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Kathryn Carson, ScM

  • Senior Research Associate

Departmental Affiliations

  • Epidemiology (Primary)
    • Division: Cardiovascular and Clinical Epidemiology
  • School of Medicine (Joint)

Center & Institute Affiliations

Contact Information

2024 E. Monument St., Suite 2-500
Baltimore, Maryland 21287


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ScM, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1996


My primary interest is to assist investigators with most aspects of their studies, beginning with study design and protocol/grant writing, data cleaning and analysis, and writing of manuscripts. Through the ICTR (Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, formerly known as the GCRC), I have worked with investigators from many departments.

Some areas of research where I have concentrated effort are brain and thyroid cancer, Alzheimer's disease, atherosclerosis, hypertension, HIV and systemic lupus erythematosus.

  • Biostatistics
  • epidemiological methods
  • cooperative research
  • clinical trials
  • study design
  • data analysis
  • ICTR (Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research)
  • Click here for a full listing of Carson KA citations in PubMed

  • McGrath-Morrow SA, Collaco JM, Crawford TO, Carson KA, Lefton-Greif MA, Zeitlin P, Lederman HM. Elevated serum IL-8 in ataxia telangiectasia. J Pediatr (in press, 2010).

  • Czarny MJ, Kass NE, Flexner C, Carson KA, Myers RK, Fuchs EJ. Assessing payment to healthy volunteers in clinical research: the research subject’s perspective. Clin Pharmacol Ther (in press, 2010).

  • Wagner-Johnston ND, Carson KA, Grossman SA. High outpatient pain intensity scores predict impending hospital admissions in patients with cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage (in press, 2010).

  • Boulware LE, Carson KA, Troll MU, Powe NR, Cooper LA. Perceived susceptibility to chronic kidney disease among high-risk patients seen in primary care practices. J Gen Intern Med 24(10):1123-1129, 2009.

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