Rapid Medical Research, Inc. (RMR)

Center Information

Lisa Hoagland
Executive Director
Rapid Medical Research, Inc. (RMR)
3619 Park East Drive, Suite 300
Cleveland, OH 44122
216-682-0320 x242

Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Family Medicine
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)


Rapid Medical Research, Inc. is an independent, dedicated, multi-therapeutic clinical research center offering a wide range of of services and support to the pharmaceutical industry and clinical research organizations. Based in Cleveland, OH, RMR is dedicated to providing study sponsors with high-quality clinical research and reliable patient enrollment. Our staff consists of physicians and experienced research coordinators who are well-trained in research medicine. RMR specializes in Phase I through Phase IV clinical trials and has conducted trials in over 100 therapeutic areas since 1997. Our on-site patient recruitment department efficiently and effectively recruits participants utilizing its database of over 25,000 potential research subjects, referrals, and media advertising.


RMR has conducted trials in over 100 clinical indications including:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • ADHD
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Asthma
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adolescent Vaccine
  • Allergy
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Avian Flu Vaccine
  • Bioequivalence
  • Back Pain
  • BPH
  • Celiac Disease
  • Common Cold
  • Contraception
  • Constipation
  • COPD
  • Cellulite
  • Cognitive Studies
  • Cosmetic Procedures
  • Cough
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • CV Risk Factors
  • Depression
  • Dermatology
  • Device and Product Testing
  • Diabetes (Type 1 and 2)
  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dengue Fever Vaccine
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Endometriosis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Ebola Vaccine
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction/HSDD
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Flu Swab Device
  • Gout
  • Genital Warts
  • Glabellar Lines
  • Heartburn
  • Herpes
  • Hormone Replacement
  • Hot Flashes
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension (including ABPM)
  • HCMV Vaccine
  • Healthy Volunteer
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypotestosterone/Hypogonadism
  • Incontinence
  • Influenza
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Lyme Disease
  • Migraines
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Male Sexual Dysfunction
  • Meningitis Vaccine
  • Menopause
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Neurocognitive Function with High Cholesterol & CV Risk Factors
  • Neutraceutical
  • Nucleus Claims
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Observational
  • Opioid Induced Constipation
  • Osteopenia
  • Pain Management
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • PCOS
  • Pediatric Vaccine
  • Pneumonia
  • Product & Device Testing
  • Pruritis
  • Psoriasis
  • Questionnaire Validation Studies
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rosacea
  • RSV Vaccine
  • Sample and Tissue Collections
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Tinea Pedis/Athletes Feet
  • Tension Headache
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Stress Incontinence
  • Uterine Fibroid
  • Vaccine
  • Vaginitis
  • Vulvodynia
  • Vaccines
    • Adult Vaccines (Influenza, Pneumonia, HPV, Herpes Zoster, TDAP, RSV, HCMV, Norovirus, C Diff, Meningitis, Hepatitis B, Celiac Disease, Pertussis)
    • Pediatric Vaccines (Influenza, TDAP, Meningitis, HPV)
    • Pandemic Influenza Vaccines (Avian & Swine, Dengue, H7N1)
    • Bioterrorism Vaccines (Smallpox & Botulism, Ebola, Anthrax)
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Women's Health Studies

Specific Vaccine Trial Experience

  • Cold Chain Management
  • Elderly Enrollment Specialists
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
  • Phase 1 Vaccine Trial Experience
  • PBMC collection onsite with PBMC processing facility within three miles of our site
  • Rapid Study Start Up
  • Yellow Fever Certification


Rapid Medical Research, Inc. is conveniently located in Cleveland, Ohio, a metropolitan area of over 2.9 million. We are easily accessed via freeway from all areas of the city and are located on the main route for public transportation. We are easily accessible by flying or driving to most major metropolitan areas in the country and are just 30 minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. All research subjects are seen at the RMR facility in a convenient and comfortable environment. Visitors enjoy our close proximity to great shopping and dining and downtown Cleveland attractions like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Aquarium & Art Museum. Our research volunteers appreciate our flexible scheduling and a warm and friendly office environment!


  • Refrigerated investigational product storage (fingerprint access and daily temperature control and monitoring)
  • Freezers (-20 & -70 degree Celsius)
  • Access to dry ice
  • *Freezer and Refrigerator are connected to an external generator in the event of site power failure so all samples and investigational product remain intact*
  • ECG
  • Stadiometer
  • Weigh Scales
  • Microscope
  • Hemoglobin A1C testing
  • X-Ray
  • PET Scan
  • MRI
  • Mammography
  • Echocardiogram
  • Ultrasound
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Eye Exams including slit lamp
  • PBMC (Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell) Processing; CTL (Cellular Technology Ltd.)

Emergency Equipment:

  • Oxygen Tank
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Epinephrine
  • Benadryl

*All onsite equipment is calibrated annually in May*


  • Over 6500 square feet of dedicated research space
  • 8 exam rooms
  • 4 private monitor rooms
  • Overnight capabilities
  • CLIA certified laboratory
  • Investigational Product Storage; both refrigerated and ambient temperatures (fingerprint access and daily temperature control and monitoring)
  • Secure record storage room
  • Climate controlled record archival
  • Internet access in every room
  • Central IRB
  • PBMC Processing capabilities, we can have 92 samples processed per day with our contracted local lab CTL.
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee set up through WIRB


RMR has a team of board-certified research physicians including 3 Internists, 2 OB/GYNs, 2 Gastroenterologists, 1 Dermatologist, 1, Pediatrician, 1 Ophthalmologist, as well as a Registered Dietician to oversee the daily needs of all of our trials. We also utilize the expertise of area physicians for our specialty trials as needed. RMR’s Chief Scientific Officer and founder, Dr. Wulf Utian, is the Arthur H. Bill Professor Emeritus and former Chairman of reproductive Biology at Case Western Reserve University School ofMedicine. He is a national and international expert in the field of women's health and menopause and has been a leading proponent of health care research for over 30 years.


RMR’s highly qualified staff includes a full time team of multi-therapeutic Investigators, 8 Research Coordinators including 5 Certified Clinical Research Coordinators, 2 Data Coordinators, Experienced Phlebotomist, 4 Patient Recruiters, Regulatory Specialist, Contract and Budget Specialist, Marketing Specialist, Business Development/Feasibility Specialist, QA Specialist, 3 Research Assistants and several support staff. The average length of employment for our team is 6.5 years which contributes to the quality of our research site!


RMR has a large database of over 25,000 potential subjects. We draw from a diverse racial, cultural and socioeconomic population. Our database includes male and female subjects that range from 1-100 years old! We are well recognized for our local media expertise and work closely with our sponsors on recruitment strategies.


Our site provides quality research to our Sponsors/CROs and quality care to our research volunteers. We take pride that our regulatory and contracts departments provide document completion and submission within 5 days. As a central IRB site, we can ensure a very timely turnaround and rapid study starts up timelines! With dedicated Data Coordinators we are able to enter all data within 48 hours of the visit and provide timely turn around on query resolution. We are also very delighted to have on-site full-time Patient Recruiters that enable us thoroughly screen subjects and meet our enrollment projections!

Contact Center

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