Center For Emotional Fitness

Center Information

Kim Choe
Director of Clinical Research
Center For Emotional Fitness
One Utah Avenue
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
USA
856-857-9500 ext. 19
856-857-9121 (fax)
kchoe@cfef.com
cfef.com
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Therapeutic Areas

Psychiatry/Psychology

Center Overview

The Center For Emotional Fitness (CFEF) is a dedicated Clinical Research Site that offers unsurpassed execution of protocols. We are known for our efficient performance of procedures and thorough attention to details. All of the elements of CFEF work together to create a professional, conscientious, and productive environment for the performance of clinical research trials.

The mission of CFEF is to provide the highest quality psychiatric care while following the highest standards in conducting clinical research studies. We recruit only the most qualified participants and, as a result, provide the most complete and accurate study data in the industry.

Clinical Research Experience

CFEF is comprised of a highly professional and dynamic staff with over 50 years of combined research experience. The staff includes a Board Certified Psychiatrist, a Licensed Clinical Ph.D. Psychologist, Certified Clinical Research Coordinators, Certified Technicians, and other experienced research professionals.

Our staff has participated in more than 150 clinical trials. We have worked with most major pharmaceutical companies. Our C.V. of clinical trials includes both adult and pediatric studies for indications such as:

  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar Depression
  • Treatment Resistant Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Phobia
  • Panic Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Insomnia
  • Alzheimer Disease

CFEF stays at the cutting edge of clinical research by providing our staff with continuing education and training.

Facility Description

CFEF is located in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, centrally located just outside of Philadelphia, Camden, and Trenton. Our facility includes double-locked and secure drug storage rooms, 2 patient exam rooms and a spacious laboratory/procedure room. We also have a large room designated for monitors to use during site visits. The center operates Monday through Friday. We open at 9:00 am daily and to better accommodate our patients, we have evening hours on Tuesdays. As a courtesy to our reseach subjects, we also offer complimentary transportation to and from our facility for those patients who may require it.

Investigator Experience

Leon I. Rosenberg, MD
Medical Director
Principal Investigator

Dr. Rosenberg graduated from Harvard University with Honors and received his Medical Degree from the State University of New York - Upstate Medical Center at Syracuse.

Dr. Rosenberg has been in private practice psychiatry since 1982 and has been the President and Medical Director of the Center for Emotional Fitness since 1983. His dedication and caring manner have earned him the respect of both patients and colleagues. Dr. Rosenberg has been conducting clinical trials since 1995 and has been the Principal Investigator in over 150 clinical trials.

Frank McManus, PhD
Primary Rater
Sub-Investigator

Dr. McManus is a Clinical Psychologist. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Widener University He received his Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from West Chester University and his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Walden University. Dr. McManus brings to CFEF his vast knowledge and experience with over 150 clinical trials.

Staff Expertise

Hayon Kim Choe, CMA, CCRC
Director of Clinical Research

Kim is a dedicated and experienced research professional. She has been involved in the field of clinical research since 1999. Kim brings to CFEF her dedicated and caring manner and her experience with over 150 clinical trials in diverse areas of internal medicine and psychiatry. She received her CCRC certification from the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.

Donna Rose M. Colucci, MLT, CCRC
Director of Regulatory Affairs

Donna is a highly experienced medical professional with over 30 years in the medical field. She has been involved in the field of clinical research since 1998. Donna brings to CFEF her attention to detail and her experience with over 150 clinical trials. She received her CCRC certification from the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.

Jennifer Mellon, MST, CRC
Recruitment Coordinator

Jennifer is a dedicated medical and research professional. She has been involved in the field of clinical research since 2005. Jennifer brings to CFEF her caring manner and attention to detail. She has experience with over 50 clinical trials. She received her training and certification as a Multi-Skilled Technician from the Omega Institute.

Mohini Patel, BS, CCRC
Clinical Research Coordinator

Mohini is a dedicated and detailed research professional. She has been involved in the field of clinical research since 2010. Mohini brings to CFEF her professional manner and attention to detail. She has experience with over 25 clinical trials.Mohinireceived her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Concordia University and her research training from American SciTech Research Institute. She received her CCRC from the Society of Clinical Research Professions (SoCRA).

Patient Demographics

Our facility consists of a large psychiatric private practice. We have access to patients of all ages, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.

Other Information

We are able to use a central IRB and can therefore provide a rapid study start. Contracts and budgets are negotiated quickly. We are highly experience with electronic CRFs and Interactive Voice/Web Response Systems.

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If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss placing a clinical trial there, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from the research center will then follow up with you.