Ehrhardt Clinical Research, LLC

Center Information

Jennifer Payne, CRC
Ehrhardt Clinical Research, LLC
108 Congress Street
Belton, MO 64012
816-318-8455 (fax)
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Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases

Center Overview

Incorporated in 2012, Ehrhardt Clinical Research, LLC (ECR) is a dedicated free-standing research facility consisting of an independent study coordinating group working with a select group of principal investigators in several therapeutic areas. We participate in Phase II, III and IV clinical research trials for the pharmaceutical industry.

Performance Metrics

Regulatory Submission Turn-Around Time: 5 Business Day(s)
Average Percent of Total Patients Randomized: 80%

ACRP Certifications

Clinical Research Experience

Our site has worked with:

for Gastroenterology Trials

  • AstraZeneca
  • Quintiles
  • Roche
  • Genentech
  • United Bio Source
  • Redhill BioPharma
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • Receptos/Celegene Corp.
  • MedImmune, Ltd.

for Family Medicine Trials

  • AstraZeneca
  • Pearl Therapeutics
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Facility Description

  • 4 exam rooms
  • Infusion suite with cable/Internet TVs
  • PK capabilities
  • iPads for patient use
  • Dedicated monitor room
  • ECG machine(s)
  • In-house Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Treadmill
  • In-house CLIA waivered Laboratory
  • Blood Pressure devices
  • Refrigerator
  • -20° C freezer
  • -70° C freezer
  • Ambient temperature centrifuge
  • Incubator
  • Extensive SOPs
  • High Speed Internet included in the monitor rooms
  • Study-dedicated fax machine
  • Paper Medical Records
  • Locked/secure IP storage/temperature controlled and monitored daily
  • Staff IATA/Hazardous Shipping Certificate/Training
  • Experience with the use of Central Laboratories
  • Facility for long-term storage of files for completed studies
  • Ongoing GCP training


  • Endoscopy
  • Xray

Investigator Experience

Ehrhardt Clinical Research, LLC works with independent physicians who are board certified in their specialties.

For our gastroenterology trials Dr. Michael Connor is our primary PI. He has 4 partners in his practice and brings years of experience plus a large database of potential volunteers to our center.

For our family medicine trials Dr. Jeffrey Scott, who has practiced in the community for over 30 years, brings general medicine experience and many potential volunteers.

Staff Expertise

Jody Ehrhardt

Our coordinators have combined experience of over 25 years. One is a certified clinical research coordinator through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and is also the vice-president of her local ACRP chapter.

We also employee a full-time regulatory coordinator and strive for 3-5 day turnaround on regulatory document submission.

Patient Demographics

ECR utilizes our research database, our physician's practice databases, local advertising, referrals from community clinics, and a strong social media campaign to reach potential patients.

Our research subject database currently includes 1,000 potential pre-screened study participants for the following indications: COPD, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, diabetes (Type II), eczema, seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis, asthma, gout, rosacea and severe eczema, acne, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastroparesis, migraine headache, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, pulmonary hypertension, menopause, and osteoarthritis. In addition, we are always adding more potential study participants from the physicians' practices of over 50,000 patients.

Contact Center

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.