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Clinical Research Staff

At Erlanger Institute for Clinical Research, we believe in team effort and establishing a symbiotic relationship between all research participants – sponsors, investigators, coordinators, and patients alike. Clinical research requires a dynamic and diligent team of people who collaborate in handling a demanding array of tasks, adhering to federal regulations, and taking necessary steps in paving the way for true innovation in healthcare. Our research staff includes a multi-disciplined team of research professionals, regulatory staff, compliance officers, and clinical research coordinators, all working together to ensure our research practices are safe, efficient, up-to-date, and ultimately focused overall on helping develop medical breakthroughs for patient care.

Below you will find general contact information for our Erlanger Institute for Clinical Research staff, including each research study coordinator and their respective sub-specialty within clinical research. If you would like to browse studies that are currently recruiting, please utilize our clinical trials search tool.


Jennifer Burgess, MS
Clinical Research Director
clinical.research@erlanger.org
423-778-3900


Jane Fant
Financial Analyst

clinical.research@erlanger.org
423-778-3900


Lydia Mayberry
Research Specialist
clinical.research@erlanger.org
423-778-3900


Erica Hewitt
Regulatory Coordinator
clinical.research@erlanger.org
423-778-3900


Jacob Marinac
Clinical Research Coordinator | Cardiology
clinical.research@erlanger.org
423-778-3900


Neeti Galwankar
Clinical Research Coordinator | Neurology & Urology
clinical.research@erlanger.org
423-778-3900


Haley Redmond
Clinical Research Coordinator
clinical.research@erlanger.org
423-778-3900


Melissa Sindler, RN
Senior Research Coordinator | Orthopaedics
clinical.research@erlanger.org
423-778-3900


Gina Harris, CCRC
Clinical Research Coordinator | Cardiology & Pulmonology
clinical.research@erlanger.org
423-778-3900


Jill Metcalf, CCRP
Senior Research Coordinator | Oncology
clinical.research@erlanger.org
423-778-3900


Amanda Foster
Clinical Research Coordinator | Oncology
clinical.research@erlanger.org
423-778-3900


Leisa Haslerig, CCRP
Clinical Research Coordinator | Pediatric Oncology & Hematology
clinical.research@erlanger.org
423-778-3900