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In 1989, the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research was established.

It serves as an academic bridge between the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health to conduct clinical, epidemiologic, and translational research of the highest quality. The Welch Center showcases how successful interdisciplinary collaboration leads to landmark research studies, as well as meaningful community and policy innovations.

An Alliance between Public Health and Medicine: Advancing the Health of Populations and People

Great teams produce great science. By fostering collaborative science that involves research-oriented clinicians and research method experts, we conduct high-impact studies that advance the health of populations and people. At the Welch Center, we value the talent and input of our students, staff, and faculty – establishing a collegial and highly stimulating environment that promotes the professional development of all.

Epidemiology Centennial

100 Years of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins

The Department of Epidemiology is the oldest and one of the largest in the world. During the Hopkins Epidemiology Centennial Symposium, a documentary was shown to celebrate the history of research and achievement over the past 100 years. For those of you who missed it ... Read More

Crews Frontier Award

Deidra Crews at the President's Frontier Award Lecture

Deidra Crews, MD, ScM, has become a national leader in the study of chronic kidney disease by examining not just its medical causes and effects, but also the socioeconomic factors that can explain profound racial disparities in who has the condition and how well it is managed. In 2018 ... Read More

I wanted to get great training and supportive mentorship in a highly collaborative environment. I also wanted a place where I would interact with talented faculty and trainees with diverse backgrounds and perspectives. The Welch Center perfectly fit that bill.

Chiadi Ndumele, MD, MHS, a former trainee