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  • Clinical Research Program
    CTSC, 1472
    Sacramento, CA 95817
    Tel: (916) 703-9110
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  • 250 Mrak Hall
    One Shields Avenue
    Davis, CA 95616

    Phone: (530) 752-0650
    Fax: (530) 752-6222
Clinical Research

Application Deadlines

  • Priority: Jan 15, 2014
  • General: May 31, 2014

* Deadline Descriptions

Degrees Offered

  • M.A.S. Plan II

Designated Emphases

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must have one of the following degrees: MD, DDS, DMD, OD, ND, DO, PharmD, DVM, PhD or DNS in nursing
  • Description of training plan with identified mentor
  • Two- to four-page research proposal
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal Interview
  • Letters of support from the prospective mentor and Department Chair, and commitment of release time from the candidate's department chair or division chief
  • Must be a former or current participant in one of the seven mentored research training programs administered by the Clinical and Translational Science Center

Degree Requirements

Students follow the degree requirements reflecting the year s/he was admitted or the most recent version below.

Administrative Bylaws

Students gain advanced knowledge of clinical and translational research as it applies to the improvement of health. Students graduate with the skills necessary to design, conduct, and analyze translational research studies, and to interpret, apply and disseminate research findings.

Applicants must be former or current participants in one of the seven mentored research training programs administered by the Clinical and Translational Science Center: Mentored Clinical Research Training Program, CTSC-T32 Predoctoral Research Training Program, CTSC-K12 Mentored Career Development Program, BIRCWH K12 Program, HHMI-IMBS Program, Stem Cell Training Program, or the Primary Care in Outcomes Research Training program.

This is a self-supporting program, and receives no subsidies from the State of California. Tuition is set by the program per unit.

This program is an interdisciplinary Graduate Group.

For more information, visit the Clinical Research website.


Program Chair
David M Rocke Med: Public Health Sciences (530) 752-0510
Academic Advisers
Cameron S Carter
(Adviser: Admissions and Primary Contact)
Med Psychiatry 9/1/12 - 8/31/14 (916) 734-7783
Frederick J Meyers
(Adviser: General)
Med: Deans/Business Office 9/1/12 - 8/31/14
Graduate Program Staff Coordinator
Stacy Hayashi Clinical Research (916) 703-9110
Student Affairs Officer (SAO) in the Office of Graduate Studies
Amelia Brown Office of Graduate Studies (530) 752-1473