Cellular Therapy Accreditation Committee

Purpose:
Review cellular therapy program and facility on-site inspection reports in a timely, fair and consistent manner, and make recommendations to the FACT Board of Directors regarding applicant program or facility accreditation status.

Current members of Cellular Therapy Accreditation Committee:

Position

Name

Organization

City

Country

Chair

Phyllis Warkentin MD

Biologics Production Facility, Nebraska Medicine, The Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha

United States

Member

Muneer Abidi MD

Spectrum Health Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Grand Rapids

United States

Member

Dr Carlos Bachier M.D.

Sarah Cannon Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Nashville

United States

Member

Lizette Caballero BSMT(ASCP)

UCSF Medical Center Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

San Francisco

United States

Member

Dr. Patricia Carey MD

FACT Inspectorate

Cincinnati

United States

Member

Paul Woodrow Eldridge Ph.D.

UNC Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program

Chapel Hill

United States

Member

Dr Dennis Gastineau MD

Mayo Clinic Rochester Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Rochester

United States

Member

Patrick J Hanley PhD

Children's National Health System Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Washington

United States

Member

Helen Heslop MD

Baylor College of Medicine, Stem Cell Transplant Program, Texas Children's Hospital and Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston

United States

Member

Kimberly Kasow DO

UNC Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program

Chapel Hill

United States

Member

Thomas Leemhuis PhD

Hoxworth Blood Center University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center

Cincinnati

United States

Member

Michael Nieder MD

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Tampa

United States

Member

Nicole Lesley Prokopishyn PhD

Alberta Blood and Marrow Transplant Program: Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Children's Hospital, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, and Calgary Laboratory Services

Calgary

Canada

Member

Ramakrishna Reddy MD

American Red Cross Midwest Region Blood Services

Omaha

United States

Member

Joseph Schwartz MD, MPH

New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center - Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

New York

United States

Member

Karl Stasko MPH

Dana Farber Cancer Institute / Cell Manipulation Core Facility

Boston

United States

Member

David Szwajcer MD, FRCPC

Manitoba Blood & Marrow Transplant Program

Winnipeg

Canada

Member

David Vesole MD, PhD

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Clinical Program

Hackensack

United States

Member

Abba Zubair MD, PhD

Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program of Mayo Clinic, Nemours Children's Clinic, and Wolfson Children's Hospital

Jacksonville

United States

Staff Liaison

Suzanne Clabaugh MS, MBA

Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy

Omaha

United States


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