There is a growing need for clinical researchers of all levels to take new discoveries from bench to bed or chair-side. The mission of the NYU College of Dentistry Certificate Program in Clinical Research is to produce entry-level clinical research personnel with a basic understanding of clinical research methodology, administration, ethics, and governing regulations, with a programmatic emphasis on Randomized Controlled Trials.
The major functions of the NYU College of Dentistry Certificate Program in Clinical Research are education, simulation, and practice and the goals for each function are defined below:
To educate students about fundamentals of clinical research, clinical research regulations, and the process of constructing research protocols; to develop relevant skills needed for effective practice of clinical research; and, to maintain an environment conducive to learning and self-evaluation.
To contribute to the advancement of clinical research knowledge and experience through simulation with peers, educators, researchers, and research administrators.
To provide relevant working experience in clinical research, research administration, and regulatory oversight.
Eligible applicants for this program are individuals from academia and industry with backgrounds in dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy and other allied health professions or those who possess a minimum of a BA or a BS degree.
Tuition for the program is according to the standard per credit tuition fee for the Graduate School of Arts and Science at NYU http://www.nyu.edu/bursar/tuition.fees.
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