Training Programs and Workshop
Bangalore Boston Nutrition Collaborative: Short course
|BBNC Short Course|
The Bangalore Boston Nutrition Collaborative has successfully conducted the 2-week short course in International Nutrition Research Methods since 7 years and is planning to continue it in 2017.
Who can Apply:
NIH sponsored training in health research
St. John’s Medical College and Research Institute has substantial experience in running training programs in clinical research for health professionals and personnel involved in clinical research. We are a National Institutes of Health (NIH, USA) Centre of Excellence (CoE) to conduct clinical research studies and training in health research methods.
We have been conducting courses in Health Research Methods, Evidence Based Medicine and Data Management supported by the NIH, USA for the past 5 years as part of the Centre of Excellence Program.
Since 2009 we have trained about 1,000 health professionals from 32 cities and 60 Institutions. They include, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, ethics committee members, industry professionals, post graduate students, study coordinators, regulatory officials and health policy makers from India and other countries like Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Kenya, Tanzania and the UK.
As part of our training activities in our CoE program, we conducted seven programs:
- Two-year Research Training through Mentorship
- Two-week course in Health Research Methodology
- Two-week course in Advanced Health Research Methodology
- Undergraduate Research Mentorship
- One-week Course in Health Research Methods and Evidence Based Medicine
- Three-day Workshop in Data Management and Biostatistics
- ICMR One-week Course in Health Research Methods and Evidence Based Medicine
The objectives, method and participants are
Objective: To train motivated and dedicated young health professionals who will be able to design and implement research projects that are relevant in the Indian context.
Method: Candidates are selected based on research interests, project proposal, face to face interviews and support of the institution for research activities.
Participants: Health professionals (40 years of age and within 5 years of their Masters level or higher qualifications (MD, MS, DNB, DM, MCh), employed) 1 year on a regular basis in an Indian Medical Institution.