Research Center Profile:
Charlottesville Medical Research
Hepatology (Liver, Pancreatic, Gall Bladder)
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Charlottesville Medical Research is a private medical research
facility that has conducted Phase I-IV pharmaceutical and device
clinical trials since 1991. We are located in historic
Charlottesville, Virginia at the foothills of the Blue Ridge
Mountains. Charlottesville Airport is located 20 minutes from the
site, in central Virginia.
Formerly CGA Clinical Research, we began as a gastroenterology research center associated with Charlottesville Gastroenterology Associates. We now offer multi-specialty site services with a strong infrastructure of experienced research personnel who have conducted over 250 trials. All investigators are board certified within their specialties and all coordinators are certified as Clinical Research Coordinators by ACRP if eligible.
Dedicated regulatory staff provides quick turnaround of documents
using a centralized IRB for all outpatient studies.
We have been conducting clinical research since 1991.
We focus on Phase II, III, and IV clinical research.
We have worked with numerous sponsors including:
Proctor & Gamble
A listing of our trials experience can be found on our website
Our facility is designed to provide state-of-the-art medical
care and treatment. We have:
Full Time CRC's and Research Assistants
Certified Phlebotomists on Staff
Full Time Dedicated Patient Recruiter
Remote data entry experience
Separate, comfortable monitor areas with high-speed DSL
In-house lab for specimen processing
7 Equipped Medical-exam Rooms
-20° and -70° freezer and 2° to 8° refrigerator
Refrigerator for lab supplies
Locked drug rooms for refrigerated and frozen investigational
Large conference room
Infusion area with volumetric pump
Endoscopic suites for colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy and upper endoscopy
Computerized patient database with over 4,000 patients
Off site facilities include x-ray and nuclear medicine and a
Daniel J. Pambianco, MD, FACG, CPI, Medical Director of Clinical Research
Joseph David, MD
James Clark, MD
Anna Magee, MD
Pari Nikpey, MD
Patricia Shipley, MD
Kenneth S. Sternberg, MD
Christie Lehman, MD
Deborah M. Elder, MD
Kathy Stuples, LPN, CCRC, Research Coordinator
Evonne Hancock, CNA, CCRC, Research Coordinator
Emily Hawkins, CNA, Research Assistant
Penny Amos, MA, CPT, Research Assistant
Joyce Womack, Executive Director
Lisa McCauley, Contracts Manager
Audra Book, Subject Recruiter
Cindy Fischer, CCRC, Business Development Associate
The population served is an educated and motivated group in
regards to participation in clinical research studies.
Charlottesville has a population of 40,000 but serves approximately
200,000 in central Virginia.
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.