Illinois EMSC Work Team

Program Investigators

Mark Cichon, DO, FACEP, FACOEP
Co-Principal Investigator, EMSC Program
Associate Professor, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center
Telephone: (708) 327-2549; Fax: (708) 327-2548
Email: mcicho@lumc.edu

Evelyn Lyons, MPH, RN
Co-Principal Investigator, EMSC Program
EMSC Manager
Illinois Department of Public Health
Telephone: (708) 327-2556; Fax: (708) 327-2548
Email: Evelyn.Lyons@illinois.gov

Program Staff

Paula Atteberry, BSN, RN
Special Programs Coordinator
Illinois Department of Public Health
Telephone: (217) 785-2083; Fax (217) 557-3481
Email: Paula.Atteberry@illinois.gov

Ruth Kafensztok, DrPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Telephone: (708) 327-9019; Fax: (708) 327-9009
Email: rkafens@luc.edu

Laura Prestidge, MPH, RN
Pediatric Preparedness Coordinator
Telephone: (708) 327-2558; Fax: (708) 327-2548
Email: lprestidge@luc.edu

Ramona Rendon
Administrative Secretary
Telephone: (708) 327-2561; Fax: (708) 327-2548
Email: rrendon@luc.edu