DEPARTMENTS COLLABORATING: Clinical and Translational Research; Cytotechnology; Emergency Medicine; Family Medicine; Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy; Internal Medicine; Munroe-Meyer Institute; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Oral Biology; Orthopaedic Surgery; Pediatrics; Pathology and Microbiology; Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience; Physical Therapy Education; Preventive and Societal Medicine; Psychiatry; Radiology; and Surgery.
|MSIA GRADUATE COMMITTEE|
|Laura Bilek, PT, Ph.D.||Physical Therapy Education, SAHP, COM|
|David Shaw, Ph.D.||Oral Biology, COD|
|Lani "Chi Chi" Zimmerman, Ph,.D.||Clinical and Translational Research|
|Amber Donnelly, Ph.D.||Cytotechnology|
|Jim McClay MS, MD||Emergency Medicine|
|Jeanne A. Geske, Ph.D.||Family Medicine|
|Karen Gould, Ph.D.||Genetics, Cell Biology & Anatomy|
|Carol Casey, Ph.D.||Internal Medicine|
|Corrine Hanson, Ph.D.||Medical Nutrition|
|Wayne Stuberg, Ph.D.||MMI Munroe Meyer Institute|
|Valerie Volkert, Ph.D.||MMI Behavior Analysis|
|John S. Davis, Ph.D.||Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Iqbal Ahmad, Ph.D.||Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences|
|Hani Haider, Ph.D.||Orthopedics|
|Rakesh Singh, Ph.D.||Pathology and Microbiology|
|TBA||Pediatrics - General|
|Keshore Bidasee, Ph.D.||Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience|
|Joe Norman, PT, Ph.D.||Physical Therapy Education|
|Eleanor G. Rogan, Ph.D.||Preventive and Societal Medicine|
|Dennis P McNeilly, M.D.||Psychiatry|
|Michael D. Boska, PhD||Radiology|
|Irakis Pipinos, M.D.||Surgery|
The Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area is intended for those who wish to pursue individually designed programs of an interdisciplinary nature within the medical sciences leading to the Master of Science and/or the Doctor of Philosophy degree. For example, individual programs of study may be developed in the following research areas: immunology, drug metabolism, human genetics, neurological sciences, oral biology, health services research, and others.
Admission to the Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area (MSIA) Graduate Program. In addition to the general requirements governing admission to the Graduate College the following requirements must also be met: The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required. Individuals who have completed the Dental Admissions Test (DAT), the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), or the Veterinary Aptitude Test (VAT) may substitute these tests for the GRE. Scores on the GRE, DAT, MCAT, and VAT serve only as general guidelines for admission.
Course requirements for the M.S. degree: The Master of Science degree in the Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area may be earned only under Option One.
Course requirements for the Ph.D. degree: Please see the document entitled "Procedures Governing the Admission and Progress of Students in the Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area Graduate Program."
Procedures Governing the Admission & Progress of Students in the Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area Graduate Program - Click here: MSIA Procedures
Checklist and Timeline for PhD Students in Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area - Click here: MSIA PhD Student Checklist
MSIA Course List - Link: Graduate Studies Bulletin
Students from outside the US are encouraged to apply a minimum 2 months prior to the posted deadline to allow time for processing of foreign application materials.