Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Collaborative (IDCRC)

The Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Collaborative (IDCRC) exists to foster the patient-focused Infectious Diseases research at Emory Healthcare facilities.

The Emory IDCRC consists of faculty, clinical research coordinators, research nurses, and medical technologists with expertise in protocol development, protocol implementation, quality management, data entry, regulatory oversight, research finance, and patient recruitment.

Our patient-focused research includes federal sponsored, industry sponsored and investigator initiated studies, including:

  • Multicenter trials
  • Investigator-initiated studies
  • Device research
  • Therapeutic trials
  • Clinical epidemiology
  • Registry studies
  • Clinical microbiology
  • Quality Improvement research
  • Antibiotic stewardship
  • Vaccine research
  • Microbiome studies

Who We Are


Nadine Rouphael

Nadine Rouphael, MD

G. Marshall Lyon, III

G. Marshall Lyon, III

Aneesh Mehta

Aneesh Mehta, MD

Colleen Kraft

Colleen Kraft, MD

Research Staff

  • Michelle Paine
  • Sara Jo Johnson
  • Brittany Robinson
  • Divya Raheja
  • Cynthia Carpentieri
  • Delaney Morris
  • Julianne Kubes
  • Kaitlin Sitchenko
  • Allen W. Graham
  • Jessica Ingersoll
  • Deborah Abdul-Ali

Our Research Studies

Our team has a wealth of experience conducting studies across a variety of research areas. These are our current studies:

Our Infrastructure

  • Access to clinical samples and clinic data from the health care system
  • CLIA-certified molecular laboratory staffed with medical technologists (link to website)
  • Illumina MiSeq
  • Biorepository with cell processing, freezing, tissue
  • Serologic testing 

Contact Us

Please contact with any questions.