Cancer Pathology and Prevention

The MD-PhD required curriculum for the PhD consists of 72 credit hours from required and elective courses, drawn from these lists.

Prerequisites from the first two years of medical education curriculum

IMC 502 Fundamentals I 7.2 cr
IMC 504 Fundamentals II 3.8 cr
IMC 510 GI and Metabolism 5.5 cr
IMC 600 Hematology 1.0 cr
IMC 604 Pulmonary 8.0 cr
IMC 612 Endocrine 6.5 cr
IMC 614 Phase I Essentials 4.0 cr
    36.0 cr

Cancer Pathology and Prevention programmatic requirements

PTR 509 and 510 Laboratory Rotations*
2.0 cr
PTR 505 and 506 Advances in Experimental Pathology Seminar 1.0 cr/sem
PTR 525 Cancer Epidemiology 3.0 cr
PTR 500 Cancer Control and Prevention 3.0 cr
STA 527 Principles of Statistics 4.0 cr
MST 601 MD-PhD Seminar 1.0 cr /sem

* Substitute Laboratory Rotations for the MD-PhD Seminar in three semesters.

Optional electives

PTR 528 Techniques in Experimental
Pathology I
1.0 cr
PMS 515 Cancer Chemotherapy 4.0 cr