Union, South Carolina

Velocity Clinical Research, Union

Velocity’s research site in Union was founded in 2005 as part of VitaLink Research, and acquired by Velocity in 2021. Our Union site has extensive experience in respiratory trials. Union’s experienced staff maintains high quality standards and enrollment on all their trials. All trials are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP.

Centrally located outside of downtown Union, this site shares its building with the Principal Investigator’s pulmonary practice. This allows for easy patient recruitment for clinical trials. There is ample patient parking available, and the local hospital is 2 miles away from the site. The Union 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, Union
1005 Thompson Blvd, Union, SC 29379

Phone: (864) 427-1172

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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 Union

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

  • Joseph Boscia, MD

    Principal Investigator
    Joseph Boscia, MD attended New York Medical College and completed an internship at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA and a residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY. Dr. Boscia specializes in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases. He applies his expertise and 15 years of research experience to trials at Velocity Clinical Research, Union.

  • Meredith Benfield, RRT, CCRC

    Site Manager
    Meredith Banfield, RRT, CCRC has been a registered respiratory therapist for almost 20 years, with 17 years conducting clinical trials in Union, South Carolina. Meredith brings her extensive knowledge and experience to leading the Velocity Clinical Research Union location.

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