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Leigh Schirmer MS, PA-C

Posted on February 2, 2023

Leigh joined RCR as a sub-investigator in early 2023 after 16 years of clinical practice. She is a board-certified Physician Assistant graduate of Philadelphia University, class of 2006. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Elmira College in 2004 with a double major in Biology and Psychology.   She started her PA career specializing in cardiothoracic surgery, […]

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Joseph A. DiPoala Jr., MD, FACP

Posted on August 12, 2022

Dr. DiPoala joined RCR after practicing internal medicine for 30 years at Ridgeview Internal Medicine Group. He graduated from Colgate University with a bachelor’s in neuroscience and received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State College of Medicine. He completed residency training at the University of Rochester. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and is […]

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Shelly Kane, MD

Posted on November 18, 2021

Dr.Kane practices internal medicine at Ridgeview Internal Medicine Group. She joined the RCR team in 2021 through the RCR and Ridgeview Internal Medicine Group partnership. She received her BA in biological science from SUNY Buffalo and attended medical school and completed her residency at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She has been practicing […]

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Jean C. Kelly, MS, PA-C

Posted on June 29, 2021

Jean joined RCR in 2020 as a Sub-Investigator after five years in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. She is a board-certified Physician Assistant who graduated with a Bachelor’s/Master’s of Science degree in 2016 from the Rochester Institute of Technology. While obtaining her degree, Jean completed a clinical internship in Hematology/Oncology in Genoa, Italy. Post-graduation, Jean […]

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Janet Casey, MD

Posted on August 8, 2018

Dr. Casey is the owner of Legacy Pediatrics where she practices primary care and as a sub specialist consultant. Dr. Casey heads up the research team at Legacy Pediatrics where she has acted as the Principal Investigator for many pediatric research studies. Legacy Pediatrics and RCR started their partnership in 2018.

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Mervyn Weerasinghe, MD

Posted on May 2, 2018

With over 15 years experience conducting research, Dr. Weerasinghe has been Principal Investigator or Sub-Investigator on more than 400 clinical research studies. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and has extensive practice experience in managed care settings. He was the Medical Director of an HMO for eight years, the Medical Director of a hospital for […]

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Joseph I. Mann, MD

Posted on May 2, 2018

Dr. Mann joined the RCR organization after retiring from the Greater Rochester Neurological Associates. He completed over 40 years of clinical practice in Neurology with a strong subspecialty practice in Headache Medicine. He is a member of the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry and has a subspecialty certification for Headache Medicine through the United […]

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Matthew Davis, MD

Posted on May 2, 2018

Dr. Davis has been a Principal Investigator or Sub-Investigator for over 20 years, participating in over 500 clinical research studies. He was previously Chief Physician for the after-hours medical care division of a Rochester health care provider. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1981, received his MD from the University of Rochester in 1986, completed […]

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