Research Center Profile:
Miami Dade Medical Research Institute, LLC

Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases

Center Overview

Clinical Research dedicated site

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Miami Dade Medical Research Institute, LLC is a world class research center offering outstanding patient care, the most advanced medical science and breaking new ground with ongoing, innovative research. Miami Dade Medical Research Institute provides and promote the highest quality services in Clinical Trials. Committed to providing an exceptional research experience to our patients, with care and respect.


Patients: We are committed to meeting the needs and exceeding the expectations of our patients.
Service Excellence: Provide timely, professional, effective and efficient service to all customers.
Diversity: We embrace the diversity of our people, patients and the communities we serve.
Quality: We continuously strive to achieve excellence at all levels in the organization.
Integrity: Honesty, fairness and self-scrutiny in everything we do, as the ideal means to protect overall safety, as well as assure confidentiality and privacy.

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: 50+
Number of Studies Actually Completed: 25+
Number of Active Patients in the Database: 5,000+
Regulatory Submission Turn-Around Time: 3 Business Day(s)
Average Number of Total Patients Enrolled: 300
Average Percent of Total Patients Randomized: 95%
Average Percent of ‘Completed’ Studies that met Enrollment Goals: 100%
EDC Capabilities: Yes

Clinical Research Experience

Diabetes, musculoskeletal, Migraine, Pediatric and Adolescent Autism, Depression and other psychiatric disorders, Sleep Disorders,Women's Health, HIV/AIDS, vaccines, smoking cessation, health prevention, public health, dermatology, family practice, gastroenterology, Allergy, cardiovascular disorders, endocrine and metabolism disorders, pain management, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, vaccines/influenza.

Merck, Pfizer, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Quintiles, Covance, PPD, INC, SANOFI-SYNTHELABO, PARAXEL, Chiltren, Abbott Laboratories, AbbVie, Johnson & Johnson, Amgen, Inc, Astra-Zeneca, Bayer Corp, Bristol-Myers, Grifols, ICON, Integrium, Derma Sciences, PRA, United Biosource Corp, Mylan, Novartis, Novum, TEVA, Eli Lilly and Company, Forest Laboratories, Forest Research, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi, Takeda, Watson - Actavis), Biorasi.

Facility Description

Phase I. Phases II, III, IV Miami Dade Medical Research outpatient facility

Centrally located. Bus stop at entrance. Transportation assistance.


Patient Waiting Area, Examination Rooms, Phlebotomy lab with specimen processing area, double locked drug storage cabinets, secured facilities for study medication storage and accountability, -20° secured freezer, Blood Pressure Machines, Oxygen, Dry Ice, Coordinators area, Monitoring rooms, Administrative area, staff break room, computer, copiers, fax, scanners, Broadband/DSL (Site & monitor use), Ability to use Central IRB, EKG machine, Refrigerated Centrifuge, Dry Ice Availability, Recruitment and Database Software, Regulatory Department, Recruitment Department, Quality Assurance, Finance Department, Business Development.

Staff Expertise

Dr Orlando Puente, PI
Cardio Vascular Diseases- Internal Medicine

Dr Fleur Sack, PI
Family Medicine

Dr Judith Crowell, PI
Dermatologist and Skin-Cancer

Dr Maria Medina Capote, PI

Dr Francisco Oliva, PI

Dr Michael Cook, PI

Dr L Sanabria, PI
General Practice and Gynecology

Dr Beatrice Hecker, PI

Dr H Humphrey, PI
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr Emelina Arocha, PI

Dr Ann Ballen

Miami Dade Medical Research Institute Support Team:

Onelia Fajardo-Garcia - DrBA, MPH, Chief Executive Officer
Onelia Fajardo-Garcia's CV

Alejandro Garcia - CFE, Chief Financial Officer

Omar Fajardo- Marketing Director-Patient Recruitment

Maria Elena Paredes - Site Manager/Regulatory

Teresita Salvador MS Psychology

Diane Morales Phlebotomy-Assistant Coordinator

Patrise Tyson - ARNP

Alina Munero- Research Assistant

Carolina Ramirez - CCRC

Jennifer Olivar - QI/QA- Coordinator

Meiry Pivat - Regulatory Compliance-Coordinator

Patient Demographics

We have a patient database of over 8,000 patients. Our Research facility is physically located in the Miami Dade area.

MDMRI has a database of over 10,000 patients

Other Information

Miami Dade Medical Research Institute, LLC uses a Central IRB


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