The JCCR University Campus is the largest of the ENCORE affiliated sites. Multi-specialty physician investigators from throughout the metropolitan Jacksonville area participate in research trials at the center. Enhanced capabilities of this site include long-term stay facilities, treadmill and bicycle stress test equipment, an active inpatient research team and a database of over 60,000 prospective study participants.

Site Capabilities



The JCCR University site has conducted over 1,200 clinical trials since 1997. This four acre campus also houses the corporate offices for centralized site services for Encore Research (a network of sites in the state of Florida). The impressive investigator panel includes more than 50 physicians conducting trials in 25 therapeutic areas. The site is well equipped to perform Phase 1 through Phase 4 studies, including first-in-human PK and PD protocols. Enhanced capabilities of this site include long-term stay facilities, and treadmill equipment, an active inpatient trial team and a research database of over 60,000 prospective study participants.

Allergies 
o  Allergy
o  Drug Effects
o  Urticaria 

Blood Disorders
o  Anemias
o  Platelets
o  Polycythemia
o  Myelodysplasia
o  Clotting Disorders 

Cardiovascular
o  Arrhythmia
o  Coronary Disease
o  Acute Coronary Syndromes
o  Coronary Artery Bypass
o  Endocarditis
o  Valvular Heart Disease
o  Congestive Heart Failure
o  Hyponatremia
o  Peripheral Arterial Disease
o  Hypertension
o  Stroke / Cerebrovascular Accident
o  Other Cardiomyopathy  

Dermatology
o  Acne
o  Eczema
o  Nail Fungus Disorders
o  Psoriasis
o  Rosacea
o  Dermatitis

Digestive Disorders
o  Constipation
o  Crohn’s Disease
o  Diabetic Gastroparesis
o  Dyspepsia
o  Gastroesophageal Disorders
o  Peptic Ulcer Disease
o  Inflammatory Bowel Disease
o  Irritable Bowel Disease
o  Infections of the Digestive System
o  Hemorrhoids, Bariatric
o  Ulcerative Colitis
o  Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis
o  Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
o  Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
o  HIV
o  Tuberculosis
o  Sexually Transmitted Infections
o  Fungal Infections
o  Parasites
o  Bacterial Infections
o  Viral Infections
o  C. Difficile
o  Sepsis 

Men’s Health
o  Prostate disorders
o  Hypogonadism
o  Erectile Dysfunction
o  Sexuality
o  Penile Disorders
o  Disorders of the Testes
o  Low Libido
o  Low Testosterone

Metabolic/Endocrine
o  Dyslipidemia
o  Hypertriglyceridemia
o  Hypercholesterolemia
o  Obesity
o  Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
o  Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
o  Vitamin Deficiency
o  Thyroid
o  Pituitary
o  Adrenal
o  HDL
o  Parathyroid
o  Triglyceridemia 

Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue 
o  Gout
o  Injuries
o  Osteoarthritis
o  Rheumatoid Arthritis
o  Fibromyalgia
o  Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
o  Osteoporosis / Osteopenia
o  Systemic Sclerosis 

Nervous System
o  Alzheimer’s/Dementia
o  Epilepsy
o  Headaches
o  Stroke/Cerebrovascular Accident
o  Transient Ischemic Attack
o  Memory
o  Seizure Disorders
o  Movement Disorders
o  Multiple Sclerosis
o  Neuropathy
o  Parkinson’s  

Ophthalmology
o  Retinopathies
o  Macular Degeneration
o  Dry Eye
o  Cataracts
o  Glaucoma
o  Vision 

Podiatry 
o  Tinea Pedis
o  Diabetic Foot Ulcer 

Psychiatric
o  Depression
o  Anxiety
o  Bipolar Disorder
o  Schizophrenia
o  Substance abuse
o  Insomnia
o  Tobacco Abuse
o  Attention Deficit Disorders

Pulmonary Disease
o  Asthma
o  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary 
o  Infections of Respiratory System
o  Obstructive Sleep Apnea
o  Pulmonary Hypertension
o  Bronchitis
o  Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Sleep Disorders
o  Insomnia
o  Obstructive Sleep Apnea 

Surgical
o  Angioplasty/Stent Placement
o  Device Implant/Explant
o  DVT Prevention
o  Coronary Stent Restenosis
o  Anastomosis
o  Post-Ileus
o  Post-Op Pain
o  Complicated Wound Prevention
o  Pain Prevention
o  Surgical Sealants 

Urology
o  Overactive Bladder
o  Urinary Incontinence
o  Urinary Retention
o  Urinary Tract Infection
o  Polycystic Kidney Disease

Vaccine
o  Avian Flu
o  Dengue Fever
o  HIV
o  Influenza
o  Small Pox
o  Pneumococcal 

Women’s Health
o  Birth Control
o  Low Libido
o  Overactive Bladder
o  Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder
o  Menstrual Migraine
o  HPV Testing
o  Hormone Replacement
o  Endometriosis

•  8000 sq ft with 10 exam rooms
•  Private rooms for Phase 1 overnight stays and Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic studies
•  Access to 8 bed sleep lab
•  Diagnostic lab
•  Treadmill, Metabolic Cart, EKGs
•  Access to endoscopy unit
•  Large dedicated space for 6 monitors
•  High speed internet access
•  Dedicated Site Pharmacist
•  Access to Fluoroscopy Suite
•  Access to Memorial Hospital Jacksonville (ER/OR/Cath lab/general admissions/surgery)

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•  8 Research Coordinators (5 CCRC)
•  2 RN Inpatient Coordinators 
•  Research Assistants / Data Entry Staff
•  Recruitment Specialist Team 
•  Registered Dietician
•  Laboratory Technician
  Regulatory Document Specialist
  Contracts Specialist
  Full Time Nurse Pharmacist
•  Refrigerated drug storage
•  Certified Lipid Specialist
•  ECG machine
•  Centrifuges (ambient & refrigerated)
•  Freezer (-20 and -70 degree Celsius)
•  Drug storage (locked and temperature controlled)
•  Lab drawing and processing equipment
•  Extended stay capability-infusion rooms
•  Calibrated weigh scales (analog and digital)
•  Hemoglobin A1C Testing
•  Cholestech screening
•  Treadmill 
•  State of the art drug preparation hood

Inpatient and Imaging Capabilities:

•  Imaging lab including MRI, X-ray, Dexa, CT, PET, MRI-PDFF
•  Critical care unit with 24 hour supervision
•  24 hour laboratory and pharmacy
•  Echocardiogram department
•  Day stay surgical department
•  Telemetry monitoring throughout
•  Accredited chest pain center
Jacksonville Population:  913,000; Metro Area:1,200,000
Land:  774 square miles
Female:  52%
Caucasian:  62%
African American:  30%
Hispanic:  9%
Asian:  5%
Under 18:  23%
Over 65:  13%
Management

  • Mitchell Rothstein MD – Medical Director - Phase 1
  • Michael J. Koren, MD, FACC, CPI - Chief Executive Officer
  • Richard Smith, RN - Lead Coordinator

Facility Description

  • Multiple Bedrooms
  • Treadmill & Cardiorespiratory diagnostic capabilities room
  • Private bath with shower
  • Large dedicated space for 6 monitors
  • < 1 mile to emergency room
  • Full kitchen

Diagnostic/Clinic Equipment

  • Fluoroscopy suite
  • Treadmill
  • Metabolic cart
  • Ankle brachial index doppler
  • Spirometry
  • Freezer (-20 & -70 degree Celsius)
  • Refrigerated drug storage
  • Temperature controlled drug storage
  • Battery back-up
  • State of the art drug preperation hood
  • Lab drawing and processing equipment
  • Ambient & refrigerated centrifuges
  • Calibrated weight scales (analog & digital)
  • Network connection availability
  • IV infusion capability, compounding of sterile materials
  • ECG machine


Investigators and Staff



JCCR investigators and staff have received national peer recognition as industry leaders in recruitment, retention and quality. Founder and Director, Michael J. Koren, MD, FACC, CPI serves as the current President of the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research and is the founder and director of the annual Clinical Research Training for Physicians, which has trained over 600 physician investigators in the past 11 years.

•  Michael J. Koren, MD, FACC, FAPCR, CPI, Medical Director - Cardiology
•  Darlene Bartilucci, MD – Family Medicine
•  Michael Bernhardt, MD – Dermatology

•  Charles H. Booras, MD, FAAFP – Family Medicine
•  Hernan Chang, MD  - Infectious Disease
•  Francis Chrzanowski, MD – General Surgery
•  Erin Doty, MD – Neurology
•  Danny Huu Vo, MD – Vascular Surgery
•  Jeffry Jacqmein, MD – Family Medicine
•  Satyen Madkaiker, MD - Psychiatry
•  Steven Mathews, MD – Rheumatology
•  Alpa Patel, MD - Internal Medicine
•  Deborah Price MD - Nephrology
•  Mitchell Rothstein, MD - Internal Medicine
•  Sebastian Stanciu, MD - Infectious Disease
•  Brent Stottman, DO - Gastroenterology

•  Bradley Tran, MD - Interventional Pain Management
•  Carolyn Tran, MD – Family Medicine
•  Steven Webb, MD - General Surgery
•  Bruce Yergin, MD – Pulmonology


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Research Coordinators

•  Amanda Vento RN                      (2014-present)
•  Amber DeVries BS, CCRC            (2006-present)
•  Andrea West BS, MPH, CCRC       (2002-present)
•  Barbara Maluchnik RD, LD, CCRC (2000-present)
•  David Graham RN, EMT              (2016-present)
•  Gail Lowe RN, BSN, CCRC           (1997-present)

•  Richard Smith RN (Phase 1)          (2014-present)
•  Susan Tia Serrano RN                   (2016-present)
•  Christen Parker RN, BSN               (2017-present)
•  Lori Alexander MSHS, RD, CCRC, CLS, FNLA  (1995-present)      

•  Michael J. Koren, MD, FACC, FAPCR, CPI-Chief Executive Officer

•  Mitchell Rothstein MD – Phase 1 Medical Director

•  Gail Lowe, RN, BSN, CCRC – Site Manager

•  Erin Schellhorn, BS, CCRP – Chief of Staff

•  Amber Devries, BS, CCRC – Assistant Site Manager

•  Suzan Tia Serrano RN –Inpatient Site Manager

Industry Relationships



As an ENCORE member site, our clinical staff and sponsor partners benefit from central services that provide accurate and expedited regulatory start-up and support alongside rapid contract execution. Global recruitment plans include use of our state-of-the-art PatientFinder and Ask100Doctors technologies.

•  3M Company
•  Abbot Nutrition
•  Abbot Vascular
•  AbbVie Pharmaceuticals
•  Acambis
•  Acceleron
•  AcelRX
•  Acorda Therapeutics, Inc
•  Actavis, LLC
•  Actelion Pharm
•  Action Pharma A/S
•  ActivBiotics
•  Adare Pharmaceuticals
•  Aegerion
•  AGI Therapeutics
•  Agile Therapeutics
•  Ajinomoto Pharmaceuticals, Inc
•  Akcea Therapeutics
•  Akebia Therapeutics, Inc.
•  Akros Pharma Inc
•  Albiero Pharma
•  Alizyme Therapeutics Limited
•  Allelix Corp.
•  Allergan
•  Allon Therapeutics
•  Allos Therapeutics, Inc.
•  Alteon
•  Alza Corporation
•  AMAG Pharmaceuticals
•  Amarin Pharma Inc.
•  Amersham Healthcare
•  Amgen
•  AMIDE Pharm.
•  Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC
•  Amylin Pharmaceuticals
•  Anacor Pharmaceuticals
•  Andrx Laboratory
•  Anges Inc
•  Angiogenix
•  Angiotech
•  AR Scientific, Inc
•  Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC
•  Ardea Biosciences, Inc.
•  Arena Pharmaceuticals
•  Arete Therapeutics, Inc
•  Arisaph Pharaceuticals, Inc.
•  Armetheon, Inc
•  Aryx Therapeutics, Inc.
•  Astellas Pharma Global Development
•  AstraZeneca
•  AtheroGenics, Inc
•  Autoimmune
•  AVENTIS
•  Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc.
•  Baxter Healthcare Corporation
•  Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals
•  Berlex Inc.
•  Bertek Pharmaceuticals Inc.
•  BioCryst Pharmaceuticals
•  bioCSL PTY LTD (Seqirus)
•  Biogen Idec MA Inc.
•  BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc
•  BioSante Pharmaceuticals Inc.
•  Biovail Laboratories
•  Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
•  Bristol-Myers Squibb
•  British Biotech
•  Cadence Pharmaceuticals
•  CardioDx, Inc
•  Cardiokine
•  Cardiorentis Ltd
•  Celgene
•  Celladon Corporation
•  CENTEON

•  Centocor
•  Cephalon
•  Cerenis Therapeutics
•  Cipher Pharmaceuticals Ltd
•  Clarus Therapeutics, Inc
•  Cogenesys
•  Cogentus Pharmaceuticals, Inc
•  Conjuchem
•  Cordis
•  Corthera Inc
•  COUR Pharmaceuticals
•  Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc
•  CV Therapeutics
•  CVRx
•  Cytokinetics Inc
•  Daiichi Sankyo Pharma Development
•  DepoMed
•  Derma Sciences, Inc.
•  Discovery Therapeutics, Inc.
•  Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Ltd.
•  DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Company
•  Egalet LTD
•  EISAI Medical Research Inc
•  ELAN
•  Elcelyx Therapeutics
•  Eli-Lilly
•  Emisphere Technologies Inc
•  Endo Pharmaceuticals
•  EPIX Medical, Inc.
•  Esperion Therapeutics Inc
•  Essentialis, Inc
•  ETHICON Inc.
•  EVOKE PHARMA
•  Ferrer Internacional, S.A.
•  Ferring Pharma
•  FlowMedic
•  Forest Research Institute
•  Forum Pharmaceuticals
•  FoxHollow Technologies
•  Furiex Pharmaceuticals
•  G.D. Searle & Co.
•  Galen Holding
•  GE Healthcare
•  Gelesis, Inc.
•  Gemphire Therapeutics Inc.
•  Genentech, Inc
•  Genfit (GNFT)
•  Genkyotex Innovation SAS
•  Gilead Sciences, Inc
•  GlaxoSmithKline
•  Glenmark Generics Ltd
•  GOC Geriatric Oncology Consortium
•  Guidant Corporation
•  Hanmi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
•  Hellsinn Therapeutics
•  Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc.
•  Hoffmann-La Roche
•  HORIZON THERAPEUTICS
•  IDEC
•  Ikonisys Incorporated
•  Immunex
•  Inhibitex
•  Innoc
•  Innocoll Technologies, Ltd
•  Innovative Medical Concepts
•  InSite Vision (ISV)
•  Insmed
•  Instituto Grifols, S.A.
•  Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc.
•  Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
•  InterMune
•  Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC
•  Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

•  ISIS Pharmaceuticals Inc
•  Janssen Research & Development, LLC
•  Javelin Pharmaceuticals
•  JDP Therapeutics
•  Johnson & Johnson
•  King Pharmaceuticals
•  Knoll Pharmaceuticals
•  KOS Pharmaceuticals
•  Kowa Research Institute Inc
•  Labrys Biologics, Inc
•  Lantibo Pharmaceuticals
•  Logical Therepeutics Inc.
•  Lorex, Inc
•  Luitpold Pharmaceuticals
•  Marinus Pharmaceuticals
•  Maruho North America Inc.
•  MC2 Therapeutics
•  MedImmune, LLC
•  Medtronics
•  Menarini Ricerche
•  Merck & Company, Inc.
•  Merck KGaA
•  Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC
•  Metabasis Therapeutics, Inc
•  Mitsubishi-Tanabe Pharma Corporation
•  Molecular Insight Pharmceutical
•  Molecular Research Center, Inc
•  Mylan Bertek
•  Myogen Inc
•  Myokardia
•  Nabriva Therapeutics
•  NeoMend, Inc.
•  Nephron
•  Neurocrine Bioscience
•  NexBio Inc
•  Next Science
•  Nicox
•  Nile Therapeutics, Inc
•  Nissan Chemical Industries LTD.
•  Novartis
•  Novo Nordisk Pharm.
•  Octeta Therapeutics
•  Ocular Technologies SARL
•  Ogeda SA
•  OmegaD LLC
•  Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
•  Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.
•  Organon
•  Ortho Biotech
•  Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical
•  Osiris Therapeutics, Inc.
•  Otsuka
•  Parke-Davis
•  Peninsula Pharm
•  Perrigo Israel Pharmaceuticals
•  Pfizer
•  Pharmacia-Upjohn
•  Pharmacopeia Inc
•  haseBio Pharmaceuticals Inc
•  Phenomix Corporation
•  Point Therapeutics
•  Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc.
•  POZEN inc.
•  Procter & Gamble
•  Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc.
•  Promius Pharma
•  Protein Sciences
•  Protein Sciences Corporation
•  Purdue Pharma
•  Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc
•  QuatRx Pharmaceuticals
•  Quest Diagnostics, Inc
•  QUEST MEDICAL Ltd

•  Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.
•  Reliant Pharmaceuticals
•  Restoragen, Inc.
•  Rhone-Poulenc Rorer
•  Rhythm Pharmaceuticals
•  Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc
•  Roche
•  RTI Surgical
•  RW Johnson
•  Sage Therapeutics
•  Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc
•  Samumed, LLC
•  Sankyo Pharma
•  Sanofi Aventis
•  Sanofi Pasteur Inc
•  Schering-Plough
•  Sciele Pharma Inc.
•  Scios, Inc.
•  Searle
•  Seikagaku Corporation
•  Sensible Medical Innovations Ltd
•  Sepracor
•  Seres Therapeutics
•  Serono Inc
•  Shionogi Inc.
•  Shire Laboratories
•  Shire ViroPharma, Incorporated
•  Sigma Tau
•  Sirion therapeutics
•  SkyePharma Inc.
•  SmithKline Beecham Pharm.
•  Solvay Pharmaceuticals
•  Sorin Group USA, Inc
•  Strakan Pharmaceuticals
•  Sucampo
•  Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Ltd.
•  Surface Logix, Inc.
•  Suven Life Science Ltd
•  Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc.
•  Takeda Global Research & Development Ctr, Inc.
•  Tap Holdings, Inc.
•  Targanta Therapeutics Corp
•  Tasly Pharmaceuticals, Inc
•  Telik
•  Tetherex Pharmaceuticals Corporation
•  Teva Pharmaceuticals
•  The Medicine Company
•  TherapeuticsMD
•  Theravance Biopharma R&D, Inc
•  Thrasos Innovation, Inc
•  Tolmar Inc.
•  Toray
•  Toyama Chemical Co., LTD
•  Tranzyme Pharma
•  Trygg Pharma Inc.
•  UCB Pharma
•  United Therapeutics Corporation
•  Universal Biosensors Pty Ltd
•  University of Oxford
•  Urovant
•  Valentis Pharmaceuticals
•  Velicept Therapeutics
•  Velocimed
•  Ventrus Biosciences
•  Vivus Inc
•  vTv Therapeutics, LLC
•  W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
•  Warner Chilcott
•  Watson Laboratories, Inc.
•  Wyeth-Ayerst Research
•  Xanodyne
•  XBiotech USA, Inc
•  Yamanouchi Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
•  Zeneca
•  Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd

 
  • Appian Research
  • Aryx Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Beardsworth
  • BioClin
  • C5 Research
  • Camargo
  • Catalyst Pharmaceutical Research
  • Centrical Global
  • Certus International
  • CFS Clinical
  • Chiltern International
  • Chrysalis
  • Clinical Research Management Group
  • Clinimetrics
  • Cliniplace
  • ClinTrials Research
  • Colorado Prevention Center
  • Covalent Group
  • Covance
  • CTI
  • Cubist
  • Curem Research
  • DP Clinical Associates Inc.
  • DPS Clinical Research
  • Duke Clinical Research Institute
  • Encorium
  • Exceleron
  • F.A.C.T.
  • Global IQ
  • Henry Ford Coordinating Center
  • i3 Research
  • IBAH
  • ICON
  • INC Research
  • Inclin
  • Ingenix
  • Innovex
  • Integrated Research
  • Integrium
  • International HealthCare
  • inVentiv Health
  • Inveresk Research
  • K FORCE
  • Kendle
  • Kern-Mc Neill
  • LBR Regulatory
  • LINBERRY
  • McLaughlin Associates
  • MDS Pharma
  • Med Trials, Inc.
  • Medifacts
  • Medpace
  • MedSource
  • MHICC
  • MIMC
  • Monitoring Force USA, Inc.
  • MRS
  • MTRA
  • NCGS
  • Novella Clinical
  • Oculos Clinical Research
  • Omnicare Clinical Research
  • Paragon Biomedical
  • PAREXEL
  • Peachtree Clinical Research
  • Pharmalink
  • PharmaNet Inc.
  • Pharmaseek
  • Phoenix International
  • PPD Development
  • PRA Health Sciences
  • Premier Research
  • PRoTrials Research, Inc.
  • PSI CRO AG
  • Radiant Research
  • Research Pharma Services
  • Rx Development Services
  • SCIREX
  • Statprobe
  • Symbio, LLC
  • Synteract, Inc.
  • Target Research Associates
  • The Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Theorem Clinical Research, Inc.
  • Theradex
  • TIMI
  • Topstone Research
  • Trial Runners
  • Trialynx
  • United BioSource Corporation
  • Worldwide Clinical Trials (WWCT)

“Always a pleasure to monitor at your site.  Study  coordinator and research assistant are the most organized and prepared of all my ten sites." -  Regional CRA

 

“The staff at this site has done a great job keeping up with the volume of work for this study.  Since March, they have added the sub-study, revised consents and 1572; added training and still screened 5 new subjects." - Regional CRA

 

“I have enjoyed working with your site.   I will highly recommend your site for future studies.   Principal investigator, study coordinator, and data entry staff are awesome individuals to work with.” -  Regional CRA

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Our site is conveniently located about 25 minutes from Jacksonville International Airport. Feel free to "Contact Us" for additional information regarding hotel and airport options.

Using standardized processes,  our regulatory and contract staff consistently meet or exceed industry standards for completion of regulatory documents and contract execution. Since 2007, our regulatory department has averaged 27 days from receipt to IRB approval.  Contract completion has averaged 33 days from receipt to full execution. 

Feasibilty Tool / Patient Finder



We perform feasibility assessments using real de-identified patient data from our database of over 60,000 potential research subjects. Please "contact us" for additional information.

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