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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.

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Featured Stories

The Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium aims to improve clinical practice and research, mainly for kidney disease, by conducting sophisticated meta-analyses.

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We conduct training for junior faculty, clinical fellows, doctoral and masters’ degree candidates, medical residents, medical students, and public health students.

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Faculty Spotlight

Tariq Shafi, MBBS, MHS

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Fast Facts

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