Research Center Profile:
St. Joseph's Medical Associates
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
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.
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:
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
Bronchitis - Acute and Chronic
Coronary Artery Disease
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Female Sexual Dysfunction
Fibrocystic Breast Disease
Post Herpetic Neuralgia
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sleep Disorders (Outpatient)
Herpes = Genital, Labialis
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Male Sexual Dysfunction
Pain, Acute and Chronic
Vaccines - Adult and Pediatric
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:
congestive heart failure
coronary artery disease
peripheral vascular disease
transient ischemic attacks
urinary tract infection
DIAGNOSTIC CAPABILITIES AND EQUIPMENT
DEXA scan (full body)
-20°C & -70°C freezers
ADDITIONAL SITE FEATURES AND EXPERIENCE
CLIA certified lab
Dedicated monitoring rooms
High-speed internet using T1 Line
Paper & e-diaries
Phone & fax
Temp. controlled drug storage
Our team at the research center has worked with a variety of sponsor pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organizations including:
Eli Lilly and Company
Pfizer Global Research
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
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.
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.
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
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