Virtua Medical Group

Center Information

Bruce J. Levine, MD, FACOG, CPI
Principal Investigator/Research Medical Director
Barbara Brown, RN, BA, CCRC
Clinical Research Manager
Virtua Medical Group
Clinical Trials Office
401 Young Avenue, Suite 325
Moorestown, NJ 08057
856-291-8886 (fax);
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Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Family Medicine
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases

Center Overview

Virtua Medical Group, P. A. is a professional association of over 300 physicians in Southern New Jersey, and is part of the Virtua Health system. The Virtua Clinical Trials office coordinates and manages all aspects of sponsored trials.

As one of New Jersey’s largest health systems, Virtua helps people be well, get well and stay well through a comprehensive range of health care services. Services are delivered through three health and wellness centers, three fitness centers, four acute care hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices with more than 240 physicians, urgent care centers, seven ambulatory surgery centers, home health services, two long-term care and rehabilitation centers, 12 paramedic units and a wide range of outpatient services. A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers almost 8,000 babies a year. Virtua also provides employment and wellness services to 1,700 businesses and corporations. An innovator in clinical and information technology such as electronic medical records, Virtua is recognized for its ground-breaking partnerships with GE Healthcare, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Fox Chase Cancer Center. Virtua employs more than 8,400 people and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley for seven consecutive years. It is the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation

Virtua has received notable designations in the following areas of care: Perinatal, Cancer, Stroke, Diabetes, Chest Pain, and Nutrition. Accreditations have also been earned in Virtua’s Breast Program, Sleep Medicine, Total Joint Replacement Program, Spine Program, Technology, and notable recognition in Employee Wellness and Business Leadership.

Clinical Research Experience

Up to 15 years of experience in Phase II-Phase IV trials in a variety of therapeutic areas. All investigators and study staff are GCP certified..

Facility Description

Three acute-care hospitals, with specialty and family medicine offices covering 3 counties, and over 300 physicians in the medical group.

Clinical research site features include:

  • Experienced research staff
  • Full service inpatient and outpatient radiology
  • Full service laboratory
  • Refrigeration and Freezer facilities
  • Double Locked storage for research supplies/drugs
  • Wireless Internet capability

Investigator Experience

Bruce J. Levine, MD, FACOG, CPI Principal Investigator/Certified Physician Investigator
Areas of Expertise: Menopause, osteoporosis, female sexual dysfunction, fertility, premenstrual syndrome, hormone imbalance, endometriosis, pelvic pain, high-risk pregnancy, contraception, sexually transmitted diseases, laser technology, ultrasonography, and surgical technologies.

Ronald J. Librizzi, DO Principal Investigator, Medical Director Speciatly Care
Area of Expertise: Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Thomas Galski, DO Principal Investigator
Areas of Expertise: Cardiology, hypercholesterolemia, atrial fibrillation

Randy Mintz, MD Principal Investigator
Areas of Expertise: Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Robert Barrucco, DO Principal Investigator
Area of Expertise: Cardiology

Andro Zangaladze, MD Principal Investigator
Area of Expertise: Neurology

Staff Expertise

Barbara Hartman Brown, RN, BA, CCRC
Clinical Research Manager

Erin M. Obermeier, CCRP, CCRC
Clinical Research Coordinator

Katharine Ferrence, CCRC
Clinical Research Coordinator

Patient Demographics

Our age related patient mix is about 33% younger than 35 years old, 33% 35-50 and 33% over 50 years old (i.e. menopausal). Approximately 40% of our patients are Caucasian, 40% African American, and 20% are Hispanic or from other ethnic groups. Most of our patients are lower middle to upper middle class.

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