Chula Vista, California

Velocity Clinical Research, Chula Vista, California

Velocity’s Chula Vista research site was founded in 1999 as eStudySite, by Dr. William O’Riordan, and acquired by Velocity in 2020. Through comprehensive research services agreements with each of its partner hospitals, the clinic has been able to conduct a broad range of in-patient and out-patient protocols spanning first-in-human/first-in-patient through to pivotal trials and post-marketing support. Our San Diego sites have a worldwide reputation for excellence in conducting infectious disease trials including antibiotics, antivirals, vaccines, and diagnostic studies, consistently enrolling among the top 5% of participating sites. Over the last 20 years, the site has continued to grow its therapeutic area expertise to include: endocrinology, hepatology, dermatology, and gastroenterology, and has forged relationships in the community enhance recruitment of elderly and other sub-populations. Located just 7 miles away from the USA/Mexican border, it serves a heavily enriched Latinx patient community. Our bi-lingual research team successfully recruits and enrolls many Latinx study participants.

Accessible to several major highways, this ADA-compliant facility serves the greater Chula Vista area and includes an inpatient/outpatient infusion center. With more than 4,400 square-feet of dedicated research space the research team can efficiently and effectively conduct multiple concurrent studies. All trials conducted at the site are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. All Nurses are ACLS certified and all other staff are BLS certified. The Chula Vista 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, Chula Vista, California
754 Medical Center Ct, Suite 202, Chula Vista, CA 91911

Phone: (619) 955-5246

Se habla español.

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About Velocity Clinical Research

155,000+ 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 Chula Vista

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 Chula Vista is dedicated to conducting quality research in a professional and caring environment.

  • Michael Waters, MD

    Medical Director, Principal Investigator
    Michael Waters, MD is board certified in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Waters received his medical degree at UC Irvine School of Medicine and his research experience includes but is not limited to pneumonia; skin infections; hepatitis; influenza; diabetes; and other infectious diseases. He also has clinical experience in general medicine including pain management; cardiovascular diseases; and dermatology.

  • Cecilia Barbabosa, RN

    Site Director
    Cecilia Barbabosa, RN is the Site Director at our Velocity Chula Vista site, and has been with the Company since 2007. Cecilia joined the Company as a Research RN and Research Coordinator prior to becoming Site Director in 2013. Prior to joining the team she was an Advanced Clinical and Medical-Surgical RN. Cecilia has Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Telemedicine.

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