Velocity Clinical Research at Pioneer Heart Institute, Lincoln
Velocity's cardiology research site in Lincoln partners with Pioneer Heart Institute to conduct clinical trials for drugs, medical devices, and diagnostics intended to help assess and treat cardiovascular disorders and conditions. Typical studies at this site involve medications or medical devices intended to help assess and treat cardiovascular disorders, such as heart disease, hypertension, stroke, hyperlipidemia, and more. Acquired by Velocity in 2022, the Lincoln location was founded in 2021 as part of Meridian Clinical Research.
Through the partnership with Pioneer Heart, the site is easily accessible to thousands of patients, including those established with the practice. All trials conducted at the site are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. Our Lincoln team is committed to being a resource for study participants, to providing the highest quality of patient care with compassion and kindness, and to advancing medicine through research.
Our experienced research team in Lincoln
The Velocity Lincoln 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.
Steven Martin, MD, FACC is a cardiovascular disease expert, sub-specializing in general and high-risk coronary artery interventional cardiac catheterization. Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Martin received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. He completed his residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, and a Critical Care fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Dr. Martin also completed Cardiology & Interventional Cardiology fellowships at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Heart Institute in Houston, TX. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, Nebraska Medical Association, and Nebraska Chapter ACC.
Douglas Netz, MD, FACC is an interventional cardiologist with extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Netz received his Doctor of Medicine
from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, NE and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Before serving as Chief Fellow during his fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, he served as Chief Resident at the Omaha VA Medical Center. Dr. Netz is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and a member of the Nebraska Medical Association.
Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha Nebraska
served as Chief Fellow
Denes Korpas, MD, FACC is an interventional cardiologist, providing comprehensive cardiovascular care. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Dr. Korpas received his medical degree from Semmelweis Medical School in Budapest, Hugary. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA and a Cardiology Fellowship at Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American College of Physicians, American Heart Association, American Society of Echocardiography, and Nebraska Medical Association.
Lincoln facility features
The Velocity Clinical Research at Pioneer Heart Institute, Lincoln facility is designed for the ease and comfort of study participants and to allow optimal efficiencies in performing clinical trials. Features at this site include:
- Private examination/consultation rooms
- Comfortable patient reception areas
- Facilities for extended-stay pharmacokinetic studies
- Nursing station
- Secure monitoring rooms or workstations with phone & high-speed internet access
- Multiple individual & secure workstations for research staff
- Regulatory document processing area
- Electronic data capture (EDC) capabilities
- Secure record storage
- CLIA certified research laboratory or clinical laboratory with CLIA waiver
- Ambient and refrigerated centrifuge
- Secured & temperature controlled investigational product storage with pharmaceutical refrigerator & freezer
- Freezers equipped for laboratory specimens at -20 & -70 degrees Celsius
- Backup generator/power source in the event of site power loss
- Standard medical equipment, including ECG and Holter machines, digital and analog scales