Research Center Profile:
New Hope Clinical Research
New Hope Clinical Research and Services founder has over 20 years experience in the medical field and over 13 years in clinical research. Our investigators together have over 40 years experience. NH strives to provide the best quality data to our Sponsor’s while giving the participants a positive experience. We have a warm, friendly and professional environment. We are striving to provide "Hope for the future of medicine"!
New Hope Clinical Research prides itself on our experienced, professional team that includes: Registered Nurses, dietitians, medical assistants, Certified Clinical Assessors and Raters, Counselling services, regulatory documents specialist, certified clinical research coordinators, physician assistants and board certified Investigators.
Our teams experience provides an added advantage to subject safety and retention while providing clean, concise data for our sponsors and CRO’s.
Our experienced, caring, and dedicated research staff prides itself on always putting the well-being of our research participants first. Our commitment to excellence is not only reflected in the care we give to study participants but in providing clean, timely data to sponsors and in our understanding of the importance of our commitment to all parties involved.
New Hope Clinical Research physicians and staff are passionate in their desire to play a role in helping find effective treatments to defeat life threatening diseases.
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New Hope Clinical Research specializes in CNS studies and have extensive experience with Alzheimer's studies and Mental Health disorders.
New Hope Clinical Research and Services founder has over 20 years experience in the medical field and clinical research. Our investigators together have over 40 years experience.
Sponsors and CRO's we have worked with:
Quintiles-Partner Site Program
Pro Trials Research
NHCR is an outpatient facility utilizing the latest in equipment:
4 Exam Rooms
Two Monitor areas
Lab (CLIA waived)
Locked drug storage room
IP and refrigerator -7- day Temperature monitoring
Refrigerated drug storage
2 Major Hospital’s within 2 blocks
Ample subject waiting room
Copy, fax and shredder center
On Site record storage
Two-Health-o-Meter scales with height measurement
Yearly calibration records
Adult Portable Sphygmomanometer’s
Digital Patient Thermometer
High Speed wireless internet access
8.5 miles from Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Close to all Major Hotels and Restaurants
Private Staff kitchen
Local Access to Dry Ice
James T. Barker, M.D. is an award winning psychiatrist from Hickory, NC. He was chief Resident of Psychiatry at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center. He received his doctorate from Marshall University School of Medicine, Board certified in Psychiatry. Dr. Barker is a renowned speaker for major pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Barker has over 8 years research experience and has been with NHCR since 2009 working on CNS studies in Mental health.
Zaheer Khan, M.D., MRCP, MRCPI is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Khan is the founder of the Center for Aging (and Balance Studio) in Huntsville, Alabama, where he has had an established geriatric practice since 1999. Additionally, Dr. Khan formed a community based fall prevention program. Dr. Khan serves as the Director of Medication Education at Oakwood University and the Director of the ACE (Acute Care for the Elderly) Unit at Crestwood Hospital, in Huntsville. Dr. Khan has expanded his Center for Aging to the Charlotte area and has been an investigator with NHCR for 2-years and specializes in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.
Kurian Abraham, M.D. Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Abraham is a researcher in Alzheimer’s disease and other central nervous system disorders. Dr. Abraham has a Duke/GlaxoSmithKline psychopharmacology research fellowship. He has over 15 years of clinical trial experience and has contributed in the clinical trials for all current medication available in the market for Alzheimer’s disease. Our research site was selected as the only site from North Carolina to be involved in a pivotal study for Alzheimer’s disease sponsored by a major pharmaceutical company. In
addition, Dr. Abraham volunteers his time to treat mental illness at the largest men’s shelter in Charlotte. Dr. Abraham has been an investigator with NHCR for 3 years.
Eric Semeko, M.D. Board Certified in Psychiatry, attended Volgograd Medical School and Received his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Semeko is a HealthGrades Recognized Doctor. Dr. Semeko has been involved with several research studies, including Bipolar, Schizophrenia, Depression, Alzheimer's since 2004 and has been with NHCR since 2011.
Tammy Rader, MBA, CCRC has been involved in pharmaceutical clinical research for over 13 years and in the healthcare field since 1992. Ms. Rader has helped develop many research centers and has held many responsible positions at various research organizations. Ms. Rader is the founder and CEO of New Hope Clinical Research and Services, based in Charlotte with an office in Hickory, NC.
Janine Jolly, RN, CRC has been with NHCR since 2009. Her previous experience includes working as a psychiatric care nurse at Broughton Mental Hospital and Catawba Valley Medical Center. She has over 7 years of psychiatric nursing experience. Janine is a board certified psychiatric nurse. Her current research experience includes Phase II-III studies, Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's and IBS-d and is certified as a Psychometric rater for Alzheimer's studies.
Melissa Whiting, RN, CRC has been with NHCR since 2011. Melissa has over 5 years of psychiatric care nursing at Catawba Valley Medical Center and has ACLS certification. Her current research experience includes Phase III studies; Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's and IBS-d. She is a study drug manager and is experienced with blinded studies and will be sitting for the CCRC exam in 2013.
Selina Olomua, RN, CRC has been with NHCR since 2011. Selina has over 8 years of patient care. Her current research experience includes Phase III studies; Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's and IBS-d. She is a study drug manager and is experienced with blinded studies.
Krystal Pavone, CMA, CRC has been with NHCR since August 2012. She has several years of patient care experience and aspires to continue her education to be come an RN. Her current research experience includes Phase III studies; Schizophrenia, IBS-d.
Charlotte has a population of approximately 800,000. Our area has two major top ranking hospitals in NC and they are only 2 blocks from our office. The population is varied in race, education levels and demographics.
New Hope Clinical Research uses only Central IRB services.
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