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Dr. Concetta Forchetti

Medical Director, Primary Investigator

Dr. Concetta Forchetti is double board certified in Neurology and Pain management, with a PhD in Neuropharmacology.  She has over 20 years of clinical research experience during which times she has conducted over 100 Alzheimer’s disease trials and well over 150 clinical trials in total.  In addition to her research focus, Dr. Forchetti maintains a successful practice as the director of the Memory Disorders Center at the Alexian Brothers Neurosciences Institute.  Frequently published in peer-reviewed medical journals such as Journal of Clinical Neuropharmacology, Neurology and the Dementia Review Journal, Dr. Forchetti is truly one of the nation’s foremost experts in Alzheimer’s and dementia research.

 

 

Donnell Carmichael

Director of Clinical Research

Dr. Carmichael received her doctorate from the Adler Institute in Chicago with advanced training in Neuropsychology.  She has over 15 years of clinical research experience in the area of the central nervous system and has participated in over 100 clinical trials.  Dr. Carmichael joined the Alexian Brothers Neurosciences Institute team in 2008 as the Clinical Research Director.

 

Lorna Monroe

Clinical Research Coordinator

Lorna is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.  She has worked for the Alexian Brothers Health System throughout her 17 year nursing career.  Her work experience includes bedside patient care in Orthopedics and IV Therapy.  Lorna joined the clinical research team in 2013.

 

Warda Saeed

Clinical Research Coordinator 

Warda earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Northwestern University (NU). During her time at Northwestern, she interned as a research assistant for a memory research lab at NU. Upon graduating she advanced to a research coordinator position at a sleep, emotion, stress and development lab. Warda joined the neurosciences team in 2013, bringing her vast knowledge, passion for research, and a caring manner for patient needs.

 

Erin Vidra

Regulatory Administrator

Erin earned her BS in Health Administration from St. Joseph’s College of Maine. Her prior work experience includes more than 16 years in Health Care, working in Oncology, Occupational and Behavioral Health. Erin recently joined the ABNSI Clinical Research team as the Regulatory Administrator.

 

Erica Danielson

Business Development Coordinator

Erica earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She then went on to complete her Master’s of Science from Northwestern University in 2000.  She joined the Clinical Research team at Alexian Brothers Neuroscience Institute in 2013 as their Business Development Coordinator.  Her years of patient and business/marketing experience allow her to be a valuable resource within the community to provide education about Alexian Brothers’ world class research opportunities.

 

Kimberly Mohr

Assistant & Research Recruiter

Kimberly earned her Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from Judson University.   She joined the Clinical Research team at Alexian Brothers Neuroscience Institute in 2013 as their Assistant & Research Recruiter.  Her prior experience includes several years creating and directing educational programs and Health Compliance Management.

Alexian Brothers Neurosciences Institute

Alexian Brothers Medical Center Campus Office
Eberle Medical Building, Suite 610
800 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

St. Alexius Medical Center Campus Office
Doctors Building 3, Suite 2550
1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

Alexian Brothers Women & Children's Hospital
Center for Pediatric Brain (first floor)
1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

Phone: 847-981-3630
Email: NeurosciencesInstitute@alexian.net


Alexian Brothers
Medical Center

800 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007
847-437-5500
Alexian
Rehabilitation Hospital

935 Beisner Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007
847-640-5600
St. Alexius
Medical Center

1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
847-843-2000
Alexian Brothers
Behavioral Health
Hospital

1650 Moon Lake Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
800-432-5005
Alexian Brothers
Women & Children's
Hospital

1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
847-843-2000
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