Cutting-Edge Research

Research, in all forms is an imperative part of clinical excellence. Because of our physician's heavy involvement in research and our state-of-the-art facilities, they have knowledge in the latest treatment options and excel in preventive medicine to provide you with the best care.


Learn more about our Clinical Trials & our Institute for Evidence-Based Care



Stephen Martino, M.D., Medical Director, Meridian Health Stroke Program explains a new trial available for eligible stroke patients at Meridian Health.




Andrew Elkwood, M.D., FACS and Matthew Kaufman, M.D., FACS, Co-directors, Center for Treatment of Paralysis and Reconstructive Nerve Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center discuss the benefits of clinical trials to the residents of Monmouth and Ocean counties.




Ashish B. Patel, M.D., discusses a new, non-surgical option to the standard pacemaker. This clinical trial is available at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, the only academic medical center offering the trial in the state of New Jersey.





Deborah R. Alpert, M.D. speaks of a new trial available for patients who have had a heart attack, have diabetes or coronary artery disease. The trial, Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial, (CIRT) seeks to examine if an existing arthritis medication can help decrease inflammation and future cardiac events in patients.



Denise Johnson Miller, M.D. FACS, Director, Breast Surgery Program, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Meridian Cancer Care, explains the phases of clinical trials and the process of how prescription drugs come to market.