Project Description

Site Profile

Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research Phase 1
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The JCCR University site has conducted over 1,000 clinical trials since 1997. This four-acre campus also houses the corporate offices for centralized site services for Encore Research (a network of sites in the state of Florida). The impressive investigator panel includes more than 50 physicians conducting trials in 25 therapeutic areas. The site is well equipped to perform Phase 1 through Phase 4 studies, including first-in-human PK and PD protocols. Enhanced capabilities of this site include long-term stay facilities, and treadmill equipment, an active inpatient trial team and a research database of over 80,000 prospective study participants.

Contact Us

  • Main Office: (904) 730-0101

  • Address:  4085 University Blvd. South Suite 1 Jacksonville, FL 32216

  • Business Inquires: (904) 732-6683

  • Contact: Jolenne Wolfer, Associate Vice President of Business Development

  • Email:


  • Medical Director:

    • Mitchell Rothstein MD
  • CEO:

    • Michael J. Koren, MD, FACC, FAPCR, CPI
  • Phase 1 Manager:

    • Richard Smith, RN

Jacksonville Community

Population: 940,000
Land: 875 sq. mi.
Caucasian: 51%
African American: 31%
Hispanic: 10%
Asian: 5%
Under 18: 22%
Over 65: 12%
Female: 52%

Therapeutic Expertise

  • Autoimmune Diseases

  • Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Cardiovascular

  • Dermatology

  • Gastroenterology

  • General Medicine

  • HIV

  • Hypertension

  • Infectious Disease

  • Lipids

  • Men’s Health


  • Neurology / CNS

  • Nephrology

  • Obesity

  • Pain Management

  • Pharmacodynamics

  • Pharmacokinetics

  • Podiatry

  • Pulmonology

  • Rare Diseases

  • Rheumatology

  • Sexual Dysfunction

  • Sleep Medicine

  • Surgery

  • Vaccines

  • Women’s Health

Facility Description

  • Multiple bedrooms

  • Treadmill & cardio-respiratory

  • Diagnostic capabilities room

  • Private bath with shower

  • Large dedicated space for monitors

  • < 1 mile to Emergency Room

  • Full kitchen

  • Media room

Diagnostic / Clinic Equipment

  • 24 hour temperature monitoring

  • Ankle brachial index doppler

  • Battery back-up

  • Centrifuge (refrigerated and ambient)

  • Calibrated weigh scales (analog)

  • Daily Dry Ice Delivery

  • Drug storage-locked and temperature controlled

  • Drug storage – refrigerated

  • ECG Machine

  • ECHO machine access

  • Fluroscopy suite

  • Freezer (-20 degree and -70 degree Celsius)

  • High speed & wireless internet access

  • Lab drawing and processing equipment

  • IV Drug Preparation Hood

  • IV infusion capability, compounding of sterile materials

  • Spirometry

  • Treadmill

Principal Investigators

Michael J. Koren, MD FACC FAPCR, CPI
Michael J. Koren, MD FACC FAPCR, CPIClinical Research Investigator
Mitchell Rothstein, M.D.
Mitchell Rothstein, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Pulmonology / Sleep Medicine
Jeffry Jacqmein, M.D.
Jeffry Jacqmein, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Family Medicine
Darlene Bartilucci, M.D.
Darlene Bartilucci, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Family Medicine
Kenneth Aung-Din, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Emergency Medicine
Carolyn Tran, M.D.
Carolyn Tran, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Family Medicine
Steven Toenjes, M.D.
Steven Toenjes, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Neurology, Headache Specialist
Steven Mathews, M.D. Clinical Research Investigator
Alpa Patel, M.D.
Alpa Patel, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Internal Medicine
Bradley Tran, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Pain Management
Sebastian Stanciu, M.D.
Sebastian Stanciu, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Infectious Disease
Pablo Pella, M.D.Clinical Research Investigator
Infection Disease, HIV

ENCORE Research Group Sites

Encore Borland Groover Clinical Research • Fleming Island Center for Clinical Research • Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research • River City Clinical Research • Nature Coast Clinical Research – Crystal River • Nature Coast Clinical Research – Inverness • St Johns Center for Clinical Research • Westside Center for Clinical Research