Dr. Fritz has been practicing medicine since 1995 and is board certified in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and Internal Medicine. After serving as a primary care physician in the Air Force, Dr. Fritz completed his Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the University of Michigan in 2002. After five years as a practicing allergy and asthma specialist in Montana, Dr. Fritz opened Idaho Allergy in 2008 and Idaho Research in 2009. Throughout his career, Dr. Fritz has published multiple articles in his specialty and has authored a chapter in an allergy textbook used worldwide by physicians. Dr. Fritz has served as Principal Investigator in 50+ trials. 
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Dr. Fritz is one of Idaho’s most experienced doctors in the fields of  Internal Medicine and Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  He is also one of Idaho’s most experienced clinical researchers.  Read our staff bio's below to learn more about our team at Idaho Research!

Idaho Research employees full time, dedicated research coordinators and patient recruitment staff. All research staff have completed Human Subject Protection Training by the National Institute of Health and the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) at the University of Miami. In addition to research staff, Dr. Fritz employs Registered Nurses and Administrative staff to assist in specialized research trials as needed.

  About Us

WE conduct clinical trials with strict oversight by an independent ethics committee. 

Dr. Stephen Fritz


  Our Staff

  Research Facility and Capabilities

Jenny graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor in Health Science in 2006. She spent time in research and as an Emergency Department technician before obtaining her Masters. She graduated from the Duke University Physician Assistant program in 2010. She worked in Orthopedics prior to joining Idaho Allergy in April of 2016. Jenny is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and American Academy of PAs in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Jenny Serves as Sub-Investigator for the majority of our trials.

investigational supply room

Processing laboratory

Courtney Flynn

  • CLIA Certificate of Waiver. 
  • IATA/DOT Trained shippers. 
  • Centrifuge.
  • Microscope.
  • -30 Laboratory Freezer.
  • Dry Ice.


  • 3 exam rooms 
  • Digital Spirometer (CRAPO/KNUDSEN/MORRIS/NHANES)
  • 12 Lead digital EKG 
  • Automatic Vital Sign Machines 
  • Scale/Stadiometer 
  • Rotorod pollen counter 
  • AED / Emergency supplies 

*All equipment is serviced/calibrated annually by a contracted medical equipment service unless specified otherwise by the manufacturer. 


Please email us at sarah@idaho-allergy.com if you have specific questions about our capabilities, RFP’s, or to submit feasibility surveys. 



Idaho Research is located across the street from the St. Alphonsus Emergency Room in Eagle, ID. Just feet from the Boise River, hotel accommodations, and eateries, Idaho Research is easily accessed from downtown Boise or the airport. Idaho Allergy and Idaho Research are under the same roof but are separated by a secured hallway. This allows convenient access for patients and staff collaboration while maintaining the integrity of a secured research space. 

  • Dedicated monitoring space
  • High Speed Internet
  • Secured, hard copy medical records 
  • Ability to use most any IRB
  • Fast approval for CTA’s and IRB submissions 

  • Limited access, environmentally monitored.
  • Licensed Drug Provider Outlet for the state of Idaho.
  • Medication Refrigerator.

Jennifer Stear

Sarah Helm

Research director

Courtney Flynn has been a nurse since 2004 and a Nurse Practitioner since 2010. Courtney has been working with Dr. Fritz since the clinic’s opening in 2008 and specializes in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Courtney is very interested in helping to develop new treatment options and serves as a Sub-Investigator for the majority of our trials. 
Sarah joined our Research department in 2015.  She started her career as a research coordinator in 2003 and has experience in a wide variety of research areas including: acute care, cardiology, dermatology, podiatry, rheumatology, orthopedics, pediatrics, women's health, nephrology, gynecology, and obstetrics, diabetes, asthma, allergies, COPD. She is a member of ACRP and obtained her clinical research coordinator certification in 2011.