We train researchers with a level of excellence in the interdisciplinary field of health sciences to contribute to the analysis and resolution of research problems in the biomedical sciences. Through an academic program designed for professionals in the health or biological sciences area, interested in receiving training in high-quality research.

Developed for our students to generate knowledge based on evidence, in the field of health sciences, in the areas of deepening in pathology, tropical medicine, mental health, pharmaceutical bioprocesses and health and animal production, all these areas under the guidance continuous from their tutors.

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• Pathology: enfocada en la comprensión de procesos patológicos para desarrollar estrategias terapéuticas novedosas. Abordamos temáticas como inmunomodulación, epigenética, ciencias ómicas y neurofisiología.
• Tropical Medicine: comprende las dinámicas de diseminación de enfermedades tropicales por medio de la resolución y abordaje aplicado en el área de Medicina Tropical.
• Mental health: En esta área las investigaciones incluyen temáticas relacionadas con patología dual, neurofisiología y neuropsiquiatría.
• Animal Health and Production: las investigaciones en esta área se orientan a fortalecer el enfoque de “Una salud” con el fin de abordar de modo integral los aspectos relacionados con la sanidad en los animales y en su vínculo con el hombre.
• Pharmaceutical Bioprocesses: la demanda de productos de alta calidad para la industria farmacéutica, cosmética y alimentaria  y la fuerte inclusión de materiales de origen natural, han impulsado el uso de la biotecnología como fuente de productos de alto valor en estos sectores industriales.

To register you must fill out the following formats:

Curriculum vitae

Research proposal

Registrations: hasta el 12 de noviembre de 2021
First group interview date: del 29 de noviembre al 01 de diciembre de 2021
Publication of results first group: 03 de diciembre de 2021
Interview date second group: -
Publication of results second group:
-
Payment of tuition:
 hasta el 15 de diciembre de 2021 en forma ordinaria
Classes start date: 31 de enero de 2022
Registration PIN cost: $163.000 COP
Total cost per semester:$12.990.000 COP
*Valores correspondientes a 2021

Graduate School Director
Angela Maria Segura Cardona
E-mail: asegura@ces.edu.co
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1408

Coordinator of the Doctorate in Health Sciences
Piedad Agudelo Flórez
E-mail: pagudelo@ces.edu.co
Teléfono: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1263

Graduate School
Teléfono: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1745
E-mail: escueladegraduados@ces.edu.co

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Profile
of the applicant

Our program is aimed at professionals who are part of the health sector, among others.

Why choose
this program

We have professional experience in our programs. Learn about the advantages of studying with us.

Profile
of egress

Our doctors have the skills to guarantee the quality and efficiency of health services.

Our professionals belong to areas of health or biological sciences, with experience in research activities and graduates of programs approved or validated (foreign students) by the Ministry of National Education of Colombia.

Our professionals are recognized for their work in the different fields of action in the health areas, for their integrity, ethics and professionalism.

Our graduates are highly knowledgeable in their professional field, capable of managing information and proposing research based on health problems, both in the national and international context, with research and teaching projection in the areas of health sciences. .

Requirements
degree

Know the necessary requirements to access the degree process at our University.

Groups
research

The University has different research groups to strengthen the knowledge of our professionals.

Financing
and scholarships

At the University we offer financing options and scholarships to our students with entities in agreement.

You must approve all the subjects of the study plan and the specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotions Committee. In addition, it requires:

1. Haber presentado las pruebas vigentes que el Estado determine como de obligatorio cumplimiento.
2. Presentar certificado de asistencia a la Cátedra CES.

3. El pago de los derechos de grado, establecidos en los derechos pecuniarios.
4. Haber aprobado el trabajo de grado o investigación.
5. Paz y salvo con la Universidad por todo concepto.

We have the support of our research groups in Basic Sciences, Tropical Medicine, Mental Health, INCA-CES group, Biomedical Engineering and Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

For financing we have agreements with:
CES Educational Strengthening Program
Pichincha Bank
ICETEX
Sapiencia Fund

Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (FNA)
Itaú

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Our teachers

Exchange from
another university

You chose us for your exchange, find out about the process and the requirements to meet. Plus

Exchange towards
another university

Live the experience of expanding your knowledge in Colombia or the world. Plus

International cooperation

We open the doors for you to complement your academic training with us. Plus

Investigation
and innovation

We promote activities that impact and project scientific, social and environmental aspects. Plus

Laboratories
and simulation

We take the theoretical activities to scenarios that resemble real places and situations. Plus

Practice fields
(Own and in agreement)

We leave the classroom to put our knowledge into practice in real life. Plus

Wellness
academic

We offer spaces and programs for the personal and collective development of the CES community. Plus

Legal information of the program

Program name:
PhD in Health Sciences

Faculty:
Graduate School

Program modality:
Presencial

SNIES code:
54324

Program type:
Doctorado

Qualified Registration:
Resolución 19837 del 18 de octubre de 2016

City:
Medellin

Title awarded:
Doctor en Ciencias de la Salud

Duration:
4 años (8 semestres)

Total cost per semester:
$12.990.000 COP

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