Category Archive: Child of Collaboration


This page is currently under construction and updates are coming soon. For questions, please contact GK at     In case you missed it: View the slides from our November 12, 2021 presentation.       PaTH is a Clinical Research Network comprised of Geisinger Health System, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Health System, Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Temple Health System, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, the University of Pittsburgh, UPMC and UPMC Health Plan, The Ohio State University, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, University of … Continue reading

Trial Innovation Network

The Trial Innovation Network (TIN) is a collaborative initiative within the CTSA Program.   The Trial Innovation Network (TIN) is composed of three key organizational partners – the CTSA Program Hubs, three Trial Innovation Centers (TICs) and one Recruitment Innovation Center. The TIN is designed to support innovation in multi-center clinical trials and studies. In 2017, the Brain Injury Outcomes Division (BIOS) and the ICTR received a seven year, $25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) to form, along with the Tufts University School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins-Tufts TIC. … Continue reading

The Studio: A Master Class

The Studio is a multidisciplinary service center created to help investigators improve the quality and impact of their translational research.   Serving the entire Johns Hopkins University medical research community and affiliated interested parties, the Studio is open to the study of any disease. It operates as a Master class, a highly successful method of advanced instruction originally used in the fine arts, and later shown to be equally effective when extended to other disciplines. We give feedback systematically and immediately. The “one-stop-shopping” model only adds efficiency of the Studio. We save investigators valuable time by eliminating the need to … Continue reading

Master Mentor Program

The Master Mentor program is designed to create cohorts of experienced and well-trained expert mentors of junior faculty who are maximally effective at enhancing the career trajectory of their mentees.   Jennifer Haythornthwaite, PhD, Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences David Yousem, MD, Professor, Radiology   Mission/Vision: These Master Mentors are a resource that can coach and provide counsel to other less-experienced mentors within a department in handling difficult advisor situations and helping faculty develop and enhance interpersonal skills for optimal mentor-mentee interactions. Successful Master Mentors will accelerate the advancement of their mentees and elevate the quality of mentorship throughout their … Continue reading

Data Manager’s Advisory Board and Interest Group

  Data managers are an integral part of most research teams, and their services have a profound impact on the quality and efficiency of the research process.   Data Manager’s Advisory Board The board is designed to focus on data management within clinical research studies, including ways in which data management impacts study efficiency and the value of the data for both primary and secondary uses. Within Johns Hopkins there are a wide range of approaches to data management, with most of the responsibility centered within the individual studies. There are a few centers of expertise related to database management … Continue reading

Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network (JHCRN)

The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network (JHCRN)   The JHCRN is a regional translational research organization linking Johns Hopkins Medicine with a diverse network of community based health care delivery systems that offers researchers the opportunity to collaborate with other purpose-driven researchers, and access to over 5 million potential research participants. We provide a unique collaborative research infrastructure that aims to enhance the flow of scientific information by supporting multi-site clinical, translational, and pragmatic research.   Our Sites: Luminis Health TidalHealth Reading Hospital, an affiliate of Tower Health George Mason University We Support Research By: Identifying multi-site collaborative investigator(s) that … Continue reading

Johns Hopkins and Kaiser Permanente Research Collaboration Committee

Mission: To foster and promote synergistic research between Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Research represents a particular synergistic opportunity with potential for broad impact inside and outside both organizations. The work of the collaboration will concentrate on fostering research that will benefit both organizations and present the opportunity for much broader impact—changing the way medicine is practiced and associated healthcare policies.  Pilot Awards About JHM & KP Research Committee Members Funded Research

Translational Research Communities (TRC)

There are Three Translational Research Communities (TRCs): Drugs, Biologics, Vaccines, and Devices Biomarkers and Diagnostic Tests and Behavioral, Social, and Systems Science   The goals of these communities are to: Stimulate discovery that impacts health Engage and employ the wide range of ICTR resources and program areas, for example study design, biostatistics, pilot project funding, and the CRUs. Improve the quality, innovation and impact of Johns Hopkins University (JHU) translational research Improve research impact through early partnering with stakeholders and the community Consider dissemination early in the research process Enhance career satisfaction To accomplish these goals, each TRC identifies and … Continue reading

Data Managers Interest Group

Data managers are an integral part of most research teams, and their services have a profound impact on the quality and efficiency of the research process. The goal of this group, formed at the recommendation of the ICTR Data Management Advisory Board, is to create an environment where data managers from throughout Johns Hopkins can meet to share expertise and discuss the challenges of their unique roles in the research enterprise. If you wish to subscribe to the Data Managers Interest Group listserv, click on the link below and select ‘Subscribe’ from the menu on the left side of the … Continue reading

PURE Elsevier (formerly SCIVAL/JHU Experts Research Profiles)

In an effort to synergize inter-disciplinary clinical and translational research, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is committed to using innovative research tools and information technologies to promote collaboration regardless of organizational affiliation or position within the bench-to-bedside-to-population spectrum of science. This expertise portal is a key component of Johns Hopkins University (JHU)’s mission to catalyze the application of new knowledge and techniques to clinical practice at the front lines of patient care. If the answer to any of the questions below is yes, this database can likely help you: Do you need to put together multidisciplinary teams to tackle translational and … Continue reading