The 12th Quality Management Webinar Series theme is Embrace Change: Growing Your Cellular Therapy Services. Over two years, each webinar will focus on a separate step of implementing a new service and/or product into a program through the lens of experienced quality personnel. Purchase the entire live QM Series 12 Part 2 bundle here: https://learn.factglobal.org/p...

Part 1 featured four webinars throughout 2023 and the beginning of 2024. You may find it helpful to review the concepts from Part 1 before diving into this continuation! You can purchase the QM Series 12 Part 1 On-Demand bundle here: https://learn.factglobal.org/p...

At the conclusion of this live activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify types of interruptions to operations.

  2. Describe possible responses to interruption of operations based on varied scenarios.

  3. Develop an interruption of operations plan.


Cynthia Morris, MSN, RN, CPHQ

Program Manager Transplant Quality

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy

Cynthia Morris, MSN, RN CPHQ, has been in the field of HCT since 2000 and in HCT Quality since 2007. She is the Transplant Quality Program Manager at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and has led 5 successful FACT inspections at St. Jude, including IEC Accreditation. Her main responsibilities include overseeing the quality program and focusing on the clinical program and Marrow Facility.  Cindy is a current member of the FACT Quality Management Committee.

Nothing to disclose.

Daniel Kota

Director, cGMP Cell Therapy Laboratory Core

Baylor College of Medicine, Stem Cell Transplant Program, Texas Children's Hospital and Houston Methodist Hospital

Daniel J. Kota, PhD is a Director of cGMP Cell Therapy Laboratory Core at Baylor College of Medicine, Stem Cell Transplant Program. As a native of Brazil, Kota received his PhD in medical sciences, completed his postdoctoral training in neurotrauma, and ran a research program as faculty, unlocking the therapeutic properties of adult stem cells across the USA at Burnham Institute (CA), Tulane University (LA), Texas A&M University, University of Texas (TX), and Sanford Health (SD). Kota has a passion for translational science, oversees the day-to-day operations of EPIC, and is actively involved in the scientific aspects of every project, from concept to execution.

Nothing to disclose.

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