Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy
The Asthma and Allergy Center of Chicago, SC is an independent patient care and clinical research facility under the direction of Edward E. Lisberg, MD. The Center has a strong and abiding commitment to ensure that all of its affairs, research and non-research related, are conducted in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Center considers ethical conduct and accountability for actions as core values to achieve its mission of research and service.
The Center conducts allergy and respiratory disease clinical research through grants funded from pharmaceutical companies. The Center conducts only phase II and III clinical trials; it does not participate in phase IV or marketing studies.
Other than research-related grants, the Center and its employees do not accept any monies, honorarium, meals, marketing materials, office supplies nor any other monetary equivalents from the pharmaceutical industry. The Center and its employees hold no equities in any pharmaceutical companies with whom the Center conducts research.
The Center and its employees do not participate in authorship of any publications in which any entity having any financial interest has pre-publication review or editorial control. The Center's employees do not participate in any pharmaceutical company advisory or consulting boards.
Dr. Lisberg is board certified in Allergy/Immunology and Internal Medicine. He is a Certified Principal Investigator (CPI) and Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians. Dr. Lisberg has served as Principal Investigator for over 300 clinical trials in allergic and respiratory diseases. He is a member of the medical staffs of West Suburban Hospital, MacNeal Memorial, and Rush Oak Park Hospital. Dr. Lisberg has served as Allergy Consultant for the Board of Medical Quality Assurance for the Illinois Department of Public Aid. Dr. Lisberg is listed as among Top Doctors 2012 by US News & World Report.
Clinical Trials Manager
Head Research Coordinator
Cindy Rutherford, CRCC
Cindy serves as the Clinical Trials Manager and Head Coordinator for clinical trials at the Center. She is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator, and has coordinated numerous clinical trials in respiratory diseases.
Assistant Trials Manager
Lead Research Coordinator
Noemi is the Assistant Trials Manager and Lead Coordinator for clinical trials at the Center. She is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator, and has coordinated numerous clinical trials in respiratory diseases. Noemi is fluent in Spanish and English.
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Asthma and Allergy Center of Chicago, SC
7420 Central, Ste 2020
River Forest, Il 60305
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The Center is located approximately 3 blocks west of the Harlem Green Line EL station. There is ample on-site free parking; public transportation, shopping and restaurants are within easy walking distance.