Health Research Institute
1044 SW 44th Street
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73109

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Health Research Institute (HRI) is a dedicated multi-specialty research center. We are affiliated with the Oklahoma Foundation for Orthopedic Health. HRI is committed to the study of new treatments, devices and drugs with special interest in the areas of Orthopedics, Rheumatology, and Pain management.

The Health Research Institute conducts approximately 25-30 trials annually. We take great pride in providing our patients with a professional and courteous environment. Our research staff is dedicated to providing sponsors with the highest quality research data by strictly adhering to GCP, ICH guidelines, FDA and HIPAA regulations. We strive to provide exceptional service by adhering to strict ethical standards with the utmost regard for the safety and wellbeing of our study subjects.

Health Research Institute has continuing and successful working relationships with the following sponsors:

  • Abbott
  • Alpharma
  • Amgen
  • Auxilium
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Biogen/IDEC
  • BristolMyers-Squibb
  • Centocor
  • ENDO pharmaceuticals
  • Genetech
  • Genzyme
  • Grunenthal
  • Guilford Pharmaceuticals
  • Hisamitsu
  • Hoffman-LaRoche
  • Javelin
  • Jazz
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • King
  • Lilly
  • MedImmune
  • Medtronix
  • Merck & Co
  • Novartis
  • Organon
  • Pfizer
  • Purdue
  • Rinat Neurosciences
  • Sangamo
  • SCHWARZ Biosciences
  • Sepracor
  • Seikagaku
  • Takeda
  • TAP
  • Travanti
  • Zogenix

We also enjoy an ongoing relationship with the following CRO's:

  • Advanced Biologics
  • Clinmetrics
  • Covance
  • I3 Global
  • INC research
  • ICON
  • Kendle
  • MDS
  • MedPace
  • Omnicare
  • Paragon Biomedical
  • Parexel
  • Pharmanet
  • PPD
  • PRA Internation
  • Premier Research
  • Quintiles
  • Radiant Research
  • Research Point
  • Worldwide

Joseph Grillo, M.D.
Medical Director
As an orthopedic surgeon with over 20 years experience and specialized training, Dr. Grillo's practice is primarily focused on the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of a broad spectrum of foot and ankle conditions.

M. Faisal Khan, M.D.
As a physician in internal medicine with subspecialty in rheumatology, Dr. Khan is specially trained to treat musculoskeletal pain, arthritis, and autoimmune diseases.

Houshang Seradge, M.D., F.I.C.S.
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
A board-certified in orthopedic surgery, surgery of the hand and pain management, and his practice is focused primarily on treatment of the hand and upper extremity.

C.L. Soo, MD
Spine Treatment
Dr. Soo's extensive training and experience enables him to provide surgical and non-surgical treatment for the entire spectrum of spinal conditions.

R.J. Amin, M.D.
Pain Management
As a physician sub-specializing in pain management, his practice focuses on treating acute and chronic neck and back pain, persistent leg and arm pain, and work-related injuries.

Allen Dennis, M.D.
Pain Management
As a board-certified anesthesiologist and a physician sub-specializing in pain management, Dr. Dennis' practice focuses on treating acute/chronic neck, back, persistent arm, leg pain, and work-related injuries.

Joel Frazier, M.D.
Hand and Upper Extremity Treatment
As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and hand surgeon, Dr. Frazier specializes in hand, wrist and elbow surgery. With his extensive training and background, he is able to provide surgical and non-surgical treatment for the entire spectrum of upper extremity conditions.

Juan Villazon, M.D.
As a board-certified neurologist, Dr. Villazon specializes in the diagnosis and/or treatment of compression neuropathies, peripheral neuropathy, and other neurological disorders.

3 Full time Clinical Research Associates on staff with a combined experience of 8 years in coordinating and managing Phase II, III, and IV trials.

Our extensive database of 100,000 patients includes the following diagnoses:

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Neuropathy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Upper/lower extremity pain
  • Spinal disorders
  • Generalized Pain Disorders
  • Along with other diagnoses

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases

Health Research Institute is an Independent Research Facility affiliated with a group of Orthopedic Surgeons, Anesthesiologist, and a Rheumatologist. We have onsite a specialty hospital with ER and an outpatient surgery center.

Our facility services include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • MRI
  • Physical Therapy
  • X-ray
  • Infusion Capabilities
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Oxygen
  • Remote Data Entry
  • Phlebotomy
  • CLIA/CAP certified lab with centrifuge
  • Temperature-Monitored -20° freezer
  • Locked and Temperature-Monitored Drug Room
  • Ample Space for Monitor Visits with wireless internet connection
  • Crash Cart
  • 8 Bed Hospital

Our clinical site is located 5.5 miles from The Will Rogers World Airport. Quality overnight accommodations are located within minutes of the facility.

Julie White MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Health Research Institute
1044 SW 44th Street, Suite 518
Oklahoma City, OK 73109
405-616-4885 (fax)

We've found
3 trials
at this facility
Acute Gout Clinical Trial
Canakinumab in the Treatment of Acute Gout Flares and Prevention of New Flares in Patients Unable to Use NSAIDs and/or Colchicine.
Status: Enrolling
Updated: 4/27/2012
Oklahoma City, OK
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Dupuytren's Contracture Clinical Trial
CORRECT: COmmunity RegistRy Study Evaluating Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment
Status: Enrolling
Updated: 10/30/2013
Oklahoma City, OK
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Acute Gouty Arthritis Clinical Trial
Safety and Efficacy of Canakinumab Prefilled Syringes in Frequently Flaring Acute Gouty Arthritis Patients
Status: Enrolling
Updated: 4/27/2012
Oklahoma City, OK
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