Be a part of tomorrow's cures, today for SKIN CONDITIONS MENTAL HEALTH VACCINES MIGRAINES OBESITY HYPERTENSION PSYCHEDELICS STUTTERING at CNS Healthcare Memphis - South

Located in East Memphis, between the I-240 and Kirby Pkwy, we’re on the 4th floor of the PennMarc Building.

Dr. Lisa Usdan
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology
Trained in Obesity Medicine
With CNS Healthcare since 2012
"Each new medication gives us the opportunity
to find the right treatment for everyone."
Dr. Lora McGill
Board Certified in Neurology and Neurophysiology
With CNS Healthcare since 2001
"Over the years, a lot of people have really
benefited from the work we do."
Dr. Valerie Arnold
Board Certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist
Joined CNS Healthcare in 2001
"My goal is to find a way to help each person who comes to our office."
Carolyn “Kaki” Schatamacchia,
MSN, NP-C
Nurse Practitioner
Joined CNS Healthcare in 2014
"A professional and confidential relationship
is what my patients will receive."
Codi Anthony, DNP, APRN
Nurse Practitioner
Joined CNS Healthcare in 2020
"Tomorrow’s treatments may already be in reach for my patients."
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Enrolling Trials

As always, our services are free of charge. Compensation is provided to all clinical trial participants along with a diagnostic work-up and comprehensive physical exam at no cost.

 

It’s easy to see if a clinical trial is right for you with a free 30-minute appointment at our office, by telephone or televisit. Use the form on this page to schedule your free appointment. No health insurance is needed and there is no need for a referral. Below is a list of our currently enrolling clinical trials.

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Depression
  • Diabetes Type II
  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
  • Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (FSAD)
  • General Anxiety Disorder
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Obesity
  • Sleep Apnea

Meet Our Memphis Investigators

Offering the latest, most advanced options available through clinical trials, our Memphis team is committed to your well-being.

Lora McGill, MD FAAN

Dr. Lora McGill has been conducting research since 2001. Through her practice and her research, she has earned an outstanding reputation as a physician in the Memphis area. She has been an Investigator on well over one hundred industry sponsored trials for diseases and conditions across numerous medical and central nercous system conditions.
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Valerie Arnold, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP, AC Psych

Dr. Valerie Arnold is a Principal Investigator for the Memphis office and a member of the CNS Healthcare of Memphis founding team. She has earned a reputation as an excellent researcher with outstanding clinical skills and a strong focus on quality.
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Lisa Usdan, MD

Dr. Usdan, an Investigator for our Memphis site, has over nine years of experience in diabetes, obesity, thyroid, diabetic neuropathy, hypertension, osteoporosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, pituitary diseases and internal medicine.
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Keerthi Heckle, MD

Dr. Heckle, an Investigator for our Memphis site, has years of experience in women's health and is board certified in obesity medicine and internal medicine.
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Carolyn “Kaki” Scatamacchia, MSN, APRN

Carolyn “Kaki” Scatamacchia, MSN, ARNP received her degree from University of Memphis in 2013 along with FNP credentialing from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner's. She has over 20 years of nursing experience working with patients and families in the Emergency Room, Critical Care Units and Home Health.
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Codi Anthony, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Dr. Anthony is a board-certified Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practicioner. She holds a DNP from the U of Arkansas. Prior to joining our team, she practiced in a number of outpatient and inpatient mental health clinics, including the US Army Combat Operatoinal and Stress Control Unit.
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Research Team

Amber Jones, BS

Research Assistant/Regulatory Affairs/EDC

Anekeya Stewart, RN

Clinical Research Nurse

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Brandi Gruber, BS

Community Relations Manager

Carol Marsh, RN

Clinical Research Coordinator

Catherine Houpt, MSW, LCSW

Project Manager/Rater

Charles-Grandberry
Charles Grandberry, BS, EMT

Triage Manager

Erin-Wells
Erin Wells, BS, COTA/L

Regulatory Specialist

Irene-Powell
Irene Woods-Powell, CNA

Research Assistant

Jernell Borders-Fair, RN

Project Manager/Clinical Research Nurse

Kelly-Iskiwitz
Kelly Iskiwitz, BS

Administrator

Lakeshia-Pipkin
Lakeshia Pipkin, MA, BA

Research Assistant

Melissa-Flowers
Melissa Flowers, BS

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Mercedes Epps

Research Assistant

Mia Boyd, BS

Research Assistant

Penny-McCracken
Penny McCracken

Intake Specialist

Porsha Rooks, AS

Office Manager

Tavia-Flagg
Tavia Flagg

Research Assistant

Robin-Presley
Robyn Presley, BS

Senior Project Manager/Rater

Vanessa Wheeler, MS

QA Specialist

Memphis, TN

6401 Poplar Ave.

Suite 420

Memphis, TN 38119

Call Us: (901) 843-1045

Fax Us: (901) 843-1206