Office of Research Services


Research Administration

Matthew J. Hejna
Director of CTRE Operations, Research Compliance & Safety
(708) 216-6738
Laura Lindley, M.A.
Senior Director of Research Administration
(708) 216-2636
Susan Meyer Pugl, B.A.
Assistant Director of Research Administration
(708) 216-8537

Contract Administration

Paul Voss, JD
Assistant Director, Contracts
(708) 216-8834
Ben Feilich, ESQ
Contract Analyst
(708) 216-3892
Nicole Pisano, JD
Contract Analyst
(708) 216-2694
La Shandra Moore, BA
Grants and Contracts Analyst
(708) 216-2524

Clinical Research Office

Colleen Fitzgerald, MD
Medical Director

Jessica Shore, PhD
Senior Director

General Contact Information

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Jawed Fareed, PhD.
Committee Chair

Antonio Valero, DVM, LATG, CPIA
IACUC Director
(708) 216-4288

Peggie Young
Administrative Secretary
(708) 216-5997

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

Thomas Gallagher, PhD
Committee Chair

Matthew Hejna
IBC Coordinator

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Kenneth Micetich, MD
Committee Chair

Cynthia C. Tom-Klebba
Director, Human Subjects Protection
(708) 216-6198

Linda Millbrandt, RN, BSN, CCRP
Research Compliance Monitor
(708) 216-4567

Angela Carrico
IRB Coordinator
(708) 216-4608