Distribution and Global Tissue Demand
In this session, we will explore practices in distribution and logistics of fresh osteochondral allografts.
Christian Bezenar, CTBS
Christian has been in the tissue banking industry for over 17 years, eight of which were at AlloSource, in various roles including National Allograft Manager. Christian possesses a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science and German from California Lutheran University and Bowling Green State University, respectively. He recently finished his Executive M.B.A. program from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.
Tim Spalding, MD
CONSULTANT ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON – AT THE WARWICKSHIRE NUFFIELD HOSPITAL
Dr. Spalding's specialist interests are reconstructive knee surgery including; meniscal transplantation, articular cartilage repair, ligament reconstruction including multi-ligament injuries, and osteotomy. Dr. Spalding trained at Oxford and at Royal Hospital Haslar, prior to a specialist arthroscopy and knee surgery fellowship in Toronto.
He qualified in 1982 from Charing Cross Hospital, London and spent the first part of his medical career with the Royal Marines and the Royal Navy.
He joined Coventry in 2000 after five years as a Consultant in the Armed Forces. He has a busy sports knee surgery practice, runs a knee fellowship program and continues to be very active in teaching and research, pioneering several new techniques. His hobbies are his family and his competitive sailing.