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					Lawrence V. Gratkins, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
                    1302 Franklin Avenue Suite 2800
                           Normal, IL 61761
                         309-454-1074-Office
                           309-454-3554-Fax


                        CURRICULUM VITAE

  Date of Birth:         October 2, 1952
                         Chicago, Illinois

  Martial Status:        Married

  Education:             B.S., Biomedical Engineering with Honors, 1974
                         Northwestern University
                         Technological Institute
                         Evanston, Illinois

                         Doctor of Medicine, 1977
                         Northwestern University
                         Evanston, Illinois

                         Resident, 1978-1982
                         Obstetrics and Gynecology
                         McGaw Medical Center
                         Northwestern University
                         Evanston, Illinois

                         Chief Resident, 1981-1982
                         Obstetrics and Gynecology
                         Evanston Hospital
                         Evanston, Illinois

                         Kellogg Business School, 1992-1993
                         Physician Executive Program
                         Northwestern University
                         Evanston, Illinois

  Licensure:             State of Illinois
                         State of Minnesota

  Service:               Major, U.S.A.F.

  Certification:         Diplomate, 1979
                         National Board of Medical Examiners




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                     Diplomate, December 1984
                     American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

                     Fellow, 1985
                     American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professional
Associations:        Member, American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine

                     Member, American Fertility Society

                     Member, Student Progress and Promotions Committee
                            1987-1991
                     College of Medicine
                     University of Illinois
                     Urbana, Illinois

                     Member:       American Medical Society
                                   American Medical Society of Laproscopic Surgeons
                                   Chicago Medical Society
                                   Illinois State Medical Society
                                   Minnesota Medical Society
                                   North Dakota Medical Society

Awards &Honors:      Member, Tau Beta Pi
                     (Engineering Honors Fraternity)

                     Honors, 1974
                     Professional Scholarship Program of U.S.A.F.

                     Research Fellowship, 1978
                     John I. Brewer Trophoblastic Disease Center

                     Ralph Reis, M.D. Award, 1981 and 1982
                     Original Research in Ob/Gyn
                     Northwestern University
                     Evanston, Illinois

                     APGO Excellence in Teaching Award Winner, 2004

Current Positions:   Associate Clinical Professor, 1985-Current
                     Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
                     College of Medicine
                     University of Illinois
                     Urbana, Illinois

                     Consultant to A.M.A. Diagnostic and Therapeutic
                            Technology Assessment Reference Panel

                     Member: Illinois State Medical Society



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                              Council of Medical Economics

                   Member: Graduate Medical Education Council
                           BroMenn Hospital

                   Chairman: Clinical Practice Committee at Bromenn Regional
                   Medical Center, July 2004 – Present

                   Medical Advisor: Livingston County Health Department

Prior Positions:   Member: Board of Directors, 1988-1990
                   Christie Clinic Association
                   Champaign, Illinois

                   Chair, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1994-1998
                   Covenant Medical Center
                   Urbana, Illinois

                   Obstetrician/Gynecologist, 1985-2002
                   Christie Clinic Association
                   Champaign, Illinois

                   Division Head, Perinatal Medicine, 1994-2002
                   Christie Clinic Association
                   Champaign, Illinois

                   Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
                   Grand Forks A.F.B. Hospital
                   Grand Forks, North Dakota

                   Assistant Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
                   University of North Dakota
                   Grand Forks, North Dakota

                   Residency Committee, Department of Obstetrics and
                          Gynecology and Family Medicine
                   University of North Dakota
                   Grand Forks, North Dakota

                   Residency Committee, Department of Obstetrics and
                          Gynecology
                   Northwestern University
                   Evanston, Illinois

                   Chair, Resident Physicians Section
                   Illinois State Medical Society

                   Alternate Delegate, House of Delegates
                   Resident Physicians Section




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                 American Medical Association

                 Member, Council on Legislation
                 Chicago Medical Service
                 Chicago, Illinois

                 Member, 1979-1980
                 Council on Medical Service
                 Illinois State Medical Society

                 Delegate, 1979-1982
                 Resident Physicians Section
                 American Medical Society

                 Chair, 1980-1982
                 Resident Physicians Section
                 Illinois State Medical Society

                 Liaison, Resident Physicians Section
                 American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
                 American Medical Association

                 Nominee, Residency Review Committee
                 Obstetrics and Gynecology
                 American Medical Association

                 Chair, 1980
                 R.P.S. Reference Committee
                 American Medical Association

Presentations:   Poster Presentation, 1984
                 Society for Gynecologic Investigation
                 “Prospective Study of Non-Stress Testing 28 Weeks to
                         Term”

                 Director and Lecturer, (18 lecture hours)
                 OB/GYN Block, Second Year Medical Students
                 University of North Dakota
                 Grand Forks, North Dakota

                 Lecturer, OB/GYN Clinical Rotation
                 Third Year Medical Students
                 University of North Dakota
                 Grand Forks, North Dakota

                 Preceptor, Third and Fourth Year Medical Students
                 University of North Dakota
                 Grand Forks, North Dakota
                 A.C.O.G., District VI, 1980



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                “Placental Fibrinolytic Enzyme Systems”

                Author: Numerous Resolutions to A.M.A. House of
                       Delegates Presented to Floor of House and
                       Reference Commmittees Subjects include:
                “Form and Content of Graduate Essentials of Residency
                Education”

                “Review of Report of Ad Hoc Committee on Women
                Physicians”

                “Medical Licensure Issues”

                “Elimination of Federal Subsidies for Smoking”

                “Resident Representation in the A.M.A”

                “Young Physician Participation and Representation in
                Organized Medicine”

                “In Utero Surgery and Non-Treatment of Malformed
                Infants”

                “Development of Policy and Review Procedures for
                A.M.A., R.P.S.”

Publications:   Olive, D.; Gratkins, L.; Franklin
                “Association Between Endometriosis and Spontaneous
                       Abortions”
                Journal of Reproductive Medicine, June 1982

                Gratkins, L.; Olive, D.; Lapata, R.; Ampel, L.
                “The Paracervical Block in Obstetrics: A Prospective
                       Analysis of Four Anesthetic Regimens”
                OB/GYN in Press

                Gratkins, L; Kwaan, H., “Thromboembolic Disease in
                Pregnancy”, Chapter in Thromboembolic Disease for the
                Clinician, Harper Row, published 1982

                Editor, 1980 and 1981
                “Resident Views and Comments” Section
                Illinois State Medical Society Journal

                Author of numerous commentary columns, e.g.:
                - “Women in Organized Medicine”
                - “General Essentials of Residency Education”
                - “The Residency Candidate”
                - “Professional Nursing”



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Contributor: Resident and House Staff Physician
“Code Blue-A.M.A., R.P.S. Editorial Comment and House
Staff News”

Contributor: Preparation and Review of N.I.H. Research
Grants and Proposals from the Trophoblastic Disease
Center of Northwestern University, 1978

Review, Proof Reading – Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Edited by Danforth, Harper Row, published 1978

Grand Rounds Presentations at Northwestern University:
“Combined Vaginal and Cesarean Delivery of Twin
Pregnancies”; Gratkins, L. and Bugno, T.

“Ultrasonic Detection of Twin Pregnancy: Effect and
Outcome”; Gratkins, L., Hughey, M., and Oliver, D.

“Prospective Study of Non-Stress Testing, 28 Weeks to
Term”; Gratkins, L., Oliver, D., and Hobart, J.




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Principal Investigator for the following Clinical Research Studies at Christie Clinic:

       1. A Comparative Trial Evaluating Anti-viral Treatment in Patients with First Episode
          Genital Herpes Infection;
          1993-1994

       2. A Placebo Controlled Trial Evaluating Anti- viral Treatment in Patients with
          Recurrent Genital Herpes Infection
          1993-1994

       3. Miconzale vs. Vagistat in Patiens with Vulvovaginal Candidiasis
          1993-1995

       4. An Active Controlled Clinical Trial Evaluating Lupron Inhalation in Patients with
          Recurrent Endometriosis Pain
          1993-1995

       5. A Placebo Controlled Trial Evaluating Lupron Treatment in Patients with Persistant
          Pelvic Pain, Presumptively Caused by Endometriosis
          1996

       6. An Active Controlled Trial Evaluating Different Dosing Regimens of Lupron
          Therapy in Patients with Recurrent Endometriosis Pain
          1996

       7. A Large-Scale, Placebo Controlled, Dose-Ranging Trial of Peroral Valaciclovir for
          Episodic Treatment of Recurrent Herpes Genitalis
          1996

       8. A Phase II, Randomized, Double-Blind Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy in
          Patients with Endometriosis
          1999

       9. A Phase II, Randomized, Double-Blind Parallel Group Study to Evaluate The Safety
          and Efficacy in Patients with Uterine Leiomyomata
          2000 – Present

       10. A Phase II, Long-Term, Open-Label, Safety Extension Study in Patients with
           Uterine Leiomyomata
           2001 – Present

       11. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Trial Comparing Impact of Breakthrough Bleeding in
           Postmenopausal Women on Femhrt in a Managed Care Setting



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   December 2001 – Present

12. The T.I.M.E (Treatment Instrument in Migraine Evaluations) Study
    2001




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