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Research Center Profile:
Advanced Clinical Research, UT

Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Dental and Oral Health
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat)
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases

Center Overview

Advanced Clinical Research has specialized in conducting community based clinical research since 1984 and has extensive experience in a variety of therapeutic areas in Phase II-IV trials. ACR has managed over 700 clinical trials and enrolled more than 9,000 patients within our two independent locations in Boise, Idaho and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Our centers are exclusively dedicated to multi-therapeutic clinical research and offer a wide range of services and support to the pharmaceutical industry. Our sites are built on providing sponsors with high quality research and reliable patient enrollment in a timely manner. We have electronic patient databases, dedicated patient recruitment and marketing divisions, data entry and internal quality -assessment programs. ACR and our sister site, Rapid Medical Research (RMR), are proud members of the Elite Research Network (ERN).

Advancing Medicine.Enhancing Life.

Clinical Research Experience

ACR specializes in Phase II through IV clinical trials including:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Asthma
  • Bird Flu Vaccine
  • Common Cold
  • Contraception
  • Constipation
  • COPD
  • Depression
  • Diabetes (Type 1 and 2)
  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Heartburn
  • Herpes
  • Hormone Replacement
  • Hot Flashes
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension (including ABPM)
  • Hypotestosterone
  • Incontinence
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Insomnia
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraines
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pain Management
  • Pneumonia
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Tinea Pedis/Athletes Feet
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vaccines
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginitis
  • Women's Health Studies

Facility Description

ACR Utah is located in a customized, state-of-the-art, 5000 square foot facility on the Jordan Valley Hospital campus in West Jordan, Utah (a Salt Lake City suburb). This office has been equipped with over 6000 feet of voice and high speed data cables. There are 5 exam rooms, 2 monitor rooms, a secure, limited access and temperature controlled medication room, dedicated laboratory, large coordinator and investigator work area, large conference area, and a fully equipped administrative center.

Investigator Experience

ACR works closely with multi-specialty physicians in the community. ACR's principal and sub- investigators average 15 years of clinical research experience. These investigators conduct patient visits at ACR's dedicated research centers and pride themselves in being very active in the studies they are conducting.

ACR-Utah's medical director and Principal Investigator, Dr. Judith Kirstein, has been conducting research with ACR since 1992.

Staff Expertise

ACR’s experienced research staff includes our Principal Investigator Dr. Judith Kirstein and team of multi-therapeutic Investigators, 5 full time Research Coordinators, 2 full time dedicated Patient Recruiters, 1 Full time Regulatory Specialists, Research Assistant, Contract and Budget specialist, QA Specialist, Business Development Specialist, Laboratory Staff and several support staff.

ACR Research Centers have teams of dedicated and experienced study coordinators located onsite, longstanding, actively involved investigators, formal, comprehensive training programs, electronic patient databases, dedicated patient recruitment and marketing divisions, considerable experience with electronic data capture and patient diary/drug accountability products. We also have standardized internal quality assurance programs and dedicated regulatory department, assuring rapid and accurate document submission including the ability to utilize central IRBs.

Patient Demographics

ACR has a large database of potential subjects of over 7,000 on site that it uses to recruit. They receive patient referrals from their Principal Investigator and Sub-Investigator's practices and other local physicians. ACR has male and female subjects in a variety of age groups from Pediatrics to Adult to Geriatric. They work closely with many sponsors on recruitment strategies for media advertising as well.

Other Information

Advanced Clinical Research is located in West Jordan Utah near Salt Lake City, a metropolitan area of over 1 million. It is easily accessed via freeway from all areas of the city. With over 5000 square feet of dedicated research space, we are able to efficiently conduct multiple studies in a variety of therapeutic areas. We are able to utilize sponsor preferred Central IRB's.


  • Refrigerated drug storage
  • ECG machine
  • Centrifuges
  • Ultrasound Machine
  • Freezer (-20 and -70 degree Celsius)
  • Drug Storage (locked and temp. controlled)
  • Refrigerated Centrifuge
  • Bone Densitometer
  • Cholestech
  • Microscope
  • Hemoglobin A1C Testing
  • Weigh Scales
  • Refrigerator
  • Pulmonary Function Testing

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