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Clinical Investigation Track (PhD)

The Clinical Science Program's Clinical Investigation Track emphasizes patient-oriented research, including understanding and application of basic biological sciences, laboratory methods used in clinical research, biostatistics, epidemiology, ethics in clinical investigation, design of clinical studies, and new drug development. Courses may focus on any of these areas. Graduates will be equipped to translate basic science knowledge to the development of new therapeutic and preventive approaches. This includes research into basic mechanisms of disease and clinical trials of new therapies.


Preventive Medicine Graduate Programs
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-1110

Phone: (409) 772-6635


Karl_Anderson_smKarl Anderson, MD
Director, Clinical Science Graduate Program
Jennifer Ruiz-BetancourtJennifer Ruiz-Betancourt
Coordinator II, Clinical Science Graduate Program
Phone: (409) 772-4185