Women’s Health and Ob/Gyn

Uniquely equipped for drug and medical device research involving women’s health and its sub-specialties

With specialized capabilities in OB/GYN, urology, and sexual and reproductive health, Meridian is an ideal investigative site partner for women’s health. Meridian frequently conducts studies involving newborns, pediatrics, fetal health, and pregnant patients. Paired with access to demographically-rich patient populations, this broad expertise supports thorough assessment of disease presentation and therapeutic response.

As a woman-owned and -led company, Meridian brings a special focus to women’s health research and offers deeply experienced investigator support. Dr. Keith Vrbicky, principal investigator at Meridian, has delivered more than 12,000 babies and is a prominent figure in women’s health research.

When you need a partner to bring specialized capabilities and process continuity to your women’s health research program, trust Meridian.

Therapeutic experience

  • Contraceptives
  • Endometriosis
  • Fetal health
  • Herpes
  • High-gradesquamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL)
  • Hot flash
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines
  • Maternal vaccine
  • Minimally-invasive surgical procedures
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive bladder
  • Sexually-transmitted diseases
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Vulvo-vaginal atrophy (VVA), dryness
Sites conducting women's health research

Investigator spotlight

Keith Vrbicky, MD

Keith Vrbicky, MD

Dr. Vribicky has served as a Meridian principal investigator since 2013. As a highly-respected physician in his region, Dr. Vrbicky also oversees internal medicine clinical trials.

  • Delivered more than 12,000 babies.
  • Frequent contributor to prestigious publications; co-author of the book Menopause Maze (2006).
  • Welcomed by U.S. Congressman Jeff Fortenberry to address the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations.
  • Maintains a faculty appointment at both Creighton University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center; was recognized for his service at the President’s Convocation at Creighton University and received the 25-Year Faculty Service Award.
  • Named Faith Regional’s 2018 Physician of the Year.
  • Graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine; performed residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Creighton University Affiliated Hospitals.

Dhruv Agneshwar, MD

Dr. Agneshwar established Santé Comprehensive Women’s Healthcare in 2006. The practice is now a premier comprehensive women’s healthcare clinic in the southern tier of New York.

  • Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.
  • Attended medical school at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico.
  • Completed a residency at SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn, NY, and a fellowship at Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn, NY
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