MetroBoston Clinical Partners is a clinical research center in Boston – Massachusetts. We believe in conducting high-quality clinical research.
MetroBoston Clinical Partners
About Our Clinical Research Center in Boston - Massachusetts
MetroBoston Clinical Partners is a well-established and experienced clinical research center in the greater Boston area. Under the leadership of qualified physicians and medical professionals, we coordinate a range of clinical research trials in Dermatology and Internal Medicine. Our team is experienced and uses a patient-centered approach.
Our clinical research center in Boston – Massachusetts helps improve patient outcomes by conducting ethical and cutting-edge research by evaluating the latest novel treatments and medications available to patients.
We have an exceptional staff. Our investigators, Dr. Amster and Dr. Black have conducted clinical trials for over twenty and ten years respectively. Our Study Coordinator, Stella Schandorf, has been involved in clinical research for over ten years.
We have successfully conducted dozens of trials in Dermatology and Internal Medicine. Our studies have included vitiligo, alopecia, acne, psoriasis, eczema, c. diff, and many other dermatological and medical conditions.
MetroBoston is a well-known and well-respected clinical research center. We have strong relationships with study sponsors including Pfizer, Eli Lilly, Janssen, and Innovaderm as well as many others.
At MetroBoston Clinical Partners, our core values reflect our commitment to excellence.
Meeting and exceeding the expectations of our patients is our priority.
We incorporate the highest ethical and regulatory standards in our work.
We strive to provide exceptional medical care in a friendly atmosphere.
We are committed to open and transparent communication with our partners and patients.
Meet Our Team
Meet our team of highly experienced professionals at MetroBoston Clinical Research Center in Boston – Massachusetts has over thirty years of combined research experience.
Mark Amster, MD, MBA conducts clinical trials at MetroBoston Clinical Research Center in Boston – Massachusetts with over 20 years of research experience. In addition, he is currently a practicing Dermatologist and President & CEO of Newton Brighton Dermatology Associates. He has been involved with several biotech startups. He graduated from SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, New York. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Boston VA Medical Center, Boston University, and Tufts. He completed his Dermatology residency in Buffalo, New York, and is Board Certified in Dermatology and Board Eligible in Internal Medicine.
Richard Black MD, conducts clinical trials at MetroBoston Clinical Partners with over 10 years of research experience. He also has an active internal medicine practice for over 30 years. He has administrative experience having been a medical advisor to case management at Blue Cross of Massachusetts, Chief of Medicine at Braintree Medical Associates, President of the medical staff at Quincy Medical Center, and member of the Board of Trustees at Quincy Medical Center.
He graduated summa cum laude from Boston University and went on to Boston University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Boston VA Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Amster and Dr. Black founded MetroBoston Clinical Partners in 2015.
LEAD STUDY COORDINATOR
Our clinical research coordinator Stella Schandorf oversees every aspect of the clinical trial. She is a skilled Study Coordinator with over 10 years of research experience. Stella Scandorf is a certified MA and received her training at Everest Institute Brighton.
Diana Mensah helps prepare all the necessary paperwork for obtaining informed consent from study participants and manages visits of the study subject. is a highly skilled clinical research coordinator who reviews patient records, databases, and referrals from physicians. She is currently attending nursing school. Diana Mensah acquired her bachelor’s degree from City College of New York City.
Brendan S. Ng
Brendan S. Ng helps prepare all the necessary paperwork for obtaining informed consent from study participants and manages visits of the study subject. He has certifications from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-B) and Massachusetts Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-B) and graduated from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in Biology.
Matthew Sunda carries out medical procedures such as biopsies, cancer removals, and cyst extractions and utilizes the EPIC electronic health records system to document patients’ medical information. helps prepare all the necessary paperwork for obtaining informed consent from study participants and manages visits of the study subject. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Seton Hall University.