ACR-MERIDIAN
MERIDIAN, IDAHO


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.

As the first clinical research center in Boise, ACR Idaho quickly established a reputation for conducting quality clinical research. Since its inception in 1992, the center has conducted Phase II, III and IV studies and enrolled thousands of patients. Located at 2950 East Magic View Drive, Suite 182, ACR's Idaho facility is centrally located with convenient access to the airport and the monitors and patients of Treasure Valley we serve.

The ACR-Idaho office is designated to effectively handle rapid enrolling, large studies directly on-site, with 9 exam rooms, private patient areas, a large conference room, secure medication area, laboratory, coordinator and investigator work areas and a fully equipped copy center.

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

Mark Turner, MD
Principal Investigator for ACR Boise

Werner Huck
Founder/CEO

Tracy Christianson
Director of Clinical Operations

Katie Adler
Director of Business Development


FACILITY DESCRIPTION

ACR Idaho is now conveniently located west of St. Lukes Meridian Hospital, minutes away from the Boise airport and conveniently close to the I-84 freeway Eagle exit, in one of the most vibrant communities in the Rocky Mountain states. Our Boise office provides 9 large exam rooms, 2 monitoring rooms, secure medication area, dedicated laboratory, efficient coordinator and investigator work areas, including a private conference room and comprehensive electronic office support equipment.
  • Research Laboratory stations with on-site processing
  • Secured Investigational Drug Storage (with refrigeration available)
  • Facilities for extended-stay pharmacokinetic studies
  • Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Capability from every room
  • Nine exam rooms, GYN capable
  • Two monitoring rooms, with multiple high-speed internet lines
  • Large conference room
  • Dedicated Regulatory Specialist
  • 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 STAFF


Our dedicated staff of 30+ includes:
  • 1 Principle Investigator
  • 3 regular Sub-investigators
  • 9 additional PRN Sub-investigators with specialties
  • Director of Clinical Operations: Biochemist with 25 years of research experience, oncology, basic science, translational and clinical. 
  • 3 Full-time Patient Recruiters
  • 2 PRN Patient recruiters
  • 1 Front desk/reception
  • 1 PRN Administrator
  • 1 dedicated Regulatory Specialist
  • 8 Full-time Certified Clinical Research Coordinators
  • 3 experienced PRN Coordinators
  • 2 Dedicated Diary Training Coordinators
  • 2 Full-time Research Assistants
  • 1 PRN Research Assistant
  • 2 Full-time Quality Assurance Coordinators
  • 1 PRN Quality Assurance Assistant
  • 1 Full-time Data Manager

INVESTIGATORS

Mark Turner, MD
Family Practice

James, Quinn, DO
Family Practice

Scott Lossmann, MD

Family Practice

Velma Seabolt, MD OB/GYN
Gynecology

Marian Shaw, MD
Pulmonology

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Pneumonia
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Sinusitis
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Vaccines
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Women's Health Studies

DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT


A large variety of diagnostic and clinical equipment are available at the ACR sites or a relatively short distance away at an affiliated clinic. The list of equipment includes but is not limited to:
  • Freezers (both -20F and -70F)
  • Centrifuge
  • CT Scan
  • DEXA Scanner
  • ECG machines
  • Ultrasonography
  • Mammography
  • Radiography
  • Spirometry
  • Cystometry
  • Diagnostic Bladder Ultrasound
  • Most Major Medical Diagnostic Procedures
  • Emergency Medications and Equipment
  • Refrigerated Drug Storage
  • Drug Storage (locked and temperature controlled)
  • CLIA certified on site lab
  • Weight Scales
  • All equipment calibrated yearly (more frequently if protocol requires)
  • Hemoglobin A1C Testing

ACR-Meridian

2950 E. Magic View Dr. Suite 182
Meridian, Idaho 83642
Phone: 208-377-8653 x 101
Fax: 208-377-8659
Contact: Tracy Christianson
Email: tchristianson@acr-research.com
Website: www.acr-research.com
 


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