Terry Stubbs MA, CCRC
CEO and President
ActivMed Practices & Research, Inc. NH
110 Corporate Drive Suite 2
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Mission Statement: To furnish Accurate Clinical Information by Providing Quality Recruitment, Quality Care, and Quality Data in an Expedient Manner.
ActivMed Practices & Research, Inc. is a registered woman-owned company, operating in Massachusetts and New Hampshire since 1994. Our staff has experience working in the field of clinical research. The CEO has 24+ years of clinical research experience, and her staff and physicians all have 2-22 years working in clinical trials. We have four sites located in Methuen, MA, Beverly, MA, Lawrence, MA, and Portsmouth, NH.
Our company offers a multi-specialty free-standing research facility with experienced research physicians and psychiatrists. We use highly trained coordinators and private physician practices. Our providers are dedicated to providing exceptional treatment to their patients following Good Clinical Practice.
We are committed to assuring that all clinical trial protocols are performed with the utmost attention to detail. ActivMed can participate in Phase II, III, IIIb and IV clinical trials on an inpatient and outpatient basis. New for 2020, we are proud to be certified as a Virtual Trial Capable site through VirTrial.
Our area physician providers have active practices in Northern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire, which provides us access to more patients; therefore, we pride ourselves in the ability to quickly recruit subjects for our trials. We work full-time at our job and that makes all the difference.
We can use central IRB’s and have a standard 3-5 day turn around time for contracts.
Conveniently located on the Pease Trade port in Portsmouth, NH, this newly renovated space offers 5,600 square feet of medical office space. We are approximately 30 minutes for Manchester airport, 60 minutes from Boston Airport and conveniently located near major highways.
We have a large waiting area, 5 exam rooms, a consenting room, lab areas with 2 drawing stations, -20 & -70 freezers, centrifuges, refrigerated centrifuges, ECG machines, storage space, monitors room area, copier and computer hookups/Wi-Fi. Drug storage area is locked, alarmed, and temperature monitored. Storage area for lab kits. There is also a regulatory office, physician’s office, and conference room
ActivMed also has access to the following ancillary services provided by nearby facilities (3-5 miles away), and we have agreements for priority scheduling for all our study subjects and stat reporting:
Our physicians have been involved with clinical research and together they have more than 35 years of experience, practicing medicine and have private practices in the local community.
Area of Physician Specialty include: Dermatology, Neurology, Family Practice, Pain Management and General Medicine.
ActivMed trains our highly motivated staff to excel in patient care as well as all aspects of clinical research. All Clinical Staff are HIPAA, GCP, IATA and CPR trained and re-certified every two years. Each of our four locations are CLIA waiver certified. Each coordinator is encouraged to take the ACRP national certification exam while ActivMed covers the costs of the exam. Currently we have 2 CCRC’s on our staff in these offices, as well as a SOCRA certified CCRP. All our coordinators have a medical background with clinical experiences such as nursing, laboratory, nutrition, medical doctrine, medical assisting, and bioscience. Each coordinator is tested yearly on their clinical skills.
Documentation of training is recorded in our staff training logs and office SOP’s. Research experience in years expands from 2 years to 22 years. Quality is of the utmost importance to us, therefore most of our staff have completed Clinical Research Quality Management training through the Quality Management Institute.
ActivMed is in central/southern New Hampshire in the city of Portsmouth. Situated between the Maine and Massachusetts borders allows us to draw patients from all the surrounding area. Our patient base covers a diverse population based on age, gender and cultural backgrounds. Recruitment is accomplished using one-to-one communication, established databases, and local marketing campaigns.