Pediatric Clinical Research Site
Meridian's Macon, GA, location partners with Primary Pediatrics' Macon clinic to perform clinical studies related to pediatric conditions and care, such as infant formula studies, vaccine studies, allergy studies, and more.
About this research site
Families have trusted Primary Pediatrics to care for their children since the clinic's founding in 1998. Primary Pediatrics is committed to making pediatric care convenient for families.
Clinical trials for infants and children
This location performs clinical studies for healthy infants and children, as well as clinical trials related to conditions that affect infants, children and adolescents under the age of 21, such as:
- Chronic diseases
- Infectious diseases
- Pediatric migraines
- Viral infections
Join a clinical trial in Macon
For more information about joining a clinical trial in Macon, complete the form at the bottom of this page. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. There is no obligation to join — you decide if the study is right for you or your child.
Participating in a study is an important decision — we’re here to help you before, during, and after studies.
Phone: (912) 623-2240 (call center)
Phone: (478) 707-2100 (clinic)
Meridian Clinical Research
5300 Bowman Rd.
Macon, GA 31210
Clinical Research Partner Website
Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Upcoming research studies in Macon
Sign up below to speak with an enrollment specialist about available studies or follow Meridian on Facebook for study updates and more.
Meridian Clinical Research in Macon, GA is located inside Primary Pediatrics' Macon office. When traveling from I-75, take exit 172 to Bass Road. Head east on Bass Road toward the Chick-fil-A. Turn left onto Bowman Road past the Mellow Mushroom. The Primary Pediatrics office is located on your left after you pass Lakeside Commons Drive.
Meet Your Physician
Every clinical trial is overseen by a Principal Investigator – a physician who is responsible for the rights, safety and welfare of the study participants. Research studies at our Macon research site are conducted in partnership with Dr. Slade at Primary Pedatrics.
Lance Slade, MD
Dr. Slade joined Primary Pediatrics in 2004 and is a managing partner.
- Board certified in pediatrics.
- Attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA.
- Completed a residency at the Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA.