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The Lurie Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office (CTO) coordinates the majority of clinical research conducted in medical oncology, malignant hematology, gynecologic-oncology, neuro-oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology and chemoprevention.

676 N. St. Clair, Suite 1200, Chicago 

Director: Mark Agulnik, MD 
Administrative Director: Cary Passaglia


Clinical Trial Audit Committee

Sally Scherer

Data and Safety Monitoring Committee

Sally Scherer

Medical Writing

Sabeeha Raihan Mukit, Emily Meyers and Jennifer Kreutzer

New Protocol Submission

John Nielsen

Scientific Review Committee

John Nielsen


Affiliate Operations

ECOG Affiliate

Vera Jackson
Participating Sites on NU IITs

Doreine Carson

Clinical Operations

Clinical Operations

Rachel Bers
Tricia Kartcheske 
Anne Martig
Margaret Nevins
Jillian Tabares 
Sherri Willoughby


Cary Passaglia


Assigned study coordinator, NM Investigational Drug Service (NM)

Pathology Core Facility

Elena Maria Aristide

Financial Operations

Budget Development

Kristin Zeiger

Contract Negotiations

Kiril Kalinichenko


Clinical Trials Finance

Quality Assurance

QA on specific investigator-initiated studies

Assigned quality assurance monitor, CRO Quality Assurance

eCRF development/testing

CRO Quality Assurance


Study Startup

Ashlee Drawz
Anne Mendelke
Bryan Breau
Liz Magatt

ClinicalTrials.Gov Reporting

Arezou Ireta


Arezou Ireta

IRB on specific studies

Assigned regulatory coordinator:
Kranthi AkulaJessica CrujeirasGinny KeelingDanielle KeirBenjamin LeeKevin PuyleartSri RajaChristine Runkle, and David Yoo

Revision Submission/Forwarding 
(use this email address to forward any revision for the most efficient processing)

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