Mark J. Duckworth

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Mark J. Duckworth is the Clinical Research Program Manager in the Division of Oncology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC)
Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (EHRS) Certification
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) – Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Certification
Patient-Oriented Research (POR) Certification
Wound Ostomy Continence (WOC) Certified

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Mathematics - Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA

Additional Training

Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Science - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Research Program Manager

Departments and Services




Townsend RR, Sheridan A, Strelsin J, Duckworth MJ, Chirinos JA, Teal V, Khan A, Kusek J, et al. Pulse Wave Velocity and Incident Heart Failure in Chronic Kidney Disease. Artery. October 2011.

Yaffe K, Tamura K, Ackerson L, Duckworth M. Cystatin C and Cognitive Function in Older Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease: the CRIC Cognition Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.


Townsend RR, Chirinos JA, Parsa A, Duckworth MJ, et al. Central Pressures and Heart Failure Events in Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study: the CRIC Study. Hypertension. July 2010l56:518-524.

Townsend RR, Chirinos JA, Parsa A, Duckworth MJ, et al. Comparison of Standard Blood Pressure, Pulse Wave Velocity and Central Hemodynamics. In CKD Progression. A CRIC Ancillary Study. Hypertension. Nov 2010.

Townsend RR, Chirinos JA, Parsa A, Duckworth MJ, et al. Central Pulse Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease. A Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Ancillary Study. Hypertension. Sep 2010;56:518-524.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

Institutional Review Board member, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Society for Clinical Research Coordination and Management (SCRCM)

- Executive committee member