Family Medicine Specialists

Center Information

Ekta Grewal, MSc
Clinical Research Site Manager
Family Medicine Specialists
431 W. Liberty St.
Wauconda, IL 60084
Phone: 847-526-2151
Fax: 847-469-8360

Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Family Medicine
Hepatology (Liver, Pancreatic, Gall Bladder)
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: 50
Number of Active Patients in the Database: 30

Center Overview:

Family Medicine Specialists Clinical Research has a dedicated research clinic located in Wauconda, Illinois centrally positioned within the practice’s nine offices that span Northern Illinois. Family Medicine Specialists conducts Phase II-IV research studies.

Family Medicine Specialists Clinical Research is dedicated to assisting pharmaceutical and device companies in finding new therapies to help patients better manage their healthcare. We are dedicated to providing cutting edge therapy that can assist in managing patient’s acute and chronic medical conditions today and for a lifetime. Family Medicine Specialists has been family owned and operated for over 50 years which contributes to our loyal patient base of over 110,000 patients. A high percentage of our patients or their families have been a part of this practice for over four decades.

Family Medicine Specialists Clinical Research recognizes that competent and ethical clinical research coordinators are the core of successful clinical trials. We ensure all staff undergo and maintain comprehensive training in GCP/ICH, IATA and HIPAA regulations. All coordinators have experience with multiple eCRF and eDiary systems. Our recruitment efforts are successful by conducting thorough database reviews. We are also known for our strong community ties through dedicated service and alliances with various local organizations and clinician referrals.

Research experience:

Family Medicine Specialists Clinical Research has conducted Phase II & III clinical trials in the following therapeutic areas:

  • Type II Diabetes Mellitus in Family Practice Setting
  • Type II Diabetes Mellitus in a diverse ethnic/racial population
  • Type II Diabetes Mellitus in Moderate Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Migraine Prevention
  • Migraine Rescue
  • Influenza
  • Influenza in High Risk Population
  • Over Active Bladder
  • Weight Loss

We have had the pleasure of working with the following Sponsors, CRO’s and various vendors including:

  • Acasti Pharmaceuticals
  • Advara IRB
  • Axium
  • Barc Labs
  • Bioclinica
  • Biohaven
  • Cenduit Solutions
  • Clinphone
  • Copernicus Group IRB
  • Covance
  • Eurofins
  • Icon Clinical Research
  • iMedidata EDC
  • Inform EDC
  • Integreview IRB
  • IQVIA/Quintiles
  • LabConnect
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Novartis
  • Oracle
  • PegBio
  • Quorum Review IRB
  • Sandofi
  • Schulman IRB
  • Shionogi
  • Sterling IRB
  • Studyworks
  • University of Rochester Labs
  • Velicept.
  • WIRB

Facility description:

  • Dedicated research examination rooms
  • Phlebotomy Lab with Centrifuge
  • Comfortable work space
  • Long term storage
  • EKG machine
  • Sphygmomanometer
  • Audiometer
  • Spirometer
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Double lock, climate controlled drug storage for ambient and refrigerated products
  • Dedicated recruitment specialist
  • Comfortable exam room
  • Lounge area with complimentary TV, Wi-Fi and couches
  • Dedicated monitoring area with internet/copy/fax and scanning services
  • Double-locked, temperature controlled IP storage on site
  • 2-8 degree Celsius refrigerators
  • -20 degree Celsius freezer
  • Scale
  • Access to dry ice

Investigator experience:

Dr. Jennifer Bellucci-Jackson has participated in over 50 studies either as the PI or as a sub-Ι

Staff expertise:

Family Medicines Specialists Research team is comprised of multiple research coordinators (averaging 5 years of experience), clinical research investigators (averaging 20 years of experience), as well as administrative, regulatory, recruitment and laboratory personnel. The staff is extensively trained in GCP/ICH, as well as patient care to ensure an enhanced patient experience. The staff is committed to reaching or exceeding enrollment requirements and ensuring the highest quality of data is captured. Our staff is dedicated to providing excellence.

Patient demographics:

Family Medicine Specialists has an active database from the investigators private practice composed of a broad and diverse population of over 110,000 patients. Patients of all ages are comprised of a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds. Research staff works with the investigators to identify potential patients within the database and through daily practice. Staff also utilizes local media advertising and community outreach to go beyond our database.

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.