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Franklin J. Zieve, M.D. Ph.D.

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Franklin J. Zieve, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development
Franklin J. Zieve, M.D. Ph.D.
McGuire VA Medical Center

1201 Broad Rock Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23249
804-675-5139 (fax)
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Therapeutic Areas

Internal Medicine

Center Overview

Franklin J. Zieve, M.D., Ph.D., is the Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development at the McGuire VA Medical Center. He is also Associate Professor of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University. Specializing in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Dr. Zieve has clinical research expertise in diabetes, hyperlipidemias, geriatric endocrinology, metabolic bone disease, endocrine hypertension and pharmacology.

Dr. Zieve's clinical research work is supported by a variety of clinical resources including:

  • 6 Endocrinologists -- 3 also certified in Geriatrics
  • 2 Diabetes Nurse Specialists
  • 2 Clinical Pharmacists
  • 1 Dietician
  • 1 Podiatrist

Clinical Research Experience

The McGuire Research Institute supports investigators with expertise in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology who conduct impatient and outpatient pre-clinical, phase I, II, III, and IV trials and outcomes research. The wide range of clinical research interests include:

  • Diabetes
  • Hyperlipidemias
  • Geriatric
  • Geriatric Endocrinology
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Endocrine Hypertension
  • Pharmacology

Dr. Zieve has worked with a variety of sponsors and contract research organizations including: Boehringer-Mannheim, Bristol Myers Squibb, Corning PACT, the Department of Veterans Affairs, Miles, Parexel, Pharmakinetics, Sandoz, and Upjohn.

Facility Description

The McGuire Research Institute is a non-profit organization associated with the Richmond Veterans Administration Medical Center, an 802-bed tertiary referral hospital affiliated with the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University. The annual revenue of McGuire Research Institute is over $2,000,000 in privately funded (CRO, pharmaceutical and biotech companies) trials and over $3,000,000 in government funded (NIH, VA, ADA) basic research.

Patient Demographics

Dr. Zieve's clinical population includes over 3,200 diabetics (principally Type II) and 1,100 patients under treatment for lipid disorders. The patient population draws from a variety of clinics including Lipid, D.C.C.T., Metabolic Bone, Diabetic, Geriatric, Endocrine, Diabetes/Lipid Pharmacotherapy, Hypertension and Diabetic Podiatry.

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