Research Center Profile:
Center For Emotional Fitness
The Center For Emotional Fitness (CFEF) is a dedicated Clinical
Research Site that offers unsurpassed execution of protocols. We
are known for our efficient performance of procedures and thorough
attention to details. All of the elements of CFEF work together to
create a professional, conscientious, and productive environment
for the performance of clinical research trials.
The mission of CFEF is to provide the highest quality
psychiatric care while following the highest standards in
conducting clinical research studies. We recruit only the most
qualified participants and, as a result, provide the most complete
and accurate study data in the industry.
CFEF is comprised of a highly professional and dynamic staff
with over 50 years of combined research experience. The staff
includes a Board Certified Psychiatrist, a Licensed Clinical Ph.D.
Psychologist, Certified Clinical Research Coordinators, Certified
Technicians, and other experienced research professionals.
Our staff has participated in more than one hundred clinical
trials. We have worked with most major pharmaceutical companies.
Our C.V. of clinical trials includes both adult and pediatric
studies for indications such as:
- Major Depressive Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder
- Bipolar Depression
- Treatment Resistant Depression
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
- Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Social Phobia,Panic Disorder
- Alzheimer Disease
CFEF stays at the cutting edge of clinical research by providing
our staff with continuing education and training.
CFEF is located in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, centrally located
just outside of Philadelphia, Camden, and Trenton. Our facility
includes 2 double-locked and secure drug storage rooms, 2 patient
exam rooms and a spacious laboratory/procedure room. We also have a
large room designated for monitors to use during site visits. The
center operates Monday through Friday. We open at 9:00 am daily and
to better accommodate our patients, we have evening hours on
Mondays and Tuesdays. As a courtesy to our reseach subjects, we
also offer complimentary transportation to and from our facility
for those patients who may require it.
Leon I. Rosenberg, MD
Dr. Rosenberg graduated from Harvard University with Honors and
received his Medical Degree from the State University of New York -
Upstate Medical Center at Syracuse.
Dr. Rosenberg has been in private practice psychiatry for over
20 years and has been the President and Medical Director of the
Center for Emotional Fitness for 15 years. His dedication and
caring manner have earned him the respect of both patients and
colleagues. Dr. Rosenberg has been conducting clinical trials since
1994 and has been the Principal Investigator in over one hundred
Frank McManus, PhD
Dr. McManus is a Clinical Psychologist. He graduated Magna Cum
Laude from Widener University He received his Master of Arts degree
in Clinical Psychology from West Chester University and his
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Walden University. Dr.
McManus brings to CFEF his vast knowledge and experience with over
one hundred clinical trials.
Hayon Kim Choe, CMA, CCRC
Director of Clinical Research
Kim is a dedicated and experienced research professional with
over seven years in the research field. Kim brings to CFEF her
dedicated and caring manner and her experience with over 100
clinical trials in diverse areas of internal medicine trials and
psychiatry. She received her CCRC certification from the
Association of Clinical Research Professionals.
Donna Rose M. Colucci, MLT, CCRC
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Donna is a highly experienced medical professional with over 30
years in the medical field culminating with 8 years in clinical
research. Donna brings to CFEF her attention to detail and her
experience with over 100 clinical trials. She received her CCRC
certification from the Association of Clinical Research
Jennifer Mellon, MST, CRC
Clinical Research Coordinator
Jennifer is a dedicated research professional with over one year experience in the research field. Jennifer brings to CFEF her caring manner, attention to detail. She has experience with over 25 clinical trials. She received her training and certification as a Multi-Skilled Technician from the Omega Institute. Jennifer will soon be eligible to take the CCRC exam from the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.
Our facility consists of a large psychiatric private practice.
We have access to patients of all ages, ethnicity, and
We are able to use a central IRB and can therefore provide a
rapid study start. Contracts and budgets are negotiated quickly. We
are highly experience with electronic CRFs and Interactive
Voice/Web Response Systems.
If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss placing a clinical
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