and prognostic tests.

205  Clinical Trials  (1.5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): D. Black       Prerequisite(s): Possession of MD, PhD, DDs or PharmD degree or permission of course director and Epidemiology 180.04.

Restrictions: This course is part of the Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program and the Master's Degree Program in Clinical Research. Space permitting, the course is open to a limited number of other individuals but has special fees attached.      

Instruction in experimental design options in clinical research; methods of randomization; blinding; interventions and controls; measuring outcomes and adverse effects; follow-up, compliance and post-randomization problems; ethical issues; and working with pharmaceutical companies.

206  Medical Informatics  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): I. Sim       Prerequisite(s): Epidemiology 180.04.

Restrictions: This is a postgraduate course designed for UCSF fellows and faculty and has special fees attached. This ourse is part of the curriculum for theMCR degree and ATCR certificate programs. Fellows and faculty not enrolled in the MRC or ATCR may take this course with permission of the instructor.       Activities: Lecture

Instruction in health information systems; design of research databases; computational reasoning; computer security; and role of information technologies in clinical research.

207  Epidemiologic Methods II  (3 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): L. Zablotska, J. Witte       Prerequisite(s): TICR course Epi 203 Epidemiological Methods I TICR course Epi 202 Designing Clinical Research OR by consent of the Instructor

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

This course is designed to provide doctoral students in Epidemiology with advanced training in the theory and practice of epidemiology. It focuses on integrating study design methods with advanced statistical analyses. The lectures focus on practical and theoretical considerations of the observational study designs. The small group discussion meetings will cover more advanced analytic techniques, including regression model building and diagnostics.

210  Epidemiology of Aging  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Haan       Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: This course is appropriate for any graduate student, fellow or post doc in a health or social sciences discipline who is interested in the topic.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

This course will provide an overview of issues and methods for the study of the epidemiology of aging with a focus on common chronic diseases in older populations. Students will learn how epidemiologic methods can be applied to aging populations with emphasis on translational applications. Researchers in a topic will present their work. A combination of lectures and seminar formats will be used. Students will complete a 10 page paper, present their work in class and participate in discussion.

212  Publishing Medical Research  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): J. Martin       Prerequisite(s): EPIDEMIOL 202. Exceptions may be made with the consent of the course director, space permitting.

Restrictions: Course restricted to students in the Advanced Training in Clinical Research Certificate and MAS degree programs. Auditing is not permitted.      

This course will provide instruction in preparing manuscripts for publication in the medical literature including how to prepare title and abstract; introduction and methods; results and discussion.

213  Decision & Economic Analysis  (2 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): D. Kazi       Prerequisite(s): Possession of MD, PhD, DDS or PharmD degree or permission of course director and Epidemiology 180.04.

Restrictions: This course is part of the Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program and the Master's Degree Program in Clinical Research. Space permitting, the course is open to a limited number of other individuals but has special fees attached.       Activities: Lecture

This course builds from basic portrayal of decision problems, to more inclusive and sophisticated methods. Section activities parallel the lectures; assignments include both programmed exercises on current topics and development of student's own decision analysis and cost effectiveness analysis.

214  Systematic Reviews  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): S. Bent       Prerequisite(s): Possession of MD, PhD, DDS or PharmD degree or permission of course director and Epidemiology 180.04.

Restrictions: This course is part of the Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program and the Master's Degree Program in Clinical Research. Space permitting, the course is open to a limited number of other individuals but has special fees attached.       Activities: Lecture

Instruction in systematic detection and summarization of primary research studies.

217  Molecular & Genetics Epidemiology I  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): T. Hoffmann, J. Witte       Prerequisite(s): Epi 180.04 & possession of MD, PhD, DDS or PharmD or equivalent degree. Exceptions to these prerequisites may be made with the consent of the course director, space permitting.

Restrictions: This course is open to a limited number of individuals outside of the ATCR and Master's in Clinical Research programs. Preference is given to UCSF-affiliated personnel. Auditing is not permitted.       Activities: Lecture

This course introduces the concepts, principles, & use of molecular and genetic methods in epidemiologic and clinical research. Students will develop a framework for interpreting, assessing & incorporating such measures in their area of research. In particular, students will learn about: common molecular measures available; including such measures into clinical research; and interactions between genes & other exposures.

218  Data Management for Clinical Research  (1 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): M. Kohn       Prerequisite(s): Possession of MD, PhD, DDS or PharmD degree or permission of course director and Epidemiology 180.04.

Restrictions: This course is part of the Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program and the Master's Degree Program in Clinical Research. Space permitting, the course is open to a limited number of other individuals but has special fees attached.       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory, Project

Instruction in choosing the appropriate data management system, design of research data bases, options in data entry, form and report generation, computer security, and budgeting for data management personnel and equipment.

220  Master's Seminar I  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): L. Zablotska       Prerequisite(s): Possession of MD, PhD, DDS or PharmD degree or permission of course director and Epidemiology 180.04.

Restrictions: This course is restricted to those enrolled in the Master's degree program in Clinical Research.       Activities: Seminar

These seminars provide a forum for presenting scholar's projects and for evaluating controversies in clinical research.

221  Master's Seminar II  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): J. Martin, M. Kohn       Prerequisite(s): Possession of MD, PhD, DDS or PharmD degree or permission of course director and Epidemiology 180.04, 220.

Restrictions: This course is restricted to those enrolled in the Master's degree program in Clinical Research.       Activities: Seminar

These seminars provide a forum for presenting scholar's projects, and for evaluating controversies in clinical research.

222  Social determinants of health and health disparities  (1 - 2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): K. Bibbins-Domingo       Prerequisite(s): EPIDEMIOL 202. Exceptions may be made with the consent of the Course Director, space permitting.

Restrictions: Individuals not enrolled the Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program or the Master's Degree Program in Clinical Research may take this course, space permitting, special fees apply. Auditing is not permitted.       Activities: Lecture

The 1 unit course will consist of the first five lectures, covering conceptual and methodological material relevant to any researcher doing work with diverse populations, including multilevel determinants of health and measurement of race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status. The 2 unit course will include the first five lectures, and an additional five lectures over 5 weeks covering more advanced material related to the conduct of health disparities research for those specifically interested i

230  ATCR Seminar  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): L. Zablotska       Prerequisite(s): Possession of MD, PhD, DDS or PharmD degree or permission of course director and Epidemiology 180.04.

Restrictions: Restricted to students in the Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program.       Activities: Seminar

Trainees enrolled in the ATCR program present and critique each others' clinical research projects on an on-going basis throughout the year.

242  Program Evaluation in Clinical and Public Health Settings  (1.5 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): J. Myers       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Intended for students in the MAS or ATCR programs. Space permitting, individuals not enrolled in MAS/ATCR may take this course. Special fees apply. Auditing is not permitted.       Activities: Lecture

Instruction in different types of program evaluation, including needs assessment, formative research, process evaluation, monitoring of outputs and outcomes and impact assessment. Students will learn to: develop an evaluation plan and use systematically collect information about a program: understand whether and how the program is meeting its stated goals and objectives; improve program effectiveness; make decisions about future programming.

245  Translating Evidence Into Practice  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): E. Geng       Prerequisite(s): EPIDEMIOL 202. Exceptions may be made with the consent of the course director, space permitting.

Restrictions: Individuals not enrolled in the ATCR or Master''s in Clinical Research degree program may take this course, space permitting. Special fees apply. Auditing is not permitted.       Activities: Seminar

This course will provide a foundation for students to develop and implement evidence-informed interventions to accelerate the translation of evidence into practice, and will guide the student in developing a research protocol for their intervention of interest. Each session will consist of 45-60 minutes of didactic material, followed by 2-3 brief case studies presented by UCSF and Kaiser faculty of their own research.

246  Health Care Implementation Strategies: Individual-centered  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Handley       Prerequisite(s): EPIDEMIOL 202. Exceptions may be made with the consent of the course director, space permitting.

Restrictions: Intended for students in the MAS or ATCR programs. Space permitting, individuals not enrolled in MAS/ATCR may take this course. Special fees apply. Auditing is not permitted.       Activities: Lecture

This course will focus on developing interventions for individual health behavior change and will include behavior change strategies at the individual, interpersonal and system/community level. Goals are to enable students to develop practical frameworks to integrate principles of behavior change theory, evidence for effective tools, and practical implementation strategies into the design of health interventions.

247  System-centered implementation and dissemination strategies  (1.5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): L. Schmidt, J. Kahn       Prerequisite(s): Epidemiology 202. Exceptions may be made with the consent of the course director, space permitting.

Restrictions: Intended for students enrolled in ATCR or MAS programs. Space permitting, individuals not in ATCR or MAS may take this course. Special fees apply. Auditing is not permitted.       Activities: Lecture

This course surveys translational tools at the health care system level to promote the adoption of evidence-based medicine by the public and providers through mechanisms that influence health care delivery systems. Strategies for change are presented in the context of sociological theories of organizational behavior and policy implementation. Focus is on translational tools that can be used by stakeholders outside health care organizations to promote adoption of innovations within organizations.

248  Translating Practice Into Evidence: Community Engaged Rsrc  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): K. Grumbach, M. Handley       Prerequisite(s): Epi 202. Exceptions to this prerequisite may be made with the consent of the Course Director, space permitting.

Restrictions: Intended for students in the MAS or ATCR programs. Space permitting, individuals not enrolled in MAS/ATCR may take this course. Special fees apply. Auditing is not permitted.      

This course will teach the principles and applied methods of community engaged research, including defining the community and partnership models for identifying relevant research questions, developing and implementing study designs, interpreting and disseminating findings, and scaling up studies for translational implementation research. Partnership models will include working with community clinicians, community-based organizations, and health systems and public health agencies.

252  Cancer Epidemiology  (3 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): R. Hiatt, J. Witte, K. Bibbins-Domingo, J. Chan, J. Wiemels, T. Tlsty, L. Zablotska       Prerequisite(s): EPI 203 (Epidemiologic Methods I) or equivalent

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Seminar, Project

This course is intended for students who already have acquired, or concurrently are acquiring a basic understanding of the principles and methods of epidemiology, and who now wish to apply this knowledge to the study of the epidemiology of neoplastic diseases. Enrollment will be limited to 15 students. Students are also encouraged to take EPI 217 or PH 256 Genetic Epidemiology (or have equivalent background).

253  Seminar in infectious disease epidemiology  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): G. Rutherford, K. Page       Prerequisite(s): EPIDEMIOL 203

Restrictions: Knowledge of basic epidemiology, microbiology and infectious diseases       Activities: Seminar

This seminar is designed for masters and doctoral students in Epidemiology and is also open to fourth-year medical students and infectious disease fellows. We will review intermediate and advanced concepts in infectious disease epidemiology, using examples from the contemporary literature. Topics include social network analysis, vaccine efficacy, epidemic dynamics, evaluation of communicable disease interventions, surveying hard-to-reach populations, prophylaxis and mass drug administration.

254  Social Epidemiology: Methods, Measures, and Concepts  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): D. Montagu

Restrictions: One quarter of basic epidemiology required. One quarter of biostatistics preferred.       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory, Project

This course will review the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of social epidemiology. It will include lecture and lab sessions each week for 10 weeks. The course will cover theoretical considerations for social epidemiology, frameworks on social determinants of health, and examine how the social environment and context interacts with and influences etiology of diseases. Methodological approaches will be reviewed complemented by social determinants such as economic inequalities.

256  Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology  (3 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): R. Gershon, L. Zablotska       Prerequisite(s): Student should have had basic epidemiology and biostatistics course work completed.

Restrictions: Basic epidemiology and biostatistics       Activities: Seminar, Project

This course is designed to introduce students to two large and growing fields, environmental and occupational epidemiology. Interest in the study of environmental health is growing as a result of new knowledge that links the environment to a large and wide range of human impacts. This course will be most appropriate for students studying epidemiology, public health, or research methodology, and it will also benefit medical, nursing, dental and other professional school students.

258  Grant Writing Workshop  (3 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): J. Hahn, S. Woolf-King       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: This course is designed for doctoral level students or higher.       Activities: Lecture, Independent Study

This course is designed to provide doctoral students and fellows with training on the preparation of an NIH grant application in a structured environment. The course will cover funding mechanisms, NIH submission and review procedures, charting out a timeline for writing and assembling all grant components, and writing each component of the grant application.

261  Neglected Tropical Diseases: Epidemiology and Public Health  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): C. Bern, R. Gosling       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

This course focuses on the epidemiology and control of neglected tropical diseases, including Chagas disease, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis, trachoma and arboviruses, plus malaria. The vector component of the life cycle introduces complexities (ecological hot spots, spatial clustering and temporal heterogeneity) that make the approach to investigating and controlling these diseases distinct from those transmitted person-to-person.

262  An Introduction to Pharmacoepidemiology  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Kelsh       Prerequisite(s): None - background in Epidemiologic methods and study design as well as basic statistical coursework suggested, but not mandatory. This course is intended for graduate students in epidemiology and pharmacology and other clinical researchers who may be involved with drug development and drug safety research.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

This course provides an overview of methods, data sources, and other selected topics in pharmacoepidemiology. Seminar topics include: review of epidemiologic methods and study designs typically used in pharmacoepidemiology, discussions on the use of pharmacoepidemiology in drug safety research, overview of health outcomes and health economics research, and a discussion of ethics and conflicts of interest in pharmacoepidemiology. This course is designed to complement other epidemiology courses.

263  Demographic Methods for Health  (1.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): N. Diamond-Smith       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

This course will cover basic demographic theory and methods, including population dynamics, fertility, mortality, migration, urbanization, aging, and family structure. The emphasis will be on how and why understanding these factors is important for public health practitioners. This will be accomplished through case studies on public health topics and how understanding certain demographic phenomenon is essential for understanding the disease burden.

264  Spatial epidemiology  (1.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): H. Sturrock, A. Bennett       Prerequisite(s): Students should have a good basic understanding of R as this will be heavily used. A good understanding of mixed effect regression modeling is also required.

Restrictions: While there are no hard restrictions for this course (other than experience with R and and understanding of mixed effect regression modeling), students should be aware that the course will be fast paced and will cover many different elements of spatial epidemiology, including GIS and spatial statistics.       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

This course introduces students to the concepts, principles, and methods for the visualization and analysis of spatially referenced public health data. Lectures, discussion and assignments will highlight spatial data analysis techniques with applications in malaria and other infectious and non-infectious diseases prevalent in international settings. Hands-on skills based exercises will be emphasized over lecture-based presentation of theory, so students should be prepared to be fully engaged.

265  Research Methods in Chronic Disease Epidemiology  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): M. Glymour       Prerequisite(s): EPIDEMIOL 203 BIOSTAT 200

Restrictions: This course assumes a basic foundation in epidemiology and quantitative research methods. Concurrent enrollment or previous completion of a regression course is strongly recommended.       Activities: Lecture, Independent Study, Project

This course will focus on clearly articulating and testing research hypotheses related to the determinants and consequences of chronic conditions. Each session will introduce specific methodological concepts for epidemiologic studies, organized around an illustrative applied research paper. The course will emphasize causal inference from observational data. Most examples will be drawn from literature on social and lifecourse determinants of dementia, stroke, and cardiometabolic disease.

266  Mathematical Modeling of Infectious Diseases  (1.5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): T. Porco       Prerequisite(s): probability theory or statistics

Restrictions: none       Activities: Lecture

Introduction to Concepts of mathematical modeling of infectious diseases; topics include branching processes and the basic reproduction number, dynamical systems, and methods for data fitting Including MCMC.

270  Doctoral Seminar in Epidemiology and Translational Science  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): M. Glymour, J. White

Restrictions: This seminar is only offered to graduate students in Epidemiology and Translational Science.       Activities: Seminar

This seminar is for doctoral students enrolled in the PhD Program in Epidemiology and Translational Science. The seminar is a forum for instruction and discussion of scholarly topics related to advanced study of epidemiology and its applications as well as works in progress by the graduate students.

296  Independent Study in Epidemiology and Translational Science  (1 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): EPI 203 - Epidemiologic Methods EPI 207 - Epidemiologic Methods II Biostat 200 - Biostatistical Methods Biostat 208 - Biostatistical Methods II Biostat 209 - Biostatistical Methods III

Restrictions: Prerequisites or equivalent training approved by the instructor is required.      

Independent Study in Epidemiology and Translational Science provides opportunities for pre-doctoral students to work with individual faculty on topics tailored to the special interest of the student with individualized readings, learning materials and experiential learning.

297  Research Rotation in Epidemiology & Translational Science  (1 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): M. Glymour       Prerequisite(s): EPI 203 - Epidemiologic Methods EPI 207 - Epidemiologic Methods II Biostat 200 - Biostatistical Methods Biostat 208 - Biostatistical Methods II Biostat 209 - Biostatistical Methods III

Restrictions: Prerequisites or equivalent training approved by the instructor are required.       Activities: Project

Two Research (Team) Rotations of one quarter each are required for the PhD degree in Epidemiology and Translational Science. The purpose is to expose the student to every day working environments for epidemiologists to expand their view of the scope of the discipline. The content of a Rotation can be primarily analytic working with an existing dataset or nonanalytic working on the development and implementation of a research project.

299  MAS Dissertation Requirements Only  (0 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Martin       Prerequisite(s): Advancement to candidacy in the MAS in Clinical Research program and the permission of the graduate program advisor.

Restrictions: For students in the MAS in Clinical Research program only.      

For graduate students in the MAS in Clinical Research Program who have successfully completed all required coursework and are in the process of writing their three products required for graduation.

299D  Dissertation Research  (8 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Glymour       Prerequisite(s): Must have passed PhD Qualifying Examination

Restrictions: Must have passed PhD Qualifying Examination       Activities: Project

EPI 299D Dissertation Research is required of students working on their dissertations following passing their qualifying examinations. The subject matter depends on the topic of the dissertation.