Direct Helpers Research Center
425 West 51 Place
Hialeah, FL 33012
Currently Enrolling Trials
Direct Helpers Research Center is a dedicated medical institute that combines a network of committed and experienced personnel to conduct an array of clinical research trials in Phases I-IV. We aid the pharmaceutical community with the advancement of medications and medical devices to seek an outcome where YOU will benefit from a better quality of life. DHRC has successfully collaborated with major pharmaceutical companies and CRO’s. We continually meet and exceed enrollment, patient retention, and data integrity while adhering to the Good Clinical Practice Guidelines.
We have conducted clinical trials with a broad range of indications such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, Alzheimer’s, depression, coronary disease, gout, asthma, women’s health, hypercholesterolemia, osteoarthritis, and constipation. As well as early and late phase trials. Our site has been involved in clinical research for 6 years and we have worked with sponsors/ CROs such as AstraZeneca, Pfizer, and Eli Lilly. Please visit our website www.dhrtrials.com for a complete list of Sponsors.
Our center is conveniently located in the heart of Hialeah, near hospitals, laboratories, and imaging facilities that we outsource in certain trials. Public transportation is easily accessible, although we provide our own transportation to accommodate subjects travel. Our facility has all state of the art medical equipment, and safety measures are taken into consideration with an onsite crash cart, AED machine, oxygen tank, and all staff members are CPR certified.
Our facility is made up of a board of 12 Principal Investigators with a wide range of specialties, allowing for versatility in our study indications.
- Alberto Manzor, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine
- Angel M. Garcia, MD
Specialty: Internal MedicineSub Specialty: Interventional Pain Management
- Celestino P. Castellon, MD
Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Jorge Alsina, MD
Specialty: Board Certified Pediatrician
- Jorge L. Cardenas- Zito, MD
Specialty: General Medicine
Sub Specialty: Clinical Gynecology
- Jose E. Mendez, DO
- Luis J. Victores, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine & Gastroenterology
- Manuel F. Fernandez, MD
Specialty: General Medicine
- Manuel Sanchez, MD
Specialty: Family Practice
- Rodrigo Belalcazar-Ardila, MD
- Ruben D. Felhandler, MD
Specialty: Podiatric Physician
- Sonia M. Jimenez- Victores, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine and Endocrinology
DHRC is made up of a board of 12 PI's, a site director, a financial department, a recruitment department, and 3 teams of Clinical Research Coordinators.
Our staff is composed of Clinical Research Coordinators , with over 30 years combined of experience.
All staff members are CPR certified, OSHA and HIPAA compliant, and trained in Good Clinical Practice Guidelines. All team members are familiar with most EDC, IVRS, and IRB systems. We take pride in providing quality data to our Sponsors and CRO's.
- Ruber Laborde
- Vanessa Valdes
- Yoalys Perez-Martinez
- Leisy Rolo
- Sofia Mendez
- Sheena Tamburino
Site Director: Aileen Tablado
Site Manager: Monica Merino Lopez
Financial Director: Roselynn Tablado
- Lourdes Pereira
Our facility has a database with a diverse demographic population. The majority of our patients are Hispanic, White, and/ or African American. Participants age varies from 6 years and over.