Spartanburg, South Carolina
Velocity Clinical Research, Spartanburg
Velocity's Spartanburg research site was founded in 2004 as the original research site of VitaLink Research, and acquired by Velocity in 2021. This site’s initial focus was on clinical trials related to Respiratory and Women’s Health. Over the years, our Spartanburg site has also gained expertise in vaccine, infectious disease, and NASH trials. All trials are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP.
Located off a major a highway, Spartanburg is next door to the Principal Investigator’s pulmonary practice. The site is over 10,000 square feet featuring 10 exam rooms and a 15 bed overnight patient area as well as ample parking for patients. The local hospital is located 2 miles away. The Spartanburg 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.
Our experienced research team in Spartanburg
The Velocity Spartanburg 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.
Farhan Siddiqui, MD attended medical school at Baqai Medical University and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, CT. He continued his training in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. Dr. Siddiqui is board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Internal Medicine and has a medical license in both North Carolina and South Carolina. His interests include mechanical ventilation, critical care, lung cancer, and managing patients with chronic respiratory illnesses. He specializes in endobronchial ultrasound guided lung biopsy which he applies to Pulmonary and Internal Medicine studies at Velocity Clinical Research in Spartanburg. Dr. Siddiqui also practices at Upstate Lung and Critical Care Specialists in Spartanburg, Gaffney, Greenville, Union, South Carolina.
Stacie Young, MSN, RN, AGACNP-BC received her Master’s in Advanced Practice Nursing at the University of South Carolina and joined our research team in June 2021. Prior to joining Velocity she worked in Pulmonary and Cardiac ICU for 10 years taking care of patients at the bedside. The medical field is forever changing and staying up to date on research was an integral part of providing the best care for her patients at the bedside. As a sub investigator, she gets to participate in conducting clinical research firsthand and being a part of a process to create better outcomes and care for patients.
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Spartanburg facility features
The Velocity Clinical Research, Spartanburg 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