Guy W. Neff, MD, MBA
Dr. Neff has authored over peer reviewed150 publications and more than 400 abstracts. Dr. Neff has served as the primary investigator for numerous clinical trials. His research interests include medical economics, fatty liver disease, cholestatic liver diseases, and autoimmune diseases. He has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally for cirrhosis and nutrition, transplant outcomes, liver dialysis, sarcopenia and nutrition, and management of viral diseases.
Dr. Neff created the Florida Research institute and Liver Institute in 2015. He is presently an active consultant for many pharmaceutical companies that are creating remedies for patients suffering from NASH and various liver diseases.
Tracy Lucas-Balentine, RN, MS, CCRC
Tracy also has vast experience in clinical site management, monitoring, quality assurance, managing trial budgets, and research, and FDA compliance. Tracy has over 10 years of direct supervisory experience in leading teams of research professionals including development of a team of travel research nurses in Pittsburgh. Tracy has managed large research programs with higher than national average screen-success rates, trial compliance, while recruiting, managing, and maintaining staff.
Tracy has been a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator through ACRP since 2004 and has been a member of the National Association of Professional Woman. She has also helped to publish several articles in research journals including one in the New England journal of Medicine titled “Treatment of Acute Otitis Media in Children, under two years of age”. She has been on a Bioethics Committee and on an Internal Research Review Panel at a Hospice in Tampa.
Tracy’s Clinical trial experience has a wide range of therapeutic areas – gastro-intestinal, diabetes, renal, oncology, pain management, pediatrics, vaccines, geriatrics, psychiatric, and many others.