Research Staff

Laurie Endean, RN

Laurie Endean has been manager of the Research Department since 2012 and has been with Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates, Ltd. since 2003. In September of 2012, she received her Certification as a Certified Research Clinical Coordinator through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. She is a member of the Phoenix Chapter of ACRP.

Laurie has been a registered nurse since 1986. She has an Associate’s Degree in Nursing, a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Leadership, and a Master’s Degree in Education. Her Nursing Career has included a variety of healthcare related jobs. Her vision for this Research Department is to see it continue to grow and advance as a premier research site while partnering with pharmaceutical companies to approve new drug treatments.

Tom Tyma, RN

Tom Tyma has been working as a clinical research coordinator for over 6 years. Tom is an RN with hospital experience in the areas of intensive care, respiratory, cardiac and trauma in Chicago where he trained and in Southern California where he grew up. After his hospital experience, he spent the next 27 years working in the pharmaceutical industry (in a variety of positions). His primary focus was on asthma, allergy and other lung diseases, where he helped communicate new clinical data. During that time, he was located in several states and finally ended up in Arizona. Over the next 15 years he got to know Dr. Manning very well, professionally and personally. He has much admiration for his work and considers him one of the Top Allergist in the Phoenix area.
After taking early retirement in 2011, he decided to do a preceptorship with Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates and renew his Arizona Nursing License. That is when he made the decision to go back to work and focus on the clinical side of research. He has a great interest in helping patients understand more about their conditions, especially Asthma and Hereditary Angioedema. Tom is a Nationally Certified Asthma Educator, and he enjoys contributing to the expansion of clinical data and disease state knowledge.

Anna Fehr, RN

Anna Rose Fehr is a Clinical Research Coordinator and a Registered Nurse at Medical Research of Arizona, where Anna coordinates research trials, assists in management of the health and wellbeing of the subjects and over sees the proper handling of investigational products.

Anna was a Clinical Research Coordinator for nine years prior to becoming a Registered Nurse. As a nurse she worked in Dialysis and Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplant. She joined our team at Medical Research of Arizona in 2017.

Anna has administered research trials for large pharmaceutical companies such as Merck and Glaxo Smith Klein. She continues to deliver quality managed research trials that cultivate future growth in the world of medicine.

Geraldine Lucido, Research Assistant

Gerry Lucido is the newest member of our team. Gerry comes from a background in the financial industry. She worked in operations for a large company for many years and recently retired. She decided to come back to work part time as a Research Assistant at Medical Research of Arizona. As a loved member or our team, she is a providing great support. She maintains and organizes our Regulatory Books and financial ledgers, oversees appointments, and is available to greet patients as they walk through our door or call us on the phone.