Our Team

Rebecca Thomas, MSN, APRN
Chief Operating Officer

Becky has been working in healthcare for 30 years, and has been at CMR for 15 years. In those 15 years, she has worked on over 250 trials in psychiatry, pain, and addiction. Before working at CMR, Becky worked in surgery and recovery rooms.

H. Mikel Thomas, M.D.
Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Thomas is a board-certified Adult and Addiction Psychiatrist with 30 years of experience. He completed medical school at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, psychiatry residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and psychiatry residency/fellowship at Yale School of Medicine. Throughout his career, he has advised over 300 studies on depression, migraines, PTSD, ADHD, and many others.

Christine Lambeth, LPN
Study Coordinator

Christy, our study coordinator, has worked at CMR for 10 years, and has 30 years of experience working in research. Before CMR, she received her LPN from KCKCC and worked as a research assistant at PRA and Radiant Research. Christy currently works on the binge eating trial and oversees various other trials.

Kristi Lakey
Study Coordinator

My role at CMR is a Study Coordinator. Research is important to me for enhancing health and lengthening life, finding a cure and helping others. I love to see subjects improve from a new study drug and helping be part of the process. In my spare time I am a Dance/Cheer mom. Love to be with kids, wonderful boyfriend and friends. Also my dog Luke, most say they think I like him better. He just makes my days better.

Alicia Peery

Alicia has over 30 years of experience working in mental health. Her role at CMR is a Rater, using her clinical skills to interview, assess and provide standardized testing to patients in our mental health trials. Outside of work, Alicia can often be found reading a good mystery novel or planning her next trip to Colorado, as the mountains are her happy place. She and her husband have been married for 33 years and together they have one son. Alicia loves animals and is owned by a spoiled cat, Pebbles. She is very serious about football, and is a lifelong Chief’s fan.

Myre Nettles
Marketing/Social Media Coordinator & Recruiter

Myre is the face behind our social media accounts. Myre joined our CMR team to help with our marketing and recruitment efforts. She graduated from the University of Wyoming with her BA with a concentration in graphic design. She specializes in social media and graphic design, previously working as a Creative Lead at a marketing agency. Outside of work, Myre prioritizes her faith and family. She enjoys getting outdoors and exploring new hiking spots, going to the gym, shopping, being involved in her church and spending time with her wonderful husband.

Heather Barnes
Clinical Coordinator

Heather has 18 years experience working in healthcare. Heather started out in phlebotomy and moved into working in clinical research in 2015. Heather has worked on Phase 1 through Phase 4 clinical trials, from HNV, HAL, dermatology, and now depression trials as a study coordinator at CMR.

Laura Cumpton

Laura has a 30 year background in the medical field. She currently works as our receptionist at CMR. Laura enjoys greeting each patient at the CMR office with a warm welcome..

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