Research Team

Clinical Investigator

Joshua R. Shua-Haim MD (Principal Investigator)

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJ Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Board certified Internal Medicine
  • Board certified and fellowship trained in Geriatric Medicine
  • 20 years experience as sub-investigator and principal investigator in Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials
  • Vastly published in peer-reviewed journals
  • Presenter at state, national and international Alzheimer’s disease Conferences
  • President of Mid-Atlantic Geriatric Association

Research Team

Vered Shua-Haim RN, BSN

  • President of the Alzheimer’s Research Corporation
  • Functions as a rater and psychometrician
  • 20 years experience in clinical research studies
  • Served as a research coordinator for more than 50 double-blind AD studies for various pharmaceutical sponsors

Juanita M. Smith BSN, MPA, RN, BC

  • Vice President of Operations and Research Development  for Mid-Atlantic Geriatric Association and Alzheimer’s Research Corporation
  • Senior Research Coordinator for Alzheimer’s Research Corporation
  • Over 40 years of clinical experience as a registered nurse
  • Board certified in Geriatrics
  • Master’s degree in Clinical Research Operations
  • Over 20 years experience in Clinical Research and participated in over 20 clinical trials

Pamela Poole RN

  • Functions as an unblinded pharmacist
  • Over 20 years experience as a registered nurse
  • 3 years experience in geriatric clinical practice
  • 3 years experience as an unblinded pharmacist in Alzheimer’s disease clinical research

Patricia Brogan RN, APN, C

  • Has been a practicing registered nurse for 40 years
  • Earned a Master of Science in Family Health Nursing
  • Practices as an Advanced Practice Nurse with Prescriptive Authority
  • Is Board Certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gerontology
  • Functions as a Sub-Investigator for ARC
  • Has participated in 6 clinical trials for Alzheimer’s Disease

Bridgette Clark BSN, RN

  • Has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
  • 2 years experience in the geriatric field coupled with Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Research
  • Functions as a Research Coordinator, rater and certified psychometrician
  • Has participated in 4 clinical trials