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Research Center Profile:
St. Joseph's Medical Associates

Center Information

St. Joseph's Medical Associates
1805 N. California Street, Suite 201
Stockton, CA 95204
USA
209-939-3877
209-939-3872 (fax)
shah@sjmai.com
www.SJMresearch.com
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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Dermatology
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology
Immunology
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal
Nephrology
Neurology
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases
Rheumatology
Sleep
Urology
Vaccines

Center Overview

Center Background

St. Joseph's Medical Associates provides full compliment of clinical research services.We have a large active patient base ranging from adolescents to seniors. Our area ethnicity demographics include a wide diversity including: Caucasian, Hispanic, African-American, Asian and Phillipino. We place a strong emphasis on quality, integrity and patient care. We have administered trials involving thousands of patients for nationally and internationally recognized pharmaceutical companies.

Our Clinical Trials Research Center was founded in 1995. Our experienced staff is managed by the Principle Investigator and board-certified Medical Director, Shaukat A. Shah, M.D. Dr. Shah also manages a large private, internal medicine practice. We are located in an area of central California with a diverse population base of about 1/2 million people. Our medical practice, offering a full spectrum of primary care services, has a growing patient base from adolescence to seniors. Dr. Shah has made quality clinical research an integral part of the practice. His integrity and compassionate care has earned him the respect of patients, staff, his fellow physicians and the clinical trial community.

St. Joseph's Medical Associates is dedicated to the ethical performance of clinical research studies. Using good clinical practice guidelines, our organization is driven to complete studies in a timely, ethical, and efficient manner. Patient care is our primary focus with a strong commitment to education and advancement of knowledge.

Our experience has been in phase 2, 3 and 4 studies. In almost every study, we have been able to over enroll the number of evaluable patients that the sponsor required. Most of the study participants come from our private practice. Our goals are to achieve rapid enrollment, meet or exceed our enrollment quota and produce quality results.

We focus on all aspects of the clinical trial process, from patient recruitment to final data submission. Our staff are specialized and highly experienced in all aspects of clinical drug and equipment research. We conduct each trial with the highest ethical standards, making patient safety our number one priority.

SITE STATISTICS

Year founded: 1995
Trials conducted since 1995: more than 100
Patients enrolled since 1995: hundreds
Active subjects in database: more than 15000
Regulatory submission: turnaround 14 business days

Areas of Experience:

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antimicrobials
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Bronchitis - Acute and Chronic
  • Constipation
  • Contraception
  • COPD
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Depression
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Endometriosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Fibrocystic Breast Disease
  • GERD/Erosive Esophagitis
  • Gout
  • Post Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Psoriasis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Disorders (Outpatient)
  • Headache/Migraine
  • Herpes = Genital, Labialis
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hot Flashes
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Incontinence
  • Influenza
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Male Sexual Dysfunction
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Obesity
  • Onychomycosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pain, Acute and Chronic
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • PMS/PMDD
  • Smoking Cessation
  • STD’s
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaccines - Adult and Pediatric

Clinical Research Experience

With our extensive experience, we are open to participating in all areas of clinical trial investigation. Our research center has experience conducting clinical trials in the following therapeutic areas:

  • allergies
  • anxiety
  • arthritis
  • asthma
  • congestive heart failure
  • coronary artery disease
  • depression
  • dermatology
  • diabetes mellitus
  • erectile dysfunction
  • hyperlipidemia
  • hypertension
  • infectious diseases
  • migraine
  • obesity
  • osteoarthitis
  • osteoporosis
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • pneumonia
  • sinusitis
  • stroke
  • transient ischemic attacks
  • urinary tract infection

DIAGNOSTIC CAPABILITIES AND EQUIPMENT

  • ABPM
  • Autoclave
  • Bioimpedence
  • Bladder scan
  • Bone densitometry
  • Cholestech
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colposcopy
  • CT scan
  • DEXA scan (full body)
  • Doppler US
  • Echocardiogram
  • EEG
  • Emergency equipment
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Endoscopy
  • Holter monitor
  • Mammography
  • Metabolic cart
  • MRI scan
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Ophthalmology testing
  • Phlebotomy
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Photography
  • Pulse oximeter
  • Refrigerated centrifuge
  • Scales (full-body)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Spirometry
  • Stadiometer
  • Transvaginal U/S
  • Treadmill
  • Ultrasound
  • Urodynamic lab
  • Uroflowmetry
  • X-ray
  • 12-lead ECG
  • -20°C & -70°C freezers

ADDITIONAL SITE FEATURES AND EXPERIENCE

  • CLIA certified lab
  • Crash cart
  • Centrifuge
  • DEA licensed
  • Dedicated monitoring rooms
  • Dry ice
  • EDC
  • High-speed internet using T1 Line
  • IV Infusions
  • IVRS
  • KOH capabilities
  • Paper & e-diaries
  • Phone & fax
  • Temp. controlled drug storage

Experience
Our team at the research center has worked with a variety of sponsor pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organizations including:

  • Aventis Pharmaceuticals
  • Bayer Pharmaceuticals
  • Bristol-Meyers Squibb
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Oscient Pharmaceuticals
  • Pfizer Global Research
  • Roche
  • Sanofi Aventis
  • Solvay Pharmaceuticals
  • Speedel

Facility Description

The research center consists of a 5,760 square foot facility across the street from St. Joseph's Medical Center. We are easily accessible by car and public transportation. The clinical site includes state of the art facility, dedicated fax lines and high speed Internet access through T1 line. There is a designated area for visiting monitoring staff. Additional information http://sjmresearch.com/facility.html

Investigator Experience

Shaukat A. Shah M.D. is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Shah has been directing clinical trial research since 1995. He completed his medical education at University of Connecticut, School of medicine; where he performed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine. Dr. Shah is the Medical Director for St. Joseph’s Medical Associates. Dr Shah has conducted more than 100 studies over the past 15 years in a variety of therapeutic areas.

Staff Expertise

We have full time study coordinators and full compliment of support staff. St. Joseph's Medical Associates affords sponsors exposure to clinical investigators with more than 15 years of combined clinical research experience, along with a staff of certified, professional study coordinators. Our strict adherence to study protocols is exemplary.

Patient Demographics

We are located in an area of central California with a diverse population base of about 1/2 million people. We have a large active patient base from adolescence to seniors. Additional information http://sjmresearch.com/area-practice-demographics.html

Other Information

We use a central IRB.

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