About Access Clinical Trials, Inc.
Access Clinical Trials Staff

Access Clinical Trials, Inc., founded in 1999 is a hospital - based research center and trial management organization in Nashville, TN. Centrally located on the Centennial Campus, Access has supported over 70 physicians and groups in conducting hundreds of pre - clinical Phase I - IV studies in multiple therapeutic areas. In their active studies for 2019 and 2020, Access Clinical Trials consistently performed in the top 2%  of all study sites.

Special Benefits:

  • Adult Primary, Children/Women's and Psychiatric hospitals on our campus. Over the past 20 years we have conducted hundreds of studies, both impatient and outpatient.

  • Supporting a portfolio of over 70 physicians and medical groups.

  • 210 county catchment area, which represents a massive potential patient base.

  • A very diverse patient population in both rural and urban areas.

  • Aggressive use of both traditional (rural areas) and non - traditional social media outreach.

About Us

Providing you with a caring staff for the best care

Jaclyn Brooks, CEO
MHA, MS, BSN, BBA

 Jacqueline Brooks is the Chief Executive Officer of Access Clinical Trials, Inc., founded in 1999. She has extensive experience in executive - level operations, compliance and training of health care organizations for pharmaceutical and biomedical research at the regional,divisional levels.

Newton J. Brooks, VP, PhD.

Dr. Brooks earned a doctorate in higher education from University of Arkansas in 2003. Dr. Brooks is the Vice President of Access Clinical Trials, Inc.. He manages  Human Resources, training responsibilities, and proper storage and archive of all sensitive materials in clinical research.

James A. Fry, M.D.

Dr. Fry is a principal investigator for Access Clinical Trials, Inc. since 2005. His experience also includes his own practice Pediatric Neurology Associates and Centennial Medical Center - Physician's Park.

Janet Dittus, M.D.

Dr. Dittus is an Investigator for Women's Studies at Access Clinical Trials, Inc. In addition she is Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Ana Bircher, M.D.

Dr. Bircher is an ABMG certified Clinical Geneticist with Inner Vision Women's Ultrasound.

Carol Arvin, RNC, NP

Carol Arvin is an Investigator for Endometriosis and Uterine Fibroid trials at Access Clinical Trials, Inc. She has been with Access Clinical Trials, Inc. since 2015.

Taneka Sullins, CCMA

Taneka Sullins is the Director of Clinical Research at Access Clinical Trials, Inc. since 2015. She is a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant and has experience with Women's Health Studies as well as Pediatric and Adolescent Tourette's Studies.

Cathy Robbins, LPN

Cathy Robbins is a Study Coordinator II / Electronic Data Manager at Access Clinical Trials, Inc. since 2016. She has experience in Women's Health Studies as well as Pediatric and Adolescent Tourette's Trials.

Diane Kolaski, BBA

Diane Kolaski is a Study Coordinator II/ Electronic Data Manager at Access Clinical Trials, Inc. since 2016. She has experience with Women's Health Studies as well as Pediatric and Adolescent Tourette's Trials.

Patricia Newsome,
Executive Administrative Assistant
Amy Pavol, CFO

Amy Pavol is the Chief Finance Officer at Access Clinical Trials, Inc. since 2014. She has 35+ years of experience, with expertise in budgeting and contract negotiations.

Providing you with a caring staff for the best care

Jaclyn Brooks, CEO
MHA, MS, BSN, BBA

 Jaclyn Brooks is the Chief Executive Officer of Access Clinical Trials, Inc., founded in 1999. She has extensive experience in executive - level operations, compliance and training of health care organizations for pharmaceutical and biomedical research at the regional,divisional levels.

Newton J. Brooks, VP, PhD.

Dr. Brooks earned a doctorate in higher education from University of Arkansas in 2003. Dr. Brooks is the Vice President of Access Clinical Trials, Inc.. He manages  Human Resources, training responsibilities, and proper storage and archive of all sensitive materials in clinical research.

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James A. Fry, M.D.
Janet Dittus, M.D.
Ana Bircher, M.D.

Dr. Fry is a principal investigator for Access Clinical Trials, Inc. since 2005. His experience also includes his own practice Pediatric Neurology Associates and Centennial Medical Center - Physician's Park.

Dr. Dittus is an Investigator for Women's Studies at Access Clinical Trials, Inc. In addition she is Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Bircher is an ABMG certified Clinical Geneticist with Inner Vision Women's Ultrasound.

Carol Arvin, RNC, NP

Carol Arvin is an Investigator for Endometriosis and Uterine Fibroid trials at Access Clinical Trials, Inc. She has been with Access Clinical Trials, Inc. since 2015.

Taneka Sullins, CCMA

Taneka Sullins is the Director of Clinical Research at Access Clinical Trials, Inc. since 2015. She is a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant and has experience with Women's Health Studies as well as Pediatric/Adolescent Tourette's and Migraine Studies.

Cathy Robbins, LPN

Cathy Robbins is a Study Coordinator II / Electronic Data Manager at Access Clinical Trials, Inc. since 2016. She has experience in Women's Health Studies as well as Pediatric/Adolescent Tourette's and Migraine Studies.

Diane Kolaski, BBA
Patricia Newsome,
Executive Administrative Assistant
Amy Pavol, CFO

Patricia Newsome joined access Clinical Trials, Inc. in 2017. As Executive Assistant to Jaclyn Brooks, she oversees the flow of operations, and works closely with the CEO and study team to coordinate all things -both clinical and administrative.

Diane Kolaski is a Study Coordinator II/ Electronic Data Manager at Access Clinical Trials, Inc. since 2016. She has experience with Women's Health Studies as well as Pediatric/Adolescent Tourette's and Migraine Studies.

Amy Pavol is the Chief Finance Officer at Access Clinical Trials, Inc. since 2014. She has 35+ years of experience, with expertise in budgeting and contract negotiations.