Clinical and Translational Research

Program Type: Certificate

Students in the Certificate in Clinical and Translational Research gain expertise in clinical and translational science and become more interdisciplinary in their professional endeavors.

Clinical and translational research is a discipline that fosters multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and team-based approaches to accelerate the translation of scientific discoveries to improve human health. The goal of the Clinical and Translational Sciences Program is to accelerate the translation of research findings into evidence-based policies and practices that improve human health.

See Clinical and Translational Research Certificate Requirements for specific courses and procedures needed to complete this program

How to Apply

Enrolled PhD students in The Graduate School may pursue this certificate with the permission of his/her program.

Who Should Apply

Northwestern University faculty, fellows and residents interested in clinical and translational science are encouraged to apply. Students from PhD programs in the life sciences, neurosciences, selected engineering disciplines, speech and language pathology, and social sciences such as medical anthropology may also be interested in this certificate.

Who to Contact

Please contact the program director, listed below, with questions about this program. Or, explore the Clinical and Translational Research website for more information.

Adam White
Graduate Programs Administrator
750 N Lake Shore Drive, 11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611  

Phone: (312) 503-2244