Options Health Research

Clinical Trials

Options Health Research (OHR), a clinical research site, located in Tulsa was started in December of 2005.  OHR is centrally positioned near major freeways and 15 minutes from Tulsa International Airport.  This location allows recruitment from a metropolitan population base of 850,000, which is demographically diverse with 40% non white ethnicity.

The two partners bring individual experience and expertise to our research clinic.

  • Harvey A. Tatum, MD, FACP, FACG, Principal Investigator and Director of Clinical Research is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.  He has been in private gastroenterology practice for 30+ years, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma and PI for over 10 years.  In 2010, his private practice joined Utica Park Clinic to make Utica Park Clinic Gastroenterology.
  • Deborah A. Langley, RN, Administrative Vice President, study coordinator/pharmacist for 9 years with 30+ years of nursing, laboratory science, and administrative/management experience.
Due to our partnership structure we feel very confident that we are able to provide exceptional services to sponsors, CRO/CRA's and IRB's.  We are committed to providing safe and efficient protocol driven treatment to participants.  Our specialty areas are:  Crohn's, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcerative Colitis, Dyspepsia, Hepatitis C and co-infections.  Other areas that we have experience in are:  sedation, colon preparation, type 2 diabetes, registry, Celiac Disease, and device studies.

Other experienced personnel on staff is:  Sub-Investigator Rosaura Ramirez, PA-C and David N. Scheck, MD.

We have 2 study coordinators, lab technician, a part-time regulatory specialist that assists with data entry and quality assurance, and a part-time research assistant.

Our office is one floor from Utica Park Clinic Gastroenterology, Dr. Tatum's practice.  OHR space includes:  waiting room with conference area, receptionist/medical records/nursing station, secure drug room for ambient and refrigerated drug, study coordinator and assistant offices, one exam/infusion room, laboratory, supply/storage closet, site manager office, and separate monitor room with internet hook-up.  We have a 12 lead ECG machine, -30degree freezer, vital sign monitor with oxygen saturation and printer/fax/copier.

If you should have any questions or want to schedule a meeting with us please contact Alicia Johns at 918-513-3490 or alicia.johns@okgastro.com.  We look forward to meeting you.