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Meet Our Team

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NEAL BHATIA, MD, FAAD
Director, Clinical Dermatology
Principal Investigator

 

 

Dr. Bhatia has extensive expertise in all facets of medical dermatology with an interest in the immunobiology of the skin. He has practiced medicine for over 20 years, and has served as Principal Investigator for numerous dermatological and cosmetological clinical studies. 

 

Dr. Bhatia is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), is VP of the AAD through March 2022, and also sits on the Board of Directors for the AAD. He is currently the Secretary/Treasurer of the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society, and is widely published and active in professional societies.

 

Aside from Dr. Bhatia's interest in clinical research, his main focus is patient care and serving as your doctor.

Check out Dr. Bhatia's web series at:

https://practicaldermatology.com/series/derm-insider/

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Certified Physician Assistant
Sub-Investigator
MONIQUE TORRES, BS, PA-C

 

 

Monique is a Certified Physician Assistant and serves as the Sub-Investigator for all of the studies at TCR. Her career in clinical research began in 2005 at the Veterans Medical Research Foundation as a Sub-Investigator and Certified Physician Assistant. She continued to work in this capacity at the Profil Institute for Clinical Research and eStudySite; and has served as the Sub-Investigator for over 100 studies prior to joining TCR.

At TCR, she shares joint responsibility with the Principal Investigator for the safety of patients and appropriate conduct of studies to ensure they are compliant with Good Clinical Practices, FDA regulations, IRB regulations, and TCR’s high standards of practice. 

 

Monique earned her Bachelor of Science degree from San Diego State University; and her Physician Assistant degree from Western University of Health Sciences. She is certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), and is currently ACLS and BLS certified.

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GERI TAITANO
Administrative Coordinator

Geri Taitano is responsible for our front desk operations, and is our primary contact for patients, vendors and corporate guests. Geri greets all visitors, answers and routes phone calls. She also handles new patient registration intake, scheduling, private patient billing and also provides administrative help to staff.

 

Geri participates in the management of our building facilities, coordinating with various vendors for maintenance and repair. Supplies for the building, break room and general office, etc. are also coordinated and distributed by Geri.

 

Geri has an extensive background in transportation management. She has her Certificate of Completion in DOT HazMat General & Security Awareness and is responsible for any shipping of hazardous materials.

ANNA BARLAND
Medical Assistant/Research Assistant

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Regulatory & QC Associate

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PAUL ESPINOZA
Clinical Research Marketing Manager

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AVIGAIL CUETO
Clinical Research Coordinator

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Clinical Research Coordinator
HECTOR BAILON

 

 

 

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