330.611.01 MANUSCRIPT WRITING FOR MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH
Provides training in the preparation of manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals, with a focus on empirical papers and systematic reviews. Develops students' ability to serve as reviewers and critically evaluate the written work of peers. Covers topics relevant to effective communication and dissemination of ideas, including journal selection, preparation of cover letters, and responses to reviewers. Incorporates informal presentations from diverse JHSPH faculty members, as well as student critiques of other students' works in progress.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
1) Understand how to formulate and organize an empirical paper and systematic review
2) Produce a manuscript to be submitted to a peer-reviewed journal
3) Offer critical feedback as a peer reviewer
- Monday 1:30 - 2:50
- Wednesday 1:30 - 2:50
Students must begin the course with a well-formulated idea for an empirical research paper and completed (or near completed) data analysis.