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Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology Training Program

Curriculum

The overall objective of the cardiovascular epidemiology training program is to produce cardiovascular disease epidemiologists with training of sufficient rigor and multidisciplinary orientation to carry out high quality research in cardiovascular disease issues, and to prepare them to serve as teachers and role models of excellence for the next generation of cardiovascular disease epidemiologists. 

Trainees will receive a strong foundation in cardiovascular disease epidemiology, which will equip them to utilize new approaches in their research as the knowledge base in biology evolves.  In addition, the program will stress the importance of new ideas, of creative thinking and of interdisciplinary discussion, and collaboration in the accomplishment of epidemiologic research goals. 

The four core elements of the training program, similar for both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral trainees, are:

The duration of the training varies in order to meet the needs of the individual trainees

 Areas of special emphasis: