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Research Center Profile:
Sun Research Institute

Therapeutic Areas

Family Medicine
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat)
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases

Center Overview

Join the team that understands the commitment of Scientific and Medical expertise with dedicated physicians, in multi-specialty areas, serving pharmaceutical research. Founded in 1995, our main mission is to provide a superior center in support of conducting outpatient clinical research trials. By relying on us, your intelligence is our tool and our commitment is your advantage. With a team of highly trained medical doctors and an excellent supporting staff, we can make a difference. We have a proven track record for performance in any area we commit to. We are capable of providing a fast track for startup on any study, or diving into an existing trial. Our wide database of active, up to date information on real patients, readily identified by disease or therapeutic area, is available at the click of a mouse. We have results with top companies such as Glaxo, Merck, Pfizer, Novartis, AstraZeneca, Tap, Abbott, Wyeth, Forest, and many others. With over 15 years of positive, proven results in a setting that gives a professional, yet comfortable, atmosphere, you’ll want to come back for more. Visit us at

Clinical Research Experience

We range from respiratory, to diabetes, pain management, erectile dysfunction, ophthalmology, pediatrics, skin disorders, hypercholesterolemia, gastroenterology, device testing, post marketing, and vaccines. We have worked with companies like Quintiles, PRA Inter., PPD, Paragon, Omnicare, and many others for over 15 years.

Facility Description

We offer an outpatient center with state of the art equipment. We have a full CLIA lab with onsite services of drug testing and stat labs. We also have an imaging facility for routine test. Parking is free and our office is accessible by most major bus lines. Temperature controlled and monitored. We have a Maximum Secure drug room with 24/7 video surveillance.

Investigator Experience

David Grant, MD,
Board Certified, Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Palliative Medicine, with over 15 years of clinical research experience.

Tomas Coronado, MD,
Board Certified Ophthalmology, with over 14 years of research experience.

Larry L. Lothringer, MD,
Board Certified Ophthalmology over 25 years of research.

Eddie Flores, MD

Belinda Ramirez, MD

Peter Williams, DPM

Elias R. Cheleuitte, DPM

Leopoldo Tecuanhuey,MD,
Board Certified in Urology and Internal Medicine, with over 10 years of experience

Gloria Abraham-Cox, MD,
Board Certified Pediatric, 9 years of experience.

Ernesto Guerra, MD

Joseph Johnson, MD

Ricardo Otero, MD

Steven Ramos, MD
With over 20 years of Clinical Research Experience, with a fully equipped Endoscopy Center

Staff Expertise

Jason Bates, Regulatory Manager, MBA

Monique Johnson, CCRC

Misty Juarez, CCRC

Diego Ceniceros, CCRP

Rita Lascano, RA

Terri Llanas, LVN, Clinical Director

Cristina Martinez, MA, Office Manager

Heather Welch, MA, Recruitment Manager

Full on Site Legal Team with over 15 years of experience

Alan Wm. Radke - Esquire

F. Scott Radke - Esquire

Facility has access to full Radiology center for STAT X-rays, Dexa Scans, MRI, CAT scans, and many other test.

Patient Demographics

Community setting of approximately 1.3 million in population with subpopulations consisting of 52%Hispanic, 25%Anglo, 13%Black, 5%Asian, and 5% other with 44% female and 56%male

Other Information

Central IRB used for all trials

Current Enrolling Studies:

  • Pediatric Asthma
  • IBS w/ Diarrhea
  • Seasonal FLU
  • COPD
  • Gout and Heart Disease
  • Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
  • Opioid Induced Constipation
  • Diabetes Type 2 (Non-insulin dependent)
  • Diabetes Type 2 (Diet and Exercise Only)
  • Pink Eye

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