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Heartland Research Associates, LLC 1709 South Rock Road
Wichita, Kansas 67207
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Phone: 316-689-6629
Fax: 316-689-6690
Email: cthome@heartlandresear
Contact: Cindy Thome, RN, CCRC
Clinical Research Director

Heartland Research Associates, LLC


Heartland Research Associates LLC (HRA) mission is to provide quality medical care to research participants, with a commitment to accurate and precise data for our sponsors. This dedication has allowed HRA to encompass five sites, four medical directors, and over 60 employees providing high quality care while advancing medicine in Kansas. Each HRA research site is located within separate family practice clinics where the primary care physicians serve as principal investigators.

- East Wichita, KS
- West Wichita, KS
- Newton, KS
- Augusta, KS
- Park City, KS

HRA was awarded the Best Clinical Site and Trial Network at the World Vaccine Congress, 2013 and finalist in 2015. During vaccine trials, research team members are cross-trained to preform responsibilities in recruitment, lab, coordinate, quality assurance and data entry. HRA sites conduct vaccine studies for infant, pediatric, adult, and elderly populations. The strong physician/investigator relationship HRA has with patientsí aid in successful recruitment, compliance, and retention.

- Completed over 150 Vaccine Trials
- Randomized over 10,000 Total Subjects
- Average 123% Enrollment Success
- Average 98% Retention per Trial
- Meet Site Goals in Average of 15 Days or Less
- Bio-Safety Level 2 Certified
- Established IBC Committee
- Local PBMC Processing

HRA has had 5 out of 9 FDA audits on large enrolling vaccine trials. All audits resulted in NO 483s and NO findings. This is a true testament to our quality commitments, standards, and processes during each research study.

HRA has conducted over 1050 trials randomizing over 20,000 subjects in multi-specialty therapeutic areas of:
  • Anti-Infective
  • Auditory
  • Cardiovascular
  • Dermatology
  • Device
  • Endocrine
  • Female Health
  • Gastroenterology
  • Male Health
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neurological
  • Ophthalmology
  • Psychiatric
  • Respiratory
  • Stem Cell
  • Urogenital
  • Weight Control
  • Vaccines

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