Our Staff

Better quality of life through research
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Gregory M. Gottschlich, MD, FAAAI, FACAAI, CPI

Founder and Medical Director of New Horizons Clinical Research, Dr. Gottschlich is Board Certified in Internal Medicine with a sub-specialty in Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. He is a Certified Physician Investigator and has been conducting clinical trials since 1988. He received his medical degree from the College of Medicine at the Ohio State University and served as the president of the Cincinnati Allergy Society and the Ohio Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. Gottschlich is a fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. As a certified clinical researcher and medical director of New Horizons Clinical Research Center, Dr. Gottschlich has conducted more than 450 clinical trials.

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Michael G. Pordy, MD

Dr. Pordy is a board certified in rheumatology and internal medicine. He has been conducting clinical trials since 1985 and has been with the New Horizons’ Investigator team since 2006. Dr. Pordy received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He completed his fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Pordy’s research interests include osteoarthritis, chronic back pain, fibromyalgia and osteoporosis. He has conducted over 30 clinical trials.

Elizabeth A.L. Muennich, MD, PhD, FAAD

Dr. Muennich is Board Certified in Dermatology. She attended Columbia University earning an AB in Neuroscience. Dr. Muennich completed her MD and PhD from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Muennich is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She served as a Chief Resident in Dermatology from 2008-2009. Dr. Muennich joined the New Horizons Investigator team in 2016 and focuses on dermatology research trials.

Peter A. Boxer, MD, MPH, MSc

Dr. Boxer is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Occupational Medicine. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, and completed his psychiatry training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He holds graduate degrees in epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and in biochemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science. While at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, he conducted research studies on toxic exposures in the workplace and on workplace stress.  Dr. Boxer’s current research interest focuses on clinical psychiatric trials.

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Jeanette A. Dickhaus, MS, CNP, FNP-BC

Ms. Dickhaus is board certified as a family nurse practitioner. She has been conducting clinical trials since 2002 with the New Horizons’ Investigator team. Ms. Dickhaus received her family nurse practitioner degree from Wright State University College of Nursing and Health. She has served as a sub-investigator in over 250 clinical trials.

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Lacy Korte, PA-C

Ms. Korte is a certified physician assistant. She has been conducting clinical trials since 2014 and has been with the New Horizons’ Investigator team since 2015. Ms. Korte received her degree as a physician assistant from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN. She has served as a sub-investigator in over 40 clinical trials.

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Kelly Valen, MS, APRN

Ms. Valen is board certified as an acute care nurse practitioner and adult-geronotology primary care nurse practitioner. She has been conducting clinical trials since 2014 with the New Horizons’ Investigator team. Ms. Valen received her acute care nurse practitioner degree from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, TN and her adult-geronotology primary care nurse practitioner degree from the University of Cincinnati. She has served as a sub-investigator in over 30 clinical trials.

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Research Staff

The Research Staff at New Horizons Clinical Research is not only certified and experienced, but we are extremely dedicated to providing a the best quality medical care, continual quality improvement, as well as a comfortable experience to our study participants. Our staff includes:

  • Experienced and Certified Research Coordinators
  • Experienced and Certified Regulatory Specialist
  • Dedicated Recruitment Specialists
  • Full time Sub-Investigators on site
  • Research Assistants
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Quality Improvement Staff