Clinical Research of West Florida

Center Information

Barbara Keskiner
Regulatory Affairs Director
Clinical Research of West Florida
5115 N. Armenia Ave.
Tampa, FL 33603
813 870 1292
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Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Healthy Volunteers
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases

Center Overview

Clinical Research of West Florida, Inc. ("CRWF") provides improved and innovative healthcare opportunities to residents of the Tampa Bay area through clinical research studies. CRWF works with board certified/ eligible community-based physicians to conduct Phase I - IV clinical research trials.

Performance Metrics

Number of Studies Conducted: 1000+
Number of Active Patients in the Database: 200+
EDC Capabilities: Yes

Clinical Research Experience

CRWF is a family owned independent research organization founded in 1995. With multiple offices located in Clearwater and Tampa, CRWF is an industry leader in the field of clinical research. The company has facilitated more than 1000 Phase I-IV research studies in various therapeutic areas.

CRWF is dedicated to providing excellent patient care and our studies are conducted by board certified/eligible physicians along with an experienced, highly trained clinical staff. Our offices have full time board certified Nurse Practitioners on site in addition to the many certified Clinical Research Coordinators.

Facility Description

Clinical Research of West Florida's Tampa office is located in a 4,200 sq ft., handicap accessible facility, fifteen minutes from St. Joseph’s Hospital in the heart of the city. The research center is located fifteen minutes from Tampa International Airport.

  • Three patient exam rooms, each equipped with a 12-lead Burdick EKG machine
  • Comfortable patient waiting area
  • CLIA certified laboratory
  • Coordinator area with restricted access
  • Private monitoring room with telephone and internet access
  • Remote Data Entry capabilities and experience
  • High speed 24 hour fax on a dedicated line
  • Comprehensive telephone system with voice mail
  • Completely wired for Internet and E-mail access
  • Networked laptop computers at each staff member’s desk with automated daily backup
  • Television and DVD for patient education/entertainment
  • On-site and off-site archiving
  • Staff Expertise

    All study coordinators are trained and/or certified in GCP/ICH compliance, CRC role and responsibilities, Human Subject Protection, HAZMAT (shipping and handling of dangerous goods) and CPR. Staff capabilities include: ECG, Blood Pressure (certification for Holter and Ambulatory Monitoring), Siprometry, PFTs, Inhalation Therapy, IV Infusion, PK Sampling, Phlebotomy, Continuous Glucose Monitoring, Dietary Counseling, Patient Education, Pain Assessments and Evaluations (WOMAC, NRS, OOWS), Joint Assessments, Psychiatric Ratings (KBIT, CDRS, CYBOCS, KSADA, MINI, HADS, HAM-D), Gram Stains (Sputum), H. Pylori Flexure Testings, Skin Debridement (Pressure Ulcers), Wound Dressing, DXA scan, and X-Ray.

    Tampa Staff


    Conducting Research Since

    Aydin Keskiner, BS



    Barbara K. Keskiner, BS

    Director of Regulatory Affairs


    Carissa Heim Stone, MD

    Investigator (Pain)


    Courtney Boyer

    EDC & Lab Assistant


    Debbie Atkins, MS, CCRC

    Certified Clinical Research Coordinator


    Edgard Janer, MD

    Investigator (Rheumatology)


    Heather Marie Anderlik, ARNP, NP-C

    Clinical Director/Investigator


    Jack Parrino, MD

    Investigator (Asthma/Allergy & Immunology)


    Jose Pizarro-Otero, MD

    Investigator (Neurology, Sleep Medicine)


    Justin Busby, LPN



    Kimberley Carlin, BHS

    Regulatory Manager


    Kyndall Carter, BS, CCRC

    Site Director


    Lon D. Lynn, DO

    Medical Director/ Investigator (Family Practice)


    Paris Burke

    Office Manager


    Paul A. Lunseth, MD

    Medical Director/ Investigator (Orthopedic Surgeon)


    Sandra Reina, CCMA

    Lab Manager


    Sarah Kline, MD

    Investigator (Women's Health, Gynecology, OBGYN)


    Patient Demographics

    Patient recruitment is facilitated through our proprietary patient database, investigator(s)’ private practice, non-investigator physician referrals, liaisons with community services, and through radio, newspaper and television advertising when appropriate. CRWF has also begun marketing campaigns heavily utilizing digital media platforms. There are more than 2 million people living in the Tampa Bay area. The population is ethnically diverse and median age is 44 years for Pinellas County and 36 years for Hillsborough County.

    Other Information

    Sponsors, CROs, Monitors, please contact:

    Aydin Keskiner
    President and CEO
    Clinical Research of West Florida, Inc.
    2147 NE Coachman Road
    Clearwater, FL 33765-2616
    Phone: 727-466-0078
    Fax: 727-461-7793

    Contact Center

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