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Atrium Health Center for Primary Care Research

Center for Primary Care Research

Atrium Health is a large, vertically integrated, non-profit healthcare system based in Charlotte, NC with 12 million patient encounters per year, connecting care across the Southeast, US with over 40 hospitals and 900 care locations. Atrium Health’s Center for Primary Care Research is collocated within the system’s Family Medicine Residency Program and home to the Mecklenburg Area Partnership for Primary Care Research (MAPPR), a practice-based research network. 

At the Center for Primary Care Research, we have extensive experience in facilitating a broad range of phase 3 and 4 clinical trials that focus on improving outcomes and quality of life for patients with conditions including:
• Diabetes
• Hypertension
• Asthma
• Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
• Cardiovascular Disease

We also have experiences in Community research, Implementation research and Population Health research.



Demographic Data

  • Phases of clinical studiesPhase III, Phase IV
  • Types of studiesDrugs, Medical Devices
  • PopulationsAdolescent 11-17 yrs, Adult 18-64 yrs
  • Type of siteHospital
  • Days openMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Dry iceYes
  • Blinded pharmacistYes
  • Dedicated monitoring spaceYes
  • Internet access for the monitorYes
  • Onsite laboratoryYes
  • Central laboratoryYes
  • Shipping optionsFedEx, UPS, DHL, Other
  • Type of IRB used by this siteLocal
  • How often does your local IRB meet?Every other week
  • Appropriate storage facilities for productYes