Highlights:
• Founded in 1990, the ACIP has over 300 studies completed in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, scleroderma, lupus, gout, ankylosing spondylitis and other rheumatic diseases from phases I through IV
• Medical Director has 10 years of experience conducting clinical trials; board certified in rheumatology and internal medicine
• All RN staff for Clinical Trial Research Coordinators
• Local IRB meets weekly: federally-funded and investigator-initiated studies
• Central IRB for industry-sponsored studies: Western IRB, meets daily.
• Remote data entry experience
• Onsite laboratory facilities
• Over 2000 patients seen each year at the rheumatology clinic located in The Kirklin Clinic with 10 referring physicians
www.uabarthritis.com

See the Virtual Tour of the Facility ( coming soon)

Director:
Jeffrey Curtis, MD, MS, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology

Investigators and Subinvestigators:
Jeffrey Curtis, MD; S. Louis Bridges, Jr., MD; Winn Chatham, MD; Kenneth Saag, MD;
Harry Schroeder, MD; Maria Danila, MD; Angelo Gaffo, MD; Jasvinder Singh, MD; Beatriz Hanaoka, MD; 
Aprajita Jagpal, MD; Archana Jain, MD; Amy H. Warriner, MD; Lauren V. Graham, MD

Personnel:

Admin Program Director II:   Randall Parks, RN, MBA
Study Coordinators:   Laticia Woodruff, RN, MSN
    Anita Turner, RN
    Patricia Freeman, RN
    Angie Kendrach, RN
    Stephanie Biggers, RN
     
Regulatory Program Manager:        Martha Hilley, MPA
Verve QA and Data Manager   Shaila Kamal
 Verve Data Analyst   Mary Elkin
     
Pharmacists:   Rebecca Quinn, PharmD
    Julie Lynn, PharmD


Space and Facilities:

      • 3,200 square feet in the Spain Rehabilitation Center
      • 3 examination rooms with infusion capabilities
      • 1 Infusion Suite
      • Onsite laboratory including:
         -70ºC freezer       12 lead ECG
         -20ºC freezer       1 refrigerated centrifuge
         2 centrifuges       emergency crash cart
         2 refrigerators
      • Comprehensive laboratory and radiology facilities at The Kirklin Clinic and UAB Hospital, including DEXA equipment and access to UAB's Participant and Clinical Interaction Resources (PCIR) unit for overnight and/or in-patient studies.
      • Pharmacy – Dedicated Research Pharmacists

        Address for Drug Deliveries to
        IDS Pharmacy
        1802 6th Ave South
        Birmingham, AL 35249-6860
        North Pavilion, N3470
        ATTN: Becky Quinn/Julie Lynn

REGULATORY
1st Contact
: Please send all material electronically to:
Martha Hilley, MPA
Email: marthahilley@uabmc.edu

 
UAB IRB has Western Institutional Review Board (WIRB) as the 3rd Board for Pharmaceutical Industry Trials. Current Fee Schedule may be obtained by request from clientservices@wirb.com

CDA, BUDGET AND CONTRACT
1st Contact: Please send all material electronically to:
Randall Parks, RN, MBA Admin Program Director I
Email: rparks@uabmc.edu

All
CDA, Grants and Contracts are with:
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM located at 701 South 20th Street, AB 1170 Birmingham, AL. 35294-011

         

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