Under the supervision of Dr. Kaplan, the Clinical Research department at Queens Medical Associates is coordinated by Karen Eisenberg, RN, MPS, Director of Clinical Research. Ms. Eisenberg is an accomplished nurse who has over 25 years of combined research experience in Hematology/Oncology, trauma and surgical intensive care studies. She has coordinated clinical trials sponsored by pharmaceutical companies, clinical research organizations, the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute of Health. Ms. Eisenberg has co-authored over 30 research publications. She earned her diploma in Nursing at Long Island College Hospital School of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Masters Degree in Professional Studies at Long Island University. She is certified by the National Institute of Health in the protection of human subjects in research and served as a member of two oversight committees for the SELECT Study sponsored by the National Cancer Institute.