Dr Jalal Abbas currently is leading clinical trials at Clinical Research Institute of Arizona. He received his medical degree from the University of Damascus, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri. He moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 2003, where he worked in several hospitals throughout the valley, and from 2006 to 2022 he practiced as a primary care physician in Surprise. He is Board Certified and a member of American Medical Association. He got involved in clinical trials alongside his practice since 2012 as he has always been captivated and passionate about research.
Jamie has been in clinical research for nearly 20 years and the site manager here at CRI for 9 years. She holds a bachelor's in Public Health, certified medical assistant, and is a veteran clinical research coordinator.
Melissa got her start in research after participating in a trial herself. With 5 years of experience, she is coordinating her own studies here at CRI surrounded by her plants.
Ashley is the office Research Assistant and is working to one day become a Sub-I after PA school. She has graduated from NAU with a Bachelors in Public Health and handles anything thrown at her with a fresh outlook. You may talk to her before coming in to the office and will work with her throughout your participation.
Daniela is our bubbiling receptionist there to help any patient who first comes in or calls.
Most of our trials we conduct here are focused on cardiovascular diseases, vaccines/preventative medicine, diabetes, and COPD.
Our doctors at CRI have a wide range of medical practices under their belts. The main area of specialty our doctors are in is internal medicine. This means the main focus is on treating adults dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of internal diseases.
Here at CRI our doctors and staff put patients first! Their concerns and health is the most important aspect to us as well as the want to aid them in health and form a good patient doctor relationship so coming to the doctors feels more like visiting a friend.