Women's Health

Uniquely Equipped for Women’s Health, Fetal Health, and Related Sub-Specialty Research Programs

As a woman-owned and -led company, Meridian brings a special focus to women’s health research and offers deeply experienced investigator support. With specialized capabilities in OB/GYN, urology, and sexual and reproductive health, Meridian is your ideal partner for women’s health studies.

Meridian frequently conducts studies involving newborns, pediatrics, fetal health, and pregnant subjects. Paired with access to demographically-rich patient populations, this broad expertise supports thorough assessment of disease presentation and therapeutic response.

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Supporting newborn, pediatric, fetal health, and pregnancy research

Therapeutic Experience

  • Contraceptives
  • Cytomegalovirus
  • Endometriosis
  • Fetal health
  • Group B Streptococcus
  • Herpes
  • High-grade squamous 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

Leading OB-GYNs Support Groundbreaking Research

Several Meridian principal investigators are highly sought after to conduct maternal immunization trials and provide protocol design guidance for cutting-edge women’s health research.

Featured Investigators

Keith Vrbicky, MD

Keith Vrbicky, MD

Dr. Vrbicky has served as a Meridian principal investigator since 2013. As a highly-respected physician in his region, Dr. Vrbicky has delivered more than 13,000 babies, and also oversees internal medicine clinical trials. In 2020, he enrolled the first participant into a Phase 2 COVID-19 vaccine trial in the U.S.


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.

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