New Hope Clinical Research

Center Information

Tammy Rader
New Hope Clinical Research
218 Baldwin Ave
Charlotte, NC 28204


Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Internal Medicine

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: 21
Number of Studies Actually Completed: 15
Number of Active Patients in the Database: 98
Regulatory Submission Turn-Around Time: 3 Business Day(s)
Average Number of Total Patients Enrolled: 30
Average Percent of Total Patients Randomized: 70%
Average Percent of ‘Completed’ Studies that met Enrollment Goals: 98%
EDC Capabilities: Yes


New Hope Clinical Research’s Phases I-IV was founded by Tammy Rader, MBA. She has over 23 years experience in the medical field and over 15 years in clinical research. Our investigators together have over 40 years experience. New Hope strives to provide the best Quality data to our Sponsor’s while giving the participants a positive experience. We have a warm, friendly and professional environment. We are striving to provide "Hope for the future of medicine!"

New Hope Clinical Research prides itself on our experienced, professional team that includes: Registered Nurses, dietitians, medical assistants, Certified Clinical Assessors and Raters, Counseling services, regulatory documents specialist, certified clinical research coordinators and board certified Investigators.

Our teams experience provides an added advantage to subject safety and retention while providing clean, concise data for our sponsors and CRO’s. Our experienced, caring, and dedicated research staff prides itself on always putting the well-being of our research participants first. Our commitment to excellence is not only reflected in the care we give to study participants but in providing clean, timely data to sponsors and in our understanding of the importance of our commitment to all parties involved.

New Hope Clinical Research physicians and staff are passionate in their desire to play a role in helping find effective treatments to defeat life-threatening diseases.


New Hope Clinical Research specializes in CNS studies and have extensive experience with Alzheimer's studies and Mental Health disorders.

PHASE I - PK studies with inpatient capabilities in a 16 bed facility.
Onsite Lab
Catered Standardized Meals
24 hr. staffing
Emergency Crash Cart

Phase I -Special Population
Healthy Subjects

Phase II-IV - CNS
Alzheimer’s disease
And More

New Hope Clinical Research and Services founder has over 20 years experience in the medical field and over 14 years in clinical research. Our investigators together have over 40 years experience. Sponsors and CRO's we have worked with:

  • Merck
  • Janssen
  • SUN Pharmaceuticals
  • BioRASI
  • Janssen Al
  • Otsuka
  • ICON
  • Ortho-McNeil
  • Pfizer
  • Novartis
  • Medivation
  • Sunovian
  • INC Research
  • Furiex
  • PPD
  • Covance
  • Quintiles-Partner Site Program
  • PRA International
  • Pro Trials Research
  • i3 Research
  • RPS


NHCR is an outpatient facility utilizing the latest in equipment:

  • Lab (CLIA waived)
  • -70° Freezer
  • -20° Freezer (2)
  • IP and refrigerator 7-day Min/Max Temperature monitoring
  • Refrigerated drug storage
  • ECG equipment-Mortara-Eli 250
  • Centrifuge
  • Refrigerated Centrifuge
  • Emergency medication
  • Oxygen
  • Two-Health-o-Meter scales with height measurement (lbs. &
  • Adult Portable Sphygmomanometers
  • Welch Allyn Spot Vital Signs monitors
  • Digital Patient Thermometer
  • Glucometer
  • Pulse Oximeter
  • Local Access to Dry Ice


  • High Speed wireless internet access
  • Hourly automatic file back up
  • 4 Exam Rooms
  • Two Monitor areas
  • Locked drug storage room
  • Conference Room
  • 2 Major Hospital’s within 2 blocks
  • Ample subject waiting room
  • Copy, fax and shredder center
  • On Site record storage
  • Parking
    • 8.5 miles from Charlotte Douglas International Airport
    • Close to all Major Hotels and Restaurants
    • Private Staff kitchen


    James T. Barker, M.D. is an award-winning psychiatrist from Hickory, NC. He was chief Resident of Psychiatry at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center. He received his doctorate from Marshall University School of Medicine, Board certified in Psychiatry. Dr. Barker is a renowned speaker for major pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Barker has over 8 years research experience and has been with NHCR since 2009 working on CNS studies in Mental health.

    Kurian Abraham, M.D. Specializes in Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Abraham is a researcher in Alzheimer’s disease and other central nervous system disorders. Dr. Abraham has a Duke/GlaxoSmithKline psychopharmacology research fellowship. He has over 15 years of clinical trial experience and has contributed in the clinical trials for all current medication available in the market for Alzheimer’s disease. Our research site was selected as the only site from North Carolina to be involved in a pivotal study for Alzheimer’s disease sponsored by a major pharmaceutical company. In addition, Dr. Abraham volunteers his time to treat mental illness at the largest men’s shelter in Charlotte. Dr. Abraham has been an investigator with NHCR for 4 years.

    Eric Semeko, M.D. Board Certified in Psychiatry, attended Volgograd Medical School and Received his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Semeko is a Health Grades Recognized Doctor. Dr. Semeko has been involved with several research studies, including Bipolar, Schizophrenia, Depression, Alzheimer's since 2004 and has been with NHCR since 2011.

    Daniel R. Bauer, MD Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He received his medical degree at SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse. Dr. Bauer completed his residency at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in at Ft. Gordan, GA. He has received numerous awards while serving our country in the Armed Forces for the past 11 years. Dr. Bauer has been with NHCR since 2012.


    Tammy Rader, MBA, CCRC has been involved in pharmaceutical clinical research for over 14 years and in the healthcare field since 1992. Ms. Rader has helped develop many research centers and has held many responsible positions at various research organizations. Ms. Rader is the founder and CEO of New Hope Clinical Research based in Charlotte, NC.

    Selina Olomua, RN, CRC has been with NHCR since 2011. Selina has over 8 years of patient care. Her current research experience includes Phase III studies; Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's and IBS-d. She is a study drug manager and is experienced with blinded studies.

    Andrea-McDaniel Harper, LPN, CRC has been with NHCR since 2012. Andrea has over 2 years experience in patient care. She has hands on experience working in a Assisted living facility and total care nursing facility with Alzheimer’s and psychiatric patients. Her current research experience includes Phase I-III studies. She is a study drug manager with experience in blinded studies. Andrea is currently pursuing her RN degree.

    Lauren Bargett, RMA, CRC has been with NHCR since June 2013 and has experience working in an Internal medicine office for adults and pediatrics. She is known for her excellent phlebotomy skills. Lauren aspires to become a Site Director with her experience as a clinical research coordinator. Her current experience in research includes Phase I-III studies.

    Independent Raters to assess scales such as ADAS-COG, MMSE, MCCB, SCoRS, PANSS, SCID, MADRS, CSSR-S, SAS, AIMS, BARS and more.


    Charlotte has a population of approximately 970,000. Our area has two major top ranking hospitals in NC and they are only 2 blocks from our office. The population is varied in race, education levels and demographics.


    New Hope Clinical Research uses only Central IRB services.

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