Improving Patient Lives
Through Research and Data Analysis
Arbor Research Collaborative for Health

Arbor Research Collaborative for Health is committed to improving patient care through research that shapes medical policies and practice.

Our focus is in conducting health outcomes research on chronic disease and end-stage organ failure, with expertise in biostatistical analysis, clinical practice, health economics, public policy, database management and integration, and project coordination.

Through research projects that are national and global in scope, our scientific collaborations provide valuable and timely information to the worldwide health care community.


Arbor Research has provided accurate, valuable, and timely information to the worldwide health care community for over 20 years. Our areas of expertise include:

Clinical & Scientific Investigation

Our multidisciplinary team of investigators designs and leads research projects and guides the growth of our portfolio.

Data Analysis

Research analysts accomplish a wide variety of analytical tasks, including writing papers, fulfilling data requests, and analyzing and interpreting data.

Project Management

Our experienced project managers excel at managing the components of research investigations while working within budgets and timelines.

Data Management

Members of this team apply specialized knowledge of health care informatics, analytic programming, and data architecture.

Application Development

Our developers design the customized software used to coordinate study protocols and communicate aggregate data and research findings.

Research Publication & Communications

Putting research into action is essential to our mission. Our editorial and communications staff works to promote and disseminate new findings.

More About Our Team and Their Expertise


  • The DOPPS Program

    For over 20 years, DOPPS has improved the experience of patients with kidney disease by identifying links between international variations in clinical practices and outcomes.

  • Health Policy & Practice

    We conduct careful, impartial analysis to inform decisions that guide policy development and the delivery of health care.

  • Scientific & Data Coordinating Centers

    Our team provides 'state of the science' support to large multi-center consortiums through engaging a wide range of expertise in clinical research.

  • Technology Services

    Our information and technology specialists design applications and services to transform data into information – from the ArborLink electronic data capture and study management system to online tools that disseminate statistics about the burden of chronic disease.