About Us

Who We Are

The Pediatric Research Hub (PoRCH) aims to provide research infrastructure and support to investigators, study staff, and departments involved in pediatric research at the University of Florida. This is accomplished by supporting pediatric clinical trials as well as other forms of pediatric-focused research studies.


To inspire and instill the highest quality research and educational activities devoted to improving the care, health, and well-being of children and their families.


To create an environment that cultivates pediatric research by providing infrastructure, training, and support.

What We Do

Discovery, Inquiry, and Application

Quality Improvement

Community Engagement