Research Training & Education

CITI Program: Protecting Human Research Subjects:  All members of the research team are expected to complete online training prior to conducting any activities related to the human research. The training requirements can be found here.  University of Arizona research faculty, staff, advisors and students must complete the University of Arizona human subjects component of the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) online training program. The CITI certification is valid for a four-year period, after which time refresher training must be completed. It is recommended that a copy of the completion certificate is printed and maintained.  *Instructions for creating an account can be found here. *Existing users use your UA NetID and password to log in through the SSO system. Instructions on how to do that can be found here.

Arizona Clinical and Translational Research (ACTR)

The Arizona Clinical and Translational Research (ACTR), a graduate certificate program at The University of Arizona, prepares clinician scientists for the complexities of clinical research through high-quality didactic instruction and mentored research experiences. This innovative training program integrates the knowledge and expertise of faculty and staff within the Arizona Health Sciences Center (AHSC) and other University of Arizona departments. The multidisciplinary approach provides opportunities for program scholars to acquire fundamental clinical research skills in a collaborative learning environment. AZ Clinical Research Training Program Certificate.  ACTR scholars must successfully complete 12 graduate level credit units coursework and one workshop on research ethics to receive the ACTR certificate of completion. The coursework includes two biostatistics courses (EPID/CPH 576a and 576b), one epidemiology course (EPID/CPH 573a), and one elective course. All coursework is offered through the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and upon completion of the program can be transferred towards an MPH, MS, or PhD degree within the College.This certificate program is fully online. It is housed at the College of Public Health and the contact is Michael Tearn,

Read more and apply here: ACTR Homepage

CBPR training from University of Pittsburgh-Training Community Partners: The University of Pittsburgh, the Community PARTners (Community Engagement Core) of the University of Pittsburgh Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh's Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Community Research Advisory Board (CRAB) has developed a research ethics training for community partners involved in studies. This training is community member focused, and it is publicly available at: Introduction to Community Partnered Research Ethics Training.