ACR- GUT WHISPERER
RIVERTON, UT


ACR has specialized in conducting community-based clinical research since 1984 and has extensive experience in a variety of therapeutic areas.


ACR has managed over 700 clinical studies and enrolled more than 6,000 patients. The company’s success is a result of our affiliation with the largest managed care and independent group practices in Utah and Idaho, dedicated Physicians, and a committed ACR staff. As a result ACR has often placed in the top 5 for national recruitment and study performance. Corporate headquarters are located in Salt Lake City, Utah with a satellite location in Boise, Idaho.

ACR - Salt Lake City research center has a team of dedicated & experienced study coordinators located onsite, longstanding actively involved investigators, formal comprehensive training programs, computerized patient databases, dedicated patient recruitment division, considerable experience with electronic data capture and patient diary/drug accountability products. We also have standardized internal quality assurance programs and dedicated regulatory department assuring rapid document submission including the ability to utilize central IRB’s.

Over 25 years, ACR has demonstrated it’s commitment to meet it’s Mission of advancing healthcare and quality of life worldwide.

MANAGEMENT

Scott Tornblom
President

Judith Kirstein, MD
Medical Director

Werner Huck
Founder/CEO

Jeremy Rigby
Executive Director 

Tristen Richins
Site Director  

Kate Adler
Director of Business Development 

FACILITY DESCRIPTION

ACR is conveniently located in the southwest quadrant of Salt Lake City (West Jordan), on the campus of the Jordan Valley Hospital, with a direct 20 minute drive from Salt Lake International Airport. Our research center encompasses nearly 5,000 sq. ft. of dedicated space, including the following amenities. Additionally, being contiguous to Jordan Valley Hospital, we have ready access to state of the art imaging as well as a variety of other medical diagnostic resources and hospital facilities and it’s therapeutic specialists.
  • Research Laboratory with two phlebotomy stations and on-site processing
  • Secured Investigational Drug Storage Room (with refrigeration available)
  • Facilities for extended-stay pharmacokinetic studies
  • Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Capability from every room
  • Five exam rooms, GYN capable
  • Three monitoring rooms, with multiple high-speed internet lines
  • Large conference room
  • Dedicated Site Regulatory room
  • Patient Recruitment on-site
  • Dedicated secure workstations for experienced study coordinators
  • “Temp Guard” continuous electronic monitoring of the refrigeration, freezer and drug room temperatures, with automatic cell-phone notification if ranges are not met, or if power is lost
  • Climate controlled and secured records archival

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Celiac Disease
  • COPD
  • Common Cold
  • Contraception
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetes (Type 1 and 2)
  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Depression
  • Diagnostic Device
  • Endometriosis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Healthy Volunteers
  • Heartburn
  • Herpes
  • Hormone Replacement
  • Hot Flashes
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hypertension (including ABPM)
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Incontinence
  • Infectious Disease (anti-bacterial/anti-viral) and vaccine development
  • Influenza
  • Inpatient (hospital studies)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medical Device development
  • Migraine
  • Obesity
  • Ophthalmology
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Migraines
  • Pain Management (Acute & Chronic)
  • Pediatric Vaccines
  • Pneumonia
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Sinusitis
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Vaccines
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginitis
  • Women’s Health Studies

RESEARCH STAFF

  • 14 Full time research coordinators, including 2 RN’s
  • 5 Full time dedicated patient recruiters
  • 2 Regulatory coordinators
  • 2 Lab specialists
  • 2 QC & training specialist
  • Business development specialist
  • Contract and budget specialist
  • 2 Data entry specialist

INVESTIGATORS


Kent Smith, MD
Gastroenterology

DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT
  • Refrigerated drug storage
  • ECG machines
  • Centrifuges, including Refrigerated Centrifuge
  • Full service laboratory contiguous to ACR
  • Freezer (-20 and -70 degree Celsius)
  • Drug Storage (locked and temp. controlled)
  • CLIA Certified on site Lab
  • Stadiometer
  • All equipment calibrated yearly (more frequently if protocol requires)
  • Cholestech
  • Microscope
  • Hemoglobin A1C Testing
  • Weigh Scales
  • Refrigerators

ACR Salt Lake City
1543 W. 12600 S. #102
Riverton, UT 84065
Phone: 801-542-8190 Ext. 116
Fax: 801-542-8197
Contact: Tristen Richins
Email: trichins@acr-research.com
Website: www.acr-research.com

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