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2024 Webinar: Rebuilding AATB Standards: An update and Q&A on the 15th Edition (Individual)

Hear about the Standards Rebuild Project from the coordinators of the program. Following the posting of the draft 15th edition in December 2023, learn about how it was designed, how you will be able to participate in this stage, and what resources AATB plans to provide to assist with the transition from the 14th edition. Bring your questions for the open Q&A that will follow the presentations.

Eduardo Nunes, MS


American Association of Tissue Banks

With over 20 years of experience in standards-setting and accreditation, Eduardo is a seasoned association executive with a proven track record of relationship and program management, stakeholder engagement, and strategic planning. In his current project with AATB, Eduardo is working alongside the organization's leadership to reimagine and rebuild the Association's Standards Program. In his time as an association executive, Eduardo has published extensively on topics ranging from the use of quality management systems in the perioperative setting to how associations should approach the use of standards-setting in fulfilling their mission.

Mario Sindaco, MS, MBA

Director of Standards

American Association of Tissue Banks

Mr. Sindaco joined AATB in 2023 as Director of Standards. Prior to joining AATB, he spent 18 years at the United States Pharmacopeia, heading operations for standards and serving as Executive Secretariat to the Council of Experts. He initially joined USP’s quality department after holding various operations, quality, and regulatory affairs leadership positions in the blood and clinical laboratory industries. Mr. Sindaco earned a B.A. in Biology from Franklin and Marshall College, an M.S. in Pharmaceutical Policy and Regulation from the University of Florida, and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. 


2024 AATB-Standards Rebuild Update
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