Medford, Oregon

Velocity Clinical Research, Medford

Velocity’s research site in Medford was founded in 1997 as the Clinical Research Institute of Southern Oregon, and acquired by Velocity in 2017. As an independent research facility, our Medford site has long been a leading respiratory clinical research center, with a core focus on Allergy, Asthma and COPD clinical studies. The site is often one of the top enrolling sites nationally for these respiratory indications, and also has extensive expertise in atopic dermatitis and vaccine studies.

Located just 10 minutes from the Medford airport, the site is easily accessible and has free parking. With a population of 216,000 in Metropolitan Medford, another 300,000 residents in the surrounding counties, and a robust database of potential study participants, our Medford site is capable of recruiting thousands to our trials. With more than 8,500 square-feet of dedicated research space, our staff can efficiently and effectively conduct multiple concurrent studies. All trials are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. The Velocity Medford 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, Medford
3121 Signature Court, Medford, OR 97504

Phone: (541) 858-1018

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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 Medford

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

  • Sarah Smiley, DO

    Medical Director, Principal Investigator, Diabetes + Obesity CARE Council Leader
    A medical director and Principal Investigator, Dr. Smiley has been deeply involved in clinical trials since 2007. Her research spans obesity, diabetes, and endocrinology, as well as related areas such as cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, gastrointestinal issues, and rheumatologic conditions. Dr. Smiley holds dual board certifications in internal medicine and hospice and palliative medicine, and has specialized training in pain management. With experience in medical group and regulatory management, she also excels in advancing clinical research operations. Dr. Smiley graduated from the UNT Health Science Center and completed a residency at the UT Austin Dell Medical School.

  • Danuel Hamlin, BS, CCRC, AE-C

    Site Director
    Danuel Hamlin, BS, CCRC, AE-C has been a Clinical Research Coordinator at Velocity Clinical Research in Medford (formerly Crisor) since 2001 and the Clinical Research Director since 2004. Dan oversees day-to-day operations including training for all staff and site preparation for sponsor and regulatory agency audits. His positive leadership has helped build a strong team focused on serving patients and working with clinical research sponsors to provide excellent, perfectly executed clinical trials. Dan has a background in sports medicine and played football at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon.

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