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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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Regina Byrd, RN

Clinical Research Coordinator

Regina Byrd is a native to the beautiful city of Jacksonville. She attended University of New Mexico for her undergraduate studies in business management after high school. In 2011, Regina went hack to school and earned an Associate in Nursing in Science from Sanford Brown University. Her medical background is very diverted, with experienced in rehab, orthopedics, neurology, trauma, education and gastroenterology.…

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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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Kishia Harris, M.B.A.

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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LaTashia Hundley, CCRC

Clinical Research Coordinator

Latashia is a Jacksonville, Florida native. She has been a medical assistant for 22 years doing gastroenterology research for the last 3 years at Encore Borland Groover Clinical Research. Latashia has been primary coordinator on studies with the therapeutic areas in Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, NASH, H-Pylori and Erosive Esophagitis. Latashia started her research career in dermatology research for 14 years at North Florida Dermatology Associates, P.A.…

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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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Paula Sinche, B.S.

Research Assistant

Paula Sinche is a Research Assistant who works with Encore Borland Groover to provide support to the Clinical Research Coordinators. Paula grew up in Jacksonville, Florida where she graduated from the University of North Florida with a Cellular and Molecular Bachelor’s degree and chemistry minor. She joined EBGRC as her next stepping stone in her medical career.…

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Maristela Soberano

Clinical Research Assistant

Maristela Soberano is a Research Assistant at Encore Borland-Groover Clinical Research. She graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and Cell Science and a minor in Disabilities in Society. She is finishing a Master of Medical Science degree at the University of South Florida. Maristela is currently working in Jacksonville as she takes the next steps in pursuing further education in the healthcare field.…

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Mikaela Trull

Research Assistant

Mikaela Karney-Trull, a native of Jacksonville Florida, joined Jacksonville Center for Research in the middle of a pandemic. Having completed her certification in phlebotomy, she was thrilled to be working on cutting-edge Covid-19 trials. She recently joined ENCORE Borland Groover Clinical Research where her current attention is on gastroenterology. Mikaela enjoys learning, interacting with patients, developing lab skills, and being a team player.…

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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.…