Clinical Research Track Curriculum

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Required Courses

All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated.

Principles and Methods of Epidemiology Core Courses

Statistical Methods Core Courses

Public Health Core Course

Informatics Core Courses
Choose one of the following courses:

MS Thesis Guidance

Credit hours total 22 for required core courses for clinincal research track.

Epidemiology Electives
Choose three of the following courses:

Credit hours total 9 for required epidemiology elective courses for clinincal research track.

Graduate Seminar

Recommended Options to Fulfill the Balance of Remaining Credit Hours

The balance of hours remaining can be fulfilled by any combination of the following:

Balance of 2 credit hours needed for a minimum of 33 total credit hours for the MS degree for the clinincal research track.

Students can petition to take courses outside the listed electives or at the PhD level if the course is relevant to their future career plans and they obtain permission of the course instructor and the MS/PhD graduate director.

SPHHP Elective Course Options

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Biostatistics

Community Health and Health Behavior

Elective Courses at UB Schools and Affiliations

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College of Arts and Sciences Geography

  • GEO 506 Geographical Information Systems

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Biochemistry

  • BIO 500 Bioinformatics and Genome Analysis
  • BCH 502 Genome Annotation
  • BCH 508 Gene Expression

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Graduate Division

  • PTR 500 Cancer Control and Prevention
  • PTR 511 Measurement Error in Epidemiology
  • RPN 530 Oncology for Scientists I
  • RPN 541 Ethics and Conduct of Research

School of Dental Medicine Oral Sciences and Oral Biology

  • ORB 500 Hard Tissue Engineering
  • ORB 504 Oral Immunology
  • ORB 510 Salivary Glands and Saliva
  • ORB 517 Oral Microbial Ecology
  • ORB 519/520 Critical Analysis of Literature in Oral Biology
  • ORB 545 Dynamics of Bone
  • OS 518 Statistical Methods

School of Nursing

  • NGC 526 Evaluating and Generating Evidence for Health Care I
  • NGC 527 Evaluating and Generating Evidence for Health Care II

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • PHC 504 Computational Basis of Pharmacometrics
  • PHC 517 Pharmacogenomics
  • PHC 531 Introduction to Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics I
  • PHC 532 Introduction to Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics II
  • PHC 533 Applied Clinical Pharmacokinetics 1
  • PHC 543 Molecular Genetic Methods
  • PHC 607 Intermediate Pharmacokinetics
  • PHC 608 Advanced Pharmacokinetics
  • PHC 609 Pharmacodynamics
  • PHC 610 Population PK-PD Modeling
  • PHM 516 Clinical Research Methods