Rapid Medical Research, Inc. is an independent, dedicated, multi-therapeutic clinical research center offering a wide range of services and support to the pharmaceutical industry and clinical research organizations since 1997.

Based in Cleveland, OH, RMR is dedicated to providing study sponsors with high quality clinical research and reliable patient enrollment. We utilize academic know-how in an efficient business environment, drawing on the expertise of leading physicians and experienced research coordinators who are well trained in research medicine. RMR specializes in Phase I through Phase IV clinical trials and has conducted trials in over 70 indications since 1997. Our dedicated recruitment department expertly recruits participants using its database of over 20,000 potential diverse research subjects, referrals, and local media advertising.


Scott Tornblom

Lisa Hoagland, BSN, CCRC

Executive Director

Cathy Prayner, LPN, CCRC
Director of Clinical Operations

Kate Fargus, BA
Director of Business Development


Rapid Medical Research, Inc. is conveniently located in Cleveland, Ohio, a very diverse metropolitan area of over 2.1 million. It is easily accessed via freeway from all areas of the city and just 30 minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. With over 8,000 square-feet of dedicated research space, including 8 patient exam areas, we are able to efficiently conduct multiple studies in a variety of therapeutic areas. All research subjects are seen at the RMR facility in a convenient and comfortable environment.  In addition, we have access to state of the art diagnostic testing facilities which include mammography, ultrasonography, PET, CT, MRI, XRAY, GI and cardiac testing, and extensive Ophthalmology procedure capabilities as well as access to polysomnography center.

  • 8 Private Examination/Consultation Rooms
  • Comfortable Facilities for Extended-Stay Pharmacokinetic Studies including 2 private rooms with beds and private bath
  • Temperature Controlled Investigational Product Storage which includes Pharmaceutical Refrigerators & Freezers Secured via Fingerprint Only Access
  • Back Up Generator in the Event of Site Power Loss
  • CLIA Certified Research Laboratory with On-Site Processing
  • Temperature Controlled -70 & -20 Celsius Freezers
  • Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell (PBMC) Processing
  • 4 Dedicated Monitoring Rooms with Phone, Fax, Copier, & High Speed Internet Access
  • Secure Record Storage adn Climate Controlled Record Archival
  • Dedicated Regulatory Document Processing Area
  • ECG and Pulmonary Function Testing Capabilities
  • Multiple Individual & Secure Workstations for Study Coordinators, Data Coordinators & Research Assistants
  • 3 Private Patient Recruitment Offices for Patient Recruiters
  • Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Capabilities in Every Room
  • Central Nursing Station


RMR has conducted Phase I-IV studies including:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • ADHD
  • Adolescent Vaccine
  • Allergies
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Avian Flu Vaccine
  • Back Pain
  • Bioequivalence
  • Birth Control
  • BPH
  • Celiac Disease
  • Celiac Vaccine
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Cognitive Studies
  • COPD
  • Common Cold/Cough
  • Contraception
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Depression
  • Dermatology
  • Device Testing
  • Dengue Vaccine
  • Diabetes (Type 1 and 2)
  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Depression
  • Ebola Vaccine
  • Endometriosis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Genital Warts
  • Gout
  • Healthy Volunteers
  • Heartburn
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster Vaccine
  • Hormone Replacement
  • Hot Flashes
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension (including ABPM)
  • Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
  • Hypogonadism
  • Influenza
  • Incontinence
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Male Sexual Dysfunction
  • Meningitis Vaccines
  • Miningitis Vaccines
  • Menopause
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Migraines
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Nutraceutical
  • Neutraceutical
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Obesity
  • Opioid Induced Constipation
  • Osteoarthritis 
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • OTC Switch
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pain Management
  • Pandemic Vaccine
  • Pediatric Vaccine
  • Product Testing
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric Allergy
  • Pneumonia Vaccine
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Questionnaire Validation Studies
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • RSV Vaccine
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Urinary Stress Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Uterine Fibroid
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaccines (all ages and types)
  • Vaginitis
  • Women’s Health Studies

RESEARCH STAFF (All certifed in GCP, Huan Subject Protection & HIPAA)

  • 8 Full time Research Coordinators, including 6 CCRCs & 2 Nurses
  • 2 Full time Data Entry Coordinators
  • 3 Full time Patient Recruiters
  • 1 Full time Regulatory Specialist (5 day or less turn around on documents)
  • Experienced Laboratory Staff     
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Director of Business Development
  • Contract and Budget Specialist (5 day or less turnaroudn on documents)
  • 2 Research Assistants
  • Registered Dietician                                                                                                                                                           


Mary Beth Manning, MD
Internal Medicine

Toby Briskin, MD

Roland Moskowitz, MD

Janet Wieselthier, MD

Joanne Mortimer, MD

Gita Gidwani, MD
Obstrics & Gynecology

Robert Bradly (Brad) Lucus, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology

DIAGNOSTIC/ SITE EQUIPMENT &CAPABILITIES (equipment calibrated annually for quality assurance)

  • Two Overnight Rooms with Private Bath
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Refrigerated Centrifuge
  • Neuropsychiatric Testing
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • ECG
  • CLIA Certified Laboratory
  • Temperature Controlled Investigational Product Storage Which Includes Pharmaceutical 2 -8°C Refrigerators & -20°C Freezer Secured via Fingerprint Only Access
  • Controlled Substance Storage- Temperature Controlled, Double Locked, Finger Print Only Access
  • Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell (PBMC) Processing
  • Emergency Medications Including AED (automated external defibrillator)
  • CPR & AED  Certifie d Clinical Staff                                                                                                                                                            


Rapid Medical Research, Inc.

3619 Park East Drive, Suite 300
Cleveland, Ohio 44122
Phone: 216-682-0320 x 242
Fax: 216-682-0326
Contact: Lisa Hoagland
Email: lisa.hoagland@rapidmedicalresearch.com
Website: www.rapidmedicalresearch.com
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