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Orlando Clinical Research

Since 1996 CNS Healthcare has been a leader in clinical research in Orlando.

Research Team

Our Orlando location opened it's doors in 1996 and has conducted hundreds of clinical trials which have led to the approval of many new medications.

Letitia Griffin, RN, BSN | Client Services Manager

Letitia is a Registered Nurse with more than 20 years of experience in psychiatric and medical/surgical nursing as well as 15 years of management experience in acute care hospitals.  She has worked in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and long-term care facilities. Letitia also assisted with the management of clinical trials on inpatient units. She joined the CNS Healthcare team in 2010 and oversees the pre-study assessment process at the clinic as well as lab and front office services.

Janet Moore, RN, BSN  | Lead Clinical Research Coordinator

Janet is the Lead Clinical Research Coordinator for one of our satellite research sites. She is an oncology certified nurse with 17 years experience as a Lead Research Coordinator at an Ohio-based hospital system. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Walsh University. He experience includes over 50 clinical trials in medical and central nervous system diseases and disorders in populations ranging from children to geriatrics.  She joined the CNS Healthcare team in 2018.

Brad Littlejohn, MA, LMHC, CCRC | Certified Clinical Research Coordinator

Brad is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who received his degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Central Florida in 2000. Brad has experience working in the psychiatric/mental health field in both hospital and outpatient settings with children, adolescents and adults.  He joined the CNS Healthcare team in 2008.

Shana Caldwell, BSN, RN | Clinical Research Coordinator

Shana is a Registered Nurse with a background in critical care nursing.  She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from State College of Florida in 2014. She has worked in both multi system progressive care and surgical units at Florida Hospital.  Shana comes with a wealth of medical knowledge with expertise in IV infusions including chemotherapy, advanced cardiac life support, stroke, and diabetes.  She joined the team in 2015.

Tania Alidina, MA | Clinical Research Coordinator 

Tania is a Master's level Registered Mental Health Counselor who received a Bachelor's Degree from Florida State University and a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Central Florida.  She is currently in a PhD program for Healthcare Management and Research at The University of Central Florida. Tania has a passion for working with adults, adolescents and children in the field of research specializing in depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and addiction in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  Tania became part of CNS Healthcare in 2015.

Rebecca Klipper, RN, BSN | Clinical Research Coordinator 

Rebecca "Beckie" is a Registered Nurse with a background in Gerontology. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Phoenix in 2015.  Previous to joining the CNS Healthcare team she spent five years as an Assistant Director of Nursing at a healthcare facility which specialized in caring for geriatric and aging populations. 

Adolfo Henriquez, MEd | Clinical Research Coordinator

Adolfo joined the CNS Healthcare team in 2018 as a Clinical Research Coordinator and Rater. He received his Master of Education in Behavior Analysis from Arizona State University. He completed Predoctoral study in Neurofeedback and Computational Neuroscience at University of Miami and Behavioral Health at Nova Southeastern University.  Adolfo comes to us with experience as a Clinical Research Coordinator and Rater for over 50 clinical trials in phase II-IV pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.   

Joan E. Cutillo, LPN, CCRC | Clinical Research Coordinator

Joan has over 22 years of nursing experience. During 2002 she began her work in research and received her certification from ACRP in 2006. With over 15 yrs of experience managing inpatient hospital-based research, outpatient research and physician office based trials, she is well trained in regulatory, budget and contract issues, as well as quality assurance, and oversight. Joan was also a presenter at the annual conference for the American Congress of Rehabilitative Medicine in Toronto, Canada in October 2014, where she presented an instructional lecture for all new and potential investigators on how to build and effectively run a physician practice based clinical trials department.

Lindsey Fraser, CPT, EMT | Clinical Research Coordinator

Lindsey joined our team in 2018 as a Clinical Research Coordinator. She is certified as a Pharmacy Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, and Paramedic. Prior to joining CNS Healthcare Lindsey worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator at a dedicated research facility and has experience with clinical trials in phase II - IV pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations in a variety of therapeutic areas. 

Susan Meissner-Dengler, RN, BSN, BS | Clinical Research Coordinator

Susan is a registered nurse who joined our team in 2018 as a Clinical Research Coordinator. She has been a nurse since 2014 and has a comprehensive background in clinical research, critical care, and cardiology. Prior to joining CNS Healthcare she was the lead coordinator on over 30 clinical trials. She received her BS in Biology from Juniata College, then received her BSN from Creighton University. 

Ivie Claudio, RN, BSN | Clinical Research Coordinator

Ivie is a registered nurse who joined our team in 2018 as a Clinical Research Coordinator. She has worked in the healthcare and nursing field since 2008. She received her BS in Nursing from Western Governor's University. 

Jessica Lisboa, BS | Research Assistant

Jessica joined the CNS Healthcare team in March of 2017. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida and is currently working toward her Masters in Research. Previously, she worked from 2011 through 2017 as the Phlebotomist Team Lead at One Blood. 

Kiana Warren | Research Assistant

Kiana joined the team in 2017 with prior customer service experience managing social media advertising. She is working toward her BA in women’s studies at the University of Central Florida.

Chelsea Wills, CNA | Research Assistant

Chelsea joined the team in 2018 with prior experience as a Clinical Research Coordinator. She is a Certified Nursing Assistant and has worked as a Research Assistant on over 50 clinical trials in phase II-IV with pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations. 

Nelisa Frias, BS | Research Assistant

Nelisa joined the team at CNS Healthcare in 2018 with prior experience as an assistant Clinical Research Coordinator and healthcare administration. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Complementary and Alternative Health Medicine from Ashford University, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. 

Victoria Huckleberry, BA | Regulatory/QA Specialist

Victoria joined CNS Healthcare in 2015. She has been working in the medical field in various positions since 2012 in both administrative and inpatient oriented capacities. Most recently she is the regulatory specialist on Phase I-IV clinical trials in various indications. Victoria holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Samford University. 

Jerri Kaye | Research Assistant

Jerri has a Bachelor of Arts in fine arts from University of Hartford and over 14 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant. She has extensive experience working with children and adults in the public sector.  She has been part of the CNS Healthcare team since 2014.

Dianne Borders Stout, EMT/ASPT | Phlebotomist

Dianne is a native of the Delta of Mississippi and received her training there. She has over 40 years of experience working as an ECG technician and certified Phlebotomist with LabCorp, Quest Diagnostics and Florida Hospital.  She became part of the CNS Healthcare team in 2015.

Dante Canidate, MS, CNA | Phlebotomist

Dante holds a Master of Science in Health Administration from Capella University and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management from Daytona State College. He is a Certified Nursing Assistant and Basic Life Support Certified. He previously worked as CNA at an assisted living and rehabilitation center, a Lab Technician with a private practice and Phlebotomist with a major hospital. Dante is a member of the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians. He became part of the CNS Healthcare team in 2018.

Heather Woodman | Data Manager

Heather has extensive data management experience in numerous phase I-IV trials with numerous sponsors. Prior to joining the CNS Healthcare team in 2013, she was the assistant site director at a phase one research center.

William "Lewis" Lewis, BS | Intake Specialist

Lewis joined the team in 2017 as an Intake Specialist. He holds a BS in Psychology from the University of South Florida. He brings experience as Lead Mental Health Technician at a major Central Florida behavioral health facility. Lewis offers support to our sites in managing central advertising campaign referrals.

Krista Blakesley | Receptionist

Krista has over 15 years of experience working with children as a preschool teacher and more recently with seniors as Receptionist and Admissions Director at an assisted living and rehabilitation facility. She has been part of the CNS Healthcare team since 2018.

Carolann Duncan, MS | Director of Strategic Relations

Prior to joining CNS Healthcare in 2016, Carolann was the Regional Substance Abuse & Mental Health (SAMH) Director for the Florida Department of Children & Families, serving as the Senior SAMH Official responsible for 16 counties in the Central Florida Regional office.  Prior to working for DCF, Carolann had a career spanning over 25 years as an Administrator, and clinician of numerous mental health and substance abuse facilities and programs throughout the United States. Carolann has an undergraduate degree in psychology and criminal justice, and a Master's degree in mental health counseling.

 

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