University Senate                                                                      Proposed: March 30, 2007

                                   

                                                                                                Adopted: by voice vote

 

 

RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH

 

AN M.S. PROGRAM IN PATIENT ORIENTED RESEARCH

 

WHEREAS      the M.S. in Patient Oriented Research program proposed by the Department of Biostatistics in the Mailman School of Public Health will expedite professional preparation early in a physician's career for work that has so far been the domain of those in mid-career, and

 

WHEREAS      the proposed M.S. will build on an already successful patient-oriented track in the M.S. in Biostatistics program, and

 

WHEREAS      the proposal has the approval of the Faculty and Dean of the Mailman School, as well as the Executive Vice President of the Medical Center, and

 

WHEREAS      the Education Committee of the University Senate has favorably reviewed the proposal;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED       that the Senate establish the M.S. in Patient Oriented Research, with the proviso that the Education Committee will review the program in five years, and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED            that the Senate forward this resolution to the Trustees for appropriate action.

 

 

                                                                                                Proponent:

 

                                                                                                Committee on Education