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

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 :: 2016 Volume I :: Thursday, April 14th, 2016

The following individuals completed their first active inspection from November 2015 through March 2016. Congratulations and thank you for volunteering your time and expertise to advance cellular therapy!

  • Phillip Paul, PhD
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Cord Blood Bank Inspector, Cord Blood Processing Inspector
  • Deirdre Cullen, MT
    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Memphis, TN
    Cellular Therapy Collection Inspector
  • Parastoo Dahi, MD
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
    New York, NY,
    Clinical Program Inspector, Marrow Collection Inspector

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!