Bluegrass Clinical Research, Inc.

Center Information

Karen M. Dick, RN, CCRC
President
Bluegrass Clinical Research, Inc.
5512 Bardstown Road, Suite 2
Louisville, KY 40291
USA
502-231-1982
502-231-2660 (fax)
bcr@bellsouth.net
www.bluegrassresearch.com
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Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Gastroenterology
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Pediatrics/Neonatology
Urology
Vaccines

Center Overview

Bluegrass Clinical Research, Inc. is an independent, multi-specialty clinical research site. We serve as a coordinating center and physician consortium from which we manage clinical trials for physicians in the Louisville, Central Kentucky and Indiana area. The physicians affiliated wi`th Bluegrass Clinical Research, Inc. maintain private practices and are leading physicians in their fields of specialty.

If you would like to visit our website, you may do so at www.bluegrassresearch.com.

Clinical Research Experience

The experienced clinical research physicians and coordinators at Bluegrass Clinical Research collaboratively have over 50 years of experience.

Collaborative working history with:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • AbbVie
  • Acurian
  • Agile Therapeutics
  • Altana Nycomed
  • Amgen
  • Arbor Pharmaceuticals
  • Ascend Therapeutics
  • Astellas
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Ausio Pharmaceuticals
  • Aventis
  • Aviron
  • Balance
  • Barr Research
  • Bayer
  • BD Diagnostics
  • Becton Dickinson
  • Bertek
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Boston Scientific
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Chemo France
  • Chiltern
  • Clin Trials Research, Inc.
  • Clinimetrics
  • Concentrics Research
  • Concepts in Pharmaceutical Research
  • Covalent Group
  • Covance
  • Depomed
  • DSP Clinical Research
  • Duramed
  • Endoceutics
  • Eisai
  • Eli Lilly
  • Enanta
  • Essential
  • Ethicon
  • Evofem
  • Exeltis Pharma
  • Ferring Pharmaceuticals
  • Galen Pharmaceutical
  • Gilead Sciences
  • Glaxo Wellcome
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • HEALTH DECISIONS
  • Hoechst Marion Roussel
  • Hoffman LaRoche
  • Horizon Therapeutics
  • Hormos
  • IDEA
  • ICON
  • INC Research
  • Indevus
  • inVentiv HEALTH
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kendle
  • Knoll
  • KV Pharmaceutical
  • Laboratorios Leon Farma S.A.
  • LBR Regulatory
  • Lederle Praxis
  • McNeil
  • MDS
  • Mead Johnson
  • Med Pace
  • MedImmune
  • Merck & Co.
  • Nestle
  • Neurocrine
  • NicOx
  • Novartis
  • Noven Therapeutics
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Omnicare
  • Organon
  • Ortho McNeil
  • Otsuka
  • Pain Therapeutics
  • Palatin Technologies
  • Pan American Lab
  • Paragon
  • Parexel
  • Parke Davis
  • Pediamed
  • Perrigo Research
  • Pfizer
  • Pharmacia
  • Pharmacia and Upjohn
  • PPD Development
  • PRA
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Protocare Development
  • Purdue Pharma L.P.
  • Quatrx
  • Quintiles
  • Reliant
  • Replidyne
  • Repros Therapeutics
  • Rho World
  • Rhone Poulenc Rore
  • Roche
  • RPS
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals
  • Sankyo
  • Sanofi Aventis
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • Sanofi-Synthelabo
  • Schwarz
  • Schering Plough
  • Sciele Pharma
  • Scirex
  • Searle
  • Senju
  • Sepracor
  • Serenity Pharmaceuticals
  • Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
  • SmithKline Beecham
  • Solvay
  • Statprobe
  • StressGen Biotechnologies
  • Sunovian
  • Takeda
  • TAP
  • Tapp Holding
  • Targacept
  • TEVA Pharmaceuticals
  • The Phoenix
  • THEOREM
  • TherapeuitcsMD
  • Third Wave Tech
  • 3M
  • United Biosource
  • Upjohn & Co.
  • ViroPharma
  • Warner Chilcott
  • Watson
  • Wyeth
  • Wyeth-Ayerst
  • Xanodyne
  • ZTech

Collaborative research experiences:

  • Ablation
  • Acute Otitis Media
  • ADHD/Insomia
  • Asthma
  • Autism
  • Autism/GI Dysfunction
  • Bacterial Vaginitis
  • Benign Prostate Hypertrophy
  • Benign Vaginitis Hypertrophy
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Density
  • Bronchitis, Acute & Chronic
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cognitive Impairment/Menopause
  • Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Contraception Oral/Patch/Gel
  • CVD Reduction
  • Cyclical Mastalgia
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Dry Eye Syndrome
  • DTAP-IPV
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dyspareunia
  • Endometrial Hyperplasia
  • Endometriosis
  • Enuresis - Pediatric
  • Formula Studies Pediatric
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • H1N1 Vaccine
  • Hep A
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIB-097 Vaccine
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hot Flashes
  • HPV
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
  • InfanrixHexa Vaccine
  • Influenza
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) (IBS-D)
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Menactra Vaccine
  • Meningitis Vaccine
  • MenACWY Vaccine
  • Men B Vaccine
  • Meningococcal Vaccine
  • Menorrhagia
  • Migraine
  • Mixed Urinary Incontinence
  • MMR Vaccine
  • MMRV Vaccine
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nocturia
  • Obesity
  • Oral Candidiasis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pneumococcal Vaccine
  • Primary Amenorrhea
  • Prostatitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • RSV Vaccine
  • Sexual Desire Disorder
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Aging
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)
  • Tdap Vaccine
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence – Pediatric
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Uterine Ablation
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaccines
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • VAQTA-Hep A
  • Varivax Vaccine
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Viral Respiratory Infection-Adult
  • Viral Respiratory Infection-Pediatric

Facility Description

Bluegrass Clinical Research, Inc. is a 15-minute drive from Louisville's International Airport which offers service on all major carriers and provides easy accessibility to the metro area. This provides efficiency for monitoring of the trials by sponsoring company representatives.

Investigator Experience

Johanna S.M. ARCHER VMD, MS, MD
Certification: American Board of Obstentrics & Gynecology Reproductive Edorinology and Infertility

Rebecca H. Becherer, MD, FAAP
Certification: American Academy of Pediatrics

Thomas W. Benninger, MD
Certification: American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

John B. Blair, MD
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics

Douglas A. Boyce, MD
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Dawn Delora Brewer RN APRN
Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Mark H. Bronner, MD
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine

Paul E. Brown, MD
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Diplomate in Subspecialty

Jeffrey K. Burton, MD
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics

Cynthia W. Canter, APRN, RDMS
Certification: Nurse Practitioner Gynecology/Ultrasonographer

Sandra B Cohen, MD, FAAP
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics

Denver B. Cornett, III, MD, FAAP
Certification: Board Certified-Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics

Claire E. Cowley, MD
Certification: American Academy of Pediatrics

Alan J. Cox, MD
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Wendy C. Daly, MD
Certification: American Academy of Pediatrics

Arthur J. Donovan, Jr., MD
Certification: American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Rhonda L. Elam, MD, FAAP
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics

Steven H. Gallo, MD
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Missy L. Hawes, RN, MSN, APRN
Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Renee M. Heustis, MD
Certification: American Academy of Pediatrics

John C. Horlander, MD
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Jennifer L. Oberst, RN, MSN, APRN/FNP
Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Richard C. Oliphant, MD
Certification: American Board of Obstetricians & Gynecologists

Melisa M. Pope, MD, FAAP
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics

Timothy B. Popham, MD
Certification: Board Certification in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Jeffrey L. Wampler, MD
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics

Gregory M. Woolfolk, MD
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Staff Expertise

Karen M. Dick, RN, CCRC
20 years experience in clinical research

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator

Kimberly M. Downs, RN, BSN, CCRC
17 years experience in clinical research

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator

Debbie M. Durham
Administrative Assistant
10 years experience in clinical research

Marcia P. Benninger, RN, BSN, CRC
8 years experience in clinical research

Pam M. Hall, MA, CRC
7 years experience in clinical research

Pamela J. Bernhardt, LPN, CRC
2 year experience in clinical research

Ashley N. McCauley, RN, BSN, CRC
1 year experience in clinical research

Patient Demographics

The physician consortium at Bluegrass Clinical Research, Inc. enables us to utilize large, longstanding populations of subjects that have established patient physician relationships. The benefit for the customer which we work is to provide non-transitory, quality subject populations from a variety of demographic and socioeconomic backgrounds to enroll in clinical trials.

Louisville, Kentucky is the 30th largest city in the nation with a population of over 600,000 (as of 2013). The greater metropolitan area brings the population of our area to 1.3 million. In addition, BCR maintains affiliations with physicians in several central Kentucky counties, adding another few thousand to our study area population.

Other Information

Bluegrass Clinical Research prefers to utilize central IRB affiliated with the trial in order to streamline the regulatory processes associated with the trial which enables BCR to move forward with the screening, enrollment, management and completion of the trial.

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.