Research Staff //

Ronald DeGarmo, D.O. | Medical Director and Principal Investigator


Board Certified in Family Medicine. He is the owner and Medical Director of The Family Practice and DeGarmo Institute of Medical Research. He has participated in Clinical Trials since 1993 and has been a PI since 1996. He has conducted well over 200 trials as a PI. He is GCP/ICH trained

Jacob DeGarmo, CCRC | Site Director


He worked part-time at DIMR while attending Clemson University from 2007 to 2011. Having graduated in May 2011 with a degree in Health Science, he joined our team full time.


Tammy Tate, CCRC | Certified Clinical Research Coordinator



Joined DIMR full time in November, 2015. She has more than 11 years worth of experience in pharmaceutical research, including phase 1 through phase 4 studies. All together, she has been working in the medical field for over 20 years. When not at work, her hobbies include spending time with her daughters and her grandson, fishing, concerts and other fun outdoor activities. Her true passion in research is to help people have a better quality of life so that their loved ones can have better lives as well. 

Bobbette Weaver | Clinical Research Coordinator Assistant