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Meridian Partners With Hampton Family Practice to Bring More Clinical Trials to Hampton

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty site network, has opened a new site in Hampton, VA. Meridian is partnering with Hampton Family Practice, a premier provider of compassionate family care that has served the area for 45 years. The research site will be located within the Hampton Family Practice clinic at 9 Manhattan Square, Suite A, Hampton, VA 23666. The following Hampton Family Practice physicians will serve as principal investigators for Meridian: Brian McCormick, MD Tammy Beavers, MD Bobbie Sperry, MD, FAAFP Yu Kwan Chan, MD Amy Campbell, … Read more

Meridian Partners With Brad Rodgers Family Practice to Bring Clinical Trials to Kearney

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty site network, has opened a new site in Kearney, NE. Meridian is partnering with Brad Rodgers Family Practice & Sports Medicine, a provider of family medicine, hormone therapy, and sports medicine services. The research site will be located within the Brad Rodgers clinic at 102 3rd Ave., Suite A, Kearney, NE, 68845. As a Principal Investigator, Brad Rodgers, MD, will oversee clinical trials related to general medicine, weight loss, migraines, diabetes, dermatology, sports medicine (orthopedic studies), and vaccine studies for people of … Read more

Patient Story: Melissa, a Research Study Participant at Meridian

How did you first hear about Meridian? I saw a notice hanging in my doctor’s office. My first experience was in a COVID-19 vaccine study. I also participated in two booster vaccine studies, as well. Why did you choose to participate in a research study? COVID-19 was a nightmare and I wanted to participate in getting us all out of it. My son is a paramedic, so I figured, like him, I could help fight the virus in my own way. What was the process like? My initial … Read more

Patient Story: Maryann, a Research Study Participant at Meridian

What led you to participate in a research study? I saw a roadside poster near the university in my neighborhood [for a vaccine study] and called Meridian. My first experience was in the Phase 3 trial for [one of the] COVID-19 vaccines. Subsequently, Meridian called me to see if I would participate in the trial for [a] booster vaccine, which I did. Why did you choose to participate in a research study? It was the height of the pandemic. My heart went out to the essential workers who … Read more

MDA Omaha Golf Classic Led by Meridian Will Raise $175k+ for Muscular Dystrophy Research

The fifth annual Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) of Omaha Golf Classic, sponsored by Meridian Clinical Research, is returning to Tiburon Golf Club on September 14. This year’s sold-out event will raise over $175,000 for the MDA Nebraska Summer Camp and congenital muscular dystrophy research. Businesses from the greater Omaha community and surrounding areas have helped the event grow year-over-year. Since the inaugural MDA Omaha Golf Classic in 2018 Meridian has led the event to raise more than $275,000 for the MDA. In its first year the event raised … Read more

Meridian Partners with Pioneer Heart Institute to Conduct Cardiovascular Clinical Trials in Lincoln

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty investigative research site network, has partnered with Pioneer Heart Institute, a premier provider of comprehensive cardiac and vascular care in Lincoln, NE. The research site will be located within the Lincoln Pioneer Heart Institute clinic at 6940 Van Dorn St, Ste 201, Lincoln, NE, 68506. The following cardiologists at Pioneer Heart will serve as principal investigators at Meridian: Steve Martin, MD, FACC Gina Mentzer, MD, FACC, FHFSA Douglas Netz, MD, FACC Denes Korpas, MD, FACC As principal investigators, the physicians will oversee … Read more

Meridian Clinical Research Ranks 745 on the Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the U.S.

Inc. magazine ranked Meridian Clinical Research 745 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Headquartered in Omaha, NE, Meridian is a multi-specialty site network with 36 sites nationwide. This is Meridian’s third consecutive ranking on the magazine’s list. The company ranked 1,145 in 2021, and 2,938 in 2020. Nicole Osborn, Founder and CEO of Meridian, said the ranking is a significant milestone for the company, which now includes more than 600 employees. “The ranking showcases the incredible growth Meridian … Read more

Meridian Clinical Research Appoints Chief Medical Officer, Adds New Medical Director

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty investigative research site network, has promoted Brandon Essink, MD, CPI, to Chief Medical Officer, and Shishir Khetan, MD, to Medical Director. Both physicians will continue to serve as Principal Investigators for clinical trials at Meridian. The doctors will support new and existing principal investigators across Meridian’s therapeutically diverse network, which has grown to 35 sites. Dr. Essink has served as a Meridian Principal Investigator since 2003. Throughout this tenure, he has become a renowned investigator for pioneering vaccine research programs. In 2020, … Read more

Meridian Acquires North Cliff Consultants, Expands Consumer Product Testing Services

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty investigative research site network, has acquired North Cliff Consultants, a leader in contract testing services for consumer product manufacturers and retailers. North Cliff, which has been in business for more than 35 years, has two sites within the Greater Cincinnati area, including West Price Hill (3747 Warsaw Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45205) and Colerain (6831 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45239). The company is well-known for designing and conducting studies to gather meaningful and accurate data and consumer feedback. North Cliff has long provided … Read more

Meridian Promotes Several to Leadership Team, Adds Key Executives With Extensive Clinical Development Expertise

May 5, 2022; Omaha, NE — Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty investigative research site network, has promoted several employees to its leadership team and hired Marty Anderson as Chief Strategy Officer, and Michelle Rule as Senior Vice President, Strategic Operations. The following members of Meridian’s leadership team have been promoted: Laura Falcone, APRN, is President Kathy Stoddard RN, CCRC, is Chief Operating Officer Andrew Kimball is Chief Commercial Officer Stephanie Anderson is Chief People Officer Beau Garland is Chief Technology Officer Wes Bonner is Chief Relationship Officer … Read more