An independently owned clinical research center, Medical Research Group of Central Florida’s Clinical Investigator and Research Coordinators provide experienced data collection for the pharmaceutical sponsors and CROs we work with. Our founder and Certified Principal Investigator, Dr. Adly Thebaud, and Investigator, Dr. Josette Romain, provide medical care and oversee each and every clinical trial. Get more information on our physicians’ medical backgrounds and experience, below.
Adly Thebaud, M.D., CPI
Certified Principal Investigator
Dr. Thebaud is a Certified Principal Investigator and a Board Certified Psychiatrist with more than 25 years’ experience in treating children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients affected by psychiatric, medical and neurological disorders. Dr. Thebaud oversees the operation of clinical trials with the additional responsibility for Medical Oversight. Dr. Thebaud has conducted over 75 clinical trials during his 10 years of experience.
After completing his Residency in Child/Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry at Michigan State University, he worked as an academic faculty and staff physician at Wayne State University, Detroit Receiving Hospital. In 1991, Dr. Thebaud moved to Florida where he launched his private practice in, which includes children from age 4 to adults in their ninth decade of life. Patients are treated for a variety of conditions including ADHD, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Dementia, Depression, Eating disorder, Panic Disorder, PTSD, Schizophrenia and others. Dr. Thebaud participates yearly in short-term medical mission trips in developing countries, to teach doctors, nurses and other medical staff on subjects such as Neonatal Resuscitation in which he is certified. Dr. Thebaud is also an Assistant Clinical Professor for the medical students and physician assistants of Florida State University. Because of his love of people, his interest in learning, and his ability to relate to patients, Dr. Thebaud is a real asset to Family Psychiatric Services and Medical Research Group of Central Florida.
Josette Romain, M.D.
Dr. Romain is a Family Physician actively involved in the follow up care to many of our patients in clinical research. Dr. Romain takes the role as Investigator and works in collaboration with the clinical research team to provide the utmost level of service and professionalism to residents of Central Florida participating in clinical trials.
Dr Romain completed her residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, in 1991. In addition to her experience in internal medicine, Dr. Romain spent two years residency training in Psychiatry at Fairlawn Center, in Pontiac, Michigan. Along with her work at Medical Research Group of Central Florida where she has been conducting Phase II – IV studies for over 10 years; Dr. Romain is a Staff Physician and Vice-President for Family Psychiatric Services, Staff Physician at Walt Disney World Center and Staff Physician for Florida Hospital Central Care. She has participated in multiple medical mission trips in various developing countries, including Haiti, Honduras, Congo and the Dominican Republic.