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HEART OF HEALTHCARE

Stone Brewery - November 15, 2018

 
Guests  Xavier Douwes  and  Cindy Murphy  and panelist,  David Wellis, Ph.D ., CEO, San Diego Blood Bank

Guests Xavier Douwes and Cindy Murphy and panelist, David Wellis, Ph.D., CEO, San Diego Blood Bank

On November 15, 2018, David Wellis, Ph.D., CEO and San Diego Blood Bank Foundation welcomed guests for an engaging and inspiring conversation on the latest SDBB projects in cell therapy and precision medicine. Guests learned about SDBB’S initiatives that will revolutionize how we improve health and treat disease and how a blood donation is at the heart of healthcare.

The panel discussion was moderated by Mike Slater, radio personality, AM 760 KFMB.

Giving Back magazine featured
SDBB in the January Issue.

 
 
SDBB’s Claundine Van Gonka, Public Relations and Robert Tressler, MD, Cell Therapy

SDBB’s Claundine Van Gonka, Public Relations and Robert Tressler, MD, Cell Therapy

PANELISTS:

  • David Wellis, Ph.D.
    Chief Executive Officer
    San Diego Blood Bank

  • Dr. Rob Tressler
    Vice President of Laboratories, Cell Therapy
    San Diego Blood Bank

  • Donald Kearns, M.D., M.M.M.
    Former President & CEO
    Rady Children’s Hospital

  • Katie Baca-Motes
    Director, Participant Center
    All of Us Research Program

  • Lisa M. Stellwagon, M.D.
    Medical Director of Newborn Services
    UC San Diego Health

  • Howard Taras, M.D.
    Professor of Pediatrics
    UC San Diego Health

  • Karim Kader, M.D. Ph.D.
    Professor of Urology
    UC San Diego Health