Tag Archive: Previous Collaboration


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. Internal Johns Hopkins University Community Partners AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network https://actgnetwork.org/site/johns-hopkins-university-crs AIDS Education and Training Center https://aidsetc.org/aetc-program/johns-hopkins-university Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center http://www.alzresearch.org/ Bayview Community Relations Office https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/johns_hopkins_bayview/community_services/community_relations/ Bayview List of Community Partners https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/johns_hopkins_bayview/community_services/services/ JH Black Faculty Staff Association (BFSA) … Continue reading

8th Annual Lacks Lecture Spotlights Baltimore Health Disparities

 2017 Video Recording   Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Lisa Cooper’s research focuses on health inequalities in Baltimore, particularly as experienced by the city’s African-Americans. In her keynote address at the eighth Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture on October 7, Cooper illuminated the differences that African-Americans living in impoverished sections of the city experience when it comes to health. Cooper spoke to a nearly full Turner Auditorium on The Johns Hopkins Hospital campus at what has become an annual tradition. The lecture celebrates the life and contributions of Henrietta Lacks, whose proliferating cell samples have provided the foundation for many of the world’s most important biological research studies. … Continue reading

Trial Innovation Network

The Trial Innovation Network (TIN) is a collaborative initiative within the CTSA Program. It is composed of three key organizational partners – the CTSA Program Hubs, the Trial Innovation Centers (TIC) and the Recruitment Innovation Center (RIC). The TIN is designed to support innovation in multi-center clinical trials and studies. The vision of the TIN is to innovatively address critical roadblocks in multi-center clinical trials and to accelerate the translation of novel interventions into life-saving therapies. The TIN is a collaborative national group that focuses on operational innovation, operational excellence and collaboration and will leverage the expertise and resources of the CTSA Program. The TIN … Continue reading

2017 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

THANK YOU! We hope that all who attended enjoyed the lecture.  Click here to view the video recording.   The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) invites you to attend the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm in Turner Auditorium on the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore campus. Continental breakfast and check-in begin at 8:00 am. The keynote speaker is Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH, FACP, the director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity, a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, and a James F. Fries Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins … Continue reading

The Studio: A Master Class

The ICTR Studio is a multidisciplinary service center that was created to help investigators improve the quality and impact of their translational research. Serving the entire Johns Hopkins University medical research community, it operates across all university affiliated departments, centers and institutes and is open to the study of any disease.  Assistance is provided by consultants who are acknowledged authorities in their fields, and is available for any phase of project development.  Studio consultants possess a broad spectrum of expertise ranging from content experts to help formulate the most relevant research questions, to methodological and technical specialists available to address … Continue reading

Master Mentor Program

Jennifer Haythornthwaite, PhD Professor, Medical Psychology David Yousem, MD Mission/Vision: 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. 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 divisions/departments by providing a constant role model … Continue reading

Data Management Advisory Board

The ICTR Data Management Advisory 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 that have not generally met with each other or collaborated with each other to create institutional approaches and standards. The Data Management Advisory Board will work to answer … Continue reading

Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network (JHCRN)

The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network (JHCRN), founded in 2009, is an integrated network of select academic and community-based medical institutions established within the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. The JHCRN is a regional translational research organization linking a preeminent academic medical center with a diverse network of community based health care delivery systems. We collaborate with both the private and public sector to more rapidly and cost effectively expedite scientific discovery through clinical trials and comparative effectiveness research to improve the care and health of patients. The JHCRN is comprised of the 6 hospitals within Johns Hopkins … Continue reading

Training & Education

The ICTR offers a wide array of training, both for investigators at all stages of their career development, as well as the broader research team. We developed a comprehensive, integrated program in clinical and translational research training, education and career development across Johns Hopkins University to produce researchers and research professionals who can successfully improve the health of the public. Our training and development programs facilitate our team science approach to train the workforce needed to thrive in the new research environment.  We strive to provide a set of training and career development opportunities, a toolbox of educational activities for … Continue reading

PaTH Network

PaTH is a Clinical Data 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 University of Utah, and University of Utah Health. By working together as one network, we’re able to learn from larger and more diverse populations than a single health care system could. Further, we work directly with patients, care providers, and the larger health care community to better understand … Continue reading

Allegheny Health Network

The Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is a proud member of Highmark Health. Working as an integrated delivery system, AHN leads the region in the future of care delivery. Our clinical footprint includes two quaternary hospitals, five community hospitals, four health + wellness pavilions, and hundreds of primary and specialty care offices, with more than 1,700 physicians, 17,000 employees, and 2,000 volunteers. AHN, consistently ranked as a national leader in the healthcare industry, is committed to improving health and promoting wellness in our community, one person at a time. We are dedicated to continually learning and exploring new, better, and creative … Continue reading