Greenville, South Carolina

Velocity Clinical Research, Greenville

Velocity’s research site in Greenville was founded in 2006 as part 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 Greenville site has also gained expertise in vaccine and infectious disease trials. All trials are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP.

Centrally located between major highways and interstates, the Greenville office sits on the corner of a high-traffic intersection. The Greenville site has 12,000 square foot of dedicated research space, including 8 exam rooms and dedicated bedrooms for overnight trials and ample parking for patients. The local hospital is also located a half mile away. The Greenville 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.

Velocity Clinical Research, Greenville
501 Roper Mountain Road, Greenville, SC 29615

Phone: (864) 770-0890

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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 Greenville

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

  • Luis De La Cruz, MD

    Principal Investigator
    Luis De La Cruz, MD attended medical school in Lima, Peru and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Southern Illinois University. He continued with a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL and his Sleep Medicine Fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL. Dr. De La Cruz holds board certifications in Critical Care, Pulmonary Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Sleep Medicine. He is the Medical Director of Sleep Services at Cherokee Medical Center in Gaffney, SC, associated with Spartanburg Regional Health System. He is also the Director of the Sleep Division at Upstate Lung and Critical Care. His specialized skills are used in Pulmonary and Internal Medicine studies at Velocity Greenville.

  • David Godwin, MD

    Principal Investigator
    David Godwin, MD attended medical school at University of South Carolina and completed his residency in Family Practice as well as Obstetrics and Gynecology at Greenville Memorial Hospital. He holds certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a medical license in South Carolina. Dr. Godwin has previously worked at Highlands Center for Women and currently works at Commonwealth Women’s Care in Greenville, SC. His extensive knowledge is applied to Women’s Health studies at Velocity, primarily at our Greenville, SC site.

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