Interested in Participating in a Clinical Trial?

Velocity Clinical Research, Union

South Carolina

1005 Thompson Blvd, Union, SC 29379

(864) 427-1172

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, Union

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

Centrally located outside of downtown Union, this site shares its building with the Principal Investigator’s pulmonary practice. This allows for easy patient recruitment for clinical trials. There is ample patient parking available. The local hospital is 2 miles away from the site.

The Union 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 Union 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.

Joseph Boscia, MD

Principal Investigator

Dr. Joseph Boscia attended New York Medical College and completed a internship and residency at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield MA and University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY. Dr. Boscia specializes in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases. He applies his expertise and 15 years of research experience to trials at Velocity Clinical Research, Union

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Meredith Benfield, RRT, CCRC

Site Manager

Meredith has been Registered Respiratory Therapist for almost 20 years, with 17 years conducting clinical trials in Union, South Carolina. Meredith brings her knowledge and experience as she leads Union location.

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