Certificate Program in Regulatory, Translational, or Entrepreneurial Science



Program Overview

The Certificate Program provides training in translational science through the completion of four credit units of coursework and a research project. The certificate is designed for:

  • PhD-level pre- or post-docs who want to extend their research into a clinical setting 
  • Pre- and post-graduate clinical trainees (MD, VMD, DMD, MSN) who want to enhance their expertise in clinical research to inform research at the bench

The program is built on three pillars: (1) a curriculum that focuses on regulatory science, clinical and translational science, or entrepreneurial science, (2) engagement in a one-year translational research project, and (3) active mentorship.

Pillars of Certificate Program

Curriculum Overview

The Certificate Program can be finished in one year and requires the completion of 4 credit units with a passing grade of B- or better and a research project. There are three certificates from which to choose:


Faculty and Administration

Emma Meagher, MD, Program Director
Rachel McGarrigle, MSEd, Education Director
Jessica German, Education Coordinator
Megan Maxwell, MSW, Associate Director

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