Medical Director/Principal Investigator

  • Michael D. Banov M.D.

Director of Research:

  • Brenda Richmond – (
    Over 23 years working in Clinical Research as a Study Coordinator with 3 years as the Regulatory and Quality Assurance Manager with large global/multinational studies (phase II,III and IV). Currently working as Director of Research at Northwest Behavioral Research Center. Has significant experience working in many therapeutic areas including Allergy/Immunology, Sleep Disorders, Psychiatry, Hypertension, Arthritis, and CNS Diseases. Responsibilities have spanned the full duration of studies from start-up including budgets and contracts to project close-out and review. Has managed and trained others to perform regulatory and coordinating duties and has been ACRP certified since 1995.

Clinical Research Coordinators:

  • Gayle Schuck – (
    Gayle is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator and Registered Nurse with 20 years of experience with clinical trials.  Her areas of experience include Psychiatry, Respiratory, GI and Vaccine.
  • Amy Herzog – ( Amy has over 8 years of experience with clinical trials. She holds a B.S. in Psychology and a M.S. in Public Health. She is CCRP certified through the Society of Clinical Research Professionals since 2013. Her therapeutic areas include Neurology, Alzheimers/ memory disorders, and other CNS diseases.She has also worked in neuropathic illnesses, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, pain, COPD, and Osteoporosis.
  • Jennifer Kane – (
  • Tracy Bloomer (


  • Sub-Investigators: