About Us

Since its inception in 2001, Great Lakes Medical Research (GLMR) has been involved in phase II - IV clinical trials in an outpatient clinical setting, focusing on patient care and education. Its research population includes rural, urban and suburban groups spanning the pediatric to geriatric populations. GLMR has completed over 120 trials covering over 10 therapeutic areas. It also offers the advantage of central IRB review for all clinical trials.


Great Lakes Medical Research has an experienced, dedicated clinical research team that includes:

• Three Principal Investigators

• One full time ACRP Clinical Research Coordinator/RN

• One full time ACRP Certified Clinical Research Coordinator

• One full time Clinical Research Coordinator

• One part time Data Entry/Administrative Assistant

• Chief Financial Officer

• Site Manager/RN

Photo Credit: Bridget Eddy, Willow Creek Art & Photography

Great Lakes Medical Research has participated in a number of clinical trials with:

Great Lakes Medical Research has also worked with a number of pharmaceutical companies:

GLMR specializes in adult chronic diseases and has conducted a number of trials in the following therapeutic areas:

Type II Diabetes Mellitus



Cardiovascular Disease


Respiratory (COPD & Asthma)



Erectile Dysfunction

Weight loss

Joint Pain/Arthritis

Great Lakes Medical Research is a division of Westfield Family Physicians, a private family practice group. Established in 1979, Westfield Family Physicians consists of twelve providers. There are currently six family medicine physicians, four Nurse Practitioners and two Physicians’ Assistants who provide primary health care services to residents of Chautauqua County, New York. The practice has a consistent active patient profile of ~14,000 patients where the majority of research participants are identified.

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Recognizing that today’s research is vital to the growth and development of tomorrow’s healthcare practices, we at Great Lakes Medical Research are dedicated to conducting clinical research with compassion, expertise, and respect for each participant as a valued individual.