A Tradition of Excellence You Can Trust

The Center for Clinical Research at St. Joseph Hospital works with our physicians, clinical caregivers and research teams to bring promising new treatment options to patients. There are nearly 150 clinical trials underway at St. Joseph Hospital in a wide range of therapeutic areas including cancer, heart and vascular disease, orthopedic issues, diabetes and renal disease.

  • For more information about clinical research at the Research Administration Department, please click here.
  • For more information about clinical research at The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment, please click here.
  • For more information about clinical research at the Heart and Vascular Center, please click here.

The St. Joseph Hospital Center for Clinical Research team of highly trained physicians, clinical research coordinators and nurses, research administrators and staff are committed to providing the most up-to-date treatment options. By participating in clinical trials, we hope to provide groundbreaking and potentially better outcomes for our patients, both current and future.

Areas of Clinical Research Experience

Our research staff has extensive experience in the following areas of interest:

Phase 1 – 4 Treatment and Observation clinical studies

  • Inpatient and outpatient (treatment studies)
  • Nephrology
  • Endocrinology
  • Cardiology
  • Vascular intervention
  • Interventional radiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal medicine
  • Device studies
  • Nutrition
  • Data collection and observation studies

Research Administration Department

The St. Joseph Hospital Hospital Research Administration Department supports, facilitates and coordinates the day-to-day operations of all research studies. We ensure that research is conducted in compliance with the study protocol as well as federal, state, and institutional guidelines and regulations.

For more information on the clinical trials offered at the Research Administration Department at St. Joseph Hospital, please call 714-771-8084.

Clinical Research Coordinators

Laura Ramirez, B.S., CCRC
Monica Arroyo, CCRP
714-771-8000, ext. 13615


St. Joseph Hospital
Office of Research Administration
1100 West Stewart Drive
Orange, CA 92868