The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences at HWCOM aims to bridge basic sciences and medicine, fostering research to discover and advance medically relevant knowledge and leads to improvements in the quality of life for future generations.
The program aims to develop the ability of graduate students to apply research skills from bench to bedside, and to translate fundamental discoveries into new treatments for human diseases. The advantages of pursing a PhD in Biomedical Sciences at HWCOM include participation in cutting-edge biomedical research, close interaction with clinical and basic science faculty, and preparation for careers in academia, medical research, and biomedical and biotechnology industries. Another distinctive feature of the PhD program is that graduate students and medical students sit side-by-side in introductory basic sciences courses, participating in an interdisciplinary model of education.
The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences admits students only in the fall term. Visit the FIU University Graduate School website to apply.