New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) Clinical Research Unit

The New Jersey Medical School Clinical Research Unit (CRU) is a core facility, available to support NJMS faculty in their clinical research endeavors.  Our mission is to:

  • Promote growth in Clinical Research at NJMS
  • Foster quality and adherence to the highest clinical and ethical standards for conducting clinical research
  • Serve as a resource for our faculty and staff in all matters related to clinical research implementation
  • Serve the needs of our Greater Newark Community by facilitating access to cutting edge treatments


Location and Description

The CRU is conveniently and centrally located on the main level of the Doctor’s Office Center at 90 Bergen Street in Newark in newly renovated space.

Our facility includes:

  • Fully equipped exam room
  • Phlebotomy and Vital signs area
  • Infusion area
  • Consult space
  • Ample staff and investigator work space
Services and Equipment

Our Services:
Our dedicated and experienced research team has worked across nearly all therapeutic areas at NJMS, and have experience working in all phases of clinical research with Federal, Industry and Foundation sponsors, in addition to investigator-initiated research.
We offer:

  • Research Nursing
  • Study Coordination
  • Research related testing (e.g. phlebotomy, ECG and others)
  • Data management
  • IRB applications
  • Regulatory Coordination
  • Protocol budget development/negotiation
  • Sponsor Invoicing
  • Bilingual (Spanish) study coordinators

The CRU Advantage:

  • Access to highly skilled and trained clinical research staff
  • The team approach to implementing a clinical research study provides a cost-effective model and cross-coverage/back-up for staffing


Mark Einstein, MD, MS

Mark Einstein, MD, MS

Professor and Chair

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School

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Yanille Taveras, BS, MS

Yanille Taveras, BS, MS

Research Program Manager

Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School