Dr. Moti Ramgopal, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Dr. Moti Ramgopal is proud to celebrate 15 years at his private practice in Martin and St Lucie Counties, while actively working with 5 local hospitals, as well as the regional bio-tech industry in innovative clinical trials in his new position as medical director of the Center for Clinical Research at Martin Health System. Dr. ramgopal has published 15 of his research studies. The latest published research shows the source of the Dengue Fever outbreak in Jensen Beach-Rio last year.A native of Guyana, Dr. Ramgopal finished his Internal Medicine Residency in Bon Secours Hospital in Detroit, completing his Infectious Disease Fellowship at the University of Miami. With 25 years experience in his field, Dr. Ramgopal is humbled being awarded America’s Top Infectious Disease Physician by the Consumer’s Research Council of America several times, as well as a listed as a top-ranked physician in his field by US News and World Reports. Outside his private practice, Dr. Ramgopal works to fight infections for internationally, and locally. He is the former Guyana-Pepfar Medical Director, working closely with the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Institute of Human Virology. Dr. Ramgopal established the non-profit Midway Immunology Clinic in 2014 to provide reduced cost or free state-of-the-art infectious disease care for those in need, to lower the infection rate regionally. Dr. Ramgopal is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in Medicine for the Florida State University where he provides dozens of hours of monthly mentorship and training for medical and pharmacy students. Dr. Ramgopal is honored to become a Fellow if the Infectious Diseases Society of America in 2014.
Dr. Brenda Jacobs, DNP, ARNP, AAHIVS
After moving to Florida from Maine in 1989, Dr. Brenda Jacobs witnessed the great demand for nurses and decided to go back to school for nursing. She received her BSN and MSN from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. Brenda worked as an ICU nurse for 4 years prior to joining Midway Immunology and Research Center in 2002. In 2013, she obtained her DNP from University of Florida. She specializes in the care of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C patients. Brenda has been instrumental in helping Dr. Ramgopal establish and expand Midway Immunology and Research Center. Brenda is a dedicated nurse practitioner who is focused on improving the access of care for the HIV/AIDS community and decreasing the stigma of HIV. She is inspired by the opportunity to build relationships and make differences in peoples’ lives by helping them to obtain a better quality of life.
Jennifer Terry, MA--study coordinator
Originally from Wilmore, Kentucky, Jennifer moved to Florida in 1988. Prior to becoming a medical assistant in 2010, Jennifer’s career was centered on various care-taking positions, including working with abused children and special-needs adults. In 2011, she joined Midway Immunology and Research Center as a Study Coordinator. Jennifer’s genuine compassion and southern disposition provide an atmosphere of comfort that patients desire and deserve. Her effervescent and bubbly spirit, combined with her dedicated professionalism and willingness to help others, has made her a true asset to our company.
Carly Sharp, BS,HIM--study coordinator
Carly is a Vero Beach native who has worked in the healthcare community in Fort Pierce since graduating from college in 2009. She attended University of Central Florida where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management. Since joining Midway Immunology and Research Center as a Study Coordinator in 2013, Carly has added an enthusiasm to our company that patients and coworkers appreciate and enjoy. In addition to her cheerful personality, Carly possesses strong communication skills, an exquisite attention to detail, and an innate ability to be warm and compassionate.