Clinical Research Training Program


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Summer Semester I (6 weeks, July, August)

Monday - Thursday 9 am - 12:30 PM

  • Principles of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Data Analysis, and Specific Aims (7 credits)
    (Course Leaders: Hillel Cohen, DrPH (Biostatistics I), Carmen Isasi, M.D., Ph.D. (Epidemiology I), Aileen McGinn, Ph.D. (Data Analysis Lab), and Ellie Schoenbaum, M.D. (Specific Aims)

Please note: Take-home final exam due 2 weeks after classes end.


Fall Semester I (12 weeks, September – December)

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12:30

  • Epidemiology II / Research Design (2 credits) (Course Leader: Gloria Ho, Ph.D.)
  • Biostatistics II / Data Analysis Lab (3 credits) (Course Leader: Hillel Cohen, DrPH/Aileen McGinn, Ph.D.)
  • Research Ethics I (1 credit) (Course Leader: Ruth Macklin, Ph.D.)

Spring Semester I (12 weeks, February - May)

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12:30

  • Biostatistics III / Stata Lab (3 credits) (Course Leaders: Baiyu Zhou, Ph.D.; Nan Xue, Ph.D./Aileen McGinn, Ph.D.)
  • Works-in-Progress Seminars (1 credit) (Course Leaders: Paul Marantz, M.D., Ph.D.; Ellie Schoenbaum, M.D.)
  • Advanced Topics in Epidemiology & Biostatistics (2 credits) (Course Leaders: Illir Agalliu, M.D.; Shankar Viswanathan, DrPH, MSc) 
  • Selective & Elective Courses (2-4 credits)

Summer Semester II (6 weeks, July, August)

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12:30

  • Research Ethics II (1 credit) (Course Leader: Ruth Macklin, Ph.D.)
  • Grant/Manuscript Writing Course I (1 credit) (Ellie Schoenbaum, M.D.)

Fall Semester II (12-13 weeks)

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12:30

  • Clinical Research Seminars I (2 credits) (Course Leader:Ellie Schoenbaum, M.D.)
  • Works-in-Progress (1 credit) (Course Leaders: Paul Marantz, M.D.; Ellie Schoenbaum, M.D.)
  • Grant/Manuscript Writing II (2 credit) (Course Leaders: Ellie Schoenbaum, M.D., Charles Hathaway, Ph.D.)

Spring Semester II (12 weeks)

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-12:30

  • Master's Thesis (3 credits)
  • Clinical Research Seminars II (2 credits) (Course Leader: Ellie Schoenbaum, M.D.)
  • Selective & Elective Courses (2-4 credits)

CRTP Selective & Elective Courses

Scholars are required to take 1 elective or 1 selective over the 2-year period they are in the CRTP. Currently Electives are courses offered by Sue Golding and Ferkauf. Selectives offered by CRTP are listed below.

CRTP Selectives: Health Services Outcomes Studies (Course Leader: Arthur Blank, Ph.D.); Decision Analysis/Cost Effectiveness (Course Leader: Clyde Schechter, M.D.); Human Genetics (Course Leader: Herb Lachman, M.D.)

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