390.722.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 4th Term | 4 Credit(s)
M 1:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • integrate the competencies of the GTPCI curriculum in planning and proposing a coherent clinical research project
    • write a grant application to support the proposed research program, incorporating scientific rigor and elements of successful grantsmanship
    • write an IRB submission to permit the conduct of the proposed research
  • Course Description

    Considers the principles of successful clinical research strategies and the requirements of funding agencies. Students identify a defined research project together with a suitable team of mentors and collaborators. With mutual review and criticism, each student develops a written research proposal in the format of a grant application which integrates the scientific principles of the GTPCI curriculum. Designed as a capstone project for GTPCI MHS candidates.

  • Intended Audience

    GTPCI MHS students

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Student evaluation is based on the final written grant application and associated materials.

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Prerequisites


  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.