The IDS Service is open:
Monday through Friday
7:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Location: UH 5709

Please call to schedule an appointment.

IDS Coordinators:
Melissa Reale
Phone: 315.464.4205

Wendy Barry
Phone: 315.464.4287

Fax: 315.464.4313

After-hours, holidays and weekends:

Main (UH) Pharmacy
Phone: 315.464.4210

Alternative contact information:

Chris Miller
Phone: 315.464.4214

Cancer Center Pharmacy
Phone: 315.464.8339


IDS Staff

The service consists of a Clinical Research Assistant with the support of over 40 Staff Pharmacists in a 24-hour hospital inpatient Pharmacy.


  • The service is covered by a member of the IDS during business hours:
    6:30 am to 3:00 pm
  • After-hour services for the investigationals are provided by pharmacy staff

All members of the pharmacy staff are aware of the studies currently being handled by the pharmacy IDS. The IDS is currently involved with the drug management of over 150 drug studies at SUNY Upstate Medical University. The service interacts closely with hospital physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and various drug sponsors involved with clinical drug trials.