We train professionals with a high-level research profile in the fields of epidemiology and biostatistics. Able to generate innovative knowledge through scientific research for interdisciplinary academic endeavors and with the purpose of improving the quality of life of the population.

We support their studies through our research groups and with a flexible and adaptable plan to the needs of the environment, profile and area of deepening of our students.

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We have areas of deepening in:

• Epidemiology: Orientada al desarrollo de conocimiento de la identificación, frecuencia y distribución de factores que se asociados eventos en salud, con el propósito de impactar positivamente la calidad de vida dela población.
• Biostatistics: Tiene como propósito generar conocimiento en bioestadística a través de metodologías novedosas como soporte a la comprensión de fenómenos en salud.
• Health of the populations: Área orientada a identificar las diferencias en la incidencia, prevalencia, morbilidad, supervivencia y mortalidad en poblaciones de acuerdo a su contexto geográfico, orientación sexual u origen étnico, entre otras.
• Bioengineering: Desde esta área se podrá abordar investigaciones relacionadas con el uso de productos biotecnológicos en rehabilitación y recuperación de tejidos, uso de biodispositivos en el diagnóstico, control y monitoreo de eventos en salud, desde un enfoque de impacto a nivel poblacional, entre otras.
• Human body movement: Con el objetivo de formar en alto nivel para aporte al avance en el conocimiento orientado a mantener y recuperar el movimiento corporal humano a partir de diversas estrategias desde los ámbitos académicos, clínicos y sociales.
• Nutrition and food: Se pretende que el doctorando aborde investigaciones que generen conocimiento y planteen soluciones en procesos relacionados con la nutrición humana, la alimentación y la dietética.
• Demographics: Propende por el mejoramiento de la salud de las poblaciones a través del estudio de tendencias históricas, identificación de causas y consecuencias del comportamiento demográfico en contextos sociales, económicos y políticos.

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
Second group interview date: -
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 Doctorate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Erika Alejandra Giraldo Gallo
E-mail: eagiraldo@ces.edu.co
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1275

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

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Profile
of the applicant

Our program is aimed at professionals in areas related to health or the exact and natural sciences.

Why choose
is 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.

Aimed at professionals in areas related to health or the exact and natural sciences, passionate about service and the constant acquisition of knowledge from research and innovation.

We are recognized for our professionalism based on ethics and making sound decisions, based on research and analysis to respond to the needs of the area for the benefit of the populations.

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 projection and teachers in the areas of health sciences. .

Requirements
degree

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

Investigation groups

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

Financing
and scholarships

We offer financing options and scholarships to our professionals 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.

The training of high-level researchers is supported by the research groups of the University.

For financing we have agreements with:
Programa de Fortalecimiento Educativo CES
Banco Pichincha
ICETEX
Fondo Sapiencia

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 Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Faculty:
Graduate School

Program modality:
Presencial

SNIES code:
101768

Program type:
Doctorado

Qualified Registration:
Resolución 6342 de junio 8 de 2012

Qualified Registry Renewal:
Resolución 8168 de agosto 5 de 2019

City:
Medellin

Title awarded:
Doctor en Epidemiología y Bioestadística

Duration:
4 años (8 semestres)

Total cost per semester:
$12.990.000 COP

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