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The Mountain States Department of Research serves as the central office for multi-specialty research oversight in the Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) healthcare system.  The research department has participated in several large-scale, industry-sponsored multi-center trials with subject retention at a nearly unheard of 100% rate. Several of the trials completed at Mountain States have resulted in FDA approval for new medications used to treat acute coronary syndrome, acute myocardial infarction and atrial fibrillation. Department received an excellent evaluation by sponsor’s auditors.

The Research Department is dedicated to:

  • Providing consistent oversight and management of clinical research performed at MSHA
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance and fiscal responsibility
  • Creating a research culture across MSHA facilities

In addition to providing oversight for ALL types of research conducted at Mountain States facilities, the department supports Principal Investigators in a variety of therapeutic areas which historically included:

  • cardiology
  • oncology
  • rheumatology
  • endocrinology
  • pediatrics 
  • orthopedic

Mountain States Health Alliance Corporate Department of Research
408 North State of Franklin Road, Suite 45
Johnson City, TN 37604



 Federal Wide Assurance Number: FWA00001815