Engagement. Expertise. Results.

CenExel Centers of Excellence offer world-class quality and experience. JBR champions that standard.

CenExel JBR is dedicated to assisting pharmaceutical companies find new cures to help patients better manage their healthcare.

We are selective in both who we work with and the types of studies we engage in. We are careful not to overstate our ability and quick to provide accurate projections for what we can accomplish. With this mentality and transparency, CenExel JBR has stayed true in becoming and staying number one in our field of expertise. We are a CenExel Center of Excellence, assuring unparalleled patient engagement, staff expertise, and valuable results.

The premier dental pain study site in the world and one of the top hard and soft tissue analgesic research sites in the U.S.
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CenExel JBR hosts an AAAASF-accredited operating room, 40 inpatient rooms, a urology and two dental suites.
CenExel JBR has a database of over 105,000 and an in-house, full-time recruiting team to make enrolling fast and cost-effective.
Full-service, Phase I CRO capabilities provided through our strategic partnerships.
CenExel JBR trains staff via pilot studies and analgesic methodology training.
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CenExel JBR has access to a healthy patient population in and around Salt Lake City, UT.

Center Leadership

Todd Bertoch, MD

Chief Medical Officer
801-261-2000, ext. 2303
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Dr. Todd Bertoch, M.D. is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry from California State University at Fullerton and received a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. After an internship in Internal Medicine, he completed his Anesthesiology residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, where he was Chief Resident and received the Arthur B. Tarrow Outstanding Resident Award. He is a member of the esteemed Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Bertoch served as an anesthesiologist in the United States Air Force until 2006 where he gained extensive experience in both trauma care and pain management. He is a recipient of the Air Force Achievement Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal.

After completing his military service, Dr. Bertoch served for 11 years as the managing partner of Prescott Anesthesia in Prescott, Arizona where his practice included a focus on cardiovascular surgery, chronic pain management and addiction medicine. Since joining JBR Clinical research in 2017, he has served as Principal Investigator for over 100 clinical trials, defended development programs for sponsors before the FDA, been invited to present study results on behalf of clients at professional meetings, designed and authored numerous clinical trial protocols, and has helped author several industry-related articles and white papers.


Carol Minoughan

Director of Business Development
801-261-2000, ext. 2306
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Carol joined CenExel JBR in 2007, after spending most of her career in Management and pharmacy. She graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, with a major in Marketing. She started at CenExel JBR on the clinical side of the business, overseeing more than 100+ Phase I-Phase IV trials as a Project Manager. Along with also serving as Managing Director of JBR from 2017-2018, she has been dedicated to bringing in new business as the Director of Business Development from 2016 to present. Her passion is bridging the world of BD with the world of clinical operations, ensuring all aspects of our trials are seamless from start to finish.

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Reaching new heights in clinical research

Our Centers of Excellence provide unparalleled medical and scientific support in the design and execution of clinical trials. Our attention to detail assures quality, reliable results, and has helped CenExel to consistently achieve and exceed patient recruitment goals. We deliver the expertise, engagement, and results to ensure our clients achieve their clinical research goals.

To speed up study implementation, we provide centralized budgeting and contracting for sponsors engaging multiple Centers of Excellence. The geographic diversity of our network offers strong access to roughly 35 million subjects while our broad therapeutic expertise enables a variety of clinical trial strengths.

Top Therapeutic Areas of Expertise

Alzheimer’s Disease
Anxiety Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Depressive Disorders
Parkinson’s Disease

Seasonal Influenza
Pandemic Influenza

Acute Post-op Pain:
Open Hernia Repair
Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Healthy Volunteer (all ages)
Sleep Apnea
Women’s Health

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