JCPH Office of Research
The Jefferson College of Population Health Office of Research provides both technical and administrative support for research in the college to support faculty throughout the research project lifecycle. Services include project tracking and management, assistance with IRB applications, statistical analysis plans and statistical support, manuscript and grant reviews, and connections to campus and external research resources.
Jefferson University maintains several systems for researchers to gather and store data. Some of these options include:
- Jefferson REDCap, a secure online data collection and storage system maintained by the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center that is appropriate for storing identifiers. Sign up here, and click through to access the online system.
- Qualtrics, an online survey design and administration tool. Sign in using your Jefferson ID here.
- Jefferson Electronic Research Notebook, an online data, document and project management application accessible with your Jefferson email and campus key. Note that this is not certified for storage of patient/participant identifiers, but will be in the near future.
- Jefferson Box, an online file storage and sharing system, accessible with your Jefferson campus key. Note that this is not certified for storage of patient/participant identifiers, but will be in the near future.
Research Centers and Institutes
1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health
The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health is a collaborative venture between 1889 Foundation and the Jefferson College of Population Health.
The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health was founded as a collaborative research and resource Center focused on population health and disease prevention to benefit the citizens living in Cambria and Somerset Counties. The 1889 Foundation made a major gift to the College of Population Health of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia to establish the Center.
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
The Main Line Health Center for Population Health Research at the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR) is a collaboration between Main Line Health and Jefferson College of Population Health. Professor Sharon Larson, PhD, is the executive director of CPHR.
The mission of the Main Line Health Center for Population Health Research at the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research is to advance the health and wellness of the Main Line Health patient community through impactful research studies of population health management and health outcomes assessment. The Center spearheads studies that explore the unique features of the patient population served by Main Line Health, including research that helps the organization enhance current care models through a better understanding of the underlying social and economic challenges inherent or under-addressed in the community.
Institute for Smart and Healthy Cities
Jefferson’s Institute for Smart and Healthy Cities was created to support the research, innovation and education that is happening across the university focusing on transforming urban environments into smart and healthy cities. The institute is conceived as an aggregator and facilitator of transdisciplinary research and education across multiple disciplines driving the future of our cities and communities. Supported by data and smart technologies, Smart Cities is an emerging paradigm in the development of urban environments in an attempt to build more efficient, healthier and livable cities.
The Institute for Smart and Healthy Cities is a collaborative effort between our College, the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, and the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce.