St. Johns Center for Clinical Research is located in close proximity to metropolitan Jacksonville, scenic Ponte Vedra Beach, and historic St. Augustine. St. John's County is one of the fastest growing in America. Our diversity and availability of patients reflects that growth.  

Site Capabilities



St. Johns Center for Clinical Research is located in close proximity to metropolitan Jacksonville, scenic Ponte Vedra Beach, and historic St. Augustine.  St. John's County is one of the fastest growing in America. Our diversity and availability of patients reflects that growth.  

·       Allergies 
o  Allergy
o  Drug Effects
o  Urticaria 

·       Blood Disorders
o  Anemias
o  Platelets
o  Polycythemia
o  Myelodysplasia
o  Clotting Disorders 

·       Cardiovascular
o  Arrhythmia
o  Coronary Disease
o  Acute Coronary Syndromes
o  Coronary Artery Bypass
o  Endocarditis
o  Valvular Heart Disease
o  Congestive Heart Failure
o  Hyponatremia
o  Peripheral Arterial Disease
o  Hypertension
o  Stroke / Cerebrovascular Accident
o  Other Cardiomyopathy

·       Congenital/ Pediatric Syndromes 
o  Congenital Syndromes
o  Childhood Illnesses
o  Developmental Issues Vaccines 

·       Dermatology
o  Acne
o  Eczema
o  Nail Fungus Disorders
o  Psoriasis
o  Rosacea
o  Dermatitis

DigestiveDisorders
o  Constipation
o  Crohn’s Disease
o  Diabetic Gastroparesis
o  Dyspepsia
o  Gastroesophageal Disorders
o  Peptic Ulcer Disease
o  Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
o  Irritable Bowel Disease
o  Infections of the Digestive System
o  Hemorrhoids, Bariatric
o  Ulcerative Colitis
o  Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis

·       Infectiousand Parasitic Diseases
o  HIV
o  Tuberculosis
o  Sexually Transmitted Infections
o  Fungal Infections
o  Parasites
o  Bacterial Infections
o  Viral Infections
o  C. Difficile
o  Sepsis 

·       Men’s Health
o  Prostate disorders
o  Hypogonadism
o  Erectile Dysfunction
o  Sexuality
o  Penile Disorders
o  Disorders of the Testes
o  Low Libido
o  Low Testosterone

·       Metabolic/Endocrine
o  Dyslipidemia
o  Hypertriglyceridemia
o  Hypercholesterolemia
o  Obesity
o  Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
o  Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
o  Vitamin Deficiency
o  Thyroid
o  Pituitary
o  Adrenal
o  HDL
o  Parathyroid
o  Triglyceridemia 

·       Musculoskeletaland Connective Tissue 
o  Gout
o  Injuries
o  Osteoarthritis
o  Rheumatoid Arthritis
o  Fibromyalgia
o  Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
o  Osteoporosis / Osteopenia
o  Systemic Sclerosis 

·       NervousSystem
o  Alzheimer’s/Dementia
o  Epilepsy
o  Headaches
o  Stroke/Cerebrovascular Accident
o  Transient Ischemic Attack
o  Memory
o  Seizure Disorders
o  Movement Disorders
o  Multiple Sclerosis
o  Neuropathy
o  Parkinson’s 

·       Oncology
o  Lung
o  Prostate
o  Ovarian
o  Non-Hodgkins’ Lymphoma
o  Breast
o  Bladder; and Anemia
o  Neutropenia
o  Nausea and Vomiting
o  Pain Prevention with Chemotherapy 

·       Ophthalmology
o  Retinopathies
o  Macular Degeneration
o  Dry Eye
o  Cataracts
o  Glaucoma
o  Vision 

·       Pediatrics
o  Influenza 

·       Podiatry 
o  Tinea Pedis
o  Diabetic Foot Ulcer 

·       Psychiatric
o  Depression
o  Anxiety
o  Bipolar Disorder
o  Schizophrenia
o  Substance abuse
o  Insomnia
o  Tobacco Abuse
o  Attention Deficit Disorders

·       Pulmonary
o  Asthma
o  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
o  Infections of Respiratory System
o  Obstructive Sleep Apnea
o  Pulmonary Hypertension
o  Bronchitis
o  Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis 

·       SleepDisorders
o  Insomnia
o  Obstructive Sleep Apnea

·       Surgical
o  Angioplasty/Stent Placement
o  Device Implant/Explant
o  DVT Prevention
o  Coronary Stent Restenosis
o  Anastomosis
o  Post-Ileus
o  Post-Op Pain
o  Complicated Wound Prevention
o  Pain Prevention
o  Surgical Sealants 

·       Urology
o  Overactive Bladder
o  Urinary Incontinence
o  Urinary Retention
o  Urinary Tract Infection
o  Polycystic Kidney Disease

Vaccine
o  Avian Flu
o  Dengue Fever
o  HIV
o  Influenza
o  Small Pox
o  Pneumococcal 

·       Women’sHealth
o  Birth Control
o  Low Libido
o  Overactive Bladder
o  Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder
o  Menstrual Migraine
o  HPV Testing
o  Hormone Replacement
o  Endometriosis

• 2600 sq ft 

• Four exam rooms 
• Diagnostic lab 
• Dedicated space for four monitors
 
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• Refrigerated drug storage 

• ECG machine 
• Drug storage (locked and temperature controlled)
• Centrifuge (ambient and refrigerated) 
• Calibrated weigh scales (analog and digital) 
• Freezer (-20 and -70 degree Celsius)
• High speed internet access

Population: 190,000 

Land: 609 square miles 
Caucasian:     89 % 
African American:  5% 
Hispanic: 2% 
Asian: 1% 
Under 18:    22% 
Age 18-65:   65 % 
Over 65:   16 %
Female:   51%

Investigators & Staff



Our investigators and staff have received unsurpassed peer recognition as industry leaders. Erich Schramm, MD, serves as a site director and  investigator along with dozens of qualified physician specialists. Lori Alexander MSHS, RD, CLS, FNLA, CCRC oversees daily operations. The site is proximal to, but distinct from, several private practices and a major hospital.  

• Erich L. Schramm , MD, Medical Director- Family Medicine
• Rezwan Ashdji, MD - Internal Medicine
• Lara Church, MD - Family Medicine
• Richard Myers, MD - Gynecology
• Andrew Namen, MD - Pulmonology
• Nehu Patel, MD - Cardiology
• Rashmi U. Schramm, MD - Family Medicine

 
 
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• 4 Clinical Research Coordinators (3 CCRC)

• Registered Dieticians
• Laboratory Technician 
• RN Recruitment Specialists 
• Regulatory Document Specialists 
• Contracts Specialist 
• Certified Diabetes Educator
• Certified Lipids Specialist
• Research Assistants/Data Entry Staff
 
 
Coordinators:

· Lori Alexander  MSHS, RD, CLS, FLNA, CCRC   (1997-present)

· Shannon Lloyd, CCRC                                          (2008-present)

· Muriel Rabalais, BA                                             (2009-present)

· Cathi Williamson, RN, BSN CCRC                       (2010-present)

· Carmela Gerace, RN, BSN                                   (2012-present)  

 

• Erich L. Schramm, MD - Medical Director 

• Lori Alexander, MSHS, RD, CCRC, CLS, FNLA - Site Manager

Industry Relationships



As an Encore membership site, our clinical staff and sponsor partners benefit from central services that provide accurate and expedited regulatory start-up, alongside rapid contract execution.  Global strategic recruitment plans include use of our state-of-the-art PatientFinder and Ask100Doctors technologies.

  • 3M Company
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Acambis
  • AcelRx
  • Actelion
  • Action Pharma A/S
  • ActivBiotics
  • Aegerion
  • Affinium
  • Ajinomoto Pharm
  • Akros Pharma
  • Alexion Pharm
  • Allergan
  • Allon Therapeutics
  • Alteon
  • Alza Corporation
  • Amag
  • Amarin Pharma Inc
  • Amersham Healthcare
  • Amgen
  • AMIDE Pharm.
  • Amneal Pharm
  • Amylin Pharm
  • Anacor Pharm
  • Andrx Laboratory
  • Angiogenix
  • Angiotech
  • AR Scientific
  • Ardea Biosciences
  • Arena Pharm
  • Arete Therapeutics
  • ARYx Therappeutics
  • Astellas Pharma US
  • AstraZeneca
  • AtheroGenics
  • Autoimmune
  • AVENTIS
  • Baxter Healthcare Corp
  • Bayer
  • Berlex
  • BioCryst Pharm
  • BioMarin Pharm
  • BioSante Pharm
  • Biovail Lab
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • CardioDx
  • Cardiokine
  • Celgene
  • Celladon
  • Centeon
  • Centocor
  • Cephalon
  • Cerenis Therapeutics
  • Cipher Pharm
  • Cogenesys
  • Cogentus Pharm
  • Conjuchem
  • Cordis
  • Corthera
  • CV Therapeutics
  • CVRx
  • Cytokinetics Inc
  • DepoMed
  • Discovery Therapeutics
  • DuPont Merck
  • EISAI Medical Research
  • ELAN
  • Eli Lilly
  • Emisphere Technologies
  • Endo Pharmaceuticals
  • Esperion Therapeutics
  • Essentialis, Inc
  • ETHICON Inc.
  • Flexion
  • FlowMedic
  • Forest Research Institute
  • FoxHollow Technologies
  • Furiex
  • Galen Holding
  • GE Healthcare
  • Genentech
  • Gilead Sciences
  • Glaxo Wellcome
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Glenmark Generics
  • Guidant Corporation
  • Helsinn
  • Hoechst Marion Roussel
  • Hoffman LaRoche
  • Ikonisys Incorporated
  • Immunex
  • Innocoll Technologies
  • Insmed
  • Intarcia
  • Iroko Pharmaceuticals
  • ISIS Pharmaceuticals
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • King Pharmaceuticals
  • Knoll Pharmaceuticals
  • KOS Pharmaceuticals
  • Kowa Research Institute
  • Lorex
  • MedImunne
  • Medtronics
  • Merck & Company
  • Merck KGaA
  • Merz Pharmaceuticals
  • Metabasis Therapeutics
  • Mitsubishi-Tokyo Pharm
  • Molecular Insight Pharm
  • Myogen
  • Nabriva Therapeutics
  • Neurocrine Bioscience
  • NexBio
  • Nicox
  • NIH
  • Nile Therapeutics
  • Nissan Chemical Industries
  • Novartis
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Omthera Pharm
  • Orexigen
  • Organon
  • Ortho Biotech
  • Ortho-McNeil
  • Osiris
  • Otsuka
  • Parke-Davis
  • Peninsula Pharm
  • Perrigo Israel Pharm
  • Pfizer
  • Pharmacia-Upjohn
  • Pharmacopeia
  • Pharmasset
  • Phenomix Corporation
  • Portola
  • Pozen
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Progenics Pharmaceuticals
  • Promius Pharma
  • Purdue Pharma
  • QuatRx Pharmaceuticals
  • Quest Diagnostics
  • QUEST MEDICAL
  • Regeneron Pharm
  • Reliant Pharmaceuticals
  • Restoragen, Inc.
  • Rhone-Poulenc Rorer
  • Rib-X Pharmaceuticals
  • Roche
  • RW Johnson
  • Sankyo Pharma
  • Sanofi Aventis
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • Sanofi Synthelabo
  • Sanofi Winthrop
  • Schering-Plough
  • Sciele Pharma
  • Scios
  • Searle
  • Sepracor
  • Serono Inc
  • Shionogi USA
  • Shire Laboratories
  • Sigma Tau
  • SmithKline Beecham
  • Solvay Pharm
  • Synergy Pharm
  • Takeda Pharm
  • TAP Holdings
  • Tibotec
  • Tolmar
  • Toray
  • Toyama Chemical Co.
  • Tranzyme
  • Trygg Pharma
  • UCB Pharma
  • United Therapeutics Corp
  • University of FL
  • University of Oxford
  • Valentis Pharmaceuticals
  • Velocimed
  • Ventrus
  • Vivus
  • Warner Chilcott
  • Watson Laboratories
  • Wyeth Ayerst
  • Xanodyne
  • XBiotech USA
  • Yamanouchi Pharm
  • Zeneca

 

  • Appian Research
  • Armonia
  • Beardsworth
  • BioClin
  • C2R
  • CCS
  • Certus Intl
  • Chiltern Intl
  • Clinimetrics/Theorem
  • Colorado (CPC)
  • Covalent Group
  • Covance
  • CTI
  • Curem Research
  • DP Clinical Assoc.
  • DUCCS/DCRI
  • Encorium
  • Essentialis
  • Exceleron
  • F.A.C.T.
  • Global IQ
  • Henry Ford Coord Ctr
  • i3 Research
  • IBAH
  • ICON
  • INC Research
  • Inclin
  • Innovex
  • Integrated Research
  • Integrium
  • Inveresk Research
  • KENDLE
  • Kern-Mc Neill
  • LBR Regulatory
  • LINBERRY
  • McLaughlin Assoc
  • MDS Pharma
  • Med Trials
  • Medifacts
  • Medpace
  • MHICC
  • MIMC
  • Monitoring Force
  • MRS
  • MTRA
  • Novella Clinical
  • Omnicare
  • Paragon
  • PAREXEL
  • Peachtree
  • Pharmalink
  • PharmaNet Inc.
  • Pharmaseek
  • Phoenix Intl.
  • PPD
  • PRA Intl
  • Premier Research
  • PRoTrials
  • Quintiles
  • Radiant
  • RPS
  • SCIREX
  • Statprobe
  • Symbio, LLC
  • Target Research Assoc
  • Theradex
  • TIMI
  • Trialynx
  • United BioSource Corp

 

“Coordinator and research assistant were very available and helpful.  All EDC and eCRFs entered were entered timely.   Queries resolved on site at visit."  -  Regional CRA

 

“Thank you for discussing enrollment and recruitment possibilities. You are a great site to work with!” - Regional CRA

 

 

Map & Metrics



Our site is conveniently located about 40 minutes from Jacksonville International Airport and 10 minutes from the St. Augustine airport.  Feel free to "Contact Us" for additional information regarding hotel and airport options.   

Using standardized processes,  our regulatory and contract staff consistently meet or exceed industry standards for completion of regulatory documents and contract execution.   For the past five years since 2007, regulatory has averaged 27 days from receipt to IRB approval and contracts have averaged 33 days from receipt to full execution. 

Feasibility Tool / Patient Finder



We perform feasibility assessments using real de-identified patient data from our database of potential research subjects. Please "contact us" for additional information.

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