All clinical staff are trained and certified in Good Clinical Practice, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and on the NIH Protecting Human Research Participants course.
Dr. Bonacini serves as a Principal Investigator in San Francisco. Dr. Bonacini received his medical degree, Magna cum Laude, at Universite Catholique de Louvain School of Medicine, in Brussels, Belgium. He completed his residency in 1989 at the University of Southern California, and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Transplant Hepatology. Dr. Bonacini’s research experience includes, but is not limited to: hepatitis; anemia; HIV; liver disease; and other infectious diseases. He has clinical experience in experience in general medicine including: pain management; cardiovascular diseases; and dermatology.
Dr. Pushkin serves as a Principal Investigator at the San Francisco site, formerly Quest Clinical Research. Dr. Pushkin earned his medical degree at West Virginia University, and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of New Mexico, in Albuquerque, NM. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine, and worked 7 years as a Hospitalist Physician before joining the Biotech Industry. As a medical monitor and director of clinical development in Biotech, his research experience included studies in complicated urinary tract infection, acute bacterial skin infection, MRSA bacteremia, and chronic bone and joint infection, as well as Phase 1 pharmacokinetic and drug-drug interaction studies. In joining eStudySite as an Investigator, he combines clinical experience with his research and drug development experience.