• Everyone is friendly and very informative.

    They explain all procedures and why. The staff is courteous and friendly and they listen. They ask often if you need anything, are friendly and smiling. A smile always goes a long way, even when you don’t feel like smiling.

    -Diane, Study Participant
  • I am never anxious on visits; 

    very helpful staff.

    -Donald, Study Participant
  • Wonderful!

    Everyone is so friendly each time I have an appointment.

    -Gloria, Study Participant
  • Awesome!

    -GSK Monitor
  • It is a pleasure working with such a dedicated research team 

    and I would definitely like to collaborate with your site on future trials. I sincerely appreciate all of the efforts made to date on our studies!

    -GSK Monitor
  • Well executed, punctual. 

    Good job, keep up the good work.

    -Joel, Study Participant
  • Thanks for the important work you are doing. 

    ALL of you are great.

    -Jolene, Study Participant
  • Laura R, Dr. Holcomb and the rest of the staff are super professionals! 

    Happy to be part of this study; will recommend this clinic to others!

    -Lou, Study Participant
  • The staff is upbeat, friendly and positive. 

    Very willing to make the testing sessions as comfortable as if one is at home. The staff treats me with care, compassion and understanding.

    -Mary Ann, Study Participant
  • Educational, pleasant, concerned with my health, 

    as well as the study performance. A combination of professional and a concerned family.

    -Michael, Study Participant
  • The staff is extremely welcoming and supportive

    Everyone is aware of their responsibilities, knowledgeable of research and very cooperative. The entire organization is well run from the top down. This is my favorite site to work with!

    -Novum Monitor
  • Study Coordinators were very responsive to my emails 

    and requests for study questions. Staff at the site is very friendly and accommodating. Patients' charts are very well organized and complete

    -Quintiles Monitor
  • Very pleasant and friendly staff.

    They are very considerate to make every effort to make me comfortable.

    -Ralph, Study Participant
  • This site does quality work 

    and pays attention to detail. Data corrections are usually handled quickly. All staff seem organized and are conscientious about their work.

    -Sanofi Monitor
  • Lisa Lopez and the entire staff are extremely professional, courteous, welcoming, etc. 

    I never felt I was in a doctor’s office; it felt like being at home.

    -Sara, Study Participant
  • The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. 

    Principal Investigator was available to meet and showed oversight in source. Data and regulatory binders were clean and well maintained.

    -Wyeth Monitor

Staff & Certifications

Diagnostics Research Group's research staff consists of a cross section of highly skilled health care professionals.

Our staff includes board certified Pulmonary, Critical Care and Internal Medicine Physicians, Registered Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, LVN's, and certified Medical Assistants.

The clinical staff members are trained in research studies, pulmonary function testing, allergy testing and advanced cardiac life support. All have had off-site training courses in the conduct and management of clinical trials.

Our Director of Clinical Operations, Hilda Pomroy, RRT, CCRC, has been with Diagnostics Research Group since its inception. She is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator and has supervised to completion more than 200 clinical trials.

Chief Executive Officer, Brita Andrews, RN, MSN, CCRC, has also been active with Diagnostics Research Group since its inception and is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator. She is active in both the business and research phases of our company.

We are pleased to have seven of eight coordinators designated by the Association of Certified Research Professionals (ACRP) as Certified Clinical Research Coordinators (CCRC). Additionally, Dr. Andrews, our Director of Clinical Research, and Dr. Holcomb are both Certified Principal Investigators (CPI).


Our center specializes in clinical trials for:
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergy Medications
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antibiotics
  • Antihistamines
  • Antihypertensives
  • Asthma
  • BCP’s
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchodilators
  • Constipation
  • COPD
  • Diabetes
  • Diagnosis of Carcinoma
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dyspepsia
  • HRT
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Inhaled and Nasal Corticosteroids
  • Insomnia
  • Intravenous sedation
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pollen chamber experience
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Respiratory Medications
  • Sleep Medications
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Sputum/Cytology
  • Stress Urinary Incontinence Medications
  • Vaccines