Partners and Collaborations


The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR)

The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) supports ongoing evaluation of the status of solid organ transplantation in the United States. It is administered by the Chronic Disease Research Group of the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation. SRTR responsibilities include designing and carrying out rigorous scientific analyses of data and disseminating information to the transplant community, including transplant programs, organ procurement organizations, policy makers, transplant professionals, transplant recipients, organ donors and donor families, and the general public. Go to

Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research

The Welch Center is a multidisciplinary research center affiliated with the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health. The Center’s work promotes the health of the public by generating the knowledge required to prevent disease and its consequences. Through patient-oriented research, the Welch Center evaluates the application of laboratory discoveries as well as the adoption of best practices in clinical settings and populations. To meet this challenge, the Center harnesses the talents of a group of faculty dedicated to disease prevention, health promotion, and evidence-based health practices, integrating clinical expertise with a comprehensive knowledge of epidemiologic methods.

Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research

CSTOR is a Department of Surgery research endeavor to advance the collaborative study of processes of surgical care and surgical outcomes through a multidisciplinary approach. The Center has two primary missions: To create and incorporate policies and standards in order to guide and assist JHU surgery faculty, staff and trainees with regards to conduct of clinical trials and its fiscal activities. To provide mechanism for JHU surgery faculty, staff and trainees to perform state-of-the-art surgcial outcomes and comparative effectiveness research.