MPH 620 - Introduction to Clinical Research Skills and Scientific Writing
(4 credits) Prerequisite(s): MPH 603 and MPH 604; Graduate standing in the M.P.H. program. First in a series of clinical research courses designed to provide an in-depth overview of skills necessary to plan and conduct clinical research. Special emphasis is placed on identifying clinical research resources at the Cleveland Clinic and related sites, including research mentors; components of a written research proposal; study design and statistical considerations; specific methodologies such as cost-benefit studies and meta-analyses; and ethical and legal considerations of clinical research.