Category Archive: Child of Community

Partnerships


The ICTR understands the importance of working with the local community to share and disseminate clinical research findings. We strive to build and maintain relationships with those that have a common goal. This is a working list of current and potential Johns Hopkins University community partners in Baltimore City, inclusive of student, staff and faculty participation in programs or organizations.  

The Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture


The Johns Hopkins ICTR is privileged to be the establishing sponsor of the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture Series. The goal of the series is to honor Henrietta Lacks and the positive global impact of HeLa cells. This series will also serve as an annual reminder of the gratitude, respect, and clear communication due to all research participants. Keeping biomedical research connected to the people it is intended to serve is an ongoing process rooted in the open exchange of ideas among all stakeholders. To facilitate this process, speakers for the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture Series are selected for their ability to […]

Research Participant Advocate


Research Participant Advocates: Serve as a resource to volunteers. Contact us for an independent witness to the consent process, to serve on the volunteers behalf in the case of a misunderstanding between the volunteer and study team, or to provide information about research in general or a specific protocol. Provide consulting expertise on human subjects and regulatory issues, including IRB applications, the informed consent process, study feasibility and Good Clinical Practice (GCP). Contact us for quick expert help. Review applications to the Clinical Research Unit to assure high standards for Human Subjects Protections. Call us to review your consent form, […]

MyChart Recruitment Messages


Johns Hopkins Medicine is committed to supporting the discovery of new ways to improve the care and outcomes for patients. Patients throughout the Johns Hopkins Health System have access to a network of clinical research studies for many different conditions. In November 2016, the Johns Hopkins Research Participant Recruitment and Retention Program piloted a program to inform patients of research studies through automated MyChart Recruitment Messages. Our goal is to empower patients by connecting them with clinical research studies that may be of interest to them. In a recent survey, we assessed what patients think about MyChart research invitations; 90 […]

Community Research Advisory Council


The Community Research Advisory Council creates a forum for patients and diverse stakeholders to help shape research conducted at Johns Hopkins.

Become a Research Participant


Things You Should Know Clinical Trials 101 Questions to Ask Before Joining a Study   Videos to Watch PARTICIPATING IN RESEARCH: WHAT IS RESEARCH?   2018 RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS FROM JOHNS HOPKINS MEDICINE   GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS   Institution Review Boards Johns Hopkins researchers partner with groups throughout the state and the nation to conduct many different kinds of health research studies, including clinical trials. Studies may involve participants with specific health conditions as well as healthy volunteers. If you are considering participating in a study, it may be helpful to view the video below to learn about […]