Research Resources

Conducting Research and Thesis/Dissertation Writing Resources:

Public Health Subject Guide – Key resources and Richter Library resource librarian
Getting Started with Your Research
Guide to finding Articles
Human Subjects Protection
Student Writing Resources – how to write a thesis statement, organizing your writing, and more!
Style Manuals and Citation Tools

Grant Writing:

General Tips on Writing a Competitive Grant Proposal & Preparing a Budget (EPA)
Grant Proposal Guide (NSF)
Grant Writing Tip Sheets (DHHS)
How to Write a Research Project Grant Application (NIH)
Proposal Writing Short Course (Foundation Center)
Translating epidemiology to policy

UM Library, Technology, and Human Subjects Research Workshops and Trainings:

Louis Calder Memorial Library (Medical Campus)
Richter Library (Coral Gables Campus)
Information Technology Department (Coral Gables Campus)
Human Subjects Research Office (Medical Campus)
REDCap (online survey and database manager)

Networking and Guidance:

Delta Omega Mentor Network


Certified in Public Health (CPH)
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
Certified Public Health Administrator)
Certified Emergency Response Coordinator (CERC)

Public Health Literature:

Public Health Classic Papers
Scholarly Repository – UM Theses and Dissertations


The Art of Crafting Learning Objectives Donna Petersen, University of South Florida College of Public Health. (Length: 5 min, 15 seconds)

Action Verbs used to Write Basic Objectives
The differences between goals and objectives

Academic and Research Training Videos:

Finding Journal Articles
Using Interlibrary Loan
Advanced Search Strategies for Finding Research Literature 
NIH Grant Review Process
Tips for How to Get Published
Public Health Reports Webcasts