Omaha, Nebraska

Velocity Clinical Research, Omaha

Velocity's research site in Omaha frequently conducts clinical trials for a broad range of investigational treatments under the leadership of Velocity's Chief Physician Officer and principal investigator Brandon J. Essink, MD. Typical studies at this site involve medications for acne, allergies, chronic diseases, depression, high cholesterol, diabetes, infectious diseases, and other conditions. This site also performs vaccine studies for people of all ages. Acquired by Velocity in 2022, the Omaha location was founded in 1999 as the first site and main headquarters for Meridian Clinical Research.

Located just off I-680 in Omaha, near the Northeast corner of 108th and Maple, this location provides services in two buildings and 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. Our Omaha 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, Omaha
3319 N. 107th St., Omaha, NE 68134

Phone: (402) 933-6500


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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 Omaha

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

  • Brandon J. Essink, MD, CPI

    Chief Physician Officer, Principal Investigator
    Brandon Essink, MD, CPI has served as a principal investigator since 2003 and is Velocity’s Chief Physician Officer. In his role, Dr. Essink directs clinical practice operations at Velocity’s dedicated research center in Omaha, NE. He is frequently selected to lead pioneering vaccine research programs because of his extensive experience in the field and the superb track record sites have maintained under his guidance. Board certified in Family Practice, Dr. Essink received his medical degree from University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. He completed his residency in family practice at University of Nebraska Medical Center and a family practice fellowship at University of Nebraska Medical Center.

  • Fritz Raiser, DO

    Principal Investigator
    Fritz Raiser, DO specializes in Emergency Medicine, and is affiliated with Methodist Hospital. Board certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Raiser received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus, OH.

  • Alan Wilson, MD

    Principal Investigator

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