Research Center Profile:
Midwest Chest Consultants, PC
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Midwest Chest Consultants, PC is a private office based medical
practice specializing in pulmonary, critical care and sleep
medicine. There are 2 pulmonologists based in the practice, located
in St. Charles, MO. We have conducted clinical research since
Our facility specializes in pulmonary and sleep medicine related
clinical research activities. We have worked with numerous major
pharmaceutical companies and several CRO's performing phase II,
III and IV studies. Trials have been conducted in COPD, asthma,
AECB, atrial fibrillation, DVT/PE, pneumonia, obesity, and
nocturnal hypoxemia. We have also performed phase IIIb studies.
Our office conducts inpatient and outpatient based clinical trials. Full pulmonary medicine facilities are available in our office including complete PFT's, exercise physiology testing, ECG, Holter monitoring, serial spirometry, serial PK's, oxygen saturation measurements, six-minute walk testing, shuttle walk testing, and phlebotomy. We are also capable of outpatient infusion trials. The adjacent hospital has full radiology facilities (including high-resolution CT scanning), exercise physiology lab and 6-bed AASM accredited sleep lab with paper recording capability on two of six beds.
Thomas M. Siler, MD
is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Sleep Medicine. He has conducted clinical research in his practice since 1990 in both inpatient and outpatient studies. He has been principal investigator in over 120 trials. He has attended IRB sponsored GCP training. Subinvestigators include
Frank Calandrino, MD, Susan Iffrig APRN, Stacey Brown APRN, V. Christine Champagne APRN, CCRC, and Jill Fritz, APRN.
Mitchell Champagne, RPh, CCRC is director of
research. He has conducted numerous clinical research trials since
Marcia Gaddy, RN, CCRC is a study coordinator.
She has conducted clinical research since 1999.
Billie Greenwell, RN, CCRC is a study
coordinator. She has conducted clinical research since 2002.
Krista Haggard, RMA CCRC has been involved in
healthcare in our office since 1993
Kasey Seyer, B.S., CCRC is a study coordinator. She has conducted clinical research since 2006.
Adult subjects with lung and sleep disorders are available
through our private practice. We have more than 6,000 active
patients in our practice. We also have access to subjects
throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area with a population of
over 2 million. We have arrangements for local lodging nearby for
accommodating patients requiring long study visits who live outside
our immediate area.
We can use central IRB's for outpatient studies. For
inpatient studies, our adjacent hospital has a very proactive IRB
that meets on a regular basis with decisions concerning approval of
protocols made in a reasonable period of time.
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