Interested in Participating in a Clinical Trial?

Velocity Clinical Research, Greenville

South Carolina

501 Roper Mountain Road, Greenville SC 29615

(864) 770-0890

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, Greenville

Velocity Clinical Research, Greenville, 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 2006

Velocity Clinical Research, Greenville founded in 2006 as part of the expansion and growth of VitaLink Research, a multisite research network with sites across South Carolina. This site’s initial focus was on respiratory and women’s health trials. Over the years, Greenville has gained expertise in vaccine and infectious disease trials.

Centrally located between major highways and interstates, the Greenville office sits on the corner of a high traffic intersection. Greenville has 12,000 square foot of dedicated research space, including 8 exam rooms and dedicated bedrooms for overnight trials. Ample parking is available for patients. The local hospital is located .5 miles away.

The Greenville 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 Greenville 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. The clinical team is dedicated to conducting quality research in a professional and caring environment and strives on collecting quality data.

Luis De La Cruz, MD

Principal Investigator

Dr. Luis De La Cruz attended medical school in Lima, Peru and attended Southern Illinois University for his residency in Internal Medicine. He continued with a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL and his Sleep Medicine Fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL.

He holds board certifications in Critical Care, Pulmonary Diseases, Internal Medicine and Sleep Medicine. He is the Medical Director of the Sleep Services at the Cherokee Medical Center in Gaffney, SC, associated with Spartanburg Regional Health System. He is also the director of the Sleep Division at Upstate Lung and Critical Care. His specialized skills are used in Pulmonary and Internal Medicine studies at Velocity. Dr. De La Cruz primarily works out of our Greenville research site.

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David Godwin, MD

Principal Investigator

Dr. David Godwin attended medical school at University of South Carolina and completed his residency in Family Practice and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Greenville Memorial Hospital. He holds certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Medical License in South Carolina.

Dr. Godwin has worked at Highlands Center for Women and currently works at Commonwealth Women’s Care in Greenville, SC. His specialized skills are applied to Women’s Health studies at Velocity. Dr. Godwin primarily works out of our Greenville, SC research facility.

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