Clinical Research Support Office

The mission of the Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) is to promote and facilitate the conduct of clinical research in the Department of Medicine. The Department of Medicine has a long tradition of conducting original and rigorous biomedical and clinical research that has dramatically affected the way in which diseases are treated. The CRSO was created to assist in the expansion of this remarkable research record by providing centralized support services for our faculty.  These services include:

  • Protocol development consultation
  • Study execution planning
  • Regulatory Support
    • IRB submission and ongoing management
    • FDA submission and ongoing management
    • CRC submission and ongoing management
    • FDA audit support
  • Research staff planning
  • Research nurse and coordinator training
  • Short-term research nursing and coordinator support
For more information, contact:

Allison Buonamici
Director, Clinical Research Support Office
Office M611
5841 S. Maryland Avenue (MC 6091)
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Phone: 773-834-3330
Fax: 773-834-4172

For research support specializing in cancer clinical trials, contact:

Amanda Spratt, CCRP
Director, Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO)
Office H211A
5841 S. Maryland Avenue (MC1140)
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Ph: (773) 834-4031
Fax: (773) 702-8855

Helpful links:

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Office of Clinical Research (OCR)

Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM)

ITM Clinical Research Center

Center for Research Informatics (CRI)