Video: Velocity Site Tour

Enjoy a virtual tour of Velocity’s Durham, NC site, which showcases many of the features and standard equipment present at Velocity sites worldwide. Standard Velocity site features: Private exam rooms Comfortable patient reception areas Facilities for extended-stay PK studies Ample parking Secure monitoring rooms and workstations equipped with phones and high-speed internet Individual and secure … Read more

Video: Vaccine CARE Council Leader Mark Turner, MD

“Next to clean water, vaccines are probably responsible for more saved lives than anything else we’ve done in medicine.” -Mark Turner, MD, Vaccine CARE Council Leader and Velocity Principal Investigator in Boise, ID. Given the constant evolution of viruses and the massive medical and economic burdens imposed by viral diseases, vaccine research remains a global … Read more

Video: CNS CARE Council Leader Beth Safirstein, MD

Beth Safirstein, MD, leads a site that was recently recognized by a top 10 pharma Sponsor as a leading U.S. enroller of diverse patients. As the chair of the CNS CARE Council, Dr. Safirstein is one of the expert Principal Investigators who will inform the way Velocity sites shape and share best practices to reach … Read more

Paul Evans Coauthors ACRP Article for Clinical Trials Day

In the second of two blogs in a collaborative series written by Paul Evans, President and CEO, and Victoria DiBiaso, Head, Patient Informed Development & Health Value Translation, Sanofi, they emphasize the most critical aspect of clinical trials — the patient. As we blaze a trail toward faster and more efficient clinical trials, it is … Read more

Video: MASH CARE Council Leader Nadege Gunn, MD, CPI

“Clinical research is really the only opportunity we have to give our patients some hope and some perspective that their disease will one day be treatable.” Nadege Gunn, MD, CPI, has consistently championed community engagement and physician referrals to drive successful clinical trial enrollment at her site in Waco, TX. As a MASH CARE Council … Read more

Paul Evans Named One of the Most Influential Life Sciences Business Leaders in North Carolina

Congratulations to Paul Evans, President and CEO of Velocity, for being named one of the most influential life sciences business leaders in the state in Business North Carolina’s 2024 Power List! The list was compiled by BNC’s editorial team after seeking nominations, talking with dozens of sources, and performing extensive research. Well done, Paul! Read … Read more

Velocity’s Hallandale Beach Site Earns Merck’s Significant Contribution to Clinical Trials Award

Merck recently presented Velocity’s Hallandale Beach site with the Significant Contribution to Clinical Trials Award, specifically for being the top enroller of diverse participants in cardiovascular clinical trials in 2023. We’re grateful for the contributions of our Hallandale Beach site toward improving diversity in clinical trials, both in the workforce and in our participants. We’re … Read more

Six Proven Ways to Strengthen Community Ties

Velocity recently asked some key employees to come together and discuss a wide array of issues impacting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in trials. Velocity’s ongoing goals are to share best practices, identify and address shortcomings, and bring as many perspectives and viewpoints to the table as possible to advance clinical trials and deliver vital … Read more

Article: Blazing a Trail in Clinical Research

To celebrate the upcoming Clinical Trials Day and the ‘Trailblazers Among Us’ theme, Paul Evans, President and CEO of Velocity, and Victoria DiBiaso, Head, Patient Informed Development & Health Value Translation at Sanofi, have coauthored this article. In the post, they review several of the opportunities and challenges inherent in shaping a better future for … Read more

Video: Cardiometabolic CARE Council Leader Shishir Khetan, MD

Shishir Khetan, MD, is a Principal Investigator and Senior Medical Director at Velocity. He’s also a leading expert for the Cardiometabolic CARE Council. But as he explains in this video, he’s excited about the opportunities the CARE Council model is creating for investigators. Through expert knowledge exchange — including mentoring and training opportunities provided by … Read more