M & O Clinical Research

Center Information

Alexander A. Garad, MBA
M & O Clinical Research
1625 Southeast 3rd Avenue, Suite 400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
954-832-0063 (fax)
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Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

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

Center Overview

M&O Clinical Research is a multi-specialty private practice facility located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, FL. Our aim is to improve the health and well-being of those we treat by providing the best possible medical care through a variety of clinical research opportunities. We have five experienced investigators on-site: three board certified in internal medicine and two that are board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. We also have two ARNPs actively involved in our work and a full-time clinical research staff with over 15 years of combined experience. M&O Clinical Research utilizes central IRBs and our extensive database of over 7,000 patients to conduct trials in Phase II, III and IV.

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: 50+
Regulatory Submission Turn-Around Time: 1 Week(s)
Average Percent of ‘Completed’ Studies that met Enrollment Goals: 90%
EDC Capabilities: Yes

Clinical Research Experience

M&O Clinical Research has experience with studies that include:

  • Asthma
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Neuropathy
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroids
  • GYN Surgical Devices
  • Hot Flashes
  • HPV
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopause
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ovarian Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Sexual Dysfunction (male)
  • Urinary Incontinence/Overactive Bladder
  • Vaginitis
  • Weight Loss

We have worked with many CROs, sponsors and pharmaceutical companies, including: Abbvie, Allergan, AstraZeneca, Athena, Boehringer Ingelheim, Covance, Daiichi Sankyo, EISAI, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Hoffman-La Roche, INC. Research, Inovio, Mannkind, Merck & Co., NIH, Novadigm, Novartis, Noven, Novo Nordisk, Paraxel, Pfizer, Quintiles, Repros, Sanofi-Aventis, StarPharma, Takeda and Vermillion.

Facility Description

Our outpatient research facility is located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, FL, directly adjacent to Broward Health Medical Center. We are less than five minutes away from Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Our on-site equipment includes a -20° F freezer, dedicated refrigerator for IP storage, work area for CRAs, secure drug storage, HbA1c machine, crash cart, defibrillator, high speed internet, IV supplies, oxygen and epinephrine. We also have ECG, DEXA scan and ultrasound capabilities, a full laboratory and 10 patient examination rooms.

We are certified by the State of Florida to perform Level II outpatient gynecology surgery in-office.

Our location next to Broward Health Medical Center additionally provides us with reliable emergency back up power and immediate access to its emergency room.

Investigator Experience

Wilfred McKenzie, M.D.
Internal Medicine
President/Principal Investigator

Khadra Osman, M.D.
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health
President/Principal Investigator

Lisa Sanches, MD
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health

Rona McKenzie, M.D.
Internal Medicine

Sherine Brown, DO
Internal Medicine

Michelle Binns-Leon, MSN, ARNP
Internal Medicine

Katalin Vanegas, MSN, ARNP
Internal Medicine

Staff Expertise

Alexander Garad
Clinical Research Administrator
5+ years of experience

Alyssa Nonog
Clinical Research Assistant
4+ years of experience

LaQuanya Hillard
Clinical Research Assistant
3+ years of experience

Patient Demographics

M&O Clinical Research has a diverse patient population that consists of men and women of all races, creeds and backgrounds. We are also proud of our strong record of recruiting historically underrepresented minorities for our trials.

Other Information

We typically utilize Central IRBs.

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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.