Prof. María T. San Martín
787-758-2525 x. 1691, 2600
University of Puerto Rico
PO Box 365067
San Juan, PR 00936-5067
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.
This program provides the scholars the opportunity to integrate courses with a mentor-based research experience to become independently funded and ...
The program acknowledges that reinforcing multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations will enable to provide experiences that will help Scholars...