LYNN INSTITUTE OF THE ROCKIES
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO


The Lynn Institute of the Rockies is an independent multi-center clinical research facility dedicated to providing professional service to the pharmaceutical industry and clinical research organizations.


We are a multi-specialty site with specialties including Sleep Medicine, Psychiatry, Gastroenterology, Women’s Health, Dermatology, Neurology, and Internal Medicine. With a population of roughly 1 million in Southern Colorado, the Lynn Institute of the Rockies offers a broad range of demographic characteristics to each clinical research trial. Our experienced research staff is committed to providing rapid study start-up, precise project management and accuracy in data collection, all with a focus on subject safety.

MANAGEMENT

Karen Waddell
President and CEO

Carlos Blanco, BA, CCRC
Vice President of Operations

Michael Pojezny, MBA
Vice President of Fianance

Shelly Brunson, CCRP 
Associate Vice President, Business Development

Brenda Mattson
Site Director

Amenities and Capabilities

Monitor Amenities


  • Monitor hours Monday-Friday 8am – 5pm
  • Operating hours Monday- Friday 8am – 5pm, extended hours available as needed
  • 3 private monitor rooms, with phone and wired internet in each room
  • Access to copier and fax machine
  • Coffee and water available
  • Use of employee break room including microwave and refrigerator
  • WiFi

Service Capabilities


  • Phase I Capabilities
  • 24/7 Clinical Services available includes long term patient accommodations and overnight patient monitoring
  • Conference Facilities
  • Certified Clinical Research Staff
  • ECG
  • Federal Wide Assurance Number
  • Lab on site
  • CLIA Waiver
  • CPR/AED/BLS certified staff
  • Drug Storage: Limited access, temperature controlled monitored drug room, refrigerator, -20C and -70C freezer
  • Controlled substance storage
  • 4 Bed Sleep Lab
  • Spirometry testing
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Comfortable patient waiting area
  • 2 Exam rooms
  • Day patient lounge

AREAS OF RESEARCH

Lynn Institute of the Rockies has conducted Phase II - IV studies including:
  • Acne
  • ADHD
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Amenorrhea
  • Ankylosing Spondilitis
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Asthma
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Breakthrough Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Canker Sore
  • Constipation
  • Contraception
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Depression
  • Diabetes (Type I and II)
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dyspepsia
  • Endometriosis
  • Erosive Esophagitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • GAD
  • Gastric Ulcers
  • Gastric Emptying
  • GERD
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes
  • Hormone Replacement
  • HPV
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension (including ABPM)
  • Insomnia
  • Incontinence
  • Influenza
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Menorrhagia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pneumonia
  • Psoriasis
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rosacea
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vaccine Trials
RESEARCH STAFF
  • 7 full time clinical research coordinators 
  • 1 research assistant/lab technician
  • 1 quality assurance person
  • 4 sleep technicians (1 registered)
  • 1 regulatory specialist
  • 1 business development specialist
  • 1 contract administrator
  • 2 recruitment specialists
Kurt Lesh, MD
Family Medicine

John Baer, MD
OB/GYN

David Bird, MD
Family Practice

Eric Caplan, MD
Allergy & Asthma 


DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT
  • Respironic Alice 5.0 polysomnography equipment
  • Two EKG machines
  • Refrigerated drug storage
  • Refrigerator for lab sample storage
  • Weigh scale
  • Freezer (-20 and -70 degree Celsius)
  • Drug storage (locked and temp. controlled)
  • Lab drawing and processing equipment
  • CLIA certified laboratory
  • Hemoglobin A1C testing
  • Automatic external defibrillator
  • Centrifuge
  • Sandhill motility equipment
Lynn Institute of the Rockies
1625 Medical Center Point, Ste 260
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Phone: (719) 632-5966
Fax: (719) 630-3211
Contact: Brenda Mattson
Email: Bmattson@lhsi.net
Website: www.lhsi.net
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