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Clinical Trials Office

Bringing High-Impact Clinical Trials to the Baystate Community

Current Clinical Trials

Explore clinical trials at Baystate.

As part of the Office of Research team, the Clinical Trials Office (CTO) supports Baystate Health’s strategies of academic innovation, advancing new standards of care, and improving efficiency to lower the cost of healthcare. The CTO assists in the execution and management of funded clinical trials by providing administrative and clinical resources to our research community.

We have a dedicated core service team of experienced clinical research staff who work with investigators and their research teams; assisting with the organization, implementation, and completion of clinical research studies.

View our Clinical Trials Office Site Profile (PDF)


The mission of the CTO is to provide an infrastructure to optimize clinical research operations and promote clinician engagement and academic advancement to expand sponsored clinical trials across Baystate Health.


Our vision is to expand sponsored clinical trials at Baystate Health and bring innovative treatment to patients and families in the communities we serve.

Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) at 80 Wason Avenue, Springfield, MA

CTUincontent250x250The Office of Research was awarded a grant in 2019 from the Mass Life Science Center to expand capacity to conduct Clinical Trials in western Massachusetts. This grant has helped create an out-patient Clinical Trials Unit located at 80 Wason Avenue in Springfield.

Having a dedicated space focused solely on clinical trials provides the opportunity to accelerate the growth of Baystate Health's clinical trial portfolio and increase access to innovative treatment for our patients and the community. The Clinical Trials Unit has 4 exam rooms, 2 consult rooms, a research pharmacy and laboratory as well as staff offices.

View our CTU Space Overview (PDF)

Meet the CTO Team

Gerard Coly, MD, MPH, CCRP

Gerard Coly, MD, MPH, CCRP
Program Director
Phone: 413-794-6245

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Abraham Madjidov, BS
Clinical Research Assistant II
Phone: 413-795-0352

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Andrea Munsey
Clinical Research Regulatory Specialist
Phone: 786-385-1319

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Viorika Nelson DNP, FNP-C
Sub Investigator / Clinical Trials Specialist
Phone: 413-794-0903

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Emily Niedziela, MS
Clinical Regulatory Specialist I
Phone: 413-795-0353

Shaula Paul, BS, MS

Shaula Paul, BS, MS
Clinical Research Coordinator I
Phone: 413-794-8280

Andres Santana, MD

Andrés Santana, MD
Clinical Research Coordinator II
Phone: 413-794-4231


Contact Us

For more information about the Clinical Trials Office, email or call 413-794-6690.