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CIDR Executive Committee

The CIDR Executive Committee is a subcommittee of the CIBMTR Advisory Committee that provides ongoing advice and counsel to the CIBMTR Coordinating Center for the Cellular Therapy Program. The CIDR Executive Committee is responsible for ensuring the CIBMTR carries out its mission and fulfills the requirements of CIDR initiatives, processes, and procedures. 


  • Provides direction on scientific activities and policy decisions related to CIDR activities
  • Provides input for selection of Scientific Working Committee Leadership
  • Coordinates activities with other Immuno-Oncology Transplantation Network (IOTN) programs
  • Facilitates compliance with the terms of the CIDR grant and progress toward its specific goals


  • A subcommittee of the CIBMTR Advisory Committee

Elected Members

Amanda Olson, MD, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

  Rebecca Gardner, MD, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA

​Shannon Maude, MD, PhD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Carlos Ramos, MD, Baylor College of Medicine - Center for Cell & Gene Therapy, Houston, TX

Nirali Shah, MD, MHSc, National Cancer Institute - NIH, Bethesda, MD

​John Wagner, MD, University of Minnesota Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Minneapolis, MN

Ex Officio Voting Committee Members
IOTN Steering Committee Chair:
Alan Hutson, PhD, MA
CIDR Project Officer:
Lori Henderson, PhD
​CIBMTR Advisory Committee Chair:
John Wingard, MD


Ex Officio Non-Voting Committee Members
Chief Scientific Director, CIBMTR MCW: 
Bronwen Shaw, MD, PhD
​Chief Scientific Director, CIBMTR NMDP; Senior Vice President, Patient Outcomes and Experience, NMDP/Be The Match:
​Jeffery Auletta, MD
Senior Scientific Director, and PI and Registry Director of the CIDR, CIBMTR MCW:
Marcelo Pasquini, MD, MS
Chief Statistical Director, CIBMTR MCW:
Mei-Jie Zhang, PhD

Chief Medical Officer, NMDP/Be The Match; Senior Scientific Director, CIBMTR NMDP:

Steven Devine, MD
Executive Scientific Director, Policy and Governance, CIBMTR MCW:
Patricia Steinert, PhD, MBA
Senior Scientific Director of Patient-Reported Outcomes, CIBMTR MCW: Kathryn Flynn, PhD
​Sr. Director of IT, CIBMTR MCW:
​Erik Bergman, MBA, MS
IT Director, CIBMTR NMDP/Be The Match:
Matt Prestegaard, BA

Last Updated: 4/28/2022 3:39 PM