Salt Lake City (West Jordan), Utah

Velocity Clinical Research, Salt Lake City

Velocity’s Salt Lake City research site was founded in 1984 by Werner Huck as Advanced Clinical Research, the first community based clinical research center in Idaho and Utah, and acquired by Velocity in 2019. Mr. Huck was an early advocate of community-based outpatient studies. An initial model of embedding research staff in local practices evolved to stand alone research facilities. Mr. Huck and his research team participated in a large number of antibiotic trials from the 1980s until the early 2000s, addressing many unmet needs in infectious disease indications. This experience led to development of significant expertise in conduction of vaccine studies which remains a key therapeutic focus. Over the years, the Salt Lake City site has expanded its clinical research expertise into Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Women’s Health, and a variety of Family Medicine indications. By working collaboratively and developing strong relationships with area physicians and patients, this site has a broad network of study participants ranging from pediatric to geriatric demographics. In addition, this site also has access to Samoan and Latinx populations.

Located just south of Salt Lake City, this site serves the greater Jordan Valley area. It is within walking distance from Jordan Valley Medical Center and has ample parking for study volunteers. Several hub sites are available as well. This main location has capabilities for overnight stays and extended day visits. All trials are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. The Velocity Salt Lake City 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, Salt Lake City
3590 West 9000 South, Suite 300, West Jordan, UT 84088

Phone: (801) 542-8190

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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 Salt Lake City (West Jordan)

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 Salt Lake City (West Jordan) is dedicated to conducting quality research in a professional and caring environment.

  • Barbara Rizzardi, MD

    Principal Investigator
    Barbara Rizzardi, MD attended the University of Nevada School of Medicine and completed a residency and internship in internal medicine at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT. Dr. Rizzardi has research experience in broad range of therapeutic areas including vaccines. In addition to research, she is an independent practitioner with a private clinic. In her spare time, Dr. Rizzardi also enjoys rafting and kayaking wild rivers of the western US.

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