San Diego (La Mesa), California

Velocity Clinical Research, San Diego

Velocity’s San Diego research site was founded in 1999 as eStudySite, by Dr. William O’Riordan, and acquired by Velocity in 2020. Through comprehensive research services agreements with each of its partner hospitals, the clinic has been able to conduct a broad range of in-patient and out-patient protocols spanning first-in-human/first-in-patient through to pivotal trials and post-marketing support. Our San Diego site has a worldwide reputation for excellence in conducting infectious disease trials including antibiotics, antivirals, vaccines, and diagnostic studies, consistently enrolling among the top 5% of participating sites. Over the last 20 years, the site has continued to grow its therapeutic area expertise to include: endocrinology, hepatology, dermatology, and gastroenterology, and has forged relationships in the community enhance recruitment of elderly and other sub-populations. Our bi-lingual research team successfully recruits and enrolls many Latinx study participants.

Accessible to several major highways, this ADA-compliant facility serves the greater San Diego area and includes an inpatient/outpatient infusion center. With more than 4,400 square-feet of dedicated research space the research team can efficiently and effectively conduct multiple concurrent studies. All trials conducted at the site are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. All Nurses are ACLS certified and all other staff are BLS certified. The San Diego 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, San Diego
5565 Grossmont Center Dr Building 2, Suite 1, La Mesa, CA 91942

Phone: (619) 567-1550

Se habla español.

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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 San Diego (La Mesa)

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 San Diego (La Mesa) is dedicated to conducting quality research in a professional and caring environment.

  • J.Scott Overcash, MD

    Medical Director, Principal Investigator
    J. Scott Overcash, MD joined eStudySite, now Velocity Clinical San Diego, in 2012 and serves as the lead Principal Investigator. Dr. Overcash is a board certified Emergency Physician with over 11 years of clinical research experience. He attended the University of North Carolina School of Medicine where he obtained his medical degree and completed their highly-ranked Emergency Medicine residency program. Dr. Overcash is a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, a Fellow of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, board certified by the American Academy of Anti-Aging, and an active member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. His work has been published in national peer reviewed journals including the New England Journal of Medicine.

  • Allison Davis, RN, BSN, CCRC

    Site Manager
    Allison “Allie” Davis is the Site Manager at our Velocity San Diego site. With more than 15 years research experience, she has experience as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator and an ICU and Trauma RN. Since joining eStudySite in 2006, she has been instrumental in the evolution of operating practices within the Company and has managed multiple research sites. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.

  • Valerie Horne

    Site Director

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