Investigator Experience

Medical Directors Roy M. Fleischmann, M.D. and Stanley B. Cohen, M.D. have 60 years of combined clinical research experience and, between them, have published over a 100 scientific papers and co-authored four medical books. They are recognized as key opinion leaders in rheumatology research and are sought after lecturers on the subject of research and treatment of arthritis and osteoporosis.

 

Roy M. Fleischmann, M.D.

Professor of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Division

Dr. Fleischmann is a clinical professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and is Co Medical Director of MCRC. He has served as Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at St. Paul since 1978. He is a member of the Inflammation Research Association, the Associates of Clinical Pharmacology and the Drug Information Association. Dr. Fleischmann has been awarded the honor of Master in Rheumatology from the American College of Rheumatology.

 

Stanley B. Cohen, M.D.

Professor of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Division

Dr. Cohen is a clinical professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and is in private practice at Rheumatology Associates in Dallas. He is Associate Director of the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at St. Paul. Dr. Cohen is actively involved in teaching rheumatology fellows and residents during their clinical rotations in the office. Dr. Cohen received the Howard C. Coggeshall Lifetime Achievement Service Award from the North Texas Arthritis Foundation in 2006 for longtime support of the Foundation and its programs.  Dr. Cohen is past president of the American College of Rheumatology and serves as an advisor to many Pharmaceutical companies.

 

 

MCRC Investigators

•    Sharad Lakhanpal, M.D.
•    Jack Vine, M.D.
•    Robert Jenkins, M.D., Ph.D
•    Thomas Geppert, M.D.
•    Talat Kheshgi, M.D.
•    Imran Iqbal, M.D.
•    Richard Stern, M.D.
•    Zoran Kurepa, M.D., Ph.
•    Catalina Orozco, MD
•    Joanna Geslani, DO
•    Giovanni Geslani, DO
•    Margarita Fallena, MD
•    Virginia Reddy, MD
•    Janine Shinn, PA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At MCRC, our highly trained team works to deliver comprehensive research services:

•15 board Certified Rheumatologists

•Physician Extender

•Certified and Experienced Coordinators

•Regulatory Specialist

•ACLS critical care EMT's

•Pharmacy Coordinators

•Certified Laboratory Technicians and Phlebotomists

•EDC Specialists

•Quality Assurance Department

•Dedicated Recruitment Department