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Department: MEURL-Urology
Course: 401-Urologic Research

Course Director: Jennifer Marie Taylor
Course Faculty: Dolores J. Lamb, Ph.D.,Alexander Pastuszak, M.D.
Elective Location: OTHR,SLEH
Elective Offered Terms:
Months: 1A,1B,1C,2A,2B,2C,3A,3B,3C,4A,4B,4C
Min. Number of Students:Max: 3
Elective Type: Non-Clinical - Research
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Medicine and Surgery
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: No
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): M-F; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: No Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: No Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
This elective is designed for the student who has a strong interest in exploring some aspect of urologic research. The Department has a very active research program in many areas of urology, in both clinical and basic laboratory investigation.
Learning Activities
Areas of major research emphasis include urologic oncology, male reproductive dysfunction, neurourology, genitourinary prosthetics and pediatric urology, among others. Students will have the opportunity to become involved in ongoing projects, or to initiate a project of their own, depending on their interest and experience; students may elect an experience in the basic research laboratory, in clinical research, or a combination. Directed reading and participation in research conferences is an integral part of the elective. Students interested in this elective should contact the Coordinator of Electives or any faculty member to discuss the many research options, and choose an area of investigation and a faculty preceptor.
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Gina Collier
Contact Phone: 713-798-7303
Contact Fax: 713-798-5553
Contact Location: McNair Campus 10th floor

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