Norfolk, Nebraska

Velocity Clinical Research, Norfolk

Velocity's research site in Norfolk frequently conducts clinical trials related to general medicine, pediatrics and infectious diseases. The site also partners with doctors at Midwest Health Partners, P.C. to conduct studies related to women's health. Acquired by Velocity in 2022, the Norfolk location was founded in 2013 as part of Meridian Clinical Research. Typical studies at this site involve medications for acne, chronic diseases, depression, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, and other conditions. This site also performs vaccine studies for people of all ages. All trials conducted at the site are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP.

Located near the city's health complex, the site is easily accessible to thousands of patients, including those established with Midwest Health Partners and a large Latinx population. Our bi-lingual Norfolk 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, Norfolk
3400 W Norfolk Avenue, Norfolk, NE 68701

Phone: (402) 371-0797


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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 Norfolk

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

  • Keith Vrbicky, MD

    Principal Investigator
    Keith Vrbicky, MD began his private practice in Norfolk in 1984. Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Vrbicky graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE with a Doctor of Medicine degree. He completed an obstetrics and gynecology residency at Creighton Affiliated Hospitals in Omaha, NE and served as an Assistant Professor at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He maintains a faculty appointment at both Creighton University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

    In 2006, Dr. Vrbicky and Connie Keck, co-authored a book, Menopause Maze. Dr. Vrbicky was welcomed by U.S. Congressman Jeff Fortenberry to address the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations in 2006. He was recognized for his service at the President’s Convocation at Creighton University and received the 25-Year Faculty Service Award.

  • Charles Harper, MD

    Principal Investigator
    Charles Harper, MD is an internist in Norfolk, Nebraska. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Harper graduated from University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, NE with a Doctor of Medicine degree and completed an internal medicine residency at University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

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