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Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee accepts nominations from CIBMTR membership, deliberates on candidates and recommends candidates for open positions within CIBMTR Advisory Committee, Nominating Committee, CIDR Executive Committee, Clinical Trials Advisory Committee, and Working Committee chairs.


  • Prepares a slate of candidates eligible for election to open positions on the Advisory, Nominating, CIDR Executive, and Clinical Trials Advisory Committees
  • Recommends nominees to the Advisory Committee for approval to open Working Committee Chair positions
  • Recommends Distinguished Service Award nominees to the Advisory Committee for final selection


  • Members are elected by the CIBMTR Assembly
    • All nominees must provide conflict of interest disclosures before consideration
  • One member is appointed from the CIDR Executive Committee to provide expertise in cellular therapy research throughout the term of CIDR Executive Committee membership

Ed Copelan, MD Levine Cancer Institute, Charlotte, NC

Elected Members
Marcos de Lima, MD Ohio State Medical Center, James Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH
Lori Muffly, MDStanford Health Care, Stanford, CA
Sophie Paczesny, MD, PhDMedical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
​Kirk Schultz, MD
​British Columbia's Children's Hospital, UBC, Vancouver, BC

Appointed Member
Carlos Ramos, MDBaylor College of Medicine - Center for Cell & Gene Therapy, Houston, TX

Last Updated: 4/28/2022 3:34 PM