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NUCATS has a broad array of resources and services to assist you. We welcome all inquiries and are equipped to help you in your search for information and resources. Please utilize the Navigator Portal for inquires and we will respond quickly to offer assistance.

Navigator Portal

To meet the needs of research community, the NUCATS Institute has instituted a Navigator Portal for the following services:

  • Register as a NUCATS member
  • Submit a NUCATS Navigator question
  • Request a copy of the NUCATS-maintained Facilities & Other Resources document
  • Request a letter of support from NUCATS Director Dr. Rich D'Aquila
  • Request a NUCATS Grant Development, Implementation Studio Consultation
  • Promote an event, funding opportunity, scientific opportunity, and/or major grant, honor, or award

Additional Service Requests

Initial consultation and service request forms exist for a number of NUCATS Institute centers and programs:

NUCATS Navigator Team


Toddie Hays

NUCATS Senior Research Navigator

patricia.hays( at )

(312) 503-2308

Keith Herzog

NUCATS Administrative Director and Director, Trial Innovation Network Liaison Team

keith.herzog( at )

Roger Anderson

NUCATS Director of Marketing and Communications

roger-anderson( at )

Alexandra De Paz

Assistant Director of New Ventures, Center for Translational Innovation, Innovation and New Ventures Office

alexandra.depaz( at )

Pearl Go

Research Data Analyst, Applied Research Informatics Group

pearl.go( at )

Karen Gutzman

Research Assessment and Communications, Galter Health Sciences Library and Learning Center

karen.gutzman( at )

Madison Hartstein

Senior Project Manager, Team Science

madison.hartstein( at )

Beth Kaurs

Lead Clinical Research Coordinator, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

ekaurs( at )

Nicole Masen

Program Administrator CRPT, Center for Education and Career Development

Nucats-ed( at )

Dhey McClure

CRU Nurse Coordinator, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

admcclure( at )

Amanda Venables

Program Administrator, Center for Community Health

amanda.venables( at )

Samantha Victor

Financial Administrator, Biostatistics Collaboration Center and Quantitative Data Sciences Core at RHLCCC

samantha.victor( at )

Sherri Willoughby

Clinical Research Unit Manager, Northwestern Medicine Clinical Research Unit

swilloug( at )

Participating Institutions: