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AHS 2300: Orientation to Clinical Research
This course is intended for pre-health students interested in clinical research and careers in the health professions. This seminar introduces pre-health students to the field of clinical research, ethical conduct and professionalism, and clinical research methods pertinent to dentistry, medicine, public health, pharmacy, and nursing.
In addition to biweekly lectures, students will participate in a supervised field experience in which they observe clinical research practices. This course prepares students to begin a University Research Opportunities Program (UROP) grant in clinical research. Enrollment in this course is limited.
By the end of the semester, students will have:
Prerequisites for Fall 2013
Enrollment in this course is limited. Prerequisite requirements include:
Application Process for Fall 2013
1. Complete and submit this Google form - http://z.umn.edu/ahs2300f13
2. Attend a mandatory information session to learn more about the course (dates listed on Google form).
3. Submit the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of two professional references (not family or friends) via email no later than April 5, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Students will need to complete a video interview using InterviewStream. More details on Google form.
Russell Luepker, MD, MS, Mayo Professor of Public Health, School of Public Health
Mera Kachgal, PhD, LP, Career Consultant, Health Careers Center
Sample Past Research Projects
Following is a list of selected research projects from this course:
Tuesday, February 12, 2-3 p.m., 110 Heller Hall, West Bank
The International Undergraduate Research Opportunities (UROP) Scholarship is designed to promote learning abroad opportunities to undergraduate students by providing critical funding to students enrolled in select credit-bearing learning abroad programs involving a research project. The learning abroad program must be a semester or academic year in length involving a minimum of 100 hours dedicated to research that occurs onsite.
For more information: http://www.umabroad.umn.edu/students/finances/scholarships/urop-scholarship.php
Funding is provided by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Learning Abroad Center (LAC), and the Office of Undergraduate Education.