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Tekton Research Expands, Introducing New Clinic in Cherryville, North Carolina.

A leader in clinical research, Tekton Research is proud to announce the grand opening of their newest clinic location in Cherryville, North Carolina

For over a decade, Tekton Research has steadfastly pursued successful clinical trials across a nationwide network of research facilities. With a dedication to partnering with accomplished research physicians, Tekton continues to drive forward its investigative mission, seeking to uncover new insights that could potentially lead to groundbreaking medical advancements.

 This expansion marks a significant milestone for Tekton Research, exemplifying their commitment to advancing the field of clinical research.

Leading the way at the Cherryville clinic is Dr. Thomas White, Dr. White is a native of Cherryville, NC. He attended Duke University for his undergraduate and medical degrees before going on to complete a residency in Family Medicine at Charlotte Memorial Hospital. Returning to Cherryville in 1988, he founded Cherryville Primary Care, showcasing his deep roots in the community and extensive medical experience. Dr. White’s remarkable background positions him perfectly as a leader for this exciting venture.

“Embarking on this journey of clinical research in the North Carolina community has been the fruition of years of passion and dedication. Partnering with Tekton Research has been a pivotal step, aligning our commitment with a community that is not only steeped in rich tradition but also evolving year by year. We are contributing to the transformation by introducing diversity into research participation, ensuring our population becomes a beacon for clinical research, much like other progressive locations.” – Dr. Thomas White

Dr. White has made a lasting impact on the Cherryville community throughout his career. In 2015, he opened Hometown Direct Care, the first direct primary care practice in the area, which now offers care in both Cherryville and Shelby, NC. He is board-certified in Family Medicine and Clinical Lipidology. In 2015, he served as the President of the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians, and in 2020, he was selected as the North Carolina Family Physician of the Year by his peers.

Tekton Research, in collaboration with Dr. Thomas White, is proud to offer compelling research opportunities that underscore their commitment to patient well-being. Through clinical trials conducted in the Cherryville, North Carolina community, Tekton Research continues to strive for excellence in delivering cutting-edge healthcare options while upholding the highest standards of professionalism and care.


To learn more or schedule a meeting with Tekton’s Business Development team, please contact [email protected].