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Riverside Clinical Research is an award winning research facility conducting
“Research Today For a Healthier Tomorrow.”


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Award Winning Facility

2017 Voted Best Medical Research Facility in NSB

RCR HAS WON FOUR AWARDS FROM THE CENTRAL FLORIDA HOMETOWN NEWS:


2013 Voted Best Medical Research Facility in New Smyrna Beach
2013 Voted Best Medical Research Facility in Daytona Beach
2014 Voted Best Medical Research Facility in New Smyrna Beach
2014 Voted Best Medical Research Facility in Daytona Beach
2014 Voted Best Medical Research Facility in Port Orange
2015 Voted Best Medical Research Facility in New Smyrna Beach
2015 Voted Best Seminars & Workshops in New Smyrna Beach
2016 Voted Best Medical Research Facility in New Smyrna Beach

Team Credentials

  • All staff is GCP certified
  • CEO – Trish Hardee, 22 years of experience
  • Director of Clinical Operations –
    Bruce Hardee, 20 years of experience
  • Clinical Site Manager- Cassandra March, CCRC 22 years of experience
  • Business development team
  • 6 Investigators
  • 1 CCRC
  • 6 CRC’s, 14-19 years of experience
  • On-site RN, 9 years of research experience
  • 5 full-time patient recruitment staff members
  • 2 Regulatory Specialists
  • Lab Technicians
  • Phlebotomist with IATA certification
  • Contracted, licensed ACLS
  • Contracted, licensed Dietitian

What We Offer

  • RCR’s research facility provides access to the area’s leading physicians in various medical fields.
  • RCR is a reputable and well recognized site by clinical research organizations and leading pharmaceutical companies meeting or exceeding recruitment targets with a high degree of protocol compliance and data quality.
  • RCR provides a team of experienced professionals committed to excellent pharmaceuticals research with a personal touch.
  • RCR offers clinical pharmacology services in Phases I, II, III, IV.
  • RCR can host 24 inpatients at one time.
  • RCR provides access to over 35,000 research participants.

RCR Source

Riverside Clinical Research has developed valuable source documents, which are designed and tailored to follow the visit process ensuring all viable trial data is captured for the sponsor. Also, all source documents are kept in a hard 3-ring binder which is labeled appropriately from informed consent to adverse events; this is to ensure consistency and accuracy. A typical patient source binder would have the following labels:

1. Informed consent
2. Receipt of informed consent
3. Medical history- which is signed by patient, reviewed by CRC and signed, then reviewed by Investigator and signed.
4. Records release form
5. Progress notes coordinator and investigator
6. Telephone log
7. Lab reports/ ECG’s
8. Visits according to protocol
9. Concomitant medications
10. Adverse event/ SAE

RCR Facility Amenities

  • Large, secured, locked, limited access ambient drug room locked with limited access, refrigerator; limited access, -20 degree freezer/-70 freezer.
  • Onsite lab with sample collection and shipping
  • Local clinical laboratory for safety and STAT results, ability to use central lab as well
  • Dry ice
  • Security system with alarm and cameras
  • Dedicated spirometry room
  • Private room for consenting
  • 3 rooms for monitor visits with Wi-Fi and ability to hardwire into system
  • 2 dedicated exam rooms
  • 8 Patient rooms that can also be used as exam rooms/ private consenting rooms
  • Able to house up to 24 overnight patients, each room with bed(s), recliner, lockable storage, flat screen tv, cable, Wi-
    Fi, desk and chair
  • Patient theater room
  • Quiet room
  • Large eat-in kitchen
  • Showers
  • On-site storage for closed study files
  • On-site access to physicians
  • Local hospital only 4.3 miles away

RCR Equipment

  • Refrigerated storage
  • -20 freezers
  • -70 freezers
  • Incubators
  • 200+ sq. ft. of ambient drug storage on site
  • Temperature monitoring
  • Ambient & refrigerated centrifuges
  • Crash cart
  • Multiple point of care systems
  • Accurate certified patient scales
  • 12 lead ECG units
  • Pulse oximetry units
  • Oxygen tanks
  • Laminar hood
  • Scale to weigh study drug
  • Nebulizer
  • Glucose monitoring system
  • Bladder scanner
  • Spirometry equipment
  • Blood pressure equipment
  • Back-up generator
  • All storage is monitored every 3 minutes with TempGuard system that will send a variance of alerts via text, email, and phone call if temperature reaches excursion ranges.
  • IV infusion pump
    **All equipment is calibrated every 6 months by Life Source Medical, Inc.

RCR Central Labs


  • Quintiles
  • Covance
  • Lab Connect
  • PPD
  • Cenetron
  • Icon Labs
  • MedPace
  • Quest
  • Lab Corp
  • Halifax Medical Center (Local)
  • Bert Fish Medical Center (Local)
  • Eurofins
  • GlaxoSmithkline (GSK)
  • Clinical Reference Laboratories

RCR also has a long term relationship with local hospitals and laboratories.