Sweet Hope Research Specialty, Inc.

Center Information

Lisley Avila Power, MS, CCRC
Site Director
Sweet Hope Research Specialty, Inc.
7100 West 20th Avenue, Suite 411
Hialeah, FL 33016
Phone: 305-456-9062
Fax: 305-456-9141
Email: lisley@sweethoperesearch.com

Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Family Medicine
Healthy Volunteers
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat)
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: 150
Number of Active Patients in the Database: 5000
Average Number of Total Patients Enrolled: 345
Average Percent of Total Patients Randomized: 98%
Average Percent of ‘Completed’ Studies that met Enrollment Goals: 100%
EDC Capabilities: Yes

Staff Certifications
Number of Certified CRCs: 3
Number of Certified PIs: 1

ACRP Certifications
Number of ACRP Certified CRCs: 3

Center Overview:

Sweet Hope Research is a multi-therapeutic research facility dedicated to bringing excellence in clinical research to the South Florida community, and we believe ethics, precision and quality are imperative in the clinical research field.  Our staff and physicians are held at the highest of standards to meet and fulfill our requirement of providing high quality research.

Research experience:

SHRS has been involved in clinical research for over 7 years and we have worked with large sponsors/ CROs such as Novo Nordisk, AbbVie, Pfizer, Eli Lilly, among others. We have experience conducting pediatric and adult trials in Phases I-IV.  Our staff’s current and previous experience is extensive and includes multiple therapeutic areas and clinical trial models. SOP’s are followed for both internal and external guidelines. Sweet Hope Research uses the Sponsor selected Central IRB.

Facility description:

Our center is an out-patient facility located in the Palmetto General Hospital.

  • Our site have 4 patient exam rooms
  • Large comfortable waiting area
  • Conference room
  • Dedicated rooms for monitors
  • Less than 20 minutes from Miami International Airport
  • On-site CLIA Waived laboratory
  • 3 ambient centrifuges
  • 1 refrigerated Centrifuge
  • 2 ECG machines
  • In-House Crash Cart
  • 24-hour surveillance cameras all over the facility
  • Bio-metric fingerprint door locks for Pharmacy Room, Laboratory, Source Documents Room, and Coordinator's office.
  • Secured long term storage area
  • In-House Pharmacy room with temperature controlled, camera controlled and with double door lock and cabinets
  • 2 refrigerators
  • 20 and -80 degree freezers
  • 3 calibrated scale
  • 2 calibrated automatic blood pressure machines
  • Access to X-ray/radiology, CT-scan, and endoscopy facilities
  • Satellite Phase 1 unit
  • Entire Facility Handicap Accessible
  • WiFi Connectivity Throughout the Facility

Investigator experience:

Our dedicated and experienced physicians are board certified, with over 20 years of experience in clinical trials providing medical care with compassion and respect for our research participants. We employ professionally, trained clinical coordinators that strive to maintain a high level of integrity, ethics, protocol management and patient care that you would expect from a research partner. We abide by high standard operating procedures, a high level of quality control measures and in-house monitoring. At Sweet Hope we strive to be your integrated and professional partner offering all the services, reliability, patient care and practice standards that are required for a successful research center.

Principal Investigators

Martin N Zaiac, MD
Specialty: Dermatology

Javier Reyna, MD
Specialty: Cardiology

Adrian T Marimon, MD
Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology

Rodolfo A Perez, MD
Specialty: Endocrinology

Alejandro Pedrozo III, MD
Specialty: Dermatology

Ricardo J Garcia-Alemany, MD


Carlos A Sesin, MD
Specialty: Rheumatology

Yamilady M Becerra, ARNP
Specialty: Family Medicine

Yusley Couceiro, ARNP
Specialty: Family Medicine

Staff expertise:

Our staff includes highly trained certified study coordinators, master's level/raters, lab technicians, contract and budget specialist, data managers, QC personnel, research assistant, nurse practitioner, and support personnel. Our clinic follows strict HIPPA and PHI policies to protect the privacy of our study patients. Our proven methods, well-trained staff, strict policies/SOPs, and board-certified investigators allow us to provide timely accurate results.  

Patient demographics:

Our site is always ranked among the highest enrolling sites in trials we participate in. This is because of our extensive patient/subject database. Our patient/subject database consists of all PI’s private practice, as well a Sweet Hope Research own subject database.

We provide transportation to all our patients. Our patient/subject target population consists of the following and includes males and females of all age groups:

  • 71% Hispanic
  • 15% Caucasian
  • 12% African American
  • 1% Asian
  • 1% Other

Other information:

For more information call our center at 305-456-9062 and speak to our patient recruiter for a comprehensive list of studies.

Contact Center

If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss clinical trials, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from the research center will then follow up with you.