Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Institute for Public Health and Medicine


The Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) serves as a central hub for investigators and their collaborators to find core resources to innovate in new areas. The institute offers administrative and technical assistance for proposals and awards and connects investigators to data, networking and space resources.


Enterprise Data Warehouse

The Northwestern Medicine Enterprise Data Warehouse is a single, comprehensive and integrated repository of all clinical and research data sources on the campus to facilitate research, clinical quality, healthcare operations and medical education. It currently stores over 67 billion observations on 2.9 million patients.

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Communications Strategy and Writing Support

Researchers are eligible to take advantage of IPHAM's centralized communications support. This includes assistance with communications strategy and social media, as well as scientific and technical manuscript consultations, editing services and grant writing assistance.

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Administrative Support

IPHAM provides administrative support to its faculty members. This support includes research administration services, communications-related support and professional affairs coordination.

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Center Resources

Stakeholder Asset Research Panels (ShARP)

The Center for Community Health’s ShARP program connects panels of community stakeholders with expertise related to a certain research topic with investigators in that area. Through a two-hour session, investigators meet with the stakeholders to solicit feedback on their studies.
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Chicago Area Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network (CAPriCORN)

A partnership of research institutions, clinicians, patients and patient advocates, CAPriCORN investigators develop, test and implement policies and programs that will improve healthcare quality, outcomes and equity for the Chicago region and beyond.
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Northwestern Resources

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