Phase 1

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.


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


Medical Director:

  • Mitchell Rothstein MD


  • Michael J. Koren, MD, FACC, FAPCR, CPI

Phase 1 Manager:


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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


Michael J. Koren, MD FACC FAPCR, CPI

Michael J. Koren, MD FACC FAPCR, CPI

Clinical Research Investigator

Mitchell Rothstein, M.D.

Mitchell Rothstein, M.D.

Clinical Research Investigator
Pulmonology / Sleep Medicine

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.

Clinical Research Investigator
Family Medicine

Alpa Patel, M.D.

Clinical Research Investigator
Internal Medicine

Sebastian Stanciu, M.D.

Sebastian Stanciu, M.D.

Clinical Research Investigator
Infectious Disease

Steven Toenjes, M.D.

Clinical Research Investigator
Neurology, Headache Specialist

Bradley Tran, M.D.

Clinical Research Investigator
Pain Management

Steven Mathews, M.D.

Clinical Research Investigator

Pablo Pella, M.D.

Clinical Research Investigator
Infection Disease, HIV

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As a proven clinical research organization, we take every precaution to assure the safety of and maximize the value for our research volunteers. Qualified doctors, nurses and study coordinators on staff provide support and care throughout the research trial. Participation is always voluntary. We appreciate the time and effort that research volunteers bring to this important process.

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