Investigator Experience

Alan Kivitz, MD, CPI, Frederick Murphy, DO and Lori Lavelle, DO have a combined 48 years of clinical research experience. All four physicians are Board Certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Kivitz is a Certified Physician Investigator and is also a member of one of the premiere Osteoporosis & Arthritis Investigator Networks in the Nation.

About Our Staff

  • Experienced Research Manager
  • Advertising & Patient Recruitment Director
  • 8 Physician Assistants
  • 2 Medical Doctors acting as Un-blinded Pharmacist
  • Quality Assurance Director
  • Regulatory Specialist
  • Contracts Specialist
  • IATA certified staff
  • 15 Clinical Research Coordinators (4 are ACRP certified)
  • Dietician
  • Pharmacist


Additional Site Experience

  • Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Trials
  • Electronic Data Capture
  • Electronic Patient Diary
  • GCP Trained Staff
  • Comprehensive ResearchTraining for Staff
  • Central IRB
  • Site Developed SOPs
  • Active Participation in Community Outreach Programs
  • Regulatory and Contract turnaround within 1 week