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Rapid Medical Research is proud to share our dedicated research team. Please feel free to view annual training certificates for each member below. Please contact us with any questions at 1-888-460-2275 or 216-682-0320.

INVESTIGATORS

Gita Gidwani, MD - Investigator – Team member since 2000, Gynecology
Gita-Gidwani-MD-CITI-HIPS-2016 / Gita Gidwani, MD CITI GCP 2016 / CITI-Biomedical Research Training Giti Gidwani 2015 / Request a CV

Jack Lissauer, MD - Investigator – Team member since 2010, Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Lissauer earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. He earned his medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

He completed his internship and residency at the University of Chicago Hospital and Clinics in Chicago, Illinois. Moving to Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Lissauer entered the fellowship training program in gastroenterology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation between 1974 and 1976. Immediately upon
graduation, he joined Gastroenterology Associates of Cleveland. For many years, Dr. Lissauer was an attending physician teaching in the gastroenterology fellowship program at Mt. Sinai Hospital and the Veterans Administration Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Lissauer has been an Investigator for Rapid Medical Research since 2010 and has extensive research experience in Gastrointestinal Disorders both at RMR as well as in his private practice.

CITI-HIPS Training Jack Lissauer 2015 / CITI-GCP Training Jack Lissauer 2015 / CITI-Biomedical Research Training Jack Lissauer 2015 / Request a CV

Joseph Thomas, MD - Investigator – Team member since 2012, Ophthalmology
CITI Training 2014 / CITI GCP 2014 / Request a CV

Mary Beth Manning, MD – Investigator - Team member since 2013, Internal Medicine

Dr. Mary Beth Manning is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She completed an internship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and a residency in Internal Medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center. She is board certified in Internal Medicine.  Dr. Manning has worked for 25 years in the Cleveland area as an Emergency Medicine physician in both the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals Health Systems. She is currently a Senior Clinical Instructor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and the Medical Director of the Medical Access Clinic at University Hospital Case Medical Center.

Dr. Manning joined Rapid Medical Research in 2013 and brings a wealth of clinical experience and a background in research to the team!  Dr. Manning has been an Investigator on over 90 clinical trials!

CITI-HIPS Training Mary Beth Manning 2015 / Mary Beth Manning MD GCP-CITI Certificate 2016 / CITI-Biomedical Research Training Mary Beth Manning 2015 / Request a CV

Roland Moskowitz MD, MS - Investigator – Team member since 2016, Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

Roland Moskowitz MD, MS CITI Training / Request a CV

Toby Briskin, MD - Investigator – Team member since 2016, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology

CITI-HIPS Training ( Toby Briskin) 2016 / CITI-GCP Training ( Toby Briskin) 2016 / CITI- Biomedical Research Training (Toby Briskin) 2016 / Request a CV

MANAGEMENT

Lisa Hoagland, BSN, CCRC – Executive Director - Team member since 1998 Lisa Hoagland CITI-GCP Training Feb 2016

Cathy Prayner, LPN, CCRC – Director of Clinical Operations - Team member since 1997 CITI-HIPS Training Cathy Prayner 2016 / CITI-GCP Training Cathy Prayner 2016 / CITI-BiomedicalResearchTraining Cathy Prayner 2016 / IATA Cathy Prayner 2016

CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATORS

Katie Barnhart, AA, CRC – Study Coordinator – Team member since 2005 CITI-HIPS Training Kate Barnhart 2016 / CITI-GCP Training Kate Barnhart 2016 / CITI Biomedical Research Training Kate Hoagland 2015 / IATA Training 2014-2016

Katie Bucur, BA, CCRC – Senior Study Coordinator - Team member since 2007 CITI-HIPS Kathryn Bucur 2016 / CITI-GCP Training Kathryn Bucur 2016 / CITI-Biomedical Research Training Kathryn Bucur 2015

Amy Maroun, BA, CCRC – Senior Study Coordinator - Team member since 2008 CITI-HIPS Training Amy Maroun 2015 / CITI-GCP Training Amy Maroun 2016 / CITI-Biomedical Research Training Amy Maroun 2015 / IATA Training Amy Maroun 2016-2018

Sarah Dzigiel, BA, CCRC – Study Coordinator - Team member since 2009 CITI HIPS Training Sarah Dzigiel 2016 / CITI-GCP Training Sarah Dzigiel 2016 / CITI- Biomedical Research Training Sarah Dzigiel 2015 / dangerous_goods IATA Sarah Dzigiel 2016-2018

Jennifer Dzigiel, BS, CCRC - Study Coordinator - Team member since 2009 CITI GCP and HIPS Training Jennifer Dzigiel 2016 / dangerous_goods IATA Training Jennifer Dzigiel 2016-2018 / CITI-Biomedical Research Training Jennifer Dzigiel 2015

Katie Stancil, RN, CRC – Study Coordinator – Team member since 2015 Katie Stancil CITI Training 2016 / Katie Stancil IATA 2016

Emily Matejka, BS, CRC - Study Coordinator – Team member since 2015 CITI-GCP Training(Emily Matejka) 2016 / MAYO Dangerous Goods Training (Emily Matejka) 2016-2018

Nicole Genco, MS, CRC - Study Coordinator – Team member since 2015 General IATA Nicole Genco 2015-2017 / General IATA Nicole Genco 2015-2017 / PACE IATA Nicole Genco 2015-2017

RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

Carol Salango, Senior Research Assistant - Team member since 1997 CITI-HIPS Training Carol Salango 2015 / Carol Salango CITI-GCP 2016 / CITI-Biomedical Research Training-Carol Salango 2015 / IATA Certificate of Attendance Carol Salango 2016-2018

Krissy Bonnett, Research Assistant - Team member since 2006 CITI-HIPS Training Kristina Bonnett 2016 / CITI-GCP Training Kristina Bonnett 2016 / CITI-Biomedical Reseach Training Krissy 2015

Jane Boggan, Administrative Assistant - Team member since 2010 CITI-HIPS Training (Jane Boggan) 2016 / CITI-GCP Training (Jane Boggan) 2016 / CITI-Biomedical Research Training (Jane Boggan) 2015

Melinda DeLong, Research Assistant – Team member since 2015 CITI-HIPS Training Melinda 2016 / CITI-GCP Training 2016 Melinda

DATA COORDINATOR

Cassie Uminski, Senior Data Coordinator - Team member since 2011 CITI-HIPS Training Cassandra Uminski 2016 / CITI-GCP Training Cassandra Uminski 2016 

QUALITY ASSURANCE

Krissy Bonnett, Research Assistant - Team member since 2006 CITI-HIPS Training Kristina Bonnett 2016 / CITI-GCP Training Kristina Bonnett 2016 / CITI-Biomedical Reseach Training Krissy 2015

PATIENT RECRUITMENT

Lynn Tucker, Recruitment Manager - Team member since 1998 CITI-HIPS Training Lynn Tucker 2016 CITI-GCP Training Lynn Tucker 2016 / CITI-Biomedical Research Training Lynn Tucker 2015

Jade Svoboda, Patient Recruiter - Team member since 2015 CITI-HIPS Training Jade Svoboda 2016 / CITI-GCP Training Jade Svoboda 2016 / CITI- Biomedical Research Training Jade Svoboda 2015

REGULATORY

Karol Sabol, Regulatory Specialist - Team member since 2006 CITI HIPS Karol Sabol 2016 / CITI GCP TRAINING Karol Sabol 2016

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Kate Fargus (formerly Adler), Director of Business Development - Team member since 2006 CITI HIPS TRAINING KATE ADLER 2016 / CITI GCP TRAINING KATE ADLER 2016 / CITI Biomedical Research Training Kate Adler 2015

MARKETING

Tina Filipkowski, Director of Marketing - Team member since 2011 CITI-HIPS Training Tina Filipkowski 2016 / CITI-GCP Training Tina Filipkowski 2016 / CITI-Biomedical Research Training Tina Filipkowski 2015

BUSINESS ASSISTANT

Nancy Evans, Business Assistant - Team member since 2008 CITI-HIP Training Nancy Evans 2015 / CITI-GCP Training Nancy Evans 2015 / CITI-Biomedical Research Training Nancy Evans 2015