Information for Sponsors Regarding Our Clinical Trials Program
St Joseph Heritage Healthcare and St. Joseph Health Medical Group offer
a complete and integrated approach to cancer care. We have a dedicated
research department, staffed with 6 clinical research coordinators (4
certified, one is an RN), a research/lab assistant, a data regulatory
coordinator and fulltime support staff. We are experienced in a wide assortment
of oncology and hematology indications and have enrolled over 900 patients
in clinical trials since 2000.
Our imaging department, located 5 miles from the research location, at
121 Sotoyome Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95405, offers leading edge diagnostic
equipment including ultrasound, digital mammography, and stereotactic
breast biopsy, X-ray, DEXA, PET, MRI and CT (including a 128 slice CT).
Our main oncology site hosts an infusion center with 16 chairs, 12 exam
rooms (2 dedicated to research) and 5 medical oncologists (profiles below).
Our sister sites provide 5 additional Sub Is and increased patient pool
Interests & Experience of our 6 primary medical oncologist PIs (click
on their names to read their full bios):
Wes Lee, MD: Board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology; Dr. Lee received
his MD and PhD from UCLA then completed his oncology fellowship at Stanford.
He is very active in our clinical research programs, currently serving
as director of the research department. His academic research background
began in 1985 and he has been conducting clinical research since 2003,
serving as PI for prostate, melanoma and GU cancer studies.
Ian Anderson, MD: Board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology; Dr. Anderson
completed his fellowship at Dana- Farber Cancer Institute. He has been
conducting industrial and NIH research since 1995 with a particular interest
in treatment of patients with lung cancer.
Jarrod Holmes, MD: A graduate of Duke University school of Medicine, Dr. Holmes is Board
certified in internal medicine and subspecialties of medical oncology
and hematology. A member of the American Association of Cancer Researchers,
Dr. Holmes has been conducting clinical research as PI since 2006 and
has multiple publications. His interests are in hematology, breast cancer
and cancer vaccines.
L. Wayne Keiser, MD: A graduate of Stanford Medical School, Dr. Keiser completed his oncology
fellowship at Yale. Board certified in medical oncology with interests
in hematology, colon, GI and Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, he has been
a PI since 1996.
Sara Keck, MD: Board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology; Dr. Keck completed
her oncology fellowship at UCSF. She has served as a clinical research
coordinator and Sub I on several oncology studies. Her interests are in
breast and gynecological cancers.
Thomas Stanton, MD: Dr. Stanton is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine
& Health Sciences and is board-certified in internal medicine, medical
oncology, and hematology. He has been in private practice in Petaluma
since 1991 and has been Chariman of the Oncology Committee at Petaluma
Valley Hospital during that time. In that capacity he has led the hospital
to certification by the American College of Surgeons as a Community Cancer
Program. As of 2017, he has become Medical Director of Clinical Research
providing expertise and oversight to a myriad of clinical trials.
If you are a sponsor or CRO and would like more information St. Joseph
Health Medical Group's clinical trials and research programs, please call
us at (707) 521-3830.