Education Committee

The Education Committee develops education and training programs for inspectors and for the staff in applicant and accredited facilities to promote knowledge and understanding of current standards, create awareness of commonly deficient and/or misunderstood requirements, and generally promote quality in cellular therapy.

Current members of Education Committee:

Position

Name

Organization

City

Country

Chair

Patrick J Hanley PhD

Children's National Health System Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Washington

United States

Vice-Chair

Robyn Lynette Rodwell PhD, MSc (GMP & QM)

Queensland Cord Blood Bank at the Mater

South Brisbane

Australia

Member

Nicole Aqui MD

Blood & Marrow Collection and Processing Program of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Philadelphia

United States

Member

Alex Babic MD, PhD

Saint Louis University Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

St Louis

United States

Member

Ngaire Elwood PhD

BMDI Cord Blood Bank

Parkville

Australia

Member

Diane Fournier PhD

Héma-Québec

Saint-Laurent

Canada

Member

Yogesh Jethava MD, FACP, MRCP(UK), FRCPath(UK

The Blood & Marrow Transplantation Program of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa

Iowa City

United States

Member

Guy Klamer PhD

Sydney Cord Blood Bank

Randwick

Australia

Member

Premal Lulla MD, MBBS

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

Houston

United States

Member

Joseph Lynch MD

The Center for Bone Marrow Transplantation at Geisinger Medical Center

Danville

United States

Member

Huy Phu Pham MD, MPH

USC Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Alhambra

United States

Member

Donna Salzman MD

The University of Alabama Adult and Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cell Therapy Program

Birmingham

United States

Member

Jean Sanders MD

FACT Inspectorate

Bellevue

United States

Member

Patricia Shi MD

New York Blood Center Clinical Apheresis and Cellular Therapy Laboratory, New York, New York

New York

United States

Member

Michele Sugrue MS, MT(ASCP)SBB

UF Health Shands Hospital

Gainesville

United States

Member

Priti Tewari MD

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Children's Cancer Hospital

Sugar Land

United States

Staff Liaison

Roxanne Alter

Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy

Omaha

United States

Staff Liaison

Mikaela VanMoorleghem

Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy

Omaha

United States


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