To provide elective courses for undergraduates in the biomedical sciences specialties. Repeatable unlimited times
Analysis of emerging problems and impact in countries on a multidimensional perspective. Repeatable one time. BIOM, NURS, PH, SPA majors only. Pre: consent.
Instruction in developing clinical research questions and creating a concise protocol that includes a literature review, study design, subject recruitment and sampling, instruments, other measures and bioinformatics, sample size, consent form, budget and timetable. A-F only.
Ethical dilemmas in clinical research are identified and resolved in cases, research on human subjects regulation are discussed. Research misconduct is defined. Ethical considerations in protocol developed in the Designing Clinical Research course are resolved. A-F only. (Cross-listed as CMB 626)
Lectures focus on translational research methods through selected genetic and acquired diseases including cancer, neurodevelopmental, inflammatoryimmune, and metabolic conditions with insight into analyses of DNA, RNA, genomics-proteomics, cell and animal models, and advanced imaging. A-F only. Pre: consent.
Provides training in proposal development. Governance structures of funding agencies; funding opportunities and decisions; review processes; NIH application and processes; reading RFAs; compliance issues; cultural sensitivity; and types of questions using databases are addressed. A-F only.
Provides overview of research related to health and health disparities in Hawai‘i. Seminar topics include ethnic disparities in health research, Native Hawaiian health, childhood research initiatives, fitness and obesity, social and cultural factors and ethics. Repeatable six times. A-F only. Pre: consent.
Introductory lecture-seminar on the conduct of multidisciplinary research from a culturally competent perspective. Enrolled in MS or PhD in Biomedical Sciences program only. A-F only. (Alt. years)
Explores the foundations of biomedical ethics via small group seminars and discussion, presentations. Enrolled in MS or PhD in Biomedical Sciences program only. A-F only. (Alt. years)
Develop biomedical ethics through case studies to incite discussions on topics such as gene therapy, gene enhancement, genetic counseling, informed consent, health care professional/patient and investigator/student participant communication, advanced directives and living wills, clinical research in developing countries, clinical research in ethnic minority and socio-economically disadvantaged populations, and non-discrimination in health care and research settings. A-F only.
Explore topics in cultural competence in greater depth, encouraging trainees to address issues from a unified yet flexible conceptual framework. Involves building knowledge, skills and action plans to address a range of learning styles and to appreciate and benefit from diversity. A-F only.
Seminar focuses on teaching participants to work independently and collaborate in order to accomplish specific results. Students will be exposed to group dynamics, communication, healthy competition, conflict resolution, and innovative means of crossing boundaries between departments, organizations, industries and disciplines. Repeatable two times. A-F only.
Focus on heritable disorders, genetic mechanisms, patterns of inheritance, phenotype-genotype correlations, genetic/ environmental factors, clinical diagnoses, genomic and precision medicine.
Conduct research under the direction of a mentor. Participants will be responsible for submission of a proposal, acquisition of IRB approval, and conduct of the project. Repeatable five times or up to 12 credits. BIOM students only. A-F only.
Current methods for analyzing longitudinal and clustered, clinical data through lectures, discussions, and a group analysis. Topic areas include multi-level, multi-state, multi-process, and structural equation models. A-F only. Pre: 642 and 643, or consent.
Students may register on approval of department. CR/NC only. Repeatable unlimited times.
Research for master’s thesis. Repeatable unlimited times. CR/NC only. Pre: consent.
Assess impact on health in disasters and diseases. Enhances research skills related to management and communication. Repeatable one time. BIOM, PH, NURS, and SPA majors only. Pre: consent.
Research for doctoral dissertation. Repeatable unlimited times. CR/ NC only. Pre: consent.