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The Deaconess Research Institute is affiliated with Deaconess Clinic – one of Indiana’s largest multi-specialty physician groups. With access to a medical staff of 150+ primary care physicians and specialists treating 2,600 patients daily, the Deaconess Research Institute consistently ranks as a top enrolling site due to its access to nearly 210,000 active primary care patients seen in our clinic settings.

Nationally recognized, the Deaconess Research Institute has been instrumental in the development of new treatment advancements in many areas, including cancer, dermatological disorders, diabetes, heart disease, orthopedics, and urological disorders. With more than 40 experienced investigators, 20 research staff, and over 800 trials conducted to date, the Research Institute is a leading investigational site for Phase II, III, and IV studies.

  • 800+ trials conducted across 20+ medical specialties
  • Consistently ranks in the top 5% of enrolling sites in multi-center trials
  • 40+ experienced clinical investigators - NIH certified in GCPs and human subject protection
  • 20 research staff , including CCRCs, clinical associates, data entry, regulatory, recruitment specialists
  • Medical staff of 70+ primary care physicians and 50+ specialists
  • Active patient base of 210,000 – patients are EMR searchable by protocol criteria
  • Convenient hospital access - affiliated with the region’s largest health care system
  • Utilize central IRBs
How We Compare to Other Research Centers (PDF)
Our Areas of Therapeutic Expertise (PDF)

Our Research Services
  • Rapid, in-depth protocol feasibility reviews
  • 2 day turn-around of regulatory documents and IRB submissions
  • Dedicated, fulltime Research Nurses (CCRs)
  • Accelerated budget and contract reviews
  • Expedited site start-up and source document development
  • Dedicated regulatory, data entry, and recruitment staff
  • EMR-driven screening and enrollment of study subjects
  • Strict protocol adherence
  • Consistently accurate and clean data
Investigators and Facilities
The Deaconess Research Institute 40+ experienced investigators conduct research at 5 satellite clinics throughout the region. 

Investigators by location
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