Pensacola Research Consultants Inc.

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Michael Ellis, Site Director
Pensacola Research Consultants Inc.
5149 N. 9th Ave, Suite 241
Pensacola, FL 32504
(850) 477-7900
(850) 475-3043

Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Dental and Oral Health
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat)
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases
Trauma (Emergency, Injury, Surgery)


Pensacola Research Consultants is dedicated to the advancement of the medical society through quality management of clinical trials. We achieve this by maintaining a high standard of ethics in all of our business practices. Acting as an outlet for the pharmaceutical and biotechnical community to access qualified patients, we provide physicians the opportunity to explore promising new treatments while granting the access of these experimental therapies in our area

Pensacola Research Consultants has created an environment to coordinate and conduct clinical trials by providing investigators with an efficient infrastructure, committed research staff, and operational expertise to attain, perform, and manage clinical trials.

We support our research mission by facilitating investigator research funding, by helping investigators manage funded projects and by helping to keep them current on local, state, federal, and funding-agency specific research policies and procedures.


Pensacola Research Consultants specializes in the following therapeutic areas:

  • Pulmonology
  • Urology
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Vascular
  • Orthopedics
  • General Surgery
  • Bariatrics
  • Dental and Oral Health
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Immunology
  • Infections and Infectious Diseases
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose Throat)
  • Pharmacolgy/Toxicology
  • Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Trauma (Emergency, Injury, Surgery)


Pensacola Research Consultants is located along Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast. You will find us conveniently located on the campus of Sacred Heart Hospital, only one mile from Pensacola Regional Airport. We conduct both inpatient and outpatient clinical trials with respected physician practices at all of Pensacola’s major hospitals. We are experienced in using both local and central IRBs. Our Regulatory Department is able to return all regulatory documents, contracts and budgets within one week, and our dedicated marketing team prides itself on fast, effective patient recruitment and retention. We can accommodate up to five monitors at a time. Each will have access to a copier, a fax machine, and a high speed internet connection.

Our Facility has access to the following equipment:

  • Freezers (-70 degree & -20 degree)
  • Study Refrigerators
  • Refrigerated Centrifuge
  • Centrifuges
  • Climate Controlled & Secure Drug storage
  • ECG Machines (transtelephonic interpretation capability)
  • Stadiometer
  • Calibrated Weigh Scales (digital and analog)
  • Cholestechs/Free Health Screenings
  • Hemoglobin A1C testing
  • Microscope
  • Ultrasound
  • Cable and internet access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Analog lines for data transmission
  • PC for all staff
  • X-Ray access
  • PET access
  • MRI access
  • CT Scan access
  • DEXA access
  • Sleep Lab (PSG) access
  • Pulmonary Function Testing access
  • Lung Diffusion testing access
  • Treadmill
  • Oxygen
  • Dry Ice


Pensacola Research Consultants has partnered with the area’s most respected doctors in various fields of medicine. Our team of over 30 physicians has decades of combined clinical research experience. All have a vested interest in clinical research backed by strong, diverse patient bases. All physicians are trained in GCP and HIPAA.


Our team of study coordinators has over 50 years of clinical experience from various medical backgrounds. All PRC staff members are trained in GCP and HIPAA.

David Phillips, MD
Medical Director

Michael Ellis
Site Director

Amanda Satterwhite, LPN, CCRP
Research Coordinator

Donna Lawson, RN, CCRP
Research Coordinator

Donna Atkinson, RRT, CCRP
Research Coordinator

Michelle McCafferty, RN, BSN, CCRP
Research Coordinator

Stefanie Brown, CCRP
Regulatory Manager

Carysa Studstill
Patient Recruitment Specialist


In addition to the vast patient populations of our Principal Investigators, Pensacola Research Consultants has an extensive database of patients on our server based network. We have developed our database through continued advertising in various media sources in the Pensacola Metropolitan area.

The Pensacola area demographics are as follows:

Population by age:
Population 0-24 Years 152,387 34%
Population Age 24-64 Years 236,408 52%
Population Age > 64 Years 63,155 14%
Population by ethnicity:    
Non Hispanic White 341,464 76%
Non Hispanic Black 74,962 17%
Hispanic 21,040 5%
Asian 11,804 3%
Other 5,675 1%

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