ABOUT PMA CLINICAL RESEARCH

Pasteur Medical Associates is now doing clinical research. Clinical research is medical research that involves people like you. People volunteer to participate in carefully conducted investigations that ultimately uncover better ways to treat, prevent, diagnose, and understand human disease.Clinical studies are designed to add to medical knowledge related to the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of diseases or conditions. Common reasons for conducting clinical studies include:

• Evaluating one or more interventions for treating a disease, syndrome, or condition
• Finding ways to prevent the initial development or recurrence of a disease or condition
• Evaluating methods for identifying a condition or risk factors for that condition
Primary Investigator:

Hoan Pho, MD

Dr. Hoan Pho was born in Saigon, Vietnam. He graduated Valedictorian from Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio in 1985, and magna cum laude from Trinity University in San Antonio in 1989. Dr. Pho was pricipal investigator in several studies in organic compound development and was coauthor in 6 publications in the Journal of Organic Chemistry. He graduated from The University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School in 1993 with a Dean’s Scholarship for Academic Achievement. He completed 3 years of internal medicine residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center in 1996, and became Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Pho has a special interest in treating Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome. He strongly believes in a comprehensive and individualized treatment strategy which includes education, counseling, exercise, nutrition guidance, and regular health maintenance exams. He spends his free time with his family and enjoys cycling, dancing, and playing tennis.

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Becky Research Coordinator:

Becky Rodriguez, LVN, CRC

Becky Rodriguez was born in San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from Kaplan College with a Vocational Nursing License in 2011. She has over 7 years of hands on Medical and Research experience as a Medical Assistant. Becky has been with PMA Clinical Research since April of 2014. Becky enjoys being outdoors, fishing, and spending time with her family.

Sub-investigators:
Dr. Kayser, Dr. Galan, Dr. Goff, Dr. McMahon, and Dr. Scanlan are sub-investigator’s and will be seeing patients for research as well. This means you will be able to see your normal physician for research visits as well as your regular office visits.

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