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Velocity Clinical Research, Gaffney

South Carolina

1529 N. Limestone Street, Gaffney, SC 29340

(864) 488-1283

Help Make a Difference

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, Gaffney

Velocity Clinical Research, Gaffney, 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 2005

Velocity Clinical Research, Gaffney founded in 2005 as part of the expansion and growth of VitaLink Research, a multisite research network with sites across South Carolina. Gaffney has extensive experience in respiratory trials. Gaffney’s experienced staff maintains high quality standards and enrollment on all their trials.

Conveniently located on a major highway, the Gaffney site is highly visible and easy to access. The site space is shared with the Principal Investigator’s pulmonary practice, allowing for easy recruitment. Gaffney is located across the street from the local hospital.

The Gaffney 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 Gaffney 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.

David Erb, MD

Principal Investigator

Dr. David Erb attended University of Michigan Medical School and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He continued his focus of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care. He holds a Medical License in South Carolina and North Carolina.

Dr. Erb worked at William Beaumont Hospital as a staff physician and currently works at Upstate Lung and Critical Care Specialists, in Spartanburg, Gaffney, Greenville, Union, South Carolina. 

He applies his specialized skills to Pulmonary and Internal Medicine studies at Velocity. He is one of 3 doctors at Mary Black Health System-Gaffney and one of 11 at Mary Black Health System-Spartanburg who specialize in Pulmonology. Dr. Erb primarily works out of our Gaffney research site.

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