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Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative at the University of Miami

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The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) at the University of Miami provides educational materials to the research community. Unless otherwise stated, the content and software of CITI Program websites are copyrighted materials of the CITI Program. They are intended for the internal, non-commercial use of CITI Program subscriber institutions and their affiliates, or for individual subscribers to CITI Program content. No website content or course materials (text, cases, images, videos, quizzes) may otherwise be copied, reproduced, distributed, published, downloaded, displayed or transmitted by any means without the prior written permission of the CITI Program.
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Last updated 6 August 2012