Summer Institute

Summer Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

This summer program is specifically geared towards physicians and doctorally-trained individuals who would like to hone their research and writing skills.

The Summer Institute is a unique opportunity to gain the critical research skills needed to plan, propose, and execute a research proposal.  The intensive 3-week training program gives busy professionals insight into research design and proposal development.  The program consists of one full-credit course, detailed below.

The Summer Institute will not be held in 2017.

Scientific Writing, Research Presentation, and Proposal Development (PHP2090)

The course is intended to enhance scientific writing skills, including manuscripts and proposals. Students are expected to produce a grant proposal based on their research interests by the end of the course.


Applicants should submit their CV and transcripts to Diane Schlacter by April 1, 2016.  If accepted, applicants will receive instructions for applying to be a non-degree student.  Materials can be emailed or mailed to:

Diane Schlacter
Brown University MPH Program
Box G-S121, 2nd Floor
Providence, RI 02912

If you have any questions about the program please contact:

Diane Schlacter
Manager, MPH and MS Programs


Patrick M. Vivier, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Community Health and Pediatrics
Director, Master of Public Health Program
Director, Summer Institute in Clinical and Translational Research