Clinical & Reproductive Epidemiology (T32)

Masters Opportunities in Reproductive Epidemiology
Funded by the National Institutes of Health

About the training grant

  • The funding for four positions is administered by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine. The department has a long history for outstanding contributions to the field of reproductive science. Trainees will be exposed to highly talented research and clinical faculty in a superior integrative environment. The projects will expose the trainees to translational research investigations.
  • The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Mentored Training in Clinical Investigation (MTPCI) program propose an innovative research training program in clinical and reproductive epidemiology, specifically designed to strengthen the links between women’s health research and traditional epidemiology.
  • Trainees will learn to use the range of approaches available in epidemiology to address issues in women’s health related to etiology, prevention, treatment, prognosis, clinical economics, technology assessment, medical decision making, and quality of patient care.
  • The two-year training program consists of:
    • a core curriculum of required course in clinical epidemiology, research methodology, and biostatistics
    • three required core seminars: reproductive epidemiology and women’s health issues; academic development and reproductive-epidemiology-in-action
    • elective courses
    • one-on-one mentorship with a methodologic (primary) mentor and a clinical (secondary) mentor
    • attendance at and participation in research seminars in the MTPCI
    • the completion of an independent research project in clinical or reproductive epidemiology
  • All candidates who are American citizens or permanent residents are eligible.

Diversity and inclusion

Within the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) is a diversity steering committee comprised of medical school faculty, students and staff. The committee supports under-represented minority and disadvantaged students in the biomedical sciences by providing outreach and educational efforts, research opportunities, networking and career guidance

Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University is recognized as one of the leading research institutions in the world. The medical school conducts internationally renowned research in neuroscience, diabetes, diagnostic imaging, cardiovascular diseases, genetics, immunology, infectious disease and many other areas. The school’s rich tradition of interdisciplinary collaboration and its strong link between basic science and clinical medicine have yielded powerful new approaches to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Washington University Medical School is one of the largest recipients of dollars from the National Institutes of Health among US medical schools.

Application instructions

Deadline for applicants for 2017:
February 1, 2017

Please submit the following information:

  1. A curriculum vitae
  2. A personal statement describing previous experiences in research, long-term career goals, research interests, and how skills attained in the T32 training program will help the research development of the trainee
  3. Two confidential letters of support

Submit materials to:
Dr. Methodius Tuuli

For more information, contact the Primary Investigators:

Dr. George Macones
314-362-7139
maconesg@wustl.edu

Dr. Methodius Tuuli
314 362-8895
tuulim@wustl.edu