Washington, District of Columbia

Velocity Clinical Research, Washington DC

Velocity's dedicated research site in Washington, DC conducts clinical studies on a multitude of medications and devices intended to address health conditions like acne, allergies, chronic diseases, chronic pain, depression, diabetes, hot flashes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, infectious diseases, migraine headache, smoking cessation, urinary incontinence, vaccines, viral infections, weight loss, and more.

Located in a populated area near American University and a local hospital, the site is easily accessible to thousands of patients, including a large group of diverse populations. All trials conducted at the site are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. The DC 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.

Velocity Clinical Research, Washington DC
4910 Massachusetts Ave NW, Ste 315, Washington, DC 20016

Phone: (202) 998-3833

Email: info@velocityclinical.com

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Our Vision

Improve lives by making clinical research accessible to all.

Our Mission

Improve the clinical research process to accelerate the delivery of new therapies and provide exceptional care to our community.

Our experienced research team in Washington

The Velocity Washington 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.

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    Sofia Teferi, MD

    Principal Investigator
    Sofia Teferi, MD earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from Goucher College, in Towson, MD. She later earned her Medical Degree from George Washington University School of Medicine, in Washington, D.C. After graduation, she started her career as Community Pediatrician in an underserved health center.

    In 2007, Dr. Teferi started working as a Pediatric Hospitalist in a community hospital in Richmond, VA. By 2014, she became Chief of Pediatrics, broadening her supervision over the pediatric emergency room, NICU, nursery, pediatric floor, and pediatric ICU.

    Dr. Teferi has also had the privilege of being involved with some of the most vulnerable pediatric populations, as Medical Director of the Pediatric Forensic Medicine Program and as volunteer on mission trips to Ethiopia and Peru. In her work as Medical Director of the Pediatric Forensic Program, she provided oversight for the evaluation of children that have been physically and sexually abused. She implemented protocols for evaluations and management of these very difficult cases.

    Dr. Teferi currently serves as a Principal Investigator for Velocity Clinical Research’s Washington, D.C. location, as well as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University. There, she is involved in teaching residents and medical students and being involved in shaping the next generation of pediatricians. Dr. Teferi is also involved in AI and patient safety research with Medstar Health Research Institute.

Washington facility features

The Velocity Clinical Research, Washington DC 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
  • Parking
  • 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
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