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Velocity Clinical Research, Anderson

South Carolina

1214 N. Fant Street Anderson, SC 29621

(864) 965-0190

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By Participating in Clinical Research

People who volunteer to participate in clinical trials are key to the advancement of medical research. Our sites are dedicated to conducting clinical trials with an emphasis on patient care. Our physician investigators and other members of our research teams are extensively trained in different medical subspecialties as well as the complex field of clinical research. We strive to provide our study participants and sponsors a high quality, efficient and care-directed clinical trial experience.

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Velocity Clinical Research, Anderson

Velocity Clinical Research, Anderson, formerly VitaLink Research, is part of the Velocity Clinical Research Organization, a wholly owned Site Organization, providing excellence in patient care, high quality data and fully integrated research sites.

Our Mission

Velocity’s mission is to bring innovative medical treatments to patients. We are committed to making clinical trials succeed by generating high quality data from as many patients as possible, as quickly as possible while providing exemplary patient care at every step.

Our Story

Conducting Clinical Trials Since 2013

Velocity Clinical Research, Anderson founded in 2013 as part of the expansion and growth of VitaLink Research, a multisite research network with sites across South Carolina. The Anderson location has a strong track record of success with respiratory trials, including COPD and Asthma. In recent years the site has worked to become more therapeutically diverse, with trials in diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and a variety of vaccines.

Conveniently located near Downtown Anderson, this site shares a building with a Pulmonology office providing the research team with easy access to potential patients. Ample patient parking is available. Anderson is located just over one mile from the local hospital.

The Anderson team is committed to being a resource for study volunteers, to providing the highest quality of patient care with compassion and kindness and to advancing medicine through research. By becoming part of the Velocity Clinical Research organization in 2021, they added new efficiencies and integration to their already comprehensive approaches to conducting clinical trials.

Our Experienced Research Team

The Velocity Anderson team of physician investigators and clinical research professionals are experienced clinical researchers. All physicians are board certified in their specialty area(s) and all research staff is trained in clinical research regulations, including GCP and HIPAA. Training records and certifications are maintained. Our clinical team is dedicated to conducting quality research in a professional and caring environment and strives on collecting quality data.

Charles Thompson, MD

Principal Investigator

Dr. Charles Thompson attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and completed his residency at Bethesda Naval Hospital. He continued his Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship in Bethesda, Maryland. He is certified with a Medical License in South Carolina and certification in Pulmonary Disease.

Dr. Thompson has worked as a Physician for Carolina Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine Consultants and currently works as a Physician at Upstate Lung and Critical Care Specialists. He uses his specialized skills which he applies to Pulmonary and Internal Medicine studies at Velocity Clinical Research. Dr. Thompson works primarily at our Anderson research facility.

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Gowdhami Mohan, MD

Principal Investigator

Dr. Gowdhami Mohan completed medical school and a rotating residency from Madurai Medical College in Madurai, India. She completed post graduate residencies in Geriatric Medicine and Chronic Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in Illinois and Ohio. She is Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, a Diplomat of American Society of Sleep and holds a Medical License in South Carolina.

Dr. Mohan has worked at AnMed Health and Pulmonary Sleep Medicine and Carolina Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Consultants as a partner and currently works as a solo practitioner for Anderson Sleep and Lung Center.

Dr. Mohan diagnoses and treats patients who suffer from respiratory or breathing problems such as asthma and COPD which she applies to Pulmonary studies at Velocity Clinical Research. Dr. Mohan primarily works out of our Anderson research facility.

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Stephanie Gilreath, RRT, CCRC

Site Manager

Stephanie Gilreath joined Velocity in 2011, working as a research assistant while in college. When she graduated and became a licensed respiratory therapist she moved into a clinical research coordinator role on the site’s asthma and COPD trials. She loved hanging out and taking care of patients on overnight studies.

Stephanie moved to the sales team in 2018 where she completed all the network feasibilities and assisted in streamlining  the sales process. She traveled to many conferences and helped support the company through networking. In 2020, she moved back into coordinating in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic. After serving in an interim site leadership position, she discovered she loved helping new coordinator’s grow in their knowledge and be as efficient as possible. Stephanie brings her knowledge and experience to the Anderson site. The Anderson team is going full-steam ahead to further the Velocity motto.

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