Palmetto Clinical Trial Services, LLC

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Mary Sanda
Managing Partner
Palmetto Clinical Trial Services, LLC
115 N. Main Street
Fountain Inn, SC 29644
USA
864-962-0431
864-962-8952 (fax)
msanda@palmettoclinical.com
palmettoclinical.com
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Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Dermatology
Endocrinology
Family Medicine
Gastroenterology
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Urology
Vaccines

Center Overview

Palmetto Clinical Trial Services, LLC is a multicenter clinical research site located in the Greenville, South Carolina area. Our excellent sites offer patients the most current technologies and treatments available which allows our community to be on the cutting edge of research. Palmetto Clinical’s dedicated and experienced team bring the highest quality study conduct in their prospective therapeutic areas and provides genuine compassion and care to each and every patient who agrees to participate in our clinical trials.

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: 150
Number of Studies Actually Completed: 130
Number of Active Patients in the Database: 60,000
Regulatory Submission Turn-Around Time: 1 Week(s)
Average Number of Total Patients Enrolled: 38
Average Percent of Total Patients Randomized: 89%
Average Percent of ‘Completed’ Studies that met Enrollment Goals: 91%
EDC Capabilities: Yes

Clinical Research Experience

Palmetto Clinical Research, LLC has been conducting research trials since 2002. Our areas of experience include:

  • Acne
  • Anemia
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Bronchitis (Acute & Chronic)
  • Cold Sore
  • Diabetes
  • Eczema
  • Facial Erythema
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Influenza
  • Lupus
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Obesity
  • Onychomycosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pain
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rosacea
  • Scalp Psoriasis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Infection
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vaccines
  • Vaginitis

Listed below are some of the sponsors that Palmetto Clinical Trial Services, LLC has worked with:

  • Abbott
  • Alizyme
  • Alcon
  • Amgen
  • Astellas
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Centocor
  • Dow
  • Eli-Lilly
  • Ferring
  • Forest
  • Galderma
  • Genentech
  • Genzyme
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Merck
  • Novartis
  • Novum
  • Pfizer
  • Regeneron
  • Roche
  • Sankyo
  • Sanofi-Aventis
  • Sanofi-Pasteur
  • Savient
  • Solvay
  • Takeda
  • UCB
  • Wyeth-Ayerst

Facility Description

Our Dermatology sites are located at 369 Woodruff Road, Greenville, SC 29607 and 1411 N. Main Street, Anderson, SC 29621.

Site capabilities include:

  • Fully Equipped Patient Exam Rooms
  • ECG Machine
  • CLIA Certified Laboratory
  • Availability of Dry Ice
  • -20° Freezer
  • Dedicated Fax
  • Secure temperature controlled drug cabinets
  • Emergency Medications
  • Oxygen
  • Intense Pulse Light Laser Machine

Investigator Experience

Matthew L. Miller, MD
Dr. Miller joined Palmetto Clinical Trial Services, LLC in 2013. He completed his residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland after obtaining his medical degree from West Virginia University in 1987. Dr. Miller graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1979 with a B.S. degree in Biology and completing a M.S in Biology from West Virginia University in 1981. He is currently the President of the South Carolina Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery and an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Piedmont Dermatological Society.

Leslie Howard Poinsette, MD
Dr. Poinsette completed her residency at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in 2002 after receiving her Doctor of Medicine degree in 1998 from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Poinsette graduated in 1993 from The University of South Carolina Honors College with a Bachelor of Science degree. She received Board Certification from the American Board of Dermatology in 2002 and is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and Piedmont Dermatology Society

Sherwood Stroud Jr., PA
PA Stroud has more than 30 years of experience in the field of dermatology and is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. PA Stroud has practiced dermatology, family medicine and emergency medicine since 1975 and has been working in the Greenville area for more than 20 years. He received his medical training from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the School of Healthcare Sciences, USAF, in Wichita Falls, Texas. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga. Stroud is a member of the South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, South Carolina Dermatology Association and USAF Society of Physician Assistants.

Nancy Richmond, APRN
Nancy C. Richmond , APRN, earned a Bachelors of Nursing degree from University of Tennessee Chattanooga and a Masters of Nursing from Clemson University. Nancy has practiced in the field of Dermatology and advanced cosmetic injecting for 9 years.

Theresa Greene Knoepp, MD
Dr. Knoepp joined Palmetto Clinical Trial Services, LLC in 2016. She graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine in 1993 and received Board Certification from the American Board of Dermatology in 2000. Dr. Knoepp graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. She works in Anderson, SC and specializes in Dermatology.

Caroline Pruitt Brown, PA
PA Brown graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2000 with a Physician Assistant degree. She graduated from the College of Charleston with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry in 1998. She works in Anderson, SC and specializes in Dermatology.

Staff Expertise

Angela Cauble, RN, CCRC
Angela received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Piedmont Technical College in 2007. She worked as a hemodialysis nurse for seven years prior to starting her career at The Family Healthcare Center office as a Clinical Research Coordinator. Angela has proven to be a valuable addition to the Palmetto Clinical team.

Susan Laserna, CCRC
Susan is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator and has been conducting research since 1992. She has experience in multi-specialty and consumer trials. Susan joined Palmetto Clinical in 2014 as a Regional Site Manager.

Mary Sanda, RN, BSN, CCRC
Mary received her nursing degree in 1994 from the University of South Carolina, Spartanburg. She has been in clinical research since 1997. She is a member of ACRP and received her certification as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator in 2000. She is one of the founding partners of Palmetto Clinical Trial Services, LLC.

Starsha Cantor, CMA
Starsha received her medical assistant certification from Greenville Technical College in 2006. She worked in the field of pediatrics for 10 years before becoming a research coordinator in Pediatric Academic & Research where she spent the next for four years. Starsha came to Palmetto Clinical in 2015 and has been a wonderful asset to our dermatology office.

April Butler, CMA
April received her medical assistant registration from American Medical Technologists in2015 and recently received her CPC through the AAPC. She worked in the field of pain management for 9 years as a Clinical Coordinator before becoming a Research Coordinator at Palmetto Clinical. April joined Palmetto Clinical in 2016.

Karen Williams, C.R.C.
Karen has worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator for over 16 years. She joined Palmetto Clinical Trial Services, LLC in 2016. In her free time she loves to paint and spend time with her wonderful large family.

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If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss placing a clinical trial there, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from the research center will then follow up with you.