About Coastal Clinical Research, Inc.

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Our Mission

To provide our community with the most novel and highest quality research medicines while remaining an efficient and dedicated leader in the pharmaceutical research industry

Our Vision

We will continue to serve the community as we improve and enhance the quality of life. We will remain a pioneer in the field of innovative and exciting new medical treatments while managing safe and controlled research studies of pharmaceutical therapies.

Our Headquarters

Coastal Clinical Research’s headquarters is housed in 7,800 square foot modern facility with on-site laboratory capabilities. Our unique structure includes a main office and an additional satellite site. Coastal Clinical Research has five full-time clinical research coordinators with five coordinator assistants/recruiters with over 57 years of combined research experience.

Founder and CEO of
Coastal Clinical Research

Kathy M. Welch, MPH, RD, CCRC Founder and CEO

Clinical Reseasrch Founder

Kathy M. Welch, serving as Founder and CEO of Coastal Clinical Research, Inc. plays a significant role in the development and growth of the first freestanding research site in the state of Alabama. Receiving a Bachelor Degree in Science in 1981, her focus of study was in Nutrition and Foods. In 1986, Kathy graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Masters of Public Health.

President of
Coastal Clinical Research

Lauren B. Garner, BA, CCRC


Clinical Research President

Lauren Garner joined Coastal Clinical Research, Inc. in 2006 and soon after began cross-training to excel her career track. With a BA from the University of South Alabama and obtaining certification through ACRP as a certified clinical research coordinator; Lauren is recognized for her ability to simultaneously manage her duties as President, Director, and Business Development.

The Alliance for Multispecialty Research (AMR)

The Alliance for Multispecialty Research (AMR)

The Alliance for Multispeciality Research (AMR) is a unique network of integrated geographically diverse, and highly experienced Clinical Research Centers of Excellence. Chartered as a formal organization in 1994, AMR Centers of Excellence provide clinical trial services across a broad base of therapeutic areas to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, nutrition and medical device industries. To learn more about AMR's fully integrated network click here: www.amrllc.com

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About CCR

Our mission is to provide our community with the most novel and highest quality research medicines while remaining an efficient and dedicated leader in the pharmaceutical research industry.


Community

Coastal Clinical Research is proud to support our local area chapters of the following organizations:

Office Hours

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday 6:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Saturday Closed