Macon, Georgia

Velocity Clinical Research at Primary Pediatrics, Macon

Velocity's research site in Macon partners with Primary Pediatrics to conduct clinical trials related to pediatric conditions and care, such as infant formula studies, vaccine studies, allergy studies, and more. Families have trusted Primary Pediatrics to care for their children since the clinic's founding in 1998, and the practice began conducting clinical trials with Meridian Clinical Research in 2020 before being acquired by Velocity in 2022.

Located just off of I-75, the site is easily accessible to thousands of patients, including those established with the practice and diverse populations. All trials conducted at the site are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. The Macon 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 at Primary Pediatrics, Macon
5300 Bowman Road., Macon, GA 31210

Phone: (478) 707-2100


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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 Macon

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

  • Lance Slade, MD

    Principal Investigator
    Board certified in pediatrics, Lance Slade, MD attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA and completed a residency at the Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA. Dr. Slade joined Primary Pediatrics in 2004 and is a managing partner of the practice.

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