Institute for Clinical Research at Kentuckiana ENT
Kentuckiana Ear, Nose & Throat is at the forefront of innovation in ear, nose, and throat treatment and provides top-notch ENT research in Louisville, Kentucky and Jeffersonville, Indiana.
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Our Research Program
The Institute for Clinical Research at Kentuckiana ENT is a premier clinical research program that has conducted clinical research since 2012 and industry-sponsored clinical trials since 2017. The Clinical Research Medical Director is Dr. Thomas Higgins, who has a Masters in Public Health and extensive research experience dating back to 2001 spanning three different academic institutions, including John Hopkins University, University of Louisville, and Eastern Virginia Medical School. Learn more about Dr. Thomas Higgins.
Dr. Higgins has 66 peer-reviewed publications and over 50 academic presentations. He has been a reviewer or Editorial Board Member of several medical journals and has provided advisory consultation for many different medical device and pharmaceutical companies.
All of the Kentuckian Ear, Nose & Throat physicians have research experience. Our research coordinator, Kathleen, is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) who has been certified since 2005 and has been involved in numerous research projects since 2001 in both the pharmaceutical as well as device industry. She is also a registered respiratory therapist (RRT).
We conduct clinical trials that are phase II-IV, outpatient and surgical, as well as pharmaceutical and medical device related for most otolaryngologic indications, including but not limited to acute sinusitis, chronic sinusitis, nasal polyposis, acute otitis media, recurrent/persistent otitis media, otitis externa, seasonal allergic rhinitis, perennial allergic rhinitis, hearing loss, dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, Meniere’s disease, and thyroid neoplasms. We also conduct investigator-initiated trials and have interest in clinical outcomes studies.
We also have:
- Locked study drug storage that is temperature monitored
- Secure storage for study records
- Locked -20 Freezer
- Locked refrigerator
- IATA trained research coordinator for shipment of lab samples
- EDC experience
- Quick turnaround of regulatory documents
- On site CT scanner
- On site Allergy Department
- On site Audiologists
- Electronic Medical Records
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