Contact: Laura Atkin
System Director, Clinical Research
Clinical Research – Administrative Office
2601 Navistar Drive
Building 2, Floor 3
Lisle, IL 60532
AMITA Health represents one of the largest hospital systems in Illinois, with 15 acute care hospitals and four specialty hospitals devoted to behavioral health, long-term care, physical rehabilitation and women and children’s needs. Three AMITA Health hospitals have been ranked among the Best Hospitals in Chicago metropolitan area by U.S News and World Report. AMITA Health is focused on delivering the most efficient, highest-quality, faith-based care possible.
Our locations include:
AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center
800 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL, 60007
AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Rehabilitation Hospital
935 Beisner Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
AMITA Health St Alexius Medical Center
1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital
1650 Moon Lake Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL. 60169
AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Women & Children
1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook
500 Remington Boulevard
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center Glen Oaks
701 Winthrop Avenue
Glendale Heights, IL 60139
AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale
120 North Oak Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521
AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center LaGrange
5101 Willow Springs
LaGrange, IL 60525
AMITA Health Holy Family Medical Center Des Plaines
100 N. River Rd.,
Des Plaines, IL 60016
AMITA Health Mercy Medical Center Aurora
1325 N. Highland Ave.,
Aurora, IL 60506
AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center Chicago
7435 W. Talcott Ave.,
Chicago, IL 60631
AMITA Health Saint Francis Hospital Evanston
355 Ridge Ave.,
Evanston, IL 60202
AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago
2900 N. Lake Shore Dr.,
Chicago, IL 60657
AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin
77 N. Airlite St.,
Elgin, IL 60123
AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet
333 N. Madison St.,
Joliet, IL 60435
AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Chicago (Saint Elizabeth Campus)
1431 N. Claremont Ave.,
Chicago, IL 60622
AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Chicago (Saint Mary Campus)
2233 W. Division St.,
Chicago, IL 60622
AMITA Health St. Mary's Hospital Kankakee
500 W. Court St.,
Kankakee, IL 60901We are committed to advancing medicine by developing new ways to treat disease through clinical trials. Those who participate in these trials are often the first to receive an investigational drug or gain access to new treatments before they are widely available.
AMITA Health has extensive experience conducting clinical trials with world-wide pharmaceutical companies in multiple disease areas. Our physicians and research staff are dedicated to providing strong regulatory, data management, and clinical coordinating support.
We specialize in the following areas:
AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital specializes in: Eating Disorders; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Self-Injury; Perinatal and Postpartum Mood Disorders; Sleep Medicine; Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation; Vivitrol and Suboxone.
Virtual Reality is an exciting new tool used to treat various anxiety disorders, phobias, and addictions. It provides an opportunity to expose patients to fearful situations virtually, before actually doing so "in vivo" or real life.
The AMITA Health Cancer Institute at Alexian Brothers Health System is the first network facility in Illinois to receive Commission on Cancer Accreditation. We were also one of the first facilities to be granted National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers at two locations.
The AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Heart and Vascular Institute offers a full range of noninvasive testing for the rapid detection and treatment of heart and vascular diseases. We are adept at performing state-of-the-art minimally invasive procedures from diagnostic cardiac catheterization to complex interventional procedures as well as cardio-thoracic and vascular surgery.
The AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center is recognized on the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll. Our specially trained experts at the Illinois Gamma Knife Center use a revolutionary tool "the Gamma Knife®" to perform brain surgery with exact precision without using a scalpel. The Illinois Gamma Knife Center at the Alexian Brothers Neurosciences Institute is the only Gamma Knife location in the Northwest Chicago suburbs and is one of three in the state. Since opening in 2005, the Illinois Gamma Knife Center treats more than 200 patients a year.
AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Women & Children's Hospital offers children the specialized care they need with local doctors certified in over 19 pediatric specialties; plus 24/7 in-house pediatric intensive care and neonatology specialists. For pediatric emergencies, we also have Emergikids, an emergency room just for kids, staffed by board-certified pediatric emergency physicians and nurses certified in Pediatric Advanced Life support.
The AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Rehabilitation Hospital (ABRH) is a state-of-the-art facility that offers inpatient services, day rehabilitation, outpatient services and specialty programs. ABRH is a partnership between Alexian Brothers Health System and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), offering convenient access to the same expert care that has earned RIC the ranking of "Best Rehabilitation Hospital in America" by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1991. The Joint Commission awarded Alexian Rehabilitation Hospital Disease-Specific Care Certification for Stroke Rehabilitation, making it one of few in the state with this distinction.
AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center, Hinsdale and AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center have been designated by U.S. News and World Report as High Performing in the Adult Procedures/Conditions of Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement.
The Women's Imaging Center at AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook, St Alexius Medical Center and Alexian Brothers Medical Center have been accredited through the American College of Radiology and has received the designation as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
The AMITA Health clinical research team consists of over 30 dedicated healthcare professionals, with extensive clinical trials management experience.
The team is led by:
System Director, Clinical Research-Laura Atkin
Director, Clinical Research Operations - Kristen Koridek-Phillips, BS, CCRP
Director, Regulatory Affairs & Research Compliance - Shivi Stanley, MS
Clinical Research Manager - Jeanine Pilat, MA, LPC
Clinical Research Manager - Sullivan MS, RN
AMITA Health has multi-lingual and multi-cultural staff to meet the needs of the populations we serve.
AMITA Health Patient Demographics:
24% Age of 17 and under
35% Age 18-44
28% Age 45-64
13% Age 65 and Over
6% African American/Black
9% Other Race
3% 2+ Race
All AMITA Health clinical trials are reviewed by an Institutional Review Board (IRB). Our site has extensive experience working with both commercial and federal central IRBs.
For information contact:
Shivi Stanley, MS - Director, Regulatory Affairs & Research Compliance