Clinical Research Methods
Our two-day intensive courses in clinical research methods, directed by Hamisu Salihu, M.D., Ph.D., vice chair of research in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, are tailored for the busy healthcare professional who would like to review and discuss important fundamental concepts in research methodology. The courses will be held in an engaging environment where participants will have the opportunity to learn from an expert medical researcher who has published hundreds of papers and successfully acquired many federal grants.
Beginner’s Course: Clinical Research Methods (Level 1)
The class consists of four modules that will provide a comprehensive overview of research methods. On the first day, learners will review and thoroughly discuss study designs, qualitative and quantitative research and data collection and management methods. On the second day, Dr. Salihu will give step-by-step instructions on how to use SAS software to conduct basic analyses.
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Intermediate Courses: Clinical Research Methods (Level 2)
Intermediate Course A: Training in Analysis of Continuous Outcome Data: This course will focus on providing hands-on competency with respect to the most common statistical procedures used to analyze continuous outcome data. All analyses will be conducted using SAS software.
Intermediate Course B: Training in Analysis of Categorical Outcome Data: This course will focus on providing hands-on competency in the most common statistical procedures used to analyze categorical outcome data. All analyses will be conducted using SAS software.
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Course Director and Instructor
- Hamisu Salihu, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Salihu has published hundreds of peer-reviewed journal articles, has been and is the principal investigator of several federally funded grants (including the NIH, HRSA, and the AHRQ). He is also an expert in perinatal epidemiology, and has been recognized by the New York Times (2008) and Time Magazine (2013).