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What Alumni Have To Say About the Program:

The CREST program gave me a solid foundation for conducting patient-oriented clinical research and skills on describing the research methods and data analysis.  These skills are crucial for me as I am getting ready for my first academic appointment.

Milena Weinstein, MD,MAS

 Milena Weinstein, MD

The Program helped me get a holistic view of the research process, an ability to analyze data using biostatistics, a greater ability to read and understand scientific papers, and time to pursue my own research endeavors.

Alexander Ko, MD, MAS

The program gave me an introduction to the basics of research methodology.
- Opportunity to network with senior faculty with successful academic careers
-  Strengthened my interest in clinical research.

Prasanthi Ramanujam, MD, MAS

Prasanthi Ramanujam, MD, MAS

Definitely gave me more confidence in my ability to design studies.  Clarified many points for me.  I’d taken courses on study design many years ago and this consolidated all the information.  The very most useful one was Dr. Lindsay’s Epidemiology class.

Ann Sturley,  RN, MAS 
San Diego Hospice

The CREST Program gave me the capacity to better understand the major players in clinical and translational research and patient-centered studies; discuss the most recent advances and relevant statistical and methodological tools for effective and efficient design and conduct of clinical studies that are practice and community based; and to promote new avenues of investigation, the development of new approaches and techniques in translational and patient-centered research in my area of research interest which is nephrology.

Rolando Claure Del Granado, MD, MAS
Assistant Profesor in Nephrology at Universidad del Valle; Cochabamba–Bolivia

Rolando Claure Del Granado, MD, MAS


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