Other Graduate School Courses

In addition to the Masters Degree Program in Clinical Investigation, Department personnel teach in other graduate courses and programs:

Bioinformatics and Computational Biomedicine:
Institute for Computational Biomedicine, 1305 York Avenue, 13th Floor
New York, NY 10021
Course Director: Lucy Skrabanek, PhD
Instructor: Xi Kathy Zhou, PhD
(Course offered alternate years)

Master of Science in Health Sciences for Physician Assistants Program (Physician Assistant Program, A Surgical Focus)
575 Lexington Avenue, Suite 600, New York, NY 10022
Telephone: 646-962-7277
Fax: 646-962-7290

  • Research Methodology and Application: This course explores the basic concepts of research in the health sciences, addressing problem finding, formulation of a research question, methodology, design, data collection and interpretation. Ethical considerations in research are examined. Published research articles are analyzed critically.
    (Course taught January-October every year)
    Course Co-Directors: Alvin I. Mushlin, MD, ScM; Gerard J. Marciano, RPA-C, MS
  • Introduction to Biostatistics: This course provides an introduction to statistical methods as applied to health care research. Topics include population sampling, hypotheses testing, probability, and chi-square, linear regression and correlation, analysis of variance and non-parametric statistics.
    Course Directors: Paul Christos, DrPH; Madhu Mazumdar, PhD
    (Course taught September-December every year)
  • Introduction to Epidemiology: This course applies the scientific method to the study of disease in populations. The epidemiological method for studying a problem involves description of the frequency and determinants of a disease in a defined population , evaluation of factors that may cause a disease, and experimental studies of the effects of modifying risk factors on the subsequent frequency of a disease.
    Course Directors: Paul Christos, DrPH; Madhu Mazumdar, PhD
    (Course taught every Spring)


  • Chairman's Office
    402 East 67th Street
    New York, NY 10065
    (646) 962-9401
  • 425 East 61st Street
    New York, NY 10065
    (646) 962-9409

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