Department of Epidemiology

training programs

Training Programs

 

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund Inter-school Training Program in Chronic Diseases (BWF-CHIP), directed by Dr. Beate Ritz (Epidemiology) and Dr. Thomas Drake (Pathology and Laboratory Medicine), provides training in laboratory and population sciences to integrate research along the entire continuum from molecules to populations. Chronic diseases are the number one epidemic of our time in Western Nations and are gaining importance in low resource countries.
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The objective of the Cancer Epidemiology Training Program is to continue to implement an innovative, multidisciplinary, and collaborative research training program in molecular and genetic cancer epidemiology for five predoctoral and two postdoctoral trainees.
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The UCLA/Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program, under the direction of Professor Roger Detels, provides training leading to the Masters of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in epidemiology of HIV/AIDS for health professionals from China, Myanmar, and Thailand. In addition, health professionals can attend three-month courses concentrating primarily in HIV/AIDS at UCLA.
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Deadline: None. Applications are reviewed quarterly in December, March, June, and September.
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