Dedicated Clinical Research Facilities

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Pediatric Research Center (PRC)

The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Research Center (PRC) is the pediatric clinical interaction research site of the Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI). The center will improve the ability of pediatric researchers to perform innovative research while providing patients and their families with increased access to leading-edge clinical trials.The Children’s Pediatric Research Center is available for patients coming to Children’s for research visits. Depending on the particular research study, participants visit either the outpatient or inpatient unit. The Children’s research team works closely with care providers throughout each research visit.

Children’s Pediatric Research Center is designed to provide the necessary infrastructure for investigators conducting pediatric clinical research. Located at Children’s at Egleston, the facilities and services include:

  • A four-bed outpatient research unit
  • A four-bed inpatient research unit
  • A core research lab
  • A research pharmacy
  • Bionutrition services

For complete information, visit the PRC website.

1405 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30322
404-785-0400
PRC@choa.org

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Emory Children's Center Research Unit (ECC-RU)

ECC-RU is located on the first floor of the Emory-Children’s Center Building, within the Children’s Specialty Services Clinic. It is Emory University space, managed by the Department of Pediatrics. The ECC-RU is dedicated to clinical research activities and is available for IRB approved protocols conducted by Emory or its academic partners. The unit contains a research staff work room, 2 exam rooms and 1 interview room, which is also equipped for phlebotomy.

The ECC-RU is self-service. Once an appointment is booked in the dedicated on-line scheduling system, the IRB status is verified and the study team is given badge access to the workroom, where room keys are kept. The study staff is responsible for all subject interactions, including informing the subject of the visit and escorting them to the unit. The rooms are equipped with basic supplies: gloves, sharps containers, foaming hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes. Anything else will need to be provided by the study team and the room must be cleaned after use. The PI is responsible for overseeing the research activities performed and insuring all staff is appropriately trained and credentialed.

Please note: CHOA IDS does not dispense to the ECC-RU

ECC-RU FAQs

2015 Uppergate Drive Atlanta, GA 30322
1st Floor, Rooms: 148D, 150A, 150B, and 150C
404-727-4888
ECC-RU@emory.edu

See below or click here to schedule an appointment.

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Investigational Drug Services (IDS)

CHOA Investigation Drug Services

  • Pharmacy expertise for researcher protocol planning, set-up and initiation
  • Drug inventory ordered and maintained by sponsor, state and federal requirements
  • Drug information fact sheets for pharmacy and nursing staff to fit researcher protocol needs
  • Investigational medications compounded and dispensed per protocol requirements

Email: idsrx@choa.org

Egleston Campus: Jim Rhodes, PharmD, Phone: 404-785-1281

Scottish Rite Campus: Jane Chen,  PharmD, Phone: 404-785-0342


Emory Investigational Drug Services

The Investigational Drug Service (IDS) is an integral part of the research process at Emory University. IDS is responsible for insuring that research drugs are handled and dispensed according to protocol, and has implemented systems to insure that drug studies are handled correctly and efficiently.

For complete information, please visit the Emory IDS website.

Susan Rogers, RPh, Research Pharmacist
404-712-7485
sroger2@emory.edu

Philip Powers, Pharmacist at Grady
PPOWERS@gmh.edu