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Our Team
Pragya B. Gupta, M.D.
FRCS (Edin), DABPM, FAPCR, CPI

Medical Director

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Dr. Gupta is an American Board certified Anesthesiologist, holds Sub Specialty certification in Pain Medicine and is also an American Academy of Pain Medicine certified pain specialist. He is a Fellow of the prestigious Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh (1994) in General Surgery. He is a member of the Evidence Analysis team of Spine Intervention Society. Dr. Gupta is an American Academy of Clinical Research Professional Certified Physician Investigator. He completed Residency in Anesthesiology and Fellowship in Pain Medicine from Tufts Medical Center (Boston, MA) an internationally respected academic medical center. He has been successfully practicing Pain Management in the Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati OH area since 2002. He has treated over 3500 patients and started the Otrimed Clinical Research in the year 2012 for participating in innovative clinical research in collaboration with reputed pharmaceutical corporations.

Dr. Gupta has served as Principal investigator for multiple industry sponsored clinical trials in the area of Chronic Low back pain (non specific), Degenerative disc disease causing low back pain, Osteoarthritis of major joints, Migraine headache, Sciatica, Spinal Cord stimulation, Opioid induced constipation, Post traumatic neuropathy pain, Drug dependence and addiction, and also Sub investigator for Treatment resistant depression, Major depression etc.

His clinical research interest is mainly in treating Low back pain secondary to Discogenic cause, Failed Back surgery, Post traumatic Neuropathy, Restorative Intradiscal therapies, Neck Pain (whiplash Injury), Spinal Cord Stimulation, Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation, and Sciatica.


Dr. Gupta is Member of:

Academic Appointments:
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine–University of Kentucky–Albert B. Chandler Medical Center (community based-faculty), Lexington, KY.

Hospital Affiliations
St. Elizabeth Medical Center > http://www.stelizabeth.com/
Mercy Fairfield Hospital > http://www.ehealthconnection.com/regions/mercy_cincinnati/
West Chester Medical Center > http://uchealth.com/westchesterhospital/

ROBERT E. HURD, M.D.

Dr. Hurd is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska, and is a board-certified internist and endocrinologist He has practiced most recently as a primary care physician at the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center and with the Visiting Physicians Association in Clermont County, Ohio. Before this, he served as a Site Physician Co-Investigator for the ACCORD (Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes) Trial, located at Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Hospital and was a Research Associate at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Dr. Hurd also teaches bioethics and endocrinology at Xavier University of Cincinnati, in the departments of philosophy and biology, respectively.

DR. HURD IS A MEMBER OF :
  • Endocrine Society [www.endo-soc.org]
  • Bioethics Network of Ohio [www.beno-ethics.org]
Kathy A. Amanns, CCRP

Kathy is the Senior Clinical Research Coordinator here at Otrimed with over 12 years of Clinical Research Experience. She has been working as Clinical Research Manager for Hightop Medical Research Center for the past year, and Senior Research Coordinator prior to managing. Mrs. Amanns has a vast amount of knowledge in Phase 1-4 studies working with previous research centers such as The Urology Group, MedPace and UC. Kathy is currently attending NKU where she is pursuing her bachelor’s degree and will complete her degree in 2017.

Mrs. Amanns currently has been a member of the Society of Clinical Research Professional (SoCra) since 2006. She is also currently on the Honor Roll and part of the Organizational Leadership Organization with NKU.

MS. AMANNS ALSO HOLDS THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATIONS :
  • Certified Clinical Research Professional (2006 - Present)
  • IATA Shipping Certified (2004 - 2017)
  • CITI, Good Clinical Practices/ICH (2006 - Present)
  • CITI, Research Coordinator/Investigator (2006 - Present)
Erica L. Eves, CCRP

Erica is the Senior Clinical Research Coordinator here at Otrimed with over 10 years of experience in the field. Ms. Eves has served as Clinical Coordinator and Lead Coordinator for other organizations such as Hilltop Research and Apex Eye. With these experiences she has gained a vast knowledge of different perspectives into the world of research which she continues to bring to our department.

Ms. Eves has been a member of the Society of Clinical Research Professionals (SOCRA) since 2012, and the Academy of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) since 2009.

Ms. Eves also holds the following certifications :
  • Certified Clinical Research Professional (2013 - Present)
  • IATA Shipping Certified (2009 - 2017)
  • CITI, Good Clinical Practices/ICH (2008 - Present)
  • CITI, Research Coordinator/Investigator (2013 - Present)
Joseph Kline, PhD, MD, MBA

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Joseph Kline, Jr. PhD, MD, MBA is a board-certified Psychiatrist who joined Otri-Med in 2012 as a Principal Investigator and Sub-Investigator. Dr. Kline obtained his doctorate in Physiology and Biophysics from the University of Louisville in 1983. He then earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1986. Dr. Kline is also engaged in private practice in Florence, KY. Dr. Kline has served as a Principal Investigator for multiple Industry Sponsored Clinical Trials in the areas of Treatment Resistant Depression, Major Depressive Disorder, Depression with Pain, Schizophrenia, Migraine Headaches, Alcohol Cessation and Opioid Dependence. He has also served as a Sub-Investigator for several additional research trials. Dr. Kline is an experienced rater of multiple psychiatric interviews commonly used in clinical trials.
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OTRIMED CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER
162 Barnwood Drive, Edgewood, KY 41017
Phone: 859-757-1359
Cell : 859-443-8228
Fax : 859-331-6600
Email : info@otrimed.com