Baptist Clinical Research Institute

Baptist Clinical Research 

The Baptist Clinical Research Institute (BCRI), formerly known as the Baptist Clinical Research Center (BCRC), opened in 1989. The Institute has a reputation built on experience and dedication to the highest quality standards in research. BCRI conducts inpatient and outpatient phase I through IV clinical trials to assist in the development of innovative medical care for patients. Our solid base of experienced study management team combined with a strong vision for the future and dedicated investigators ensures an effective trial process.

BCRI staff works with physicians, pharmaceutical companies, the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute, the Gynecologic Oncology Group and other research organizations to test original ideas, new medical equipment and technology, and medications.

Career Opportunities in Research

Clinical Trials

Study Name Status Disease Group
ANCHOR Recruiting Cardiology- Aortic Aneurysm
CONNECT-HF Recruiting Cardiology-Congestive Heart Failure
CREST-2 Recruiting Neurovascular Surgery-Carotid Artery Stenosis
RAPID Closed to Accrual Cardiology-Extracorporeal Bypass Procedure
Sickle Cell Disease Implementation Consortium (SCDIC): Re-Hash Recruiting Hematology - Sickle Cell
Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis Study Recruiting Gastroenterology-Pancreatoduodenectomy
WEB-IT Closed to Accrual Neurology-Intercranial Aneurysm

Research Events

The various Institutes and Research Teams at Baptist regularly meet to discuss news and updates in Clinical Research, as well as hosting specialized training and development events for both Baptist employees and Clinical Research professionals from throughout the Mid-South. Please click on View Calendar and filter by Baptist Clinical Research Institution to view our upcoming events.

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Maggie DeBon, Ph.D.

Maggie DeBon, Ph.D. Maggie DeBon, Ph.D. serves as the Executive Director for the Baptist Clinical Research Institute. Before coming to Baptist in 2014, Dr. DeBon was a Professor of Preventive Medicine at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She has nearly 20 years of research funding from the NIH and several foundations. Maggie holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with a subspecialty in Behavioral Medicine.

Contact Us

  • Baptist Clinical Research Institute

    6025 Walnut Grove Rd., Suite 500
    Memphis, TN 38120

Contact us electronically
For Operations/Billing/Budgets, call 901-226-1821
For Regulatory, call 901-226-2678
For Study Coordinator, call 901-226-1689
For Grants Manager, call 901-226-3874
For Pharmacy, call 901-226-1476