FAQs

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

What equipment do you work with?

Diagnostic/Clinic Equipment

  • Belfont Micro Smokerlyzer Breath Carbon Monoxide Monitor
  • Refrigerated centrifuge as well as a room temperature centrifuge
  • Freezers and refrigerators operate on a backup generator in the event of a power failure
  • Norlake Scientific 52 cubic feet locked refrigerator
  • Locked Freezers (-20°C and -80°C)
  • Climate Controlled/ locked drug storage
  • Ample storage for drug and sera samples
  • Omano microscope
  • Ambulatory B/P & Holter Monitoring
  • ECG Machines
  • Blood Pressure Monitors
  • Pulmonology Function Testing (PFT)
  • Glucometers
  • Urine Flowmeter
  • All equipment is calibrated and serviced annually

In addition, we have access to the following equipment:

  • EEG
  • MRI
  • GI Procedures
  • DEXA scanner
  • X-ray
  • Mammography
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardio stress testing
  • Radiography
  • Ultrasounds
  • Endoscopy
  • 12 Bed Sleep Lab
  • Bladder Scanner

How would drug/vaccine be stored?

  • Refrigerator temperatures maintained between 2 °C and 8 °C.
  • Freezer temperatures maintained at either – 20 °C or – 80 ° C.
  • All temperatures are monitored daily.
  • Freezers and refrigerators operate on a backup generator in the event of a power failure. Ample storage for drug and sera samples.

Is the equipment calibrated?

Our equipment complies with calibration standards and is regularly checked.

What is your enrollment process?

Our secure database has thousands of volunteers readily available to participate in a study.  Both our database and new subjects are carefully prescreened prior to enrollment.  Qualified participants are then rapidly enrolled in a study.  This process helps us maintain retention rates of 95 % and greater!

Do you have IRB access?

Yes, we are able to use Central IRB.

Who handles your contract and budget negotiations?

Contract and budget negotiations receive timely responses from our Director of Business Operations.

Who handles your regulatory documents?

IRB approval issues and speedy submission of regulatory information is handled by our Regulatory Specialist.

How is patient recruitment planned?

Patient enrollment and retention is handled by our Patient Recruiter. Our Marketing Coordinator develops strategies and materials for patient recruitment.

Do you have a question that we didn’t address? Please feel free to contact our Director of Clinical Operations, Edith Wombolt, and/or our Business Development Specialist, Corry Knuth by email or by phone (757-627-7446) with any further questions or concerns.