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Redpoint Research

Center Information

Redpoint Research
11065 N. 19th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85029
602-395-2616 (fax)

137 E. Fort Lowell Road
Tucson, AZ 85705
520-393-3467 (fax)

Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat)
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases
Trauma (Emergency, Injury, Surgery)

Center Overview

Redpoint Research is a multi-specialty clinical research facility employing several physicians and full-time study coordinators in two locations in Arizona. We are a Research dedicated facitlity affiliated with Northwest Medical Center in Phoenix, and Desert Pain & Rehab Specialists in Phoneix and Tucson. Our goal is to enroll high numbers of eligible, compliant subjects, while generating and maintaining top-quality source documentation and CRF data. Redpoint Research maintains relationships with many physicians and medical centers throughout the Phoenix area, creating numerous sources for subject referrals and specialty sub-investigator needs. We always use the central IRB, if available, and ensure a regulatory document turnaround time of five business days or less. Three full-time clinical study coordinators are employed at Redpoint Research, and each study is completely assigned to one coordinator, from start to finish – including drug dispensation and regulatory document maintenance. All coordinators are cross-trained on other studies to ensure proper oversight and backup.

Clinical Research Experience

Redpoint Research has experience with Phase II, IIb, III, IIIb, and IV studies in a variety of indications - type I and II diabetes, hypertension, chronic and acute pain management (including opioids), osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, GI diseases, asthma and allergies, diabetic neuropathy, hyperlipidemia,opioid induced constipation, fibormyalgia,and more. Our affiliation with Northwest Medical Center allows us access to an extensive patient database - over 20,000 patients a year in a primary care setting. We use two main Principal Investigators, Dr. Jay Bernstein and Dr. Herbert Goodman. Dr. Bernstein has over twenty years of clinical research experience, and Dr. Goodman has over ten years. We also use several sub-investigators who all have over two years of research experience. Please see the Investigator Experience section below for more detail about our investigators.

Facility Description

Redpoint Research is located in a 10,000+ square foot, free-standing building in northwest Phoenix, near the intersection of the I-17 and Peoria Avenue. Sharing this building is the Northwest Medical Center and the Southwestern Center for Pain. In total, we have 15 exam rooms, a surgical procedure room, a respiratory treatment room, a physical therapy treatment area, two dental exam rooms, and an extremely secure drug storage area. Redpoint Research has multiple ECG machines, vascular study equipment, x-ray capabilities, emergency equipment, a blood drawing station, two laboratory processing areas, a conference room, and a staff lounge.

Monitors at Redpoint Research will find a comfortable, spacious work area with immediate access to a phone, fax machine, copier, wired or wireless high-speed internet, refreshments, and privacy.

Investigator Experience

Jay G. Bernstein, DO received a diploma from Ohio University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has been practicing in the Phoenix area since 1983 and is board certified in Family Practice. Dr. Bernstein has been employed at Northwest Medical Center since 1996 and has been involved in clinical trials for sixteen years. His PI experience includes allergic rhinitis, otitis media, depression and mental disorders, hypertension, prostatic hyperplasia, congestive heart failure, type 2 diabetes, myocardial infarction, chronic pain, hyperlipidemia and hypercholesterolemia, pediatric vaccination, and gastro-intestinal diseases. Dr. Bernstein has also served as a sub-investigator on additional clinical trials.

Herbert D. Goodman, MD is a graduate of the University of Geneva, Switzerland, where he was involved in post-graduate studies of pharmacology and ophthalmology. Dr. Goodman is a published author and board-certified in Pain Management and Disability Evaluation. Dr. Goodman is an American Academy of Disability Evaluation Fellow, a Diplomat in the American Academy of Pain Management, and was elected as an approved consultant of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Dr. Goodman is currently the director of Northwest Medical Center and the Southwestern Center for Pain in Phoenix, and has five years of clinical research experience. Dr. Goodman has PI experience in chronic pain studies, including osteoarthritis and lower back pain, and he has also served as a sub-investigator on many additional studies.

Staff Expertise

Juan Castro, BSM, CCRC is employed full-time as a Clinical Manager at Redpoint Research. Mr. Castro graduated from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and was previously a Research Assistant at Kaiser Permanente in Pasadena, California. He has a strong management, computer, and business background, and is fluent in English and Spanish.

Susy Pratt, BA is employed full time as a clinical research coordinator at Redpoint Research. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Boston University and comes to us from the National Genetics Institute in Los Angeles where she was a technician and team leader. Ms. Pratt brings many years of experience to Redpoint Research along with a solid analytical, research, and organizational background.

Many other people work in a part-time capacity for Redpoint Research. We have an accountant, a medical lawyer, several consultants, a marketing specialist, and other administrative roles.

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