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.
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.
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 of Coastal Clinical Research
Kathy M. Welch, MPH, RD, CCRC
Kathy M. Welch, Founder 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.
General Manager, Coastal Clinical Research, an AMR company
Lauren B. Garner, BA, CCRC, ACRP-CP, ACRP-PM
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 Multispeciality Research (AMR)
The Alliance for Multispecialty Research, LLC (AMR) performs phase I - IV clinical research trials to support pharmaceutical companies in the development of new drugs, devices, and vaccines.AMR includes 15 locations and 2 affiliated member centers across the continental United States, 126 investigators, over 7, 749 previous clinical trials, and access to databases of over 657,344 patients. As one company, AMR now offers improved efficiencies with the same exceptional quality and industry professionals you trust. Please visit www.amrllc.com for more information.
We are one of 16 locations across the United States. Our name has changed, but the mission remains the same- discover new treatments and impact lives along the Gulf Coast through clinical research trials.