Center InformationNew Phase Research and Development
6914 Office Park Circle
Knoxville, TN 37909
Primary Contact: Jessica Kidd
Currently Enrolling Trials
New Phase Research and Development is a full-time dedicated research facility in Knoxville, Tenn. Our facility offers subjects the security of a highly educated staff while providing the luxury of a well-maintained and comfortable facility to visit throughout the study process.
New Phase specializes in many therapeutic areas. As a multispecialty organization for more than 10 years, we have acquired experience in a wide range of clinical trials. To date we have conducted trials in the following indications:
- Type I diabetes
- Type II diabetes
- Overactive bladder
- Lactose intolerance
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- GERD/acid reflux
- Neuropathy (traumatic and diabetic)
- IBS D/C/M
- High triglycerides
- Low testosterone
- Weight loss
Due to our dedication to research and patient care, New Phase has become a premier research site in our region. We perform on-site ECGs and PFTs. Some of our specialized equipment includes laboratory with centrifuge, a 24-hour climate-controlled secured drug storage closet, temperature-monitored freezer/refrigerators, -70-degree Celsius freezer and a fully stocked crash cart. New Phase maintains relationships with local facilities that perform MRI/imaging, colonoscopies and other specialized procedures.
Dr. Evelyne Davidson, MD, Principal Investigator
Dr. Davidson is a board-eligible internist with more than 37 years of experience in patient care and management. Dr. Davidson has been a principal investigator at New Phase Research since 2012 and has conducted more than 90 clinical trials. Dr. Davidson has extensive experience in most primary care indications and is actively involved in the care of every clinical research subject. Unlike most principal investigators, Dr. Davidson not only provides oversight, but also has an active role in the day-to-day coordination of each trial.
Dr. Natalie Clarke, MD, Principal Investigator
Dr. Clarke began working at New Phase in March 2016. She graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1996. After college, she participated in two years of research investigating the effects of various vasodilators on atherosclerotic arteries. From 1998-2002, she attended The Medical College of Georgia, earning her MD and completed her anesthesiology residency in 2006. Dr. Clarke moved from Georgia to Knoxville in 2010. While working at New Phase, Dr. Clarke has been involved in several studies including ones pertaining to diabetic neuropathy, IBS, COPD, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and chronic low back pain.
In addition to two hands-on principal investigators, we maintain a full-time staff of research professionals. Our dedicated team is committed to ethical excellence and adheres to strict training and quality improvement standards.
New Phase Research and Development has a dedicated recruitment team with an extensive volunteer database readily available. Our marketing team utilizes web-based and social media outlets, along with traditional advertising methods.