Upstate Medical University

Patrick Mehlek

Clinical Research Coordinator I

Patrick Mehlek is a Clinical Research Associate for the SUNY Upstate Institute for Global Health. In this role, Patrick coordinates Diagnostic, Vaccine and HIV Treatment trials within the Institute, as well as coordinating trials throughout the Department of Medicine. Patrick is working towards his SoCRA certification and plans to take the certification exam early next year. Patrick is a Licensed Practical Nurse with 8 years of clinical experience; earning his license from OCM BOCES.  His entire nursing career was within family medicine at a private practice. Patrick is a graduate of East Syracuse – Minoa Central High School as well as the CNY Regional Custody and Police Academies. Patrick’s varied background in Nursing and Law Enforcement has provided the perfect foundation for the detailed work of coordinating clinical trials. Outside of work, Patrick enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and is a Co-Chairman of the CNY Coaches vs Cancer.