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Velocity Clinical Research, Chula Vista


752 Medical Center Ct, Suite 304, Chula Vista, CA 91911


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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,
Chula Vista

Velocity Clinical Research, Chula Vista, formerly eStudySite, 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.

Conducting Clinical Trials Since 1999

Velocity Clinical Research, Chula Vista was founded in 1999 as eStudySite, by Dr. William O’Riordan. Through comprehensive research services agreements with each of its partner hospitals, the clinic has been able to conduct a broad range of in-patient and out-patient protocols spanning first-in-human/first-in-patient through to pivotal trials and post-marketing support. Velocity San Diego has a worldwide reputation for excellence in conducting infectious disease trials including antibiotics, antivirals, vaccines, and diagnostic studies, consistently enrolling among the top 5% of participating sites. Over the last 20 years, the center has continued to grow its therapeutic area expertise to include: endocrinology, hepatology, dermatology, and gastroenterology.

Over the past 20 years, Velocity Chula Vista has forged relationships in the community enhance recruitment of elderly and other sub-populations. Located just 7 miles away from the USA/Mexican border it serves a heavily enriched Latinx patient community. Our bi-lingual research team successfully recruits and enrolls many Latinx study participants. 

Accessible to several major highways, this ADA compliant facility serves the greater Chula Vista area and includes an inpatient/outpatient infusion center. With more than 4,400 square-feet of dedicated research space the research team can efficiently and effectively conduct multiple concurrent studies. All trials are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. All Nurses are ACLS certified and all other staff are BLS certified.

The Velocity Chula Vista 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 2020, they added new efficiencies and integration to their already comprehensive approaches to conducting clinical trials.

Our Experienced Research Team

The Velocity Chula Vista 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.

Michael Waters, MD

Medical Director, Principal Investigator

Michael Waters serves as a Principal Investigator at our Velocity Chula Vista site. Dr. Waters received his medical degree at UC Irvine School of Medicine, and is board certified in Emergency Medicine. His research experience includes but is not limited to pneumonia; skin infections; hepatitis; influenza; diabetes; and other infectious diseases.  He has clinical experience in general medicine including pain management; cardiovascular diseases; and dermatology. 

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Cecilia Barbabosa, RN

Site Director

Cecilia Barbabosa is the Site Director at our Velocity Chula Vista site, and has been with the Company since 2007. Cecilia joined the Company as a Research RN and Research Coordinator prior to becoming Site Director in 2013. Prior to joining the team she was an Advanced Clinical and Medical-Surgical RN. Cecilia has Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Telemedicine.

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