Central Research Associates, Inc. is a multi-specialty research organization conducting Phase II-IV clinical trials on investigational drugs, treatments, and devices. With offices at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham, our research facility is centrally located and easily accessed by patients throughout the state of Alabama. Our database of over 100,000 active patients allows us to offer our services to a wide demographic. Our offices house the most efficient and state-of-the-art equipment for research and testing including ambient and refrigerated secure locked drug storage, -20° C/-80° C freezers, ECG, thermometer, blood pressure monitoring equipment, IV Infusion, stadiometers, and facilities for extended-stay pharmacokinetic studies. All equipment is carefully maintained and calibrated annually.

We offer quiet and spacious monitoring facilities allowing for efficient review of trial documents with access to Electronic Data Capture (EDC), and wireless DSL services. Our onsite team of data entry specialists has extensive experience with multiple EDC platforms including Medidata Rave, OpenClinica, eClinical, clintrak, and Oracle, all of which makes Central Research Associates the preferred choice for clinical studies among pharmaceutical companies and contract research organizations.