Board of Directors

David Blackett

David Blackett

Vice President of Marketing and Strategy
PerkinElmer ViaCord
Waltham, Massachusetts
2014-2021

jaap jan boelens

Jaap Jan Boelens, MD, PhD

Pediatrician – Oncologist/Immunologist
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, The Netherlands
2016-2020

Haywood Brown

Haywood Brown, MD

Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina
2014-2021

Deepak Chhabra

Deepak Chhabra, BSc, DBM

Chief Executive Officer
StemCyte India
Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
2016-2018

Calvin Cole

Calvin Cole

President/Chief Executive Officer
CariCord
Irvine, California
2016-2021

Salmaan Dalvi

Salmaan Dalvi, PhD

Director of Cord Blood and Stem Cell Programmes
Precious Cells
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
2016-2018

Colleen Delaney

Colleen Delaney, MD, MSc

Director, Program in Cord Blood Research and Transplantation
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington
2014-2020

Arthur Flatau

Arthur Flatau, PhD

Patient Advocate
Bone Marrow Transplant Survivor
Austin, Texas
2014-2019

Kenneth Giacin

Kenneth Giacin, MS, MBA (Vice President)

Vice Chairman and Chief Business Officer
StemCyte International
Baldwin Park, California
2014-2018

Joanie Hare

Joanie Y. Hare, MD

Maternal Fetal Medicine
Houston Perinatal Associates
Houston, Texas
2016-2019

Elaine Hsieh

Elaine Hsieh

Chair and Chief Executive Officer
Sino Cell Technologies
Taipei, Taiwan
2017-2019

Gesine Koegler

Gesine Koegler, PhD (Secretary)

Jose Carreras Cord Blood Bank and GMP Facility Director
University of Duesseldorf Medical Center
Duesseldorf, Germany
2014-2020

Joanne Kurtzberg

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD (President)

Director
Carolinas Cord Blood Bank
Durham, North Carolina
2014-2019

Aby J. Mathew

Aby J. Mathew, PhD

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
BioLife Solutions, Inc.
Bothell, Washington
2014-2021

Mahendra Rao

Mahendra Rao, MBBS, PhD

Vice President for Regenerative Medicine
New York Stem Cell Foundation
New York, New York
2014-2018

Beth H. Shaz

Beth H. Shaz, MD

Chief Medical Officer & Senior Vice President
New York Blood Center
New York, New York
2014-2021

Todd Van Horn

Todd Van Horn

Cord Blood Registry from AMAG Pharmaceuticals
San Bruno, California
2016-2020