Cindy Thome, RN, CCRC
Heartland Research Associates, LLC
1709 S Rock Rd
Wichita, KS 67207
Heartland Research Associates was started in 1991 by physicians Dr. Terry Poling, Dr. Terry Klein, and Dr. Thomas Klein, in their family practice in Wichita, Kansas. The first studies conducted spurred the physician’s excitement further in research; they saw direct results benefiting patients and the patients enjoyed being a part of the research process! Dr. Scott Meyers and Dr. Tracy Klein joined Heartland Research Associates in 2001. These five physicians’ decided to continue the commitment to progress patient care and revolutionize patient’s health, by conducting research trials that will improve medicines and a patient’s treatment.
Heartland Research Associates mission is to provide quality medical care to our research participants, with a commitment to accurate and precise data for our sponsors. The resulting strong relationship we have with our patients, aids in successful recruitment, compliance, and retention. This relationship has allowed Heartland Research Associates to encompass four sites, five medical directors, and over 60 employees providing high quality care to our patients while advancing medicine.
East Wichita, Kansas Location
1709 S. Rock Road
Wichita, KS 67207
West Wichita, Kansas Location
3730 N. Ridge Road, Suite 600
Wichita, KS 67205
Newton, Kansas Location
700 Medical Center Drive, Suite 210
Newton, KS 67114
Augusta, Kansas Location
1601 State Street
Augusta, KS 67010
Heartland Research Associates has conducted research trials for over 20 years in Phase I through IV trials in all areas of multispecialty research. The highly experience research investigators and staff have accomplished the following results.
Each of the four research sites has the following capabilities.
Terry L. Poling, MD, DABFP, FAAFP, CCPI is board-certified in Family Practice and is a co-founder of HRA. Dr. Poling is an AMA delegate for Kansas, acts as Chairman and Medical Director for the Wichita Preferred Provider Association, and is a Past-President for the Kansas Medical Society. Additionally, Dr. Poling is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.
Dr. Terry D. Klein, MD, DABFP, CCPI is board-certified in Family Practice and is a co-founder of HRA. Dr. Klein is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Klein is a President of an IPA, and is a Past President for the Kansas Medical Society and currently holds a board position.
Dr. Thomas Klein MD, DABFP, CCPI is board-certified in Family Practice and is a co-founder of HRA. Dr. Klein is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Klein is certified for full privileges in EGD's, fiber optic sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy.
Dr. Scott L. Meyers, MD, DABFP, CCPI is board-certified in Family Practice. Dr. Meyers has served as MSSC delegate to the Kansas Medical Society and is currently serving a position on the insurance committee for the County Medical Society. Additionally, Dr. Meyers serves as a Clinical Instructor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.
Dr. Tracy R. Klein, MD, DABFP, CCPI is board-certified in Family Practice. Dr. Klein is CDE eligible, and is actively involved with an affiliated organization, Heartland Diabetes Associates, LLC.
The staff of Heartland Research Associates has over 100 years of cumulative research experience. Currently staffs over 60, Good Clinical Practice trained, full-time employees to include the following departments.
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Heartland Research Associates has a research database of over 34,000 volunteers. Each family practice clinic affiliated with the research site has a database of over 20,000 patients.