MedStar Community Clinical Research Center

Hyattsville, MD


Clinical Research Site Address (where participants are seen)
6525 Belcrest Road
Suite #700
Hyattsville, MD 20782

Click Here for Directions to the Clinical Site

Site Enrollment Status: Recruiting | Click here to read the site-specific Press Release

If you are interested in joining D2d as a study participant in the Hyattsville area, please call or email:
301-560-2935 |

* To see if you qualify for D2d at the MedStar Community Clinical Research Center site, click here.  If you are eligible, please contact us via the phone number or email provided above.*

Local Media Coverage:

Oct 22, 2013 – Drug Store News NIH to investigate whether vitamin D helps prevent Type 2 diabetes

Oct 21, 2013 – Natural Products Insider NIH Funds Vitamin D Diabetes Study

 Vanita ArodaSite Principal Investigator – Vanita  Aroda, MD |  Dr.Vanita R. Aroda is a Physician Investigator who serves as Scientific Director of the MedStar Community Clinical Research Center, overseeing the conduct of clinical trials and leading the development of ambulatory research strategy and infrastructure within MedStar Health. Dr. Aroda completed her training in Internal Medicine and in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). While on faculty at UCSD and the VA San Diego Medical Center, Dr. Aroda created and served as the Director of the multidisciplinary VA Center for Treatment of Obesity and Related Diseases. Since joining MedStar Health Research Institute (MHRI) in 2008, Dr. Aroda has continued pursuing her interests in disease prevention, serving as a sub-investigator in the NIH-funded Diabetes Prevention Program and Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Committee, collaborating with the USDA on effects of select foods and macronutrients on risk markers of disease, and serving as an investigator on numerous trials evaluating novel therapeutics in diabetes and obesity. Dr. Aroda serves on the American Diabetes Association Prevention Committee, MHRI’s Research and Development Council, and on MedStar Health’s Electronic Health Record Clinical Advisory Committee.