Meet Our Clinical Research Staff
Nikhil Shashikant Joshi, MD, Interventional Cardiology
Dr. Joshi has been a principal investigator at Sherman Clinical Research since 2016. Dr. Joshi has completed over 20 clinical trials in the areas of preserved and reduced EF-Congestive Heart Failure, cardiac device, and hypercholesterolemia.
Dr. Joshi is a provider at North Texas Comprehensive Cardiology, which is the echo and outpatient surgery location for Sherman Clinical Research trials. Dr. Joshi has also been the Director of the Catheterization Lab and Chief of Cardiology since 2011 at Wilson N. Jones Memorial Hospital.
Kathy Kirkland, MPH, PA-C
Ms. Kirkland has been a sub-investigator at Sherman Clinical Research since 2017. While working closely with Dr. Joshi on cardiology clinical trials, Kathy Kirkland continues to provide services to Wilson N. Jones Hospital and North Texas Comprehensive Cardiology.
Kathy also worked on cardiovascular surgery research from 1996-2002 as a clinical research coordinator. Kathy is an advocate for her patients and is passionate about clinical research.