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EXECUTIVE TEAM SEAN STANTON CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER BRANDON LENOX DO CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER HANK HELLER CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER LESIA HISE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER CLINICAL TEAM JAY RUBIN MD PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR HANS HOECK MD, PhD MANAGING PARTNER ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM CARLOS BAEZ MD DIRECTOR OF LABORATORY SERVICES CANDACE BAIRD DIRECTOR OF REGULATORY & QUALITY AFFAIRS KRISTEN GRUBE […]

Winter Gardens

EXECUTIVE TEAM FIRST NAME LAST NAME TITLE SEAN STANTON CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER BRANDON LENOX DO CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER HANK HELLER CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER LESIA HISE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER CLINICAL TEAM NICHOLAS WEBER DO PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR TAYLOR RICE MANAGING PARTNER GINA ESTUPINAN MD PROJECT MANAGER ADELINA STSURIN PROJECT MANAGER MELISA NICOLAS PROJECT MANAGER LEXI MORRISON PSYCHOMETRIC […]

Meet The Team

Investigators Sejal Patel, MD Principal Investigator Neel Patel, MD Principal Investigator Prity Patel, APRN Principal Investigator Clinical Team Matt Bubalo Managing Director Floribeth Roman Project Manager Gian Colon Project Manager Vanessa Carrillo Clinical Research Technician

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Melissa Belardo, APRN

Clinical Investigator

Melissa Belardo, is a certified family nurse practitioner (FNP-BC), joins K2 Medical Research with more than a decade of clinical experience. She has served as an investigator in over 20 trials. Prior to clinical research, she held roles in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nurse education.

Melissa’s academic background includes a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Adventist University, followed by a master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner from Georgetown University.

Melissa is a native of the US Virgin Islands’ and is fluent in both English and Spanish; Melissa has lived in central Florida for the past twenty years. When she’s not at work, you can find her volunteering at her local church and spending time with family.