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About Us


Riverside Clinical Research, RCR, is a family owned and operated multi-therapeutic research center conveniently located in East/Central Florida. Formally known as Coastal Medical Research providing over 20 years of experience offering clinical pharmacology services in Phases I, II, III, IV and First in Human.


Our center has conducted studies in the following areas:

Acute Maxillary Sinusitis
Acute Respiratory Tract Infection
Alzheimer’s Disease
Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease
Ankle Sprain
Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
Asthma Pediatric
Atopic Dermatitis
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Celiac Disease
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Kidney /Anemia/Albuminuria
Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease/ Anemia
Chronic Kidney Disease/Anemia/Phosphorus
Chronic Kidney Disease/Diabetes/Albuminuria
Chronic Low Back Pain
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease following Exacerbation
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease/Cardiovascular Disease
Chronic Pain
Cognitive Function
Cold/Upper Respiratory Infection
Community Acquired Pneumonia
Constipation due to Opioids with Chronic Low Back Pain
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis in Hip and Knee
Diabetes, Type II
Diabetes/Chronic Kidney Disease
Diabetes/CV Risk
Diabetes/Overt Nephropathy
Diabetic Kidney Disease
Diarrhea Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Elevated Triglycerides/Cardiovascular Risk
Erectile Dysfunction
Erosive Esophagitis
Gastric Ulcers
Gout/ Renal Impairment
Gout/Cardiovascular Comorbidities
Healthy Volunteer
Heartburn/Sour and Upset Stomach
Herpes Simplex Libialis
Hot Flashes
Hysterectomy Post-op Pain
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Low Back Pain
Migraines and Menstrual Migraines
NSAID associated Gastric Ulcers
Opioid Induced Constipation
Osteoarthritis of Hip/Knee
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis/Rheumatoid Arthritis
Overactive Bladder
Plaque Psoriasis
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Post-Op Pain in Hip and Knee
Prevention of Gynecomastia
Prostate Cancer Prevention
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Skin Infection
Summer Flu
Superficial Bladder Cancer
Testicular Prosthesis for Cancer
Total Hip/Knee Replacement
Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections
Unexplained Anemia in Elderly
Urinary Tract Infections
Vertebral Fracture/Osteoporosis


Riverside Clinical Research houses both Inpatient and Outpatient studies. With our facility being set up as a Phase I site, we can accommodate overnight patients or extended stay patients as well as any outpatient visits. The amenities offered here at RCR can help make anyone feel at home:

  • Private room for consenting
  • 3 Dedicated Exam Rooms
  • 8 Patient rooms that can also be used as exam rooms/private consenting rooms
  • Able to house up to 22 overnight patients, each room with bed(s), lockable storage, flat screen TV, cable, and Wi-Fi
  • Patient Theater room
  • Large eat-in kitchen
  • Showers
  • Security system with alarm and cameras
  • Dedicated Spirometry room
  • Infusion center with comfortable recliners
  • Large conference area for site visits
  • 3 rooms for Monitor visits with Wi-Fi and ability to hardwire into system
  • Large, secured, locked, limited access drug room with Ambient monitoring and locked, limited access Refrigerator for IP storage
  • CLIA Waived Onsite Lab with Sample Collection and Shipping
  • Local clinical laboratory for safety and STAT results, ability to use Central Lab as well
  • Dry Ice
  • On-site storage for closed study files
  • On-site access to Physicians
  • Local hospital only 3.7 miles away

RCR also has the proper equipment needed to be able to conduct safe and efficient research studies, such as:

  • Refrigerators, -20 freezer, and a -70 freezer all monitored every 3 minutes with TempGuard System that sends variance alerts via text, email, and phone call
  • Centrifuges and refrigerated centrifuge
  • Crash cart
  • Accurate certified patient scales
  • 12 lead ECG Machines
  • Pulse Oximetry Machines
  • Oxygen Tanks
  • Laminar Hood
  • Scale to weigh Study Drug
  • Nebulizer
  • Glucose Monitoring System
  • Bladder Scan
  • Spirometry
  • Blood Pressure Equipment
  • Back-up Generator
  • IV Infusion Pump



Riverside Clinical Research works with 6 different Investigators which specialize in Family Practice, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Pulmonology, Orthopedic and Dermatology.


  • CEO – 21 years of experience
  • Director of Clinical Operations/ Unblinded Pharmacist – 20 years of experience
  • Clinical Site Manager/ Unblinded Pharmacist – 21 years of experience
  • Business Development Team
  • 6 Investigators
  • 4 CCRC’s, 8-20 years of experience
  • 3 CRC’s, 14-19 years of experience
  • On-site RN, 10 years of experience
  • 5 Full-time Patient Recruitment Specialists
  • 2 Regulatory Specialists
  • Unblinded Pharmacy
  • Lab Technicians/Phlebotomist with IATA Certificate – 16 years of experience
  • Contracted, Licensed ACLS
  • Contracted, Licensed Dietitian
  • All staff is GCP Certified
  • RCR is a member of Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS)


With RCR being located in East/Central Florida, we have patients from all surrounding counties that visit our site. Just within our patient radius, the general population is over 8 million people with a diverse ethnic population:

  • White 40.4%
  • Hispanic 27.3%
  • Black 26%
  • Asian- Pacific Islander 3.7%
  • Multiracial 2.2%
  • American Indian .3%


  • RCR can utilize and has worked with Central IRB’s as well as Local IRB
  • RCR is experienced with 15+ different electronic data capture (EDC) systems
  • RCR has worked with many Central Labs as well as Local Labs
  • RCR has extensive experience in working with eDiaries

For additional information about available studies, please contact Aaron Cooper (Director Marketing/Recruitment) at 386-428-7730 ext. 325 or

If you are a Sponsor or CRO and would like more information about our facility please contact Trish Hardee (CEO) at 386-428-7730 ext. 304 or


  • Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
  • Dermatology
  • Devices
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Family Medicine
  • Healthy Volunteers
  • Immunology
  • Internal Medicine In Vitro Fertilization
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Nutrition and Weight Loss
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
  • Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pharmacology/Toxicology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases
  • Rheumatology
  • Sleep
  • Urology
  • Vaccines
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