Banning, California

Velocity Clinical Research, Banning, California

Velocity's research site in Banning was founded in 2016 as part of Advanced Clinical Research's strategic expansion efforts. Acquired by Velocity in 2019, Advanced Clinical Research was founded in 1984 as the first community-based clinical research center in Idaho and Utah.

Located approximately 30 miles east of Palm Springs, CA, the site is situated just north of I-10, adjacent to a local hospital and an Urgent Care Center. Parking for study participants and sponsors is on site. Velocity Banning provides multi-therapeutic expertise in a number of internal medicine indications with a focus on Family Medicine. In addition, this site has experience in conducting vaccine trials. Banning has access to diverse patient demographics, including a large Latinx population, as well as a local Pacific Islander community. All trials conducted at the site are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. The Banning 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, Banning, California
264 N. Highland Springs, Suite 5A, Banning, CA 92220

Phone: (951) 755-0222

Se habla español.


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About Velocity Clinical Research

140,000+ people have a joined a study at Velocity

Many people enjoy the study experience and have joined several clinical trials at Velocity.

Velocity has decades of research experience

With sites that were established as long ago as 1986, Velocity has experts who have supported clinical trials for decades.

Velocity studies are led by healthcare professionals

All clinical trials conducted at Velocity are overseen by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Our experienced research team in Banning

Every clinical trial is overseen by a Principal Investigator – a physician who is responsible for the rights, safety and welfare of the study participants. All physicians at Velocity are board certified in their specialty area(s) and all research staff is trained in clinical research regulations, including GCP and HIPAA. Our clinical research team in Banning is dedicated to conducting quality research in a professional and caring environment.

  • Judith Kirstein, MD

    Principal Investigator
    Judith Kirstein, MD, CPI began her research career with Velocity Clinical – Banning (formerly Advanced Clinical Research) in 1993. In 1984 she founded Jordan Valley Family Health, one of the largest Family Practices in the Salt Lake Valley. She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Medicine, and a member of the Utah Medical Association. Dr. Kirstein is board certified in family medicine, with a Masters degree in nursing, as well as a Doctor of Medicine degree from UCLA.

  • Julie K. A. Kasarjian, MD, PhD

    Medical Director, Principal Investigator
    Julie K. A. Kasarjian, MD, PhD serves as Medical Director and Principal Investigator at Velocity Clinical Research, Banning. Dr. Kasarjian earned her professional degrees from Loma Linda University Medical School and then completed internship and residency in Emergency Medicine at Harbor-UCLA. She is board certified in Emergency Medicine and is an Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University Hospital. She has also served as the Emergency Department Medical Director at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, Redlands Community Hospital and San Joaquin Community Hospital. She has years of experience in clinical research with multiple publications in peer reviewed journals and is an active member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.

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