Department History

The Department of Population & Data Sciences began 2006 as a clinical department – Clinical Sciences. The focus was on clinical research enrolling patients with known conditions to compare treatments.

Also, the Department of Clinical Sciences was the original academic home of the UT Southwestern Clinical and Translational Science Award from the NIH (2007-2011.)

In 2015, Clinical Sciences became a basic science department and was renamed the Department of Population & Data Sciences.