About Us CRTFI

Clinical Research Trials of Florida, Inc.



Our Mission

Clinical Research Trials of Florida, Inc. Provides improved and innovative healthcare opportunities to residents of the Tampa Bay area through clinical research studies. CR works with board certified community-based physicians to conduct Phase II - IV clinical research trials.

Clinical Research Trials of Florida, Inc. has the commitment to perform ethical clinical research trials to collaborate with healthcare improvement for our citizens. Our clinic provides board certified physicians in multiple specialties as principal investigators to conduct Phase II-IV clinical research trials.

Clinical Research Trials of Florida is an independent clinical research site located in the heart of Tampa Bay area. It is situated 3 minutes from St. Joseph's Hospital, 10 minutes from Tampa General Hospital and 5 minutes from University Community Hospital. We work with physicians in this area and surrounding areas. The clinic is dedicated to clinical research only.


Facility Reseources
  • Tampa bay Region Description
    The Tampa Bay Area is the region of west central Florida adjacent to Tampa Bay. Definitions of the region vary. It is often considered equivalent to theTampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area (or MSA) defined by the United States Census Bureau. The Census Bureau currently estimates the population for the CMSA at 4,228,855 as of 2010 during consolidation, as of July 1, 2008, making it the second most populous metropolitan area in Florida and the 19th-largest in the United States.
  • Tampa Bay's Divers Ethnicity
    Ethnicity Tampa Bay Percentage
    Caucasian 1,821,955 76.0%
    Hispanic / Latino 248,058 10.4%
    African American 248,642 10.4%
    Asian / Pacific Islander 57,235 2.4%
  • CRTFI Facility Description

    Clinical Research Trials of Florida's is located in the heart of the city just 3 minutes from St. Joseph’s Hospital, 10 minutes from Tampa General Hospital and 5 minutes from Tampa International Airport.

    • Six patient exam rooms, each equipped with a 12-lead Burdick EKG machine
    • Bi-lingual staff
    • Comfortable patient waiting area
    • Certified laboratory
    • Two Individual CRA offices
    • Daily Airborne and Fed Ex pick-up
    • Remote Data Entry capabilities and experience
    • High speed 24 hour fax on a dedicated line
    • Comprehensive telephone system with voice mail
    • Completely wired for Internet and E-mail access
    • Networked laptop computers at each staff member’s desk with automated daily backup
    • Television and VCR for patient education/entertainment
    • On-site archiving
  • Standard Procedure

    Clinical Research Trials of Florida utilizes Standard Operating Policies and Procedures for all aspects of its operations. Staff members are required to be trained and tested on all responsibilities and procedures according to their respective functions and job descriptions. Additional sponsor training is completed upon request. A complete set of implemented SOP's can be made available upon request.

  • GCP/ICH and other Staff StandardizedTraining

    All investigators and support staff of Clinical Research Trials of Florida are required to complete GCP/ICH training biennial. Support Staff also are required to complete OSHA, IATA, BLS and ACLS as needed. Licenses, Trainings, and Certificates are included with signed and dated CV's upon request.

  • Drug / IP Storage

    Clinical Research Trials of Florida is compliant with ICH/GCP practices in our drug and investigational product storage. All products are secured in a double-locked, temperature controlled, limited access room. Only those staff members allocated to dispense IP have access to our drug storage area. We have Ambient, Refrigerated and Frozen; temperature monitored storage areas.

  • CRF / eCRF Source Management

    Clinical Research Trials of Florida is compliant with ICH/GCP practices in our document storage. All source documents are located within a locked, limited access storage room. All records are documented on Paper. We have extensive experience in paper case report forms and most industry utilized eCRF systems. (i.e. Inform, Medidata / Rave / Data Labs / MERGE and other sponsor specific systems.)

  • In-House Advertising & Recruitment

    Clinical Research Trials of Florida has an in-house advertising and recruitment department with 2 F/T recruiters. We have extensive experience in media creation and placement in all media outlets as well as inbound and outbound call campaigns. A tactical marketing plan is created at the time of the study feasibility using our internal database, partnered physician/clinic database (both for prevalence and ability to recruit), media placement (newspaper, radio, TV, etc.) depending on the indication, prior experience, allowed budget for recruitment, etc.

  • Archiving

    Once a study is completed and closed out by the Sponsor, Clinical Research Trials of Florida follows company SOP’s to archive study documents at our on-site storage locations. These locations are fire and water proof.

  • Computer Operating Systems and Capacity

    Clinical Research Trials of Florida operates their computer systems on Windows 7. Clinical Research Trials of Florida does not have electronic medical records, all source documents and patient information is on paper format.

  • Insurance / Indemnification

    Clinical Research Trials of Florida carries liability insurance with appropriate individual and aggregate limits.