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The transformational nature of MHRI's research - from bench to bedside to community - complements the clinical services and teaching programs in the ten MedStar hospitals and in the diverse communities MedStar serves.

MHRI has a history of initiating projects, both in the laboratory and in the field, that serve the needs of medically underserved and disenfranchised groups. Located in one of the most culturally diverse regions of the United States, we serve as a national resource for researchers and policymakers concerned about the healthcare of ethnic minorities, women, and the disabled. We provide scientific, administrative, and regulatory support for research funded by local, state, and federal government; private foundations; and private industry. MHRI also manages a wide-range of community health programs associated with its translational research programs.

Learn more on the MHRI Fact Sheet.

Innovation. Research. Education.

  • More than 1,000 open research studies
  • Research conducted at more than 40 sites
  • $30 million in research revenue
  • 1,000 peer-reviewed publications a year
  • 1,000 associates involved in research
  • Medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University
  • More than 400 MedStar physicians involved in research
  • 1,100 residents and fellows in 85 programs


Highlights showcases the breadth and depth of research at MedStar Health, including breast cancer, diabetes, human factors engineering, and MedStar Health’s advancements in patient care. Over the last year, MHRI researchers have be published in multiple industry journals and featured in mainstream media.

  • View the 2017 edition of Highlights here.
  • View the 2016 edition of Highlights here.
  • View the 2015 edition of Highlights here.