Essential Access Health Research

The Essential Access Health Research Center is nationally recognized as a leading research center with a focus on sexual and reproductive health. For over 35 years, the Research Center has conducted cutting edge clinical trials studying the safety, acceptability and efficacy of sexual and reproductive health products including IUDs, vaginal rings, male and female condoms, microbicides, emergency contraceptives and fertility monitors.

As a founding member of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Contraceptive Clinical Trials Network, Essential Access Health's Research Center has conducted studies for California's Office of Family Planning, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Family Health International (FHI), CONRAD, PATH, Kaiser Permanente, Merck Foundation, and The California Wellness Foundation.

Our senior investigators have experience managing over 100 clinical studies and have published dozens of articles in peer-reviewed journals. Read their bios.

Our Southern California and Bay Area offices feature over 20 highly qualified and experienced research professionals with expertise in OB-GYN, family planning, epidemiology, biostatistics, study design, project management, analysis and reporting. Essential Access Health's Research Center also helps biotech and pharmaceutical corporations bring new products to market. 

We conduct our research investigations in partnership with experienced providers from community clinics and private medical practices throughout California. Our Research Center staff are on-site during all study visits to ensure protocol adherence and to facilitate effective implementation of study procedures.

Contact us to see how we can help bring your sexual and reproductive health innovation to market.

Research Center Team


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