MASTER'S DEGREE IN CLINICAL RESEARCH

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The broad-based curriculum of the master’s in Clinical Research program covers the principles of epidemiology, bio-statistics, patient-oriented research, health services/outcomes research, applied quantitative analysis, professional development seminars for clinical researchers, and an integrative, high-level clinical research project in the student's final term. Through an interactive classroom environment with peers and faculty, participants directly apply recently learned knowledge and insights to current situations and challenges in their own research.

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Independent Study Projects

Students may access the department library to review past Independent Study Projects to assist them in selecting a topic for their own personal research study.

Examples of Past Projects
  • “Pharmacokinetics of Valganciclovir in Kidney Transplant Recipients with Delayed Graft Function,” Linda Awdishu (spring 2007grad)
  • “HSV-2 acquisition does not influence blood plasma HIV RNA Levels during recent HLV infection,” Edward Cachay (fall 2007grad)
  • “Reactive Oxygen Species and Oxidative Changes in the CSF of Patientswith PTSD,” Anna Grove (spring 2012 grad)
  • “Anti Chk1 therapy in combination with docetaxel for the treatment of breast cancer,” Max Halllin (winter 2010 grad)
  • “Measurement of Dynamic Urethral Pressures with a High Resolution Manometry System,” Anna Kirby (spring 2014 grad)
  • “The effect of betamethasone gel and intra-cuff lidocaine adjunctive therapy in prevention of pastoperative sore throat,” Omar Algarni (spring 2014 grad)
  • “Theraputic Patient Education for Atopic Dermatitis in Pediatric Patients,” Christine Totri (spring 2014 grad)
  • “A randomized triple B Laden Placebo controlled study to determine effect of impalpable nerve blocks on postanesthesia recovery following out patient nasal surgery,” Edward Mariano (summer 2008)

 

CLRE New Student Demographics 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Number of New Enrollees     45      32     53     49     34    42
 
Profile of Enrollees
Male     27      14      28     25     13    24
Female     18         18      25     24     21    17
 
Age Range
60’s                       1                       
50’s                                            
40’s                  5       5      5         1      2
30’s        17      14     11    14    15    15
20’s        28      30     36    30    18    25
 
Education
BA/BS      13     14     18     21     14     17
MA/MS                 1       1              1       2
MBBS/MD/DOD/PharmD/PhD      32     17     34     28     19     23
                   
 
Type of Student
Industry      4     11     21     19      6    17
Medical    10     10     10     13    12    13
CREST      8       5       3       3    11      4
CORE    23       6     19     14      5      8
 
Ethnicity
White        7      7     10     14     13      5
Hispanic/Latino        6      5       6       3      5      9
Middle Eastern       25      8     21     14      7      9
Black         1      1              1      1      2
White African        2                          
Asian Indian         3      3       1      5      4     3
Pakistani        1       3      3             
Chinese                1         6      2     1     3
Japanese                        2                      
Korean         1      1              1     1      
Taiwanese                   
Vietnamese         2      1                          
Filipino               1       1      1      1       
Other Asian                     1                     
More than one Race                1          1      5      1     1
Decline to state                        1                      
             
 International       24      7    17     16      5     9

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