Research Center Profile:
Sentara Medical Group
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Trauma (Emergency, Injury, Surgery)
The Sentara Medical Group Clinical Research Department is the
coordinating office for over 290 multi-specialty physicians located
in 18 offices in the Cities of Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake,
Hampton, Newport News, and Williamsburg, Virginia area. Sentara
Medical Group has a current patient database of over 350,000
patients. We are part of Sentara Healthcare, which has been named
one of the countries top ten integrated healthcare systems in
America for the past 7 years. Sentara is dedicated to helping make
the communities in which we live healthier.
Research Areas of our Board Certified Physicians are:
- Endocrinology and Metabolism
- Pulmonary and Critical Care
- Infectious Disease
- Internal Medicine
- Family Medicine
- Sleep Medicine
- Urgent Care
- Hospital Medicine
We participate in Phase II, III, IV, OTC, device and post
marketing outpatient clinical trials. We also have a hospital-based
dedicated staff, available 24/7 for our inpatient trials. Sentara
Healthcare owns 6 hospitals in the Hampton Roads area, 2 are Level
One trauma centers. We own 3 diagnostic centers equiped with CT and
MRI Scanners, DEXA Machines, Mammography, Treadmills, Spirometry,
EKG machines, X-ray, Ultrasound machines, freezers, and a certified
laboratory that services our 18 offices. There are also on-site
Registered Dieticians as well as Certified Diabetic Educators.
There are separate rooms for monitoring with DSL computer lines,
telephone's, copy machine's are accessible.
We are a multi-specialty group. Specialists in the field of
Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Infectious Disease, Pulmonary/Critical
Care, Sleep Disorders, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine and Family
Medicine Physicians are Board Certified.
There are over 290 potential Investigators in Sentara Medical
Group. SMG Clinical Research has been supporting our Investigators
for over 8 years. When a study is presented to the research office,
we query the data base to see which Investigator has the greatest
number of potential patients that could qualify for the study.
Dedicated Clinical Research Coordinators for out-patient trials
and hospital-based Clinical Research Coordinators for in-patient
Coordinator for patient recruitment.
Regulatory/budget and contract coordinator.
Certified electronic data entry personnel.
Our patient population reflects the cultural diversity that
makes the Hampton Roads community unique. Non-Hispanic White,
African-American, Hispanic and Asian patient populations are among
the most frequently encountered at our practices.
There are over 350,000 patient seen annually at our 18
Site is not under jurisdiction of local IRB and is able to
utilize central IRB services.
All staff are certified in the shipment of hazardous
All staff are CPR certified.
If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss placing a clinical
trial there, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from
the research center will then follow up with you.