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Research Coordinators

Melissa McCullars, RN, CRC - Research Coordinator

Dr. Raines

Melissa McCullars has been a nurse for several years. Her experience as an endoscopic procedure nurse enabled her to further her success as a clinical coordinator. Melissa has received her certification as a Gastroenterology Nurse (CGN) from the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses Association (SGNA). She has extensive experience in conducting clinical trials with the knowledge of electronic data capturing, IVRS, and electronic diaries. Melissa has been a research coordinator since 2006.

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Casey Petrus, LPN, CRC - Research Coordinator

Dr. Boyce

Casey Petrus has several years of nursing experience in Gastroenterology. She has served as an endoscopic procedure nurse and a Clinic Nurse at Gastroenterology & Nutritional Medical Services. Casey also has received certification as a Gastroenterology Nurse (CGN) from the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses Association (SGNA). Her extensive experience has enabled her to further her career as a clinical coordinator. Conducting clinical trials, she has gained knowledge in electronic data capturing, IVRS, and electronic diaries. Casey has been conducting clinical trials since 2008.

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Our Coordinators

  • Dedicated Full Time Clinical Research Coordinators.
  • Several years of experience in Gastroenterology through our medical clinics and endoscopy center
  • Certified Gastroenterology Nurses
  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinators
  • Strive for prompt enrollment through patient recruitment and database.
  • Maintain high patient retention with a low number of screen fails through extensive prescreening
  • We take great pride in providing clean accurate data by strict protocol adherence
  • Committed to regular correspondence with Sponsors, CRO, and IRB in order to maintain regulatory compliance.
  • Experience in Case Report Form completion, Electronic Case Report Forms, Interactive Voice Response Systems, e-Dairies, and administration of patient questionnaires.
  • All coordinators are IATA and BLS certified.