Appendix C
Classification of Ph.D. Fields

C-1. CLASSIFICATION OF BASIC BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES PH.D. FIELDS

Anatomy

Bacteriology

Biochemistry

Bioinformatics

Biological Immunology

Biological Sciences, General

Biological Sciences, Other

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Sciences

Biophysics

Biotechnology Research

Cell Biology

Developmental Biology/Embryology

Endocrinology

Genetics, Human and Animal

Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Microbiology

Molecular Biology

Neuroscience

Nutritional Sciences

Parasitology

Pathology, Human and Animal

Pharmacology, Human and Animal

Physiology

Toxicology

Veterinary Medicine

Zoology

C-2. CLASSIFICATION OF PH.D. FIELDS IN THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Anthropology

Audiology and Speech Pathology

Demography/Population Studies

Sociology

Psychology

Clinical

Cognitive and Psycholinguistics

Comparative

Developmental and Child

Educational

Experimental

Industrial and Organizational

Personality

Psychology, General

Psychology, Other

Psychometrics

Physiological/Psychobiology

Quantitative

Social

C-3. CLASSIFICATION OF PH.D. FIELDS IN THE CLINICAL SCIENCES

Biometrics and Biostatistics

Environmental Health

Epidemiology

Exercise Physiology/Science

Health Sciences, General

Health Sciences, Other

Health Systems/Services Administration

Nursing

Pharmacy

Public Health

Rehabilitation/Therapeutic Services

Physicians in Academic Departments of Schools of Medicine



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Advancing the Nation’s Health Needs Appendix C Classification of Ph.D. Fields C-1. CLASSIFICATION OF BASIC BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES PH.D. FIELDS Anatomy Bacteriology Biochemistry Bioinformatics Biological Immunology Biological Sciences, General Biological Sciences, Other Biomedical Engineering Biomedical Sciences Biophysics Biotechnology Research Cell Biology Developmental Biology/Embryology Endocrinology Genetics, Human and Animal Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemistry Microbiology Molecular Biology Neuroscience Nutritional Sciences Parasitology Pathology, Human and Animal Pharmacology, Human and Animal Physiology Toxicology Veterinary Medicine Zoology C-2. CLASSIFICATION OF PH.D. FIELDS IN THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Anthropology Audiology and Speech Pathology Demography/Population Studies Sociology Psychology Clinical Cognitive and Psycholinguistics Comparative Developmental and Child Educational Experimental Industrial and Organizational Personality Psychology, General Psychology, Other Psychometrics Physiological/Psychobiology Quantitative Social C-3. CLASSIFICATION OF PH.D. FIELDS IN THE CLINICAL SCIENCES Biometrics and Biostatistics Environmental Health Epidemiology Exercise Physiology/Science Health Sciences, General Health Sciences, Other Health Systems/Services Administration Nursing Pharmacy Public Health Rehabilitation/Therapeutic Services Physicians in Academic Departments of Schools of Medicine