Frenova Rapid STart Up

Start Your Renal Studies


Under the direction of Cathy Pace, Nephrology Associates partners with Frenova Renal Research to conduct clinical trials. Frenova Renal Research, a Fresenius Medical Care North America company, is the only Phase I-IV drug and device clinical development services provider dedicated exclusively to renal research. Frenova provides access to the largest renal research site network in the world.


Nephrology Associates is a member of the Frenova F1RST Up alliance, a highly select group of sites chosen for their expertise in renal research and track record of rapid patient recruitment and retention.

Cathy C. Pace, PharmD, CCRC 

Cathy is certified by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator. She has completed research training by the National Institutes of Health and the Western Institutional Review Board.


Cathy is a member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals, American Society of Heath-System Pharmacists and the American Pharmaceutical Association. She also serves on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee for Fresenius Medical Care of North America.


Telephone: (662) 329-3838