Mobile, Alabama

Velocity Clinical Research, Mobile, Alabama

Velocity’s research site in Mobile frequently conducts clinical trials related, but not limited to, Infectious Diseases, Women’s Health, and Pulmonology. Acquired by Velocity in 2022, this location was founded in 2019 as part of MedPharmics.

Located in Spring Hill Medical Center, a building filled with a wide variety of doctor’s offices, the site is easily accessible to thousands of patients. All trials conducted at the site are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. The Mobile 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, Mobile, Alabama
3715 Dauphin Street Building 2, Suite 503B, Mobile, AL 36608

Phone: (251) 263-5669


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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 Mobile

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

  • Lawrence Sindel, MD

    Principal Investigator
    Lawrence Sindel, MD earned his undergraduate degree from Tulane University and his medical degree from Louisiana State University. Afterward, he stayed in New Orleans to complete his as a pediatric internship and residency. He then ventured to Durham, North Carolina, where he finished his fellowship in allergy and immunology at Duke University. He later certified in pulmonology. Dr. Sindel began working in Mobile, Alabama in 1983 where he is a highly respected physician in the community, and began conducting clinical trials in 1992 with a focus on Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma, and COPD. He joined Velocity Clinical Research in 2022.

  • Amy McCoy, MD

    Principal Investigator
    Amy McCoy, MD attended medical school at the University of South Alabama. She continued her training with an OBGYN residency at South Alabama. Dr. McCoy is a board certified OBGYN who has been in practice for over 12 years. She currently practices at Coastal OBGYN in Mobile, Alabama. She has been working with Velocity Research since 2022 conducting studies in women’s health and pregnancy.

  • Ian Thorneycroft, MD

    Principal Investigator

  • Mitzi Davis, CRNP, FNP-C

    Sub Investigator
    Mitzi Davis, CRNP, FNP-C joined Velocity Clinical Research (formerly MedPharmics) as a Sub Investigator in 2021. She has taken the opportunity to utilize her medical knowledge in a leadership role and grow the Mobile site. Prior to clinical research, Mitzi worked as a registered nurse in Alabama, Kentucky, and Georgia. Mitzi earned her nursing degree from University of South Alabama and later, her Master of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, from University of Mobile. Mitzi has also served as a nursing instructor at both of her alma maters.

  • Laura Hill

    Site Manager

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