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Kentucky Medical Research

Center Information

John Pappas, MD, CEO
Marguerite Doyle, MSEE, COO
Sally Davis Grasch, CFO, Business Development
Kentucky Medical Research
354 Waller Avenue, Suite 110
Lexington, KY 40504
USA
(859) 225-5672 (phone)
(859) 276-1020 (fax)
recruitment@kentuckymedicalresearch.com
www.kentuckymedicalresearch.com
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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Dermatology
Devices
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology
Hematology
Immunology
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Musculoskeletal
Nephrology
Neurology
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Oncology
Ophthalmology
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat)
Pediatrics/Neonatology
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Psychiatry/Psychology
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases
Rheumatology
Trauma (Emergency, Injury, Surgery)
Urology

Center Overview

The Kentucky Medical Research is a community-based, independently owned clinical research center with offices in Lexington, Kentucky. We are dedicated to conducting clinical research trials efficiently and at the highest level of quality.

Kentucky Medical Research's primary objectives are to:

  • Provide optimal patient care and excellent service.
  • Maximize the productivity of sponsors by meeting enrollment goals.
  • Produce research study reports free of errors.

Kentucky Medical Research's recognized and experienced team is committed to providing Phase II, III, and IV clinical research studies to the pharmaceutical, nutritional, and medical device industries. To date, Kentucky Medical Research's clinical investigators and consultants have conducted over three hundred national and multinational clinical trials.

Kentucky Medical Research will:

  • Complete regulatory packets and contract/budgetary negotiations in a timely manner
  • Have clean FDA audits
  • Strive for frequent high patient enrollment utilizing
    • Center Watch
    • Website and Social Media recruitment
    • Email and direct mail campaigns
    • Ixtensive in-house subject database
    • Multimedia advertising
    • Investigator/physician referrals and databases
    • Community outreach and public relations
    • Referrals from occupational medicine and ambulatory care clinics

Facility Description

Kentucky Medical Research's clinical facility is a 6000 square foot office adjacent to Lexington’s community and teaching hospitals and medical office buildings.

Diagnostic/Clinical Equipment/Clinical Capabilities

  • Drug Storage (locked and temperature/humidity monitored)
  • Lockable refrigerator for drug storage
  • Centrifuge and refrigerated centrifuge
  • In-house specimen processing (current CLIA waiver)
  • Biological sample refrigerator/freezers (-20° and -70° Celsius), temperature monitored with locking capabilities
  • Microscope
  • Spirometer
  • 12 Lead EKG machine
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • CPR and First Aid Certified Staff
  • Crash Cart with medications on site
  • 0.4 miles from Emergency Room

Access to specialized equipment/procedures such as

  • Dexa Scan with Body Composition Analysis Software
  • Radiology, including MRI/CT Scanning
  • Echocardiogram
  • Stress Treadmill
  • Transvaginal Ultrasound
  • Prostate Ultrasound
  • Mammography
  • Sleep Lab
  • Endoscopy
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Ambulatory Monitoring

Investigator Experience

Medical Management
John E. Pappas, M.D.. Medical Director/Principal Investigator

Dr. Pappas is well established in the clinical research community. Studies conducted by Dr. Pappas have consistently ranked in the top percentiles concerning evaluable patients. He has conducted and supervised over three hundred clinical trials. He also serves as a lecturer and consultant for numerous pharmaceutical companies. In 1998 and 2006, Dr. Pappas was audited by the FDA and no 483 was issued; he was found to be adherent to all pertinent regulations, guidelines, and practices concerning his conduct of the clinical trials under audit.

Staff Expertise

  • Board Certified Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners and RNs
  • SoCRA Certified Chief Operating Officer/Site Director
  • Experienced Clinical Research Coordinators
  • PRIM&R Certified Regulatory Coordinator
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Pharm.D. Consultant
  • Information Technology Consultants
  • Administrative/Support Staff

Other Information

  • Experience with remote and internet data entry
  • Study management and patient tracking system
  • Quality assurance program
  • HIPAA compliance

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