Year Published: 2014

Time to Complete: 45 min

Instructor: Karen Freund, MD, MPH

Learning Level: Fundamental

Primary Audience: Researchers

Prerequisite: None

Skills Domain: Scientific Concepts and Research Design


Learning Objectives

After completing the course, you will be able to:

  • Define clinical and translational research
  • List the stages of the clinical research lifecycle
  • Identify the steps in developing a research study
  • Discuss the roles and responsibilities of the research team
  • Explain the role of the researcher in each stage of the research lifecycle.

Content Outline

  • What is Clinical and Translational Research & Barriers
  • Stages of Research & Step 1- What is a Research Question
  • Exercise Develop Your Own Example Research Question
  • Stage 2- Research Design
  • Stage 3- Planning and Regulatory
  • Stage 4 and 5- Implementing and Evaluating


  • Lecture Slide Deck

Course Evaluation

  • Post-Course Evaluation
  • Course Completion Verification
 This Course is Free