News and Events
Important News and Events

31 Jan 2017
Application Deadline
The application deadline for August 2017 is January 31, 2017

28 Feb 2017
Required Documents
Deadline to submit all required documents is February 28, 2017.

Contact us...
For more information please contact:

Prof. María T. San Martín
Associate Director
787-758-2525 x. 1691, 2600

University of Puerto Rico
PO Box 365067
San Juan, PR 00936-5067  


Post-Doctoral Master in Clinical and Translational Research
Program Overview

The Post-doctoral Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Research program (MSc) is a joint academic offering between the School of Health Professions and the School of Medicine of the Medical Sciences Campus (MSC), University of Puerto Rico (UPR). The curriculum was developed in 2001 with the support of a one-year Planning Grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Award Number: RFA-AR-00-009. Subsequently, the grant was approved on September 29, 2002 and the 1st class of scholars was admitted on 2003. It has received three subsequent five-year cycles of funding: 2002-2007, 2007-2012 and 2012-2017 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Award Number: HCTRECD R25MD007607 from the Clinical Research Education and Career Development (CRECD) in Minority Institutions and the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities. This is the only multidisciplinary NIH-funded academic degree that offers formal training and career development in clinical research on the island.

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About the Program

Executive Committee

This program provides the scholars the opportunity to integrate courses with a mentor-based research experience to become independently funded and ...

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About our Scholars
Our Scholars


The program acknowledges that reinforcing multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations will enable to provide experiences that will help Scholars...

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