Midwest Chest Consultants, PC

Center Information

Mitchell Champagne RPh, CCRC
Research Director
Midwest Chest Consultants, PC
330 First Capitol Drive, Suite 470
St. Charles, MO 63301-2847
USA
636-946-1650
636-757-1900 (fax)
research@midwestchest.com
www.midwestchest.com/
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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Internal Medicine
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases
Sleep

Center Overview

Midwest Chest Consultants, PC is a private office based medical practice specializing in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. There are 2 pulmonologists based in the practice, located in St. Charles, MO. We have conducted clinical research since 1990.

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: 150
Number of Studies Actually Completed: 140
Number of Active Patients in the Database: 900+
Regulatory Submission Turn-Around Time: 3 Business Day(s)
Average Number of Total Patients Enrolled: 20
Average Percent of Total Patients Randomized: 90%
Average Percent of ‘Completed’ Studies that met Enrollment Goals: 97%
EDC Capabilities: Yes

Staff Certifications
Number of Certified CRCs: 5

Clinical Research Experience

Our facility specializes in pulmonary and sleep medicine related clinical research activities. We have worked with numerous major pharmaceutical companies and several CRO's performing phase II, III, IIIb and IV studies. Trials have been conducted in COPD, asthma, exacerbation of COPD, atrial fibrillation, DVT/PE, pneumonia, obesity, nocturnal hypoxemia and Sleep Apnea.

Facility Description

Our office conducts outpatient based clinical trials. Full pulmonary medicine facilities are available in our office including complete PFT's, exercise physiology testing, ECG, Holter monitoring, serial spirometry, serial PK's, oxygen saturation measurements, six-minute walk testing, shuttle walk testing, and phlebotomy. We are also capable of outpatient infusion trials. The adjacent hospital has full radiology facilities (including high-resolution CT scanning), exercise physiology lab and 6-bed AASM accredited sleep lab with paper recording capability on two of six beds. We are also able to accomodate overnight stays in our facility.

Investigator Experience

Thomas M. Siler, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Sleep Medicine. He has conducted clinical research in his practice since 1990 in both inpatient and outpatient studies. He has been principal investigator in over 1540 trials. He has attended IRB sponsored GCP training and numerous SoCRA/FDA sponsored ICH/GCP training workshops. Subinvestigators include Frank Calandrino, MD, Susan Iffrig APRN, V. Christine Champagne APRN, and Sara Springer, APRN.

Staff Expertise

Mitchell Champagne, RPh, CCRC is director of research. He has conducted numerous clinical research trials since 1997. Previously Board Certified in Nutrition Support Pharmacy and also completed fellowship training in anticoagulation therapy.

Krista Haggard, RMA CCRC has been involved in healthcare and pulmonary clinical research trials in our office since 1993.

Kasey Seyer, B.S., CCRC is a study coordinator. She has conducted clinical research trials since 2006. She has extensive experience in psychiatric clinical research as well as pulmonary research trials.

Jamie Mills, BS, CCRC is a study coordinator. She has conducted clinical research trials since 2009. She also has extensive background experience in psychiatric clinical research trials as well as pulmonary research trials.

Jamie Orf, BS, CCRC is a study coordinator. She has conducted clinical research trials since 2010. She has extensive background experience in psychiatric clinical research trials as well as pulmonary research trials.

Patient Demographics

Adult subjects with lung and sleep disorders are available through our private practice. We have more than 6,000 active patients in our practice. We also have access to patients throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area with a population of over 2 million. We have arrangements for local lodging nearby for accommodating patients requiring long study visits who live outside our immediate area.

Other Information

We can use central IRB's for outpatient studies. For inpatient studies, our adjacent hospital has a very proactive IRB that meets on a regular basis with decisions concerning approval of protocols made in a reasonable period of time.

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