About Us

Compassionate Care

A Message From The Founders:

At K2 Medical Research, people come first.

Clinical research has been stigmatized as invasive, impersonal, cold. We have made it our mission to drop this outdated stigma and begin a new standard for how clinical trials are delivered: one founded in respect, compassion and warmth. We aim to give our patients a sense of autonomy, equity and dignity; to provide tools that will allow them to advocate for their own health using the latest advancements the industry has to offer.

Here at K2, we intend to provide our patients with an experience rivaled by only the best medical facilities in the country. Our team of clinicians are not just board-certified experts in their field, they also operate under a holistic model, treating patients as multi-faceted human beings and not just a set of symptoms.

We want to get back to the basics of good care. We feel that by prioritizing the fundamental ethics of research we can breathe new life into the standardized practices for everyone on this journey- from patients to sponsors and everyone in between- and potentially transform how protocols in clinical trials are managed.

Our goal is to offer clinical trials as a practical healthcare option for our local communities, create global awareness of the importance of research in improving population health, and ultimately make a positive impact on the world around us.

Meet Our Caring Team

Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.

Clinical Team

Brandon Lenox DO, MPH

Principal Investigator

Sean Stanton

Project Manager

Sheila Baez-Torres MD

Principal Investigator

Sejal Patel, MD

Principal Investigator

Thomas Looke MD, PhD

Principal Investigator

Sean McFadden MD

Principal Investigator

Neel Patel MD

Principal Investigator

Carlos Baez MD

Director of Laboratory Services

Lauren Roth MS

Psychometric Rater

Matt Bubalo

Project Manager and Psychometric Rater

Kim Stokes

Psychometric Rater

Augusto Zabaleta MA

Psychometric Rater

Rob Cohen PsyD, ABPP

Neuropsychologist

Sandi Sundstrom RN

Regulatory and Compliance Specialist
Project Manager

Jim Hoeckendorf RN

Project Manager

Taylor Rice

Project Manager

Brooke Ina RPh

Pharmacist
Project Manager

Gina Cedano

Project Manager

Floribeth Roman

Project Manager

Alana Malechuk MS

Laboratory Specialist
Project Manager

Jenny Lenox RN, MSN

Project Manager

Stacie Hoeckendorf

Clinical Research Coordinator

Adelina St. Surin

Clinical Research Coordinator

Emma Garcia

Project Manager

Dennis Neumann

Clinical Research Coordinator

Briana Luciani

Laboratory Specialist

Briana Luciani

Laboratory Specialist

Administrative Team

Lesia Hise, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Candace Baird

Director of Regulatory and Quality Assurance

Linda Colon

Administrator of Global Data Management

Michelle Montone

Director of Marketing and Outreach

"The staff is wonderful, professional and knowledgeable. They provide you with the best service when possible! Whenever I had a question, they were ready to answer. Quick responses and follow ups, and always gives the best advice. "

Study Participant, January 2021
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