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The investigators at our clinical research center have a combined 60 years of experience in clinical research and conducting paid clinical trials. They have an unprecedented passion and enthusiasm for clinical research that has enabled them to have a tremendous impact on the medical community and on the lives of their patients. Please CLICK the link labeled "Curriculum Vitae" located under each investigator for more information.

PCR clinical research investigators

Ronnie givens, MD, facog

Dr. Givens is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1995 and completed residency at New Hanover Regional Medical in 1999. Also in 1999, Dr. Givens joined Lowcountry Women's Specialist where he has worked since. Dr. Givens has significant expertise in the specialized field of robotic and minimally invasive surgery, and his interests include benign gynecologic conditions, as well as routine and complicated obstetrics. He is particularly interested in the management of endometriosis, fibroids, as well as other complex gynecologic studies.

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Eric Bolster, MD

Colby Grossman, MD

Dr. Colby Grossman is an Internal Medicine physician who is a native of Greeleyville,South Carolina. He earned a Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of South Carolina, and he obtained his Doctorate of Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed is Internal Medicine residency at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, SC. He currently resides in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Grossman has been participating in clinical trials for 28 years. 

"Being part of clinical research is very exciting for me! I have the ability to provide much-needed clinical data that will later benefit patients who I will never have the opportunity of seeing."

- Colby Grossman, MD

Colby Grossman, MD

We believe physician participation is essential for gathering clinical data and recruiting patients. Our investigators enjoy learning about cutting edge diagnostic criteria and treatment options available to patients. If you would like to join us on the forefront of medicine and help contribute to the medical community via clinical research in Summerville, SC, please CLICK the link below.

PCR currently has a research team that consists of four clinical coordinators, an assistant coordinator, a regulatory coordinator, and three recruiters/marketers. Our team has a combined 41 years of experience performing clinical research. They are proficient using multiple IVRS's and EDC's. They are extremely personable and enthusiastic about patient care.

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Ronnie Givens, MD, FACOG


Eric Bolster, MD

Dr. Eric Bolster is an Internal Medicine Physician who is from Durham, North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Chemistry. He then attended Duke University School of Medicine where he completed his Doctorate of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Portsmouth Navel Hospital in Virginia. Dr. Bolster has been a Clinical Research Investigator for 22 years. 

"Clinical research is a great opportunity to help forward the treatment of common diseases and improve the long term health of my patients. It also allows me to stay up-to-date with the most modern medical advancements."
- Eric Bolster, MD