AATB Standards Updates: December, 2019
This presentation will review updated to AATB Standards for Tissue Banking and NADO Standards as published in July, 2019.
Alyssa Harrison, CTBS
Alyssa Harrison serves as the Director of Tissue Services at LifeShare of Oklahoma. Prior to this she served as the Executive Director of United Tissue Network. She has earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master of Adult Education from the University of Central Oklahoma as well as a Master of Business Administration from Washington State University. Alyssa has gained extensive knowledge of the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB), Uniform Anatomical Gift Act and funeral home rules and regulations to ensure United Tissue Network not only meets but exceeds in all standards. Alyssa currently sits as the Chairperson of the Non-Anatomical Donation Organization (NADO) Council for AATB and is very active in the NADO industry including helping improve regulation standards, legislation activities and educational objectives.
Anna Tirrell, BS, CTBS
Anna Tirrell, BS CTBS: Vice President - Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs. Birth Tissue Recovery, LLC. Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Anna began her tissue banking career more than ten-years ago processing amniotic membrane allografts. Since then she has expanded her roles and responsibilities to include successfully guiding 510k medical device clearance, CE mark, and quality system design. She has extensive experience with FDA and ISO, quality system build-up, and industry knowledge. She is an AATB-Certified Tissue Bank Specialist and serves the Association as a member of the Standards Committee. Anna is dedicated to, and passionate about, educating others about the benefits of human tissue donation,