accreditation statistics

As of April 1, 2021

Cellular Therapy Entities

  • Accredited: 237
  • Applicants: 21

Cord Blood Banks

  • Accredited: 58
  • Applicants: 8

A complete list of accredited organizations can be found at www.factwebsite.org.

Congratulations to the following organization for achieving its initial FACT accreditation:

GW Cancer Center Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Program, Washington, DC

Director: John Barrett, MD

Adult Autologous Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Transplantation, Peripheral Blood Cellular Therapy Product Collection, and Cellular Therapy Product Processing with Minimal Manipulation

Congratulations to our New Inspectors!

Posted in :: 2018 Volume 3 :: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

The following individuals completed their first active inspection in the time period from May through July 2018. Congratulations and thank you for volunteering your time and expertise to advance cellular therapy! Organizations with personnel who also serve as FACT inspectors typically perform better during on-site inspections than their counterparts without an inspector. If you are interested in serving as an inspector, submit an online application! For a complete list of active FACT inspectors, view the online list of FACT Inspectors.

Markus Mapara, MD, PhD
Clinical Hematopoietic Cellular Therapy and Marrow Collection
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center – Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Folashade Otegbeye, MBChB, MPH
Clinical Hematopoietic Cellular Therapy, Clinical Immune Effector Cellular Therapy, and Marrow Collection
University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Stem Cell Transplant Program

Qing Zhu, MSN, RN
Apheresis Collection
Stanford Medicine Blood & Marrow Transplant Program

Erwin Carino, PhD, MHA, RN
Apheresis Collection
UCSF Medical Center Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Wanxing Cui, MD, PhD
Processing: Minimal manipulation of HPC and More than minimal manipulation of any cell type
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Cell Therapy Manufacturing Facility

Premal Lulla, MD, MBBS
Clinical Hematopoietic Cellular Therapy, Clinical Immune Effector Cellular Therapy, and Marrow Collection
Baylor College of Medicine, Stem Cell Transplant Program, Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist Hospital

Leland Metheny, MD 
Clinical Hematopoietic Cellular Therapy and Marrow Collection
University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Stem Cell Transplant Program

Kimberly Ward, BSN, RN, BMTCN
Apheresis Collection
Levine Cancer Institute Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program