Affiliated Research Centers and Departments
- The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism is home to the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Center, the Inpatient Diabetes Management Service (directed by Dr. Golden), and the Pituitary Center (co-directed by Dr. Wand). Dr. Golden and one of her mentees have created an administrative database that includes hospital-wide glucometrics, insulin usage, and demographic data on more than 33,000 inpatients from 2006-2009.
- The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, composed of 30 multidisciplinary core faculty, is an institutional resource for prevention-oriented clinical research and training and is home to the Prevention and Control Core of the Baltimore Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC). Dr. Jessica Yeh directs this Core.
- Division of General Internal Medicine, led by Dr. Jeanne Clark, has 80 full-time faculty who hold $28 million in federal grants (annual direct costs) with research expertise in type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, obesity, fatty liver disease, minority health, racial disparities, clinical epidemiology, quality of care, outcomes research, health services research, evidence-based medicine, pharmacoepidemiology, and comparative effectiveness research.
- Department of Epidemiology (Bloomberg School of Public Health) is home to the Master's of Health Science (MHS) and PhD programs in Clinical Epidemiology for our trainees and the Diabetes and Obesity Epidemiology course. Its faculty in the Welch Center lead internationally recognized epidemiologic studies, including the ARIC Study, with 30-year metabolic and clinical follow-up data on a biracial cohort of 16,000 adults.
- Baltimore DRTC, directed by Dr. Mehboob Hussain in Pediatric Endocrinology, fosters collaborative, multidisciplinary research on diabetes and obesity through 7 cores—Cell Biology, Integrated Physiology, Transgenic, Genetics, Clinical Investigation, Prevention and Control (P&C), and Pilot and Feasibility Cores. The P&C Core (led by Dr. Jessica Yeh) supports diabetes and obesity clinical and epidemiologic research.
- Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities includes a Training Core previously directed by Dr. Golden and currently directed by Dr. Tanjala Purnell, to support trans-disciplinary training and mentorship in health disparities with the opportunity for pre-doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows enrolled in degree programs at the Bloomberg School of Public Health to complete the Health Disparities and Health Inequalities Certificate Program.
- Center for Human Nutrition is a multidisciplinary center developed in order to advance research, training, and public service in the field of human nutrition and includes an educational program in laboratory, clinical, and public health nutrition.
- Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, known for its PhD research program, is home to the Center of Excellence for Cardiovascular Health in Vulnerable Populations.