Cardiovascular Core

The CHPS Cardiovascular Core provides cardiac testing services at CHOP for pediatric subjects in the Main Building. Services for adult subjects MUST be discussed with the CHPS Cardiovascular Core Director, Dr. Meryl Cohen, MD.

The CHPS Cardiovascular Core has four sub-cores:

How to useĀ the Cardiovascular CoreĀ 

All studies require IRB and CHPS approval before CHPS services can be provided.

The CHPS Cardiovascular Core at CHOP provides services for subjects through age 21. For adult services, investigators are asked to make arrangements for subjects over 21 years with an adult practitioner through the Penn CHPS program.

Research subjects must be registered and scheduled in eTRACK; go to the Clinical Trial Financial Management intranet site for eTRACK instructions. To log into eTRACK use your Active Directory User name and password.


Meryl Cohen, MD, CHPS Cardiovascular Core Director, at x42402, email: cohenm [at] when planning on using the Core prior to eCHPS submission.
John Krall, CHPS Administrative Director - x51790, email: krallj [at] for cost of core services.