New Tazewell

Clinical Trial Services

  • Phase I - IV Outpatient Facility
  • Limited Overnight Capabilities

Charles H. DeBusk, M.D.

President/General Manager

Dr. Charles DeBusk is the Principal Investigator for Heartland Medical, PC.  He has been in private practice since 1992 and has conducted more than 130 clinical trials since 1996.

Heartland Medical, PC

Heartland Medical, PC was founded in 1996. It serves the tri-state area of Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia. The staff consists of one Principal Investigator, two sub-investigators, two full-time study coordinators and one full-time regulatory specialist with nineteen years experience. Heartland Medical, PC has conducted over 130 clinical trials.

Heartland Medical has specialized in providing clinical research site services since the mid-1980s, having conducted over 100 Phase II, III and IV national and international clinical studies in the therapeutic areas of:


AMR’s track record on our most recent trial was very impressive; they enrolled 420 subjects in 4 weeks with an overall 95% retention rate over the 6-month study duration. Even though each AMR center is an individual site, the communication network among them was the key to delivering a standard message to all sites.

Project Director, CRO - Avian Influenza Vaccine Trial

Capabilities List

  • Founded in 1996
  • Patient database of 45,000-50,000
  • Maintains FWA and GDUFA
  • Dedicated double-locked, limited access IP storage

Equipment List

  • On-site CLIA certified laboratory
  • Radiology
  • Spirometry