Mt. Sterling | Central Kentucky Research
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Mt. Sterling

Principal Investigators

L. Edward Roberts, Jr., M.D.
Principal Investigator – Internal Medicine
Dr. Roberts is board certified in Internal Medicine and has served as the Principal Investigator for CKRA in Mt. Sterling since 2005. Dr. Roberts has conducted numerous clinical trials in such areas as arthritis diabetes, fibromyalgia, gout and hypertension.

Charles R. Jones, M.D.
Sub-Investigator – Internal Medicine
Dr. Jones received his medical degreee from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2001, graduating with distinction. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and has served as a Sub-Investigator for CKRA in Mt. Sterling for over six years.

Brigitte D. King, M.D.
Principal Investigator, Sub-Investigator – Internal Medicine
Dr. King is board certified in Internal Medicine and has served as both Principal Investigator and Sub-Investigator for CKRA in Mt. Sterling since 2005. Dr. King has conducted over 50 clinical research trials.

Farrah J. Conn, PA-C
Sub-Investigator
Farrah Conn is a board-certified physician’s assistant and has served as a Sub-Investigator for CKRA in Mt. Sterling since 2007. Farrah graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Allied Health in 2001 and continues to work at the Mt. Sterling clinic and Mary Chiles Hospital.

Julia K. Maness, ARNP
Sub-Investigator
Julia Maness is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, graduating from Vanderbilt University with a Masters Degree in Nursing in 1990. She has served as a Sub-Investigator for CKRA in Mt. Sterling since 2009.

Clinical Staff

Yvonne Taul, RN, CCRC
Clinic Manager/ Clinical Research Coordinator
ckra_inc@bellsouth.net
Courtney Taul, CMA
Coordinator Assistant
ckra_inc@bellsouth.net