Our Research Center

Coastal Research Associates, LLC (CRA) is an independent Phase II-IV 4,000 sq. ft. research site. The facility includes 4 fully equipped ophthalmic testing rooms, a lab collection room, a general medical exam room (including medical scale, exam table and ecg), a minor procedure room equipped with a surgical scope and various specialized opthamic testing rooms.    CRA is conveniently located in the medical district of Roswell, GA with easy interstate access. It is located 34 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL),  There are several nearby hotels.

Our Dedication

CRA recognizes the importance of timely start-up and thorough documentation processing from initial contact through completion. We offer a full spectrum of services designed to ensure the smooth operation and success of your trial. From study initiation to closeout, your project has a dedicated team committed to excellence… committed to you.

Our Perfomance

CRA's staff has professionally managed over 140 clinical trials.  CRA has always been committed to efficient enrollment and to the accurate collection of data.  CRA generally lands in the top tier of site enrollers.  In addition, CRAs attention to detail and quality has resulted in numerous CRO and Sponsor recogntions and awards.


Our streamlined and thorough planning, coordination and monitoring process ensures both efficiency and exacting quality. At CRA our qualifications include:

 •Physician Investigator and Certified Clinical Research Coordinators 

•Pre-study & Initiation visits 

•Protocol development & review 

•Medical management 

•Preparation of source documents 

•Comprehensive subject recruitment & enrollment tracking 

•CRF completion, drug accountability, AE review and reporting 

•Dedicated regulatory officer

•Informed consent preparation/review 

•Regulatory document collection and processing 

•Use of central Institutional Review Boards

Volunteer Recruitment

Centered in one of the most populous cities in the Southeast US, CRA has accrued a broad participant base that is continually updated and replenished through internal and external referrals, as well as from advertising referrals.  

Our recruitment staff maintains an ever-expanding and detailed database that allows us to access suitable volunteers based on important demographic input that encompasses all major groups for volunteer populations.  

We also have excellent relationships with the local newspaper, radio and television stations to facilitate and maintain affordable and effective advertising for studies as necessary.

Data Management

•Conventional CRF entry 

•Remote data entry 

•Web based data capture 

•Electronic data transfer – (ECG, Specular imaging, imaging, and file sharing)

Nearby Hotels


Homewood Suites Atanta-Alpharetta

10775 Davis Drive

Alpharetta, GA 30004

Phone - 770-998-1622

Distance from Site - 2.6 miles

Hyatt Place Atlanta/Alpharetta/North Point

7500 North Point Parkway

Alpharetta, GA 30022

Phone - 770-594-8788

Distance from Site - 3.4 miles


1075 Holcomb Bridge Road

Roswell, GA 30076

Phone - 888-370-0998

Distance from Site - 2.8 miles

Residence Inn & Suites by Marriott Atlanta Alpharetta

1325 North Point Drive

Alpharetta, GA 30022

Phone - 770-587-1151

Distance from Site - 4.5 miles

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Northpoint

10975 Georgia Lane

Alpharetta, GA 30022

Phone - 678-566-3900

Distance from Site - 4.9 miles

Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta

5750 Windward Parkway

Alpharetta, GA 30005

Phone - 770-754-9600

Distance from Site - 5.8 miles