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Cynthia Buda, RN,BSN CCRC

Chief of Operations ENCORE Borland Groover Clinical Research EBGCR Southside

Cynthia graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with the distinction of “Fab Grad”. She is the Co-Founder of the Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research and has worked over 36 years in clinical research operations for ENCORE Research.
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Hope Goldman, BS, MS, CRC

Clinical Research Coordinator

Hope graduated with Honors from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science in 1986. She completed her Master’s Degree in Animal Science at the University of California at Davis in 1992. Hope worked for Genentech, Inc. from 1990-2009 developing animal models of cardiovascular disease (18 yrs), then as a non-clinical study monitor (2 yrs).…

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Ivy Guillermo, RN

Nurse Coordinator

Ivy graduated from the University of North Florida with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2019. Ivy’s initial exposure to research was working at Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research as an Unblinded Pharmacist during the pre-approval development of the Moderna and Pfizer COVID vaccines. Ivy now coordinates gastroenterology trials, specifically Eosinophilic Diseases of EoE, EG, and EoD.…

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Kishia Harris, MBA

Sr. Administrative Research Coordinator

Kishia Harris-White graduate from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science.  She has Masters of Business Administration from the University of Pheonix.  In 2001 started working at Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research.  Over the last 20 years, she has worked as a Research Assistant, Coordinator, and Assistant Phase 1 Manager. …

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Josey Lee

Clinical Research Coordinator

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LaShondra Mitchell, MBA

Patient Placement Specialist

LaShondra Mitchell is a Patient Placement Specialist at Encore Borland-Groover Clinical Research. She joined EBGCR in 2021 working with the people who are interested in exploring clinical research as part of their gastroenterology care under the direction of Borland Groover Physician Investigators.

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Twila Morrell, CCRC, B.S.

Clinical Research Coordinator

Twila has lived in Jacksonville since 2004 with her husband of 17 years but is a very proud Georgia native. She has a medical assisting background which has provided her with more than 15 years of experience in a healthcare setting. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Health Care Administration in June 2011 and became a Clinical Research Coordinator in 2012.…

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Jordan White

Jordan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Bowie State University in 2018.

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John Woeste

John (“Jack”) is a Jacksonville native, and graduated from Skidmore College with a Bachelor of Arts in biology. After graduating, he joined EBGCR to further his knowledge of medicine and to experience some of the things that make the practice of medicine so rewarding. Jack’s passion for medicine roots from his desire to empower others, and his experiences shadowing his father sparked his initial interest in medicine.…

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Jacob Wolfer

Jacob was born and raised in Jacksonville Florida and has been working with Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research for over 3 years. He was able to work on multiple COVID-19 vaccine trials and has officially become a research assistant at Encore Borland Groover Clinical Research. With his experience, Jacob was able to quickly adapt and learn the new studies and procedures that he is working on.…

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