Anchor Neuroscience

Anchor Neuroscience is the research division of The Anchor Clinic

Anchor Neuroscience is a clinical research facility co-located with The Anchor Clinic in Pensacola, Florida, an independent, multi-specialty outpatient behavioral medicine group. Our clinical trials division specializes in adults as well as pediatric populations. Our providers practice within a variety of specialties including psychiatry, neuropsychology, and clinical psychology. Our staff is comprised of certified research coordinators and certified research professionals who assist our investigators in properly administering clinical trials.

We take great pride in our recruitment abilities, rapid regulatory response, and superior quality of care. Anchor Neuroscience is able to use a central IRB which yields a more efficient clinical research approval process.

List of Indications

Psychiatry/Neurology
  • ADHD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Mood Disorder
  • Psychotic Disorder
  • Asperger’s
  • Insomnia
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer’s Dementia
  • Panic Disorder
  • Phobias
  • Addiction/Substance Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Tourette’s Syndrome
  • Tic Disorders
  • Parkinson’s
  • Migraines
  • Enuresis
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Impulse Control Disorder
  • Autism
General Medicine
  • COPD
  • Hypertension/Hyperlipidemia
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Medical Device Validation
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Diabetes
  • Neuropathy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Vaccinations

State-of-the-art facility

Our clinic is located on Palafox Pier overlooking Escambia Bay in the center of downtown Pensacola, Florida.

Anchor Neuroscience is less than three miles from Baptist Hospital, a Level II trauma center. Our facility is a newly-constructed, 5,000 square-foot outpatient clinic designed specifically to house both clinical and research operations within the same building. Anchor Neuroscience is designed to work in concert with the clinical services of the Anchor Clinic by delivering and advancing new psychopharmacological therapies.

Our state-of-the-art facility utilizes Allscripts electronic medical records system to maintain our database of over 7,000 active patients. Searchable by diagnosis and patient demographics, our expansive database streamlines and enhances recruitment, enrollment, and retention of research participants.

Onsite Equipment
  • Double Locked Storage
  • Temperature controlled lab with 24-hour monitoring
  • Full crash cart
  •  -20 Celsius Freezer
  • ECG Machines
  • Locked Refrigerator
  • Locked CRF storage cabinets
  • Spirometers
  • Calibrated height/weight scales
  • 2 Centrifuges
  • Infusion Therapy Equipment
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Devices
  • Sphygmomanometers
Capabilities
  • Consultation/Procedure/Exam Rooms
  • Private Infusion Rooms
  • Private Testing Rooms
  • Subject Activity Areas
  • Lab Processing Area
  • Private Monitoring space with wireless internet access
  • Double lock ultra-capacity drug storage units (locked, temperature controlled, and logged)
  • OpenMRI located within building
  • Within 3 miles of Emergency Room

Meet the Research Team

Our investigators bring extensive experience and developed practices, allowing access to large databases and referral sources across multiple specialties. Our clinical team includes board-certified adult psychiatrists, board-certified family medicine practitioner, anesthesiologist, psychiatric nurse practitioner, psychologists, neuropsychologists, and psychometrists.

Our Team

Lynn Head-Jolliff, RN, BSN
Coordinator
Whitney Vaughan, CCRC
Coordinator
Jon Juliusson, NCPT
Coordinator
Kelly Manning, MA
Rater
Yasmine Nabulsi, BA
Rater
Ernest Drinkwater,
PRN Staff