Rivergate Dermatology Clinical Research Center

Center Information

Amanda Spear
CCRC
Rivergate Dermatology Clinical Research Center
201 Bluebird Drive
Goodlettsville, TN 37072
USA
615-859-7546 ext. 4
615-859-7408 (fax)
amccarroll@rivderm.com
www.rivergatedermatology.com
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Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Dermatology

Center Overview

Under the direction of Keith H. Loven, MD, CPI, this facility provides clinical research services for the pharmaceutical companies. With over 20 years experience in research, this site has conducted over 100 medical dermatology/cosmetic trials. Our first priority is to maintain the well-being, safety, rights and confidentiality of the subject. We have participated in many Phase II, III, IV, and Rx-to-OTC national and multinational clinical trials

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: 100+
Number of Active Patients in the Database: 20000
Average Number of Total Patients Enrolled: 20
Average Percent of Total Patients Randomized: 75%
Average Percent of ‘Completed’ Studies that met Enrollment Goals: 90%
EDC Capabilities: Yes

Staff Certifications
Number of Certified CRCs: 2
Number of Certified PIs: 1

ACRP Certifications
Number of ACRP Certified CRCs: 2

Clinical Research Experience

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Dermatitis/Eczema
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Lateral Canthal Rhytids
  • Onychomycosis
  • Photo Damage
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Skin Ulcers

Sponsors/CRO:

  • Allergan
  • Amgen
  • Immunex Corp
  • Stiefel
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Medicis
  • Serono
  • GlaxoSmithKine
  • Bristol Myers
  • Dow
  • Schering-Plough
  • Astellas
  • Shionogi
  • Genentech
  • Activis
  • TKL
  • 3M
  • ICON
  • CuTech
  • Galderma
  • Toomar
  • Abbvie
  • Intendis
  • Centocor
  • Biogen
  • Target
  • Novartis
  • Pfizer
  • Leo
  • Janseen
  • Dermik
  • Fujisawa
  • Atrix
  • ParPhar

Facility Description

  • Rivergate Dermatology Clinical Research Center is centrally located just outside of Nashville. Our facility has a dedicated Clinical Research Center in the same location as our private practice, MOHS Surgery Center, Psoriasis Center and Aesthetics Center
  • Private Monitoring room
  • On-site laboratory, CLIA certified, with phlebotomy capabilities.
  • BLS trained staff
  • Maintains a computerized patient tracking system
  • Experience with RDE (remote data entry)
  • EDC Experience
  • Utilizes a Central IRB and continuing education programs
  • Comprehensive SOPs
  • CLIA certified laboratory
  • IATA/DOT certified staff for the shipment of hazardous materials
  • Active participation in community outreach programs
  • Fully HIPAA compliant
  • Diagnostic/Clinic equipment:
    • Drug storage (double locked)
    • Freezer (-20° Celsius)
    • Freezer (-70° Celsius)
    • Refrigerator
    • NB-UVB
    • Systemic UVA
    • Topical UVA
    • Dry ice
  • Rivergate Dermatology Clinical Research is also affiliated with a diagnostic center that has capabilities to perform most required research diagnostic services including access to the following diagnostic/clinic equipment and interprtations:
    • Chest X-ray
    • EKG
  • Patient recruitment is achieved by our dedicated Recruitment and Marketing Department, using the following means:
    • Large patient database: >20,000
    • Large private practice referral base
    • Advertising: newspaper, radio, television, quarterly newsletter, website, email blasts, and social media
    • Public relations/community outreach

Investigator Experience

Keith H. Loven, MD, CPI board certified in dermatology

President and Principal Investigator

After certification in Dermatology, he began research experience while working at a hospital, then in 1994, started Rivergate Dermatology Research Center.

Ray Claud, PA-C

Sub-Investigator

Retired, at a young age, from the military and with many years’ experience in dermatology, he became active in research after joining our site over 12 years ago.

Staff Expertise

Peggy Washer, LPN, CCRC with 18 years research experience

Amanda McCarroll, CCRC with 3 years research experience

Paige Pearce, CRC with 1 year research experience

Patient Demographics

Serving Nashville and surrounding areas.

Other Information

Professional, yet friendly staff

Sponsor of local school, churches and sports activities

Active participation in community outreach programs

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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.