Anita Cummins, M.Ed.
Owner and Regulatory Administrator/Clinician
Anita opened the Clinical Trial Center in 2001. With over 17 years of experience with running Clinical Trials, her role is to enforce all operating procedures to equate with International Standards of Operations, perform all psychological/psychometric evaluations, interface with sponsor, CRO's , & IRB's, and advise entire organization on new FDA issues and regulations. Anita has overseen over 150 different Clinical Trials in her facility and continues to receive positive feedback from both patients and sponsors on decication, committment, and integrity.
Alketa Dobi, RN, BSN, CRC
Supervising Study Coordinator and
On Site Nurse
Alketa is a bilingual study coordinator as well as the supervisor for this Clinical Trial site. She oversees the training of all study coordinators, the recruitment of all patients, and assists with obtaining studies for The Clinical Trial Center. Alketa performs evaluative scales and provides rapid resolutions to all queries. Her additional experience as an RN certifies her to perform EKG, vital signs, and answer/handle any medically related questions/duties. Alketa can be reached at
Data Coordinator and Community Outreach Coordinator
As the Clinical Trial Center's Data Coordinator, Cheryl is responsible for managing and using clinical information to record data for study and validation. Along with that, she works to engage and educate the community about Clinical studies. If you would like for our team to come out to your event to provide the public information on our current trials, please ask for Cheryl when you call or email her at .
Marvin Kalafer, MD
Principle Investigator and On Site Doctor
Dr.Kalafer is our on site doctor who has many years of clinical experience. He has board certifications in Obstetrics and Gynecology and maintained an active general OB-GYN practice for 24 years. Currently he is the Medical Director and Principle Investigator at The Clinical Trial Center, and has been for the past 15 years. His scope of knowledge spreads from Alzheimer Disease to Women's health. He is on call 24/7 in case of any medical questions and can be reached via email at
Emily Benedict, BS
Emily is a study coordinator whose primary role is to assist with all study recruitment and pre-screening of subjects. Her duties include establishing eligibility of patients for our studies, recruiting, and maintaining an ongoing dialogue with sponsors, CRO's, and Monitors of the studies. Emily is both IATA certified and CITI certified. Additionally, Emily EMT certified. She can be reached at
Front Desk Receptionist
Sahfia is our friendly front desk receptionist, who you will go through to schedule any appointments. She will be the first person you meet when you enter The Clinical Trial Center. When you come in, she will assist you with whatever you may need. If you have an appointment scheduled with us, Sahfia will give you any reminders you need the day before your appointment. Sahfia can be reached at
Bookkeeper and Human Resources
Irene handles and accounts for all financial transactions for The Clinical Trial Center on and off site. She also maintains subsidiary accounts by verifying and allocating transactions. Irene takes care of all employee relations, payroll, benefits, and coordinates functions of the organization.
Irene can be reached at