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PPED 800 - MDS (Pediatric Dentistry) Research & Manuscript


Cr Hrs: 1-4

This course provides postgraduate students with the experience of engaging in research in dental and related sciences, and to pursue a Masters of Dental Science (MDS) degree in the UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences. Involvement in this course is arranged to meet individual student needs. Time commitment will average 4-hours per week during each semester of pursuit. Students work with advisors experienced in research methodology and scientific writing. Research mentorship is provided by faculty members gathered to satisfy the needs of the student and the research project being pursued. Student activities include topic-specific review of literature, research protocol development, hands-on research, data acquisition, statistical analysis and interpretation of experimental results, drawing conclusions, and publication of outcomes. Public defense of the research effort and submission of a manuscript to a professional journal in accordance with regulation established by the College of Graduate Health Sciences are required. Research, public defense, and manuscript submission accomplished during this course are in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Dental Science degree awarded by the UTHSC, College of Graduate Health Sciences. May be repeated up to 16 credit hours.
Grade Mode: P/N
Instructional Method: Seminar-based
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Postgraduate Pediatric Dentistry Program
Term offered: Fall, Spring

Instructor of Record, Fall: Jennifer Stewart Blakely Lou
Additional Instructor 1, Fall: Martha H Wells
Additional Instructor 2, Fall: Martin E. Donaldson
Additional Instructor 3, Fall: Harry K Sharp
Instructor of Record, Spring: Jennifer Stewart Blakely Lou
Additional Instructor 1, Spring: Martha H Wells
Additional Instructor 2, Spring: Martin E. Donaldson
Additional Instructor 3, Spring: Harry K Sharp



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