QLMC is a multispecialty medical practice working closely with our research division in patient management and recruitment. QLMC’s, our medical practice has  15,000 to 18,000 active patients at any given time – widely diverse in both age and condition – receive routine care in a variety of specialty areas. This sizable multispecialty practice allows our research providers to maintain a constant presence on the front lines of patient care.


QLMC, one of Tucson’s premier research facilities, has conducted over 150 clinical trials. Our operations and staff are qualified to handle a wide variety of Phase 1-4 studies, ranging from 1-1,000 study participants, and our research-patient population includes a cross section of ethnic backgrounds, ages, and medical conditions.

QLMC is committed to world-class research results and the development of assurance programs via rigorous staff education and internal audit programs. Continuous quality improvement, an ongoing effort, involves QLMC’s entire staff, and weekly training meetings at a study’s start are mandatory, as the key to quality research is constant training. And constant communication between CROs, monitors, and QLMC staff helps maximize the proper results.

QLMC has conducted studies in numerous areas, including:

  • Diabetes care and management
  • Migraine medications
  • Cardiovascular (hypertension)
  • Hormone therapies (male and female sexual health)
  • Vaccines (including zoster, influenza, and rotavirus)
  • Weight-loss therapies and drugs
  • Pain therapies and pain management (osteoarthritis, chronic pain)
  • Urological (including prostate and cancer)
  • Gynecological health
  • Healthy management
  • Cholesterol management
  • Sports medicine and injury care