A leader and innovator in the field of clinical trials.  Accel Research Site - Deland is a privately-owned, multi-specialty research facility founded in 1998.

Accel Research Sites are industry-leading clinical research sites with the clinical expertise, therapeutic experience and capabilities to successfully fulfill clinical trials in a wide range of therapeutic indications. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality work to our customers, which include major pharmaceuticals, biotech start-ups, and all leading Contract Research Organizations. We conduct Phase I, In-Hospital, Vaccine and Outpatient Phase II-IV trials.

Speed to delivery, a dedicated in-house patient recruitment team, disciplined process management and quality data collection ensure our sponsors receive the highest value for their clinical research investments.


Melissa Hodges, CCRC, CCRP
VP, Clinical Operations & Compliance

Alicia J. Cevera, CCRC
Manager of Phase II-IV Operations

Albert Garcia
Feasibility Manager


Please follow this link to tour our facilities:
  • Our 14,500 square-foot facility is home to our state-of-the-art Phase I-IV clinical trial unit with a 50 bed capacity. Avail Phase I offers a spacious, dedicated wing, designed expressly for in-patient studies. .
Phase I:
  • 50 bed capacity
  • Five private, tastefully furnished dormitories
  • Two lounge areas complete with gaming tables, large screen satellite televisions, board games and reading material for subject entertainment. 
  • 4 DSL/wireless computer stations for subject use during in-patient stays
  • Well equipped kitchen and dining area
  • Comfortable patient lounge and reading/game area
  • Spacious outdoor covered patio for subjects use during extended stays
  • Three fully equipped procedure room including phlebotomy and IV staging areas
Phase II – IV:
  • Adjoining facility with 7 fully-equipped exam rooms
  • Spirometry suite
  • 8 coordinator offices
  • 4 comfortable, dedicated monitoring areas with telephone and high speed internet accessibility
  • Physician charting area
  • Quality assurance, recruiting, and community outreach departments
  • Dedicated Regulatory staff
  • Business office


Avail Clinical has conducted Phase I-IV studies including:
  • Acne
  • Allergy
  • Angina
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain (Acute & Chronic)
  • Bronchitis – Acute and Chronic
  • Cardiovascular
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cognitive studies
  • Cold/FLU
  • COPD
  • Colitis
  • Community Acquired Pneumonia
  • Contraception
  • Depression
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetes (Type I and II)
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Food Studies
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Genitourinary Dysfunction
  • GERD
  • Gout
  • Healthy Patient Studies
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Hot Flash
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Insomnia (Access to 2 PSG Labs)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraines
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • OTC Switch
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Periphreal Vascular Disease
  • Postmenopausal Syndrome
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Post-Surgical Pain
  • Postherpatic Neuralgia
  • Psychiatric Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin & Soft Tissue Infections
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Vaccines
  • Urticaria
  • Vaginitis
  • Ulcer GU/DU
  • Women's Health

Avail is organized around experienced investigators and staff. We are able to adapt to client needs without sacrificing accuracy, integrity, or safety. Avail is able to launch and finish trials quickly and efficiently with our integrated, centralized processes of contracting, IRB approval/correspondence and study management. Our ultimate goal is to provide our clients with the highest quality data in order to accelerate the availability of marketable drug therapies. Avail has the experience and staffing necessary to successfully handle complex and process-intensive Phase I Clinical Trials.


  • 18 clinical research coordinators
  • Experienced Phase I staff
  • 2 full-time regulatory staff
  • 2 certified laboratory staff 
  • 5 full-time staff with IATA certification
  • Registered X-ray technician
  • Contracts and budget director 
  • Quality assurance department
  • 7 full-time patient recruiters with bilingual staff
  • Data entry coordinator
  • Quality control coordinator
  • Source document coordinator


Bruce G. Rankin, DO, CPI
Board Certified in Osteopathic Medicine

John M. Hill, MD, RRT, CPI
Board Certified in Family Medicine

Vishal Gupta, MD
Board Certified Gastroenterologist

Lee Metchik, MD

Debra Grayman, MD


  • Refrigerated centrifuge
  • Cardiac stress-testing suite with treadmill
  • Fully equipped X-ray suite complete with reading and processing areas
  • -20 and -70 Freezers
  • Pulmonary function testing suite
  • CLIA certified laboratory 
  • Crash cart with defibrillator
  • KoKo spirometers with electronic transmission capability
  • Automated SPOT vital monitors
  • Venous & carotid Doppler
  • Secure key card access, alarm and video monitored & temperature-controlled drug storage room
  • Locked refrigerated drug storage
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Access to polysomnography equipment
  • Cholestech LDX system
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Access to all hospital-based diagnostics including DEXAs, CTs, and cardiopulmonary
  • Wireless telemetry 

Avail Clinical Research, LLC
860 Peachwood Drive
DeLand, FL 32720
Tel: 386-785-2381
Fax: 386-740-0074
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