Michael H. Gold, MD
Dr. Michael H. Gold is the founder and medical director of Gold Skin Care Center, Advanced Aesthetics Medical Spa, & The Laser & Rejuvenation Center. Dr. Gold is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon and oversees the various facets of the Center’s operations; a combination of medical and surgical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, & aesthetic services. Dr. Gold has earned worldwide recognition for providing patients with leading edge technological advances in dermatology and aesthetic skin care. He plays and integral role in the development of new pharmaceutical products and medical devices through his clinical research, and presents the results regularly at national and international dermatology and cosmetic meetings.
Julie A. Biron, Director of Research
Mrs. Biron came to Tennessee Clinical Research Center in January 2004. Through the numerous studies that TCRC has conducted, Mrs. Biron has developed strong working relationships and earned an outstanding reputation with physicians, pharmaceutical companies and Contract Research Organizations. She has created a extensive network for study referrals and continues to garner repeat research requests from nationally renowned businesses. A concerted effort has been put forth in reaching out to dermatologic ground breaking companies.
Whitney Sensing, LPN, CCRP
Whitney is a 2008 graduate of Tennessee Technology Center in Nashville. She previously worked for a family practitioner doing patient intake and assessments, as well as assisting the physician with individual patient procedures. She also has experience working with mentally disabled individuals through Volunteers of America. Whitney is currently working towards her bachelor’s degree in Nursing. She joined Tennessee Clinical Research Center in 2010 and is currently working PRN.
April Wilson, RN, BSN, CCRP
April rejoined the staff at Tennessee Clinical Research Center in 2011 as a Clinical Research Coordinator.
She was previously employed at Tennessee Clinical Research Center for nine years before taking a three year hiatus to enjoy time with her twins. April graduated from Belmont University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Jamie Tice, RN, BSN – Study Coordinator
Jamie graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in southern California, where she was born and raised. She moved to TN in 2007, and has worked in pediatrics and women’s health. She started working in the research industry in 2011. Jamie joined Tennessee Clinical Research Center in the summer of 2020, after taking a 5 year break from nursing to stay at home with her 2 children.
April O’Connor, RN– Study Coordinator
April is a 2012 graduate of Aquinas College in Nashville. She previously worked in EMA at Centennial Women and Children’s Hospital. Prior to that she worked cardiac step down. She joined the Tennessee Clinical Research Center staff in early 2020 and is presently involved in both cosmetic and pharmaceutical-based research trials.
Stacey Ellis – Administrative Assistant Patient Recruitment Specialist
Stacey is originally from Alton, IL, but has resided in Springfield, TN for over 20 years. Outside of work, Stacey travels and loves to go Scuba diving as often as possible.
Lexi Worster, RN, BSN – Study Coordinator
Lexi is a 2021 graduate of Western Kentucky University School of Nursing. She previously worked at TriStar Centennial Medical Center as a cardiac stepdown nurse. Lexi joined the Tennessee Clinical Research Center Staff in 2022 and is presently involved in both cosmetic and pharmaceutical-based research trials.
Rhonda Bond, LPN – Study Coordinator
Rhonda Bond, LPN is a licensed practical nurse who has over 20 years of clinical research experience in conducting pharmacological, cosmetic, and device trials in disease specific dermatology, pulmonology, and oncology. Rhonda began her research career here at Tennessee Clinical Research Center back in 2001 and from 2011 to 2020 worked at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center before returning to her first love of dermatology research.