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School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Clinical Research and Leadership (CRL)
Advanced Study Design for Translational Research
Fall 2016
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students in the PhD in translational health sciences degree program in good standing or with instructor's permission


Karen Schlumpf, MPH, EdDc
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Advanced measurement and design topics needed for translational health science research.
As a result of completing this course, students will be able to:
1. Evaluate study design and psychometric factors in selecting measurement strategies for individual, organizational or population research.
2. Evaluate study designs for their ability to optimize internal and external validity.
3. Develop an evidence-based approach to address research and/or clinical measurement needs.
4. Evaluate research designs for their ability to facilitate community and stakeholder participation.
5. Critically examine conclusions of published studies based on their design choices.
6. Employ pragmatic research designs to address questions faced by decision makers.
7. Design research to assess the influence of mediating and moderating factors.
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This course provides a unique translational research perspective on healthcare study design
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cagw (Wed, 15 Jul 2015 23:23:09 GMT): Added course restriction.
gharris (Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:03:35 GMT): Rollback: For syllabus review per Catherine Golden's request.
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