Clinical Research of West Florida, Inc. – Clearwater

Center Information

Aydin Keskiner
President
Clinical Research of West Florida, Inc. – Clearwater
2147 NE Coachman Road
Clearwater, FL 33765-2616
727-466-0078
727-461-7793
research@crwf.com
www.crwf.com

Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Dermatology
Devices
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology
Healthy Volunteers
Immunology
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal
Neurology
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Ophthalmology
Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Psychiatry/Psychology
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases
Rheumatology
Urology

Overview

Advancing medicine one clinical research study at a time! Tampa based Clinical Research of West Florida, Inc. (CRWF) is an independent, dedicated, multi-therapeutic clinical research site. CRWF has over 20 years of experience providing residents of the Tampa Bay area with access to new treatments and therapeutic treatment options through clinical research. Our studies are conducted by board certified/eligible physicians alongside our highly trained clinical staff.

Experience

CRWF consistently meets and exceeds study start up and recruitment timelines. The CRWF clinical team is driven to provide excellence in patient care. This passion translates into high rates of retention and quality data collection. The CRWF clinical team is supported by a Recruitment Manager, Laboratory Manager, EDC Manager, Regulatory Manager, and New Business Director.  

We have worked with both large and small pharmaceutical companies conducting Phase I-IV studies. We also have experience with virtual trials, gene therapy, rare diseases, and biologic studiesSponsors we have worked with historically include: Abbvie, Acasti Pharmaceuticals, Aptinyx, Boston Scientific, Centrexion, EMD Merck Serono, Pearl Therapeutics, Nektar Therapeutics, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Regeneron, Sandoz, Sanofi-Aventis, Semnur, Theravance, and Vizuri to name a few.

Therapeutic areas of specialty include: Atopic Dermatitis, Complex Regional Pain, COPD, Crohn’s, Diabetes, Diabetic Neuropathy, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Obesity, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis Ophthalmology, Gout, Pain Management, Psoriatic Arthritis, SLE, Sleep Disorders, Smoking Cessation, Radiculopathy, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and many more.

Facility

Clinical Research of West Florida's 4,2000 sq foot Tampa office is in the heart of Tampa Bay, fifteen minutes from Tampa International Airport.

  • Dedicate, spacious patient exam rooms
  • Bi-Lingual physicians and clinical staff
  • Comfortable patient waiting area with access to light refreshments and TV
  • IV Infusion Room with TV & Reclining Chair
  • CLIA certified laboratory with IATA Trained Staff and dry ice delivery
  • Calibrated equipment including centrifuge, refrigerated centrifuge, and Incubator
  • -20 and -70 freezers for short- and long-term sample storage
  • Locked/Secure/Monitored Medication Storage Room
  • AED, emergency medicine, eye wash station
  • Interpretive ECG machine
  • Established Facility Relationships for X-Ray, MRI, Echo, CT, Ophthalmology, Endoscopy
  • Dedicated coordinator workstation areas
  • Private Monitoring Spaces with High speed Internet, Fax, and Scanning
  • On-site and off-site archiving
  • IBC certified for Bio Safety Level 2

 

Staff

All study coordinators are trained and/or certified in GCP/ICH compliance, CRC role and responsibilities, Human Subject Protection, HAZMAT (shipping and handling of dangerous goods) and CPR.

Tampa Staff

Title

Conducting Research Since

Aydin Keskiner, BS

President

2002

Barbara K. Keskiner, BS

Director of Regulatory & New Business

2002

Carissa Heim Stone, MD

Investigator (Anesthesia, Pain)

2013

Christopher Senoga Zake

EDC Manager

2017

Debbie Atkins, MS, CCRC

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator

2003

Margaret Boyle Gray, MSN, ARNP-C, CRC

Clinical Director/Investigator

 

CARLY MCCLAIN, BS

Marketing Manager

 

Edgard Janer, MD

Investigator (Rheumatology)

2014

Stephen Kreitzer, MD

Investigator (Sleep Medicine)

2007

Jack Parrino, MD

Investigator (Asthma/Allergy & Immunology)

1992

Alan M. Weintraub, MD

Investigator (Gastroenterology)

 

Jose Pizarro-Otero, MD

Investigator (Neurology)

2014

Justin Busby, LPN

CRC

2016

Iasia Longworth, MHA

Regulatory Manager

2016

Kyndall Carter, BS, CCRC

Site Director

2007

Lon D. Lynn, DO

Medical Director/ Investigator (Family Practice)

2005

Samantha Clements

Office Manager

2015

Paul A. Lunseth, MD

Medical Director/ Investigator (Orthopedic Surgeon)

1999

Sandra Reina, CCMA

Lab Manager

2009

Sarah Kline, MD

Investigator (Women's Health, Gynecology, OBGYN)

2015

 

Medical Directors

 

Paul Lunseth, MD has practiced medicine in Tampa Bay for over 40 years. After retiring from an active private practice, Dr. Lunseth continues his love of learning and providing patient care through his involvement with CRWF and USF Health Orthopaedics and Physical Therapy.

Prior to coming to Tampa, Dr. Lunseth obtained his BA Degree from St. Olaf College and his BS and MD Degrees from University of Minnesota. His clinical education continued with an Internship at Hennipen County General Hospital and a Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Hand Surgery & Sorts Medicine. 

Dr. Lunseth served three years in the United States Air Force and was an active reserve for an additional 23 years with USAF and SOCOM. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand

 

Lon Lynn, DO has been practicing Family Practice medicine for over 30 years in the Tampa Bay area. He is a member of the Hillsborough County Osteopathic Medical Society, Hillsborough County Medical Society, the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association, and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. In addition, he serves as an Associate Clinical Professor at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Lynn has been working with CRWF since 2005 and has extensive experience with conducting various protocols in a multitude of therapeutic areas.

In addition to his private practice, Dr. Lynn has devoted significant energies and time to assist the indigent peoples in the Caribbean islands. He has established a medical travel program through which he shares his time and experience to assist other physicians in the field of tropical medicine.

Patients

Patient recruitment is driven by the CRWF patient database, investigator(s)’ private practice patients, and other non-investigator physician referrals. CRWF also utilized social media and various digital media platforms. In 2019 CRWF formed a strategic partnership with ClinicGrower, a leading healthcare marketing agency to further solidify CRWF’s commitment to innovation an growth in patient identification.

There are more than 2 million people living in the Tampa Bay area. The population is ethnically diverse and the median age is 44 years for Pinellas County and 36 years for Hillsborough County.

Other

Barbara Keskiner
Regulatory & New Business Director
Clinical Research of West Florida, Inc.
5115 N. Armenia Avenue

Tampa, FL 33603
Phone: 813-870-1292
Fax: 813-870-1252
E-mail: bkeskiner@crwf.com

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