Our Staff

Martha Tarpay, MD

Dr. Martha Tarpay is the Founder of the Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Research Center. She trained at the National Asthma Center in Denver, the most renowned respiratory center in the United States. With over 30 years of clinical experience in allergy and asthma, she treats both adult and pediatric patients and is a member of several prestigious organizations including the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American Medical Association and the Oklahoma State Medical Association.

Meredith Pruitt, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Meredith Pruitt is a life-long resident of Oklahoma City, and she has been at the Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Research Center for eight years. She graduated from The OU College of Medicine's Physician’s Associate Program. Meredith is a member of the Oklahoma Academy of Physician Assistants. She enjoys working with patients one on one to help them better understand their overall health and improve their quality of life.

Nadine Schwartz, PA-C
Physician Assistant 

Nadine brings her experience treating patients with respiratory ailments to the Asthma, Allergy & Clinical Research Center! She gives individualized treatment to each patient and is a valuable asset to the team.

Tracy Drosche
Practice Administrator

Tracy Drosche is the Practice Administrator for the Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Research Center. She has over 30 years experience in the healthcare industry. She has a broad range of skills in coding, billing, compliance, contracting, credentialing, health information management, patient advocacy and revenue management. She strives daily to promote a patient-centered environment and excellent customer service.

Dr. Nasir Ali
Director of Clinical Research

Dr. Ali has extensive experience in conducting clinical research trials in a variety of therapeutic areas. He brings valuable knowledge and insight to the Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Research team.

Rylee Mendez
Clinical Research Coordinator

Rylee has worked in healthcare for 15 years. She loves research and is passionate about improving the health and well-being of each patient who comes through the office. She is an alumni of the University of Central Oklahoma and also is a first responder for the Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps.  

We are committed to our patient's health and satisfaction. Our staff includes Certified Medical Assistants experienced in adult and pediatric respiratory care, and together with our administrative and nursing staff; we focus on giving our patients the best care possible!

In the News


We have several studies going on that we are very excited about! These studies can provide cutting-edge treatments for symptoms that plague many people with asthma or allergies. We have studies for pediatrics, adolescents, and adults. Study-related medical care and medication are provided at no-cost and you may be paid for your time and travel. Inquiries are always confidential. Contact the research department to see how we can help you!

Click here to learn more about our research studies!

Eczema Expo 2018 and Kids Camp!
Chicago - June 21-24, 2018

Calling all Eczema Warriors! 
Empower yourself at Eczema Expo - the 4-day gathering for the eczema community, uniting patients, caregivers, and medical and industry professionals. Expo '18 will focus on empowering people with eczema to live their best life, with an emphasis on eczema education, holistic health and wellness, and advocacy. Bring the whole family! Kids camp available for youth aged 5-17! Connect with other people who "get it." Reclaim your quality of life! Learn from world-renowned experts.

Learn more and register at EczemaExpo.org

Dr. Tarpay featured on KFOR-TV

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Oklahoma City, OK, is one of the worst cities in the nation for allergies. Dr. Tarpay offers tips to keep pollen at bay:

View the video