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Department: MEOSA-Student Affairs
Course: 613-Research Opportunities in Space Medicine

Course Director: Dr. Jeffrey Sutton
Course Faculty: Graham Scott,Dr. Jeffrey Sutton,Dr. Jonathan Clark,Eric Bershad,Dorit Donoviel,Leroy Chiao,Virginia Wotring,Dr. David Hilmers
Elective Location: OTHR
Elective Offered Terms:
Months: 1A,1B,1C,2A,2B,2C
Min. Number of Students:Max: 5
Elective Type: Non-Clinical - Research
Credit: 1
Pre-requisites: MS3 or MS4
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: Pass/Fail Only
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
    Laboratory 50
  Other: 50
Statement of Goals:
the elective will provide student with research ecperiences in space life and/or space medicine. Each experience is individualized to match student's interest with Center of Space Medicine (CSM) activities. The research is supervised by a BCM faculty member and the student is responsible for participating in a scientific project and presenting his/her findings in a brief written report.
Learning Activities
The student will (a) Gain "hand-on" experience in conducting biomedical research that contributes to the field of space medicine; (b)Learn principles and methods of scientifice investigation relevant to today's technology-savvy phuysician-scientist; and (c) Expose students to the importance of interdisciplinary research collaboration and mentorship.
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Nancy Gibbons
Contact Phone: 713-798-4510
Contact Fax: 713-798-7413
Contact Location: Center for Space Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, BioScience Research Collaborative 6500 Main Street, Suite 910, Houston, TX 77030-1402
Address: BCM-910

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