Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Jefferson Clinical Research Institute

The mission of the Jefferson Clinical Research Institute (JCRI) is to provide a centralized service-line approach to cutting-edge, highly effective and compliant clinical research.

The JCRI offers a variety of services designed to promote the successful development, implementation, and management of clinical research at Thomas Jefferson University.

The JCRI operates under the leadership of the Executive Director Dr. David J. Whellan, Associate Provost for Clinical Research at Thomas Jefferson University, and Associate Dean for Clinical Research at the Sydney Kimmel Medical College.




Learn more about the process behind initiating clinical research

Research Personnel

Research Forum

Provides resources for research personnel to better coordinate and regulate clinical trials

Sponsors, Network & Affiliates

Our team
Collaborations and partnerships for expansive clinical research opportunities



Find out more about clinical trials and how to participate in an ongoing clinical trial