Velocity Clinical Research, Savannah
Velocity's research site in Savannah frequently conducts clinical trials related to vaccines and a broad range of health conditions. Acquired by Velocity in 2022, this location was founded in 2012 as part of Meridian Clinical Research. Located near several other medical offices and minutes from a local hospital, the site is easily accessible to thousands of patients, including diverse populations.
All trials conducted at the site are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. The Savannah 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 Savannah
The Velocity Savannah 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.
Paul Bradley, MD is the founder and chairman of Ourlife Health and OurSkinny (The Easiest Diet Ever). He has practiced internal medicine in Savannah for over 29 years. Board certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Bradley graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA with a Bachelor of Science degree and the Emory School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA with a Doctor of Medicine degree. He currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Mercer Medical College in Savannah, GA. Dr. Bradley is also a frequent guest lecturer and author of numerous articles published in the nation’s premier medical journals. He is also a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, and the Georgia Medical Society.
David J. Gaskin, MD is a board certified Internist and has been serving families in Savannah and the Coastal Empire for over 30 years, first as an intern and resident at Memorial University Medical Center and, since 1993 as a partner in Savii Health. Board certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Gaskin graduated magna cum laude from Armstrong State College in Savannah, GA with a Bachelor of Science degree and the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA with a Doctor of Medicine degree. Dr. Gaskin completed his Internship and Residency at the Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, GA. He is also a member of the American Medical Society, the American Society of Internal Medicine, the Georgia Medical Society, and the Medical Association of Georgia
Brooke B. Halpern, MD is a board certified Internist specializing in adult primary care, obesity, osteoporosis, and women’s health. Board certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Halpern graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia’s Honors Program with a BS in Biology and a BS in Psychology. She also graduated from Mercer University School of Medicine in Savannah, GA with a Doctor of Medicine degree and completed her Internship and Residency at the Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, GA. Additionally, Dr. Halpern completed internships at the Brett Clementz Research Lab and Ourlife Health. She previously served as a Clinical Research Coordinator for Meridian Clinical Research in Savannah, GA before becoming a PI and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, American Medical Association, and the American College of Physicians.
Savannah facility features
The Velocity Clinical Research, Savannah 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