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Summer Short Course: Introduction to Clinical and Translational Research at UMB

DATES:  August 6-10, 2018     Download -  Agenda 2018


9:00 – 3:30pm (Monday – Thursday) *ending times vary*

9:00 – 11:45am (Friday)

LOCATION:  HSF II Auditorium (1st floor), 20 Penn Street (corner of Penn and Lombard)


The Department of Epidemiology and Public Health is pleased to sponsor the 17th annual Introduction to Clinical and Translational Research Course at UMB.

This course is open to all UMB faculty, fellows, residents, students and staff with an interest in clinical and translational research at UMB.

This course is designed for new researchers, or those looking for a refresher, who struggle with designing good studies and/or writing publishable manuscripts/grants. 

CME credits and other continuing medical education credits will not be offered for this one-week course.  

The course is free of charge and only open to those affiliated with University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). Students are expected to attend the entire course as space is limited.



       Kristen Stafford, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UMSOM

       John Sorkin, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Chief, Biostatistics and Informatics, UMSOM


COURSE AGENDA: Agenda 2018


REGISTRATION (required):


CREDITS: To receive academic/graduate school credit, students already enrolled in a UMB graduate school program should register for PREV 616 in the 2018 fall semester. To register for PREV 616 in the fall, contact your graduate program office. Anyone who is interested in registering for PREV616 in the fall, MUST contact Dr. Kristen Stafford to discuss eligibility prior to registering. Dr. Stafford’s email is


QUESTIONS: Contact Stacie Mendoza


This course is jointly sponsored by the University of Maryland Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (UM-OAIC) and the Baltimore VA Medical Center, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Centers (GREEC).


See also the Office of Research Career Development of the Research Office for other available workshops.

See also the Health Sciences Library Education and Training for other available workshops.