LEADERSHIP TEAM

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Stacy Malm, M.S., LCPC
President & Chief Executive Officer

Stacy co-founded CRC in 2005 and continues to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer. She brings over 20 years of clinical research experience to the company in her leadership role. She is well versed in both clinical trial management and operations. In her daily role as Director of Clinical Research, Stacy leads a team of physicians and allied health professionals in the conduction of complex clinical research protocols across diverse therapeutic areas. Over the course of her career, Stacy has managed over 200 research studies in sleep medicine, psychiatric disorders and general medicine. Prior to her reign in clinical research, Stacy served as lead certified mental health professional at Evanston Hospital after graduating summa cum laude from Bradley University.

Eric C. Malm, M.A., LCSW
Vice President & Chief Operations Officer

Eric Malm co-founded the Chicago Research Center in 2005 and continues to serve as the Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. As a biopharma industry veteran, Eric brings over 20 years’ experience in clinical development, operations and management. He supports a team of industry leaders in phases I through IV clinical trials across broad therapeutic indications. Mr. Malm oversees operational activities at the site, including study start up, enrollment of trials, site certification management and sleep lab operation and management. In addition to founding the Chicago Research Center, Eric is a licensed and practicing social worker in the State of Illinois. He has worked in both the outpatient and inpatient clinical settings after graduating cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts and finally a Master’s from Loyola University.

Ben Romanos, M.A
Clinical Research Manager & Psychometrician

A former case worker and mental health counselor, Mr. Romanos began working in clinical research in 2006 at the University of Chicago.  He joined CRC in 2013 and currently serves as Site Clinical Manager.  He has participated in over 60 trials as both coordinator and psychometrician. His experience includes research in mood disorders, sleep, general medicine and psychiatric disorders.

Evelyn Nwabuisi-Heath, PhD
Clinical Research Coordinator

Justin Amburgey, B.S.
Clinical Research Coordinator

James Mateka, M.S.
Clinical Research Assistant 

Jennifer Gillespie 
Clinical Research Assistant

Kade Elliott, B.A.
Administrative Assistant/Subject Recruitment

Beata Adamczyk-Palarczyk, RPSGT
Registered Sleep Technician

Lucyna Aklar, RPSGT
Registered Sleep Technician

Dessalina Longstreet
Sleep Technician

Samantha Simmons
Sleep Technician