Infectious Diseases Research Staff in Dallas
One Of The Premier, Leading Clinical Trial Sites
In The United States
North Texas Infectious Diseases Consultants Infectious Disease Research Department Is One Of The Leading Clinical Trial Sites In The United States.
The Research Team
Bryan King, LVN, CCRC
Director of Clinical Research
Bryan King joined North Texas Infectious Diseases Consultants in 2001 as the Director of the Research Department which he helped develop with Dr. Louis Sloan. Bryan has helped to expand the Research Department to a multi-phase respected site conducting multiple studies that continue the fight against HIV and other infectious diseases. He has established excellent ongoing relationships with sponsoring Pharmaceutical companies, giving patients access to new and improved treatments. Bryan graduated from nursing school in North Little Rock, Arkansas in 1989 and then moved to Dallas to help fight AIDS as a HIV Nurse. He is a member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals and certified as a Clinical Research Coordinator.
Mezgebe Berhe, MD, MPH
Dr. Berhe joined NTIDC in 2005 after completing his ID fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University in Virginia and his Internal Medicine residency at St. Barnabas Hospital affiliated with Cornell Medical Center in New York City. He also holds a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology.
Since joining NTIDC in 2005, Dr Berhe has been an integral member of the NTIDC Research department, serving as a Principle Investigator and Sub-investigator for numerous clinical trials for infectious diseases, including HIV, C-Diff, antibiotics, Hepatitis C, and new vaccines. He has participated in more than 80 clinical trials and has helped the research department achieve it reputation for the high standers of data collection, GCP and exceptional patient care. He is married with three children, and enjoys espresso while watching Arsenal FC Soccer and Seinfeld.
Christopher J. Bettacchi, MD
Dr. Bettacchi joined North Texas Infectious Diseases Consultants in 2010 after completing his Infectious Diseases fellowship at the UAB Medical Center in Alabama. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana and completed his medical school training at St. George’s University in New York.
In 2011 Dr. Bettacchi started participating in the research program at NTIDC as a sub-investigator, and in 2016 he became a more valuable member of our research team as a Principle Investigator. He continues to help NTIDC make an impact to the research community by contributing to the data of so many lifesaving medications that have come to market. He has participated in more the 50 clinical trials for HIV, antibiotics, vaccines and other infectious disease medications. Dr. Bettacchi is married with 2 children, and enjoys running and biking at White Rock Lake!
Our Research Team Members
All of our Infectious Diseases clinical trials are conducted in our offices located on the campus of Baylor University Medical Center near Downtown Dallas.
Research Team Members
Name: Elisha Thomas, LVN
Name: Tammy Morgan, CRC
Name: Misty Kell, CRC
Name: Jessica Caldwell, CRC
Data Entry/ Regulatory Coordinator
Name: Sulema Pedraza
Name: Lauren Dunnet, Pharm D
Name: Erin Powell, RPhT, CPhT
Name: Gabie Walston
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We daily strive for a stronger doctor-patient relationship which allows us to deliver outstanding care in a professional and compassionate manner that encompasses the total needs of our patients.
Insurance and Patient Fees
If you have any additional questions regarding fees or are in need of making special payment arrangements, please speak with one of our Patient Account Managers. As a courtesy to you, our office will file insurance claims. However, patients assume ultimate financial responsibility for payment.
Request for medication refills
Refill requests require at least 72 hours for approval. Please monitor your pill bottles and contact the pharmacy at least 5 days prior to running out of your medication. Please note that prescription refill authorizations are dependent upon you maintaining the recommended follow-up appointments with your provider.
Current Infectious Disease Clinical Trials
We are currently participating in Phases I, II, III and IV clinical trials for the study and treatment of HIV-infected individuals and are proud to offer our patients the latest experimental treatment options available.
Please contact Bryan King at email@example.com for information on our current studies.