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223.820.01 Thesis Research Disease Control

Department:
International Health
Term:
Summer term
Credits:
variable credit
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Cristina Salazar
Resources:
Description:

Students actively conduct research on topics of global health importance, including developing a research question, designing a study to answer the question, conducting the research and writing up the results in a scientific format.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify research questions of importance to health in underserved populations in low resource settings internationally and in the US.
  2. Design a study or studies to answer the questions.
  3. Develop an application to an Institutional Review Board to address human subjects research issues
  4. Write up the results of research for the scientific literature
Methods of Assessment:

Thesis defense

Instructor Consent:

No consent required