Program Overview

The Human Investigations Program, a program of the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI), offers an integrated clinical and translational research education curriculum.

  • Enhance your career in clinical and translational research.
  • Gain practical skills in conducting successful research studies.
  • Connect with faculty who share a commitment to translational research.
  • Acquire knowledge that directly supports your research and expands your collaboration opportunities.

Earn a Degree or Take a Class

There are three tracks, one of which results in a master's degree of clinical research. HIP also offers a certificate in human investigations and the opportunity to take individual courses. Learn more about the program tracks.

Who can participate?

HIP is open to faculty, clinical and postdoctoral fellows and graduate students in the schools of medicine, nursing and dentistry.  Learn more about eligibility.

What is the curriculum?

Courses are based on nationally-recognized competencies for clinical and translational research. Learn more about curriculum.


Courses Start week of September 24
Support for early-career faculty
The OCTRI Scholars Program supports early-career faculty in obtaining their first independent research funding.  You are eligible for the program if you are applying for or currently have a career-development award.
Learn more about the OCTRI Scholars Program