The graduate Certificate in Translational and Clinical Investigation requires 17 s.h. of graduate credit and may be completed in one year. Certificate requirements include didactic course work, clinical research preceptorships, and clinical research seminar participation.

The certificate program is open to individuals who hold a doctoral-level degree in a clinical discipline (e.g., M.D., D.O., D.D.S., Ph.D., Pharm.D., D.V.M.), are practicing academic clinicians, and are admitted as graduate students to the College of Public Health or are enrolled in a basic or health science doctoral program at the University of Iowa. Other admission requirements are similar to those for the M.S. program in epidemiology.

The Certificate in Translational and Clinical Investigation requires the following work.

Required Courses

All of these:
BIOS:4120Introduction to Biostatistics3
EPID:4400Epidemiology I: Principles3
EPID:5500Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology3
EPID:6950Clinical Research Ethics2

Electives

6 s.h. from these:
BIOS:6210Applied Survival Analysis3
BIOS:6310/STAT:6550Introductory Longitudinal Data Analysis3
BIOS:6610Statistical Methods in Clinical Trials3
BIOS:7600Advanced Biostatistics Seminar0-3
CBH:5235Community-Based Participatory Research3
CBH:5305Evaluation: Approaches and Applications3
CBH:6205Designing and Implementing Interventions3
DPH:6004Principles of Oral Epidemiology0-3
EPID:4450Public Health Data2
EPID:4990Practicing Evidence-Based Public Health3
EPID:5200/IGPI:5220Principles of Public Health Informatics3
EPID:5214Meta-Analysis of Epidemiologic Studies3
EPID:5560Introduction to Molecular Epidemiology3
EPID:5570Zoonotic Diseases3
EPID:5600Introduction to Epidemiology Data Management and Analysis3
EPID:6100Writing a Grant Proposal3
EPID:6250Genetics and Epidemiology3
EPID:6330Global Nutrition Policy1,3
EPID:6350Nutritional Epidemiology2
EPID:6360Nutrition Intervention in Clinical Trials Research2
EPID:6370Nutrition Intervention in Research Lab3
EPID:6510/OEH:6520Injury Epidemiology3
EPID:6530/OEH:6530Epidemiology of Occupational Injuries3-4
EPID:6550/GHS:6550Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases3
EPID:6560Hospital Epidemiology2
EPID:6600Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases3
EPID:6640Epidemiology of Maternal and Infant Health2
EPID:6650Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology3
EPID:6670/PSYC:8267Psychiatric Epidemiology3
EPID:6700Cancer Epidemiology and Control3
EPID:6900Design of Intervention and Clinical Trials3
EPID:6910Pharmacoepidemiology3
EPLS:5165/PSQF:5165Introduction to Program and Project Evaluation3
GEOG:3110/GHS:3111Geography of Health3
HMP:5315Health Information Systems2-3
HMP:5370/IE:5860/IGPI:5200/MED:5300/SLIS:5900Health Informatics I3
HMP:5410Health Economics I3
HMP:7550Cost Effectiveness and Decision Analysis3
HMP:7960Analytic Issues in Health Services Research I3
HMP:7965/PHAR:7331Analytic Issues in Health Services Research II3
PCOL:5136Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics1
PHAR:5310Pharmaceutical Socioeconomics Seminar1-2
PHAR:5350Introduction to Research Methods3
PHAR:6305Foundation Literature in Pharmaceutical Socioeconomicsarr.
PHAR:7100Translational Research and Clinical Drug Development3