The Education & Research Foundation, Inc., was founded in Lynchburg, VA, in 1973 by Drs. Charles and Claire Whitmore. The company is currently owned by Julie Doyle and Kappa Meadows, M.D. Ms. Doyle serves as President and Executive Director, managing the daily business and financial operations. Dr. Meadows serves as Medical Director and Investigator, with oversight responsibilities for all clinical operations.


Each clinical research project is conducted by board-certified medical investigators and staff with extensive skills in clinical research trials. Our 7500 square foot facility has 10 private exam rooms, state-of-the-art equipment, and offers each participant a secure and comfortable environment.