Center of Excellence for
Research in Infectious Diseases

The Center of Excellence for Research in Infectious Diseases is an internationally recognized epidemiological center that conducts high quality, independent research to provide innovative healthcare advancements for the Louisville community and beyond

Our Executive Director, Forest Arnold, DO, leads with the philosophy that information for improved health should be complimentary and available to all. From idea to publication, our diverse team of experts realizes this ideology to ensure the best results for our partners and community.

From IDEA
To
     PUBLICATION

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A Self-Sufficient, academic Center of Excellence with the Capabilities for large-scale, population-based research





TECHNIQUE

Study Design

Our experts carefully construct high quality study designs to meet the exact needs of our clients. 

Study Execution

Local to Louisville, CERID has access to multi-site enrollment at eleven hospitals in the Kentuckiana area.

Database Design

Our team’s attention to detail and access to innovative systems allow us to design databases that capture and record transformative data.

CLIA-Certified
Laboratory

Our commercial laboratory provides dual support model testing, enabling quicker treatment decisions and comprehensive clinical research.

Biorepository

Our biorepository stores more than 70,000 human specimen linked to clinical data, provides consultation, and routinely ships biological samples to health system leaders.

Biostatistics

Equipped with the most up to date methodologies, our biostatistics experts analyze and transform data into interpretable results ready for dissemination.

Computational
Epidemiology

By observing patterns in de-constructed sources of data, our team uses computer models to display the diffusion of disease through a population.

Data
Management

The structure of our data platform ensures organization and security for the individual.

Quality
Assurance

We achieve excellence in all avenues of our work by overseeing every step of the research process. This guarantees the highest quality research for our clients.

Visual
Analytics

Our team has the capacity to compile large quantities of epidemiological data into interactive problem-solving models and interfaces.

Data Integration &
Application Development

We offer unique software programs and source destinations to compile data into one convenient source and rapidly develop applications.

Medical
Writing

Our team can combine analytical writing and clinical research concepts to design manuscript-ready publications.