About

Emerald Coast Research Associates (ECRA) is a privately owned, multi-therapeutic outpatient research center based in a private practice conveniently located on East 23rd Street in Panama City Florida. We have a dedicated team taking trials from conception to completion. We strive to provide the highest quality of patient care while diligently providing sponsors with the highest standards of quality data. Our staff offers creative and innovative solutions to patient recruitment, enrollment and retention. Our team of coordinators has over 30 years combined professional experience conducting pharmaceutical research in the therapeutic areas of pulmonology, gastroenterology, cardiology, urology, infectious disease, interventional cardiology and rheumatology. We utilize a central IRB. ECRA consistently meets and exceeds sponsor enrollment goals.

Clinical Research Experience

ECRA Principal Investigators and staff have experience in the following areas:

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Influenza
  • Gram Negative Sepsis
  • Hypertension
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Oncology
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pneumonia
  • Rheumatology
  • Weight Management
  • Ventilator Associated Pneumonia and Nosocomial Pneumonia