Where the experts come to work
For nearly four decades, CenExel ACMR has been dedicated to assisting pharmaceutical companies find new cures to help patients better manage their healthcare.
Sarah Kazmi, MD
VP and General Manager
Dr. Kazmi is bringing 15 years of extensive experience in Phase I-IV clinical trials spanning many therapeutic areas. She has a strong leadership background and a proven track record of managing large clinical research sites.
Robert Riesenberg, MD
ACMR Founder and Principal Investigator
Dr. Riesenberg is a research psychiatrist with four decades of experience. His primary focus is on CNS, PK, Healthy Normal, and Child/Adolescent disorders. Dr. Riesenberg has been the Principal Investigator in over 600 studies.
Dr. Riesenberg earned a bachelor’s degree in both Zoology and Psychology from Memphis State University in 1972. In 1975, he earned his MD from the University of Tennessee. He is licensed to practice in Georgia.
Meet Our Physicians / Investigators
Mark Lerman, MD
Mahendra Dave, MD
Dr. Dave has had several publications in various professional, peer reviewed journals, including American Family Physician, JAMA, The Psychiatric Hospital, Journal for Contemporary Social Work, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, American Journal of Psychiatry, Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry, the Journal of Pharmacy Technology, and American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Dave is also the lead author of the book Psychiatric Medicine, The Psychiatrist’s Guide to the Treatment of Common Medical Illnesses published by Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins.
Stan Plavin, MD
Safety and quality are paramount
Our physicians have extensive backgrounds in their respective medical specialties and always prioritize patient safety.
200+ years of collective clinical trial experience
Assisted by expertly-trained medical staff
With existing healthcare facility infrastructure and redesigned specifically for clinical research, CenExel ACMR offers a unique, world-class experience.
100,000 square feet of dedicated medical research space
On-site PBMC lab
14 inpatient units
2,000 square foot cafeteria with licensed dietician
Conveniently located near Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson international airport and within walking distance of public transportation
We’re a CenExel
Center of Excellence
Centers of Excellence provide unparalleled attention to detail to assure consistent and first-class quality in patient care. We have supported tens of thousands of studies, the variety and complexity of which have resulted in a great depth of experience for the principal investigators and research staff at each Center.
We deliver engagement, expertise, and results.