Menu Close

Clinical Research Unit (CRU) Locations

Bayview Clinical Research Unit

301 Building, Mason Lord Drive
Suite 4100, 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21224
410-550-1850

Services
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
mdawso13@jhmi.edu
410-550-1882

Antonietta Jimenez (AJ), RN
ajimene3@jhmi.edu
410-550-1882


Pediatric Clinical Research Unit (PCRU)

Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center
1800 Orleans Street, 9th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21287
410-614-6365

Services
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)
spatel40@jhmi.edu
410-955-5545

Rachel Salamone, RN (Outpatient)
rsalamo3@jhu.edu
410-614-6365


Broadway Adult Outpatient Clinical Research Unit

Blalock Building
1800 Orleans Street, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21287
410-955-2760

Services
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 degree freezer, an infusion center, and a DEXA 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
mdejarn1@jhu.edu
410-614-2263
410-955-2760


Broadway Adult Inpatient Clinical Research Unit

Osler Building
1800 Orleans Street, 5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21287
410-550-7033

Services
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
cpresle2@jhmi.edu
443-287-3127


COVID-19 Outpatient Clinical Research Units

Bayview Campus
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21224
COVID19ResearchCtr@jhmi.edu

Services
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.

Sr. Research Program Coordinator
Ishear Townes, RN
COVID19ResearchCtr@jhmi.edu.