Clinical Research Unit (CRU) Locations and Services


Bayview Clinical Research Unit


The ICTR Bayview Clinical Research Unit (Bayview CRU) is located on the 4th Floor of 301 Mason Lord Drive on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus.

The 14,300 square-foot Bayview CRU provides full-service outpatient and inpatient facilities, with an emphasis on cardiovascular and sleep studies. Bayview also has strong laboratory core services (Core Laboratory for research assays, Cardiovascular Core, Body Composition Core). Exercise physiology facilities are also available.

Nurse Managers
Marcie Dawson, MS, RN-BC, NE

Linda King, BSN, RN

Pediatric Clinical Research Unit (PCRU)


The PCRU is located on the ninth floor of the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center in the Johns Hopkins Hospital on the East Baltimore campus and

The unit provides both inpatient and outpatient pediatric care. The PCRU includes a 7-bed inpatient unit, a 4-room outpatient clinic, a multi-purpose procedure room, pediatric phlebotomy laboratory, spirometry, metabolic formula room, and pediatric sleep lab. Pediatric-oriented nursing support and child life services are also provided.

Nurse Managers
Sapana Edwards, RN (Inpatient)

Rachel Salamone, RN (Outpatient)

Broadway Adult Outpatient Clinical Research Unit


The Broadway Adult Outpatient CRU is located on the third floor of the Blalock Building in the Johns Hopkins Hospital on the East Baltimore campus.

Full-time clinic support staff include three registered research nurses, as well as a phlebotomist and technicians. The unit staff assist investigators with protocol specific evaluations as requested (including vital signs, collection and processing of biologic specimens and administration of questionnaires.) Qualified nurses administer protocol guided medications for ICTR-approved protocols.

The unit includes nine full-service exam rooms, two interview rooms, a phlebotomy room, sample processing lab, a -70 &deg F freezer, an infusion center, and a DXA scanner. The unit also offers assistance with limited clinical skills training for non-clinical research staff, tutorials on creating research order sets and other study-related paperwork for investigators.

Nurse Manager
Mary De’Jarnette, RN, MSN

Broadway Adult Inpatient Clinical Research Unit


The Broadway Adult Inpatient Unit is located on the fifth floor of the Osler building in the Johns Hopkins Hospital on the East Baltimore campus.

The unit provides scheduled access to as many as 14 inpatient research beds on a general medical floor that includes capacity for continuous cardiac monitoring and biological isolation of subjects receiving potentially infectious agents.

Nurse Manager
Cindy Rutledge, RN

COVID-19 Outpatient Clinical Research Units


The COVID-19 Outpatient Clinical Research Units are located on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus and at the Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center- Green Spring Station, Lutherville (adjacent to Pavillion 3). Johns Hopkins Bayview is located in Southeast Baltimore, exit 59 of Interstate 95 and exit 12 of Interstate 895. The Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center — Green Spring Station, Lutherville, is located five minutes off the Baltimore Beltway Interstate 695 at the I-83 South/Falls Road exit.

Research participants who are under investigation or have COVID-19 requiring isolation precautions must be scheduled at the COVID-19 Outpatient CRU, which provides a safe environment for study visits and procedures, including phlebotomy and upper respiratory sampling. The unit features two mini-mobiles, a tent, and two specialized PODS, which have been modified to allow for the care of patients with COVID-19.

Nurse Manager
Kim Kafka, RN


Parking Map (effective July 2020)


Adult Clinical Research Unit Parking Information