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JHU SOM Office of Research Administration

Updated 10/23/20

In accordance with University guidance, all areas of the School of Medicine Office of Research Administration will begin working remotely as of Monday, March 16th. Otherwise, all operations will continue as normal. Please continue to work with your regular ORA contacts as normal and continue to submit proposals, sponsored awards or other requests to ORA through the normal channels. We will provide all current available guidance from federal agencies/sponsors on COVID-19 related research administration matters as we receive them. For research-related guidance on COVID-19, please visit the JHU Research Preparedness website.  For the latest university updates, please visit JHU's COVID-19 information page.  If you are in doubt as to whom to contact, please use for any inquiries and you will receive a prompt response. Thank you and stay safe and healthy.

The University has to negotiate its fringe benefit rate on an annual basis with the federal government.  Until we have negotiated a new fringe benefit rate agreement, please follow the normal protocol and use the current applicable fringe benefit rate for your proposal submissions.   




Fast-Track Program for COVID-19 Test Development and Distribution funding opportunity

NIH FAQ's regarding COVID-19

Information for NIH applicants and recipients of NIH Funding

COVID-19 Information for applicants and recipients powerpoint

     Updated NIH guidance of late submissions through May 1.

    Urgent Competitive Revisions to NIGMS Grants to Address the Coronavirus Pandemic

  • NOT-OD-20-082 - NIH Late Application Policy Due to Public Health Emergency for United States for 2019 Novel Coronavirus 
  • NOT-OD-20-083 - General Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)- Proposal Submission and Award Management Related to COVID-19 


NSF Information Concerning Coronavirus Disease 2019


Institutional and Agency Responses COVID-19


FunctionLocationContact Information

Main office/E. Baltimore

Review of all sponsored research proposals and awards, except commercial clinical research.

Edward D. Miller Research Building
733 N. Broadway
Suite 117
Baltimore, MD 21205

E. Baltimore contact list

E. Baltimore
delegations list

Clinical Research Contracting

The Clinical Research Contracting group reviews and negotiates all commercial Clinical Research agreements.

See definition of clinical research below.

Please send documents for the Contracting group electronically via e-mail to, or express mail directly to the Fells Point Office (below) 

If necessary, internal paper submissions may be dropped off at the Edward D. Miller Research Building, 117.

ORA  address for both areas is:

Johns Hopkins Medicine
Clinical Research Administration
750 E. Pratt Street
14th Floor
Baltimore, MD  21202

Please send documents for the Clinical Research Support Services group electronically via e-mail to, For more information call 410-361-8362

Fax number 410-361-8363

Clinical Research Contracting and Research Support Services Contact list

Pratt Street Sponsored Projects Specialist delegations list.  

Clinical Research Support Services Workflow

Clinical Research Support Services

The support services group provides expertise in clinical research patient care coverage analysis, comprehensive budget development and budget negotiations with corporate sponsors. 

Clinical Research is defined as: “All research that involves patients or PHI, or clinical testing or procedures, or drug/device diagnostic testing in humans or any planning/lab/clinical service in support of such clinical research."