Under the supervision of Dr. Kaplan, the Clinical Research department at Queens Medical Associates is coordinated by Karen Eisenberg, RN, MPS, Director of Clinical Research. Ms. Eisenberg is an accomplished nurse who has over 25 years of combined research experience in Hematology/Oncology, trauma and surgical intensive care studies. She has coordinated clinical trials sponsored by pharmaceutical companies, clinical research organizations, the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute of Health. Ms. Eisenberg has co-authored over 30 research publications. She earned her diploma in Nursing in 1973 at Long Island College Hospital School of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1976 and a Masters Degree in Professional Studies in 1977 at Long Island University. She is certified by the National Institute of Health in the protection of human subjects in research and served as a member of two oversight committees for the SELECT Study sponsored by the National Cancer Institute.
Sara Haniff, our Clinical Research Coordinator has two years of experience in Oncology research. She comes to us from Columbia University Medical Center where she was the study coordinator for multiple lymphoma trials and worked closely with the investigators to gather data, as well as report results for scientific papers and national presentations. Sara was the lead microbiologist with EMSL Analytical New York and collaborated with other labs during the legionella outbreak in late 2015. Sara has a Bachelor of Science focusing on Toxicology and Analytical Chemistry from John Jay of Criminal Justice. She is now pursuing her Masters in Toxicology.