​​​​​​University of Illinois, Chicago

Contact Name:

Dr. Jeffery Fortman - (312) 996-1226
Leo Njongmeta - (312) 413-5986


Chicago West Loop

Services Provided:

Pharmacy Cleanroom Design/Build
BSL-3 Facility Design/Build
BSL-3 Facility Commissioning
SOP Development
Control Sequence Development
Various Test & Balance Services
Laboratory Test & Balance
BSL-3 Facility Annual Maintenance Support Program including Certification
Manage monthly/quarterly maintenance program for multiple BSL-3 Facilities

Systems Included:

BSL-3 Facilities, including bio-containment barrier, supporting HVAC/Mechanical Systems, Effluent Waste Systems, Laboratory Controls System, HEPA Filtration Systems, USP <797> Compliant Pharmacy Cleanrooms

Personal Testimony:

"CEPro's Staff displays the highest level of professionalism and commitment while performing even routine tasks." Paul Umbeck
"I appreciate you (CEPro)! You have helped us get through some very tough moments in the past." Dr. Jeffery Fortman.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Michael Carroll - (312) 472-4824
 Manager, Mechanical Operation & Maintenance
Robert Kurban - (312) 926-1784
 Manager, Maintenance Control


259 E. Erie
Suite 475
Chicago, IL  60611[Northwestern Memorial Hospital]

Services Provided:

Isolation Room Certification Program
Facility Assessment/Remediation
Various Test & Balance Services
Laboratory Test & Balance
Laboratory Controls Repairs/Upgrades
Fume Hood Repairs

Systems Included:

Laboratory controls systems, isolation containment pressure systems, and HVAC fan system.

Advocate Illinois Masonic, Center for Advanced Care, Chicago

Budget: $100M


Project team: Smith Group, Chicago, IL. (architect); KJWW Engineering, Chicago (engineer); Turner Construction, Chicago (General Contractor); Critical Environments Professionals, Inc., Arlington Heights, IL (Cleanroom Consultant/Commissioning Authority)


Description: Construction of a pharmacy cleanroom within the nearly 164,000 ft2 Center for Advanced Care.  The cleanroom space was designed to support the treatment of cancer patients in the newly construction infusion center.  Due to the need to prepare chemo-therapy medications as well as other HD’s, it was crucial for the facility to be compliant with both USP <797> and USP <800>.

Resurrection Medical Center
Contact Name:

Brandon Hendler - (773) 990-5545


7435 West Talcott Ave.
Chicago, IL  60631

Services Provided:

Airborne Infectious Isolation Room (AIIR) Renovation (Design/Build)
Airborne Infectious Isolation Room (AIIR) Certification Program
Airborne Infectious Isolation Room (AIIR) Exhaust System Upgrade
Operating Room Compliance Testing
Various Test & Balance Services
Laboratory Test & Balance

Systems Included:

Isolation containment pressure system and HVAC fan systems

Personal Testimony:

"Since implementing CEPro's isolation room certification program, IDPH/HFAP inspections have gone smoothly because of CEPro's detailed report keeping. CEPro's staff is very polite & personable, which is very important while working on the nursing floors/units of RMC"

Other Cleanroom Projects Include:

  • Methodist Hospitals (Indiana) Compliance
  • Assessment / Design / Build Mt. Sinai Hospital Compliance Assessment / Design / Build
  • Northwestern Medicine
  • Norwegian American Hospital Pharmacy Compliance Assessment / Design / Build
  • Presence Health - Resurrection Hospital Pharmacy Compliance Assessment / Design / Build
  • Presence Health - Skokie Oncology Clinic Pharmacy Design Consulting / Build
  • Presence Health - System Wide (19) site Compliance Plan / Design / Build
  • Riverside Healthcare - Riverside Medical Center Pharmacy Compliance Assessment / Design / Build

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital, cGMP Cell Therapy Processing Facility, Chicago

Budget: $6.9 million.


Project team: Anderson Mikos Ltd., Oakbrook Terrace, IL. (architect); Henneman Engineering Inc., Chicago (engineer); Bulley & Andrews LLC, Chicago (design/build contractor); Critical Environments Professionals, Inc., Arlington Heights, IL (Cleanroom Consultant/Commissioning Authority)


Description: Facility on the seventh floor of the Olson Pavilion at the hospital recently won second place in the ASHRAE 2010 Technology Awards competition (institutional buildings category). The compact lab is used for collecting, processing and manufacturing human cells, tissues, and cellular and tissue-based projects. ASHRAE recognized the facility’s achievements in the area of occupant comfort, indoor air quality and energy conservation, based on the design as well as a year of verifiable operating data.

Mercy Medical Center, Pharmacy Cleanroom (USP<797> Compliant), Chicago

Budget: $275,000


Project team: Fox Valley Engineering, Fox River Grove, IL (engineer); Critical Environments Professionals, Inc. (design/build contractor)



Description: Cleanroom located in the lower level of the 15 story main hospital building, was designed and built by CEPro, Inc.  A location for temporary relocation of the cleanroom was not available, so a 31-day construction window was available for the completion of the work.  Final USP <797> certification of the cleanroom and equipment was completed on New Year’s Eve, just 30 days after the construction began.

Loretto Hospital, Pharmacy Renovation (USP<797/800> Compliant), Chicago

Budget: $444,000


Project team: Critical Environments Professionals, Inc., Arlington Heights, IL (design/build contractor)


Description: Existing Pharmacy located on the first floor of the main hospital with basement storage connected by stairs.  Relocated staff and Pharmacy operations to sixth floor with interim IV Prep area.  Entire space was renovated including Pharmacy work area, basement storeroom and cleanrooms to meet USP <797> and USP <800> compliance

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  • Advocate Beverly Oncology Center Pharmacy Commissioning / Certification
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Pharmacy Compliance Design/Build
  • Advocate Sherman Hospital Pharmacy Compliance Design/Build
  • Advocate Christ Hospital Design Consulting/Commissioning
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Design Consulting
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Cancer Care Center Design Consulting / Commissioning
  •  Advocate Central Service Center Pharmacy Commissioning
  • Amita Health Alexian Brothers Compliance Assessment/Design/Build
  • Amita Health St. Alexia Medical Center Compliance Assessment
  • Centegra Hospitals - System Wide (4) site Compliance
  • Assessment/Design/Build Daviess Community Hospital
  • (Indiana) Pharmacy Compliance Design/Build DuPage Medical Group - System Wide (4) site Compliance
  • Assessment /Design/Build
  • Franciscan Alliance - System Wide (23) site Compliance Assessment/Design/Build
  • Goshen Health (Indiana) Pharmacy Design Consulting
  • Home Infusion Solutions Pharmacy Compliance Design/Build
  • Hospital Sisters Health System - System Wide (14) site Compliance Assessment / Design / Build Logansport
  • Memorial Hospital Pharmacy Design Consulting / Build
  • Loretto Hospital Pharmacy Compliance Design/Build – see below Mercy Medical Center Pharmacy Compliance


DuPage Medical Group, Pharmacy Cleanroom (USP<797> Compliant), Lisle, IL

Budget: $2.2 million


Project team: Eckenhauf Saunders Architects, IL (architect); Affiliated Engineers, Chicago, IL (engineer); Loepardo Construction, Hoffman Estates, IL (general contractor); Critical Environments Professionals, Inc., Arlington Heights, IL (Cleanroom Consultant / Commissioning Authority)



Description: Cleanroom built as a joint-venture between Rush University Medical Center and DuPage Medical Group, this USP <797> compliant pharmacy cleanroom is used for preparation of both IV drug preparation and chemotherapy drug preparation for outpatient treatment.

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