The Center for Administrative Data Research

The Center for Administrative Data Research (CADR) provides leadership and training in the use of administrative data in epidemiologic, health services, and outcomes research.

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

CADR provides data and services to Washington University faculty, staff, and students. Non-Washington University members of the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences who are interested in working with administrative data are encouraged to collaborate with Washington University investigators. The services provided by CADR include:

  • Housing and maintaining a repository of administrative data and information about the data sources
  • Training investigators on the ethical and secure use of administrative data
  • Providing leadership on study design and analysis of administrative data
  • Facilitating collaboration among interdisciplinary investigators
  • Advancing the effective use of data to inform researchers, policymakers, and the public about health and healthcare.

Faculty & Staff

  • Margaret A. Olsen, PhD, MPH
    Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
    Professor of Surgery, Institute of Public Health
  • Matt Keller, MS
    Database Administrator, Institute for Informatics
  • Cherie Hill
    Database Analyst, Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Joanna Buss, MS
    Statistical Data Analyst, Institute for Informatics
  • Dustin Stwalley, MA
    Programmer Analyst, Institute for Informatics
  • Anita Hellstrom
    Clinical Research Coordinator, Institute for Informatics

Spotlight

CADR works with investigators to publish findings from administrative data according to data use agreement publication requirements.

Request a Service

Complete the CADR/DIRC Intake form to determine service needs. Email cadr_icts@dom.wustl.edu for consultation or inquiries.

Randi Foraker, PhD, MA, FAHA, FAMIA

Director, Center for Population Health Informatics (CPHI)

Director, Center for Administrative Data Research (CADR)

Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences, School of Medicine

Professor of Public Health, Brown School