Faculty

Visiting Faculty

Adamski

Jill Adamski, MD, PhD
Planning Committee
Associate Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Transfusion Medicine
Mayo Clinic Hospital
Phoenix, Arizona

Balogun

Rasheed A. Balogun, MBBS, FACP, FASN, HP (ASCP)
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Renal Unit and Extracorporeal Therapies (Apheresis) Program
Division of Nephrology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Berman

Keith Berman, MPH, MBA
Health Industry Consultant
Health Research Associates
Altadena, California

Braun

Donna Braun, RN, BSN, CNN
Nurse Manager, Inpatient Dialysis
St. Cloud Hospital
St. Cloud, Minnesota

Connelly-Smith

Laura Connelly-Smith, MBBCh, DM
Assistant Medical Director Apheresis and Cellular Therapy, SCCA
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology
University of Washington
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle, Washington

Cowgill

Larry Cowgill, DVM
Professor
Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
Associate Dean
Southern California Clinical Programs
Director
University of California Veterinary Medical Center-San Diego
Davis, California

Cabandong

Stephanie Florence
Patient

Garcia

Alicia Garcia, RN, HP (ASCP)TM
Planning Committee
Apheresis Manager and Clinical Coordinator
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals
Oakland & San Francisco, California

Hofmann

Jan C. Hofmann, MD, MPH, MSc
Planning Committee
Clinical Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine
BCP-UCSF Transfusion Medicine Program
UCSF School of Medicine
Associate Medical Director
Apheresis Services, FMC-NA
Department of Medicine
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, California

Latchford

Theresa Latchford, RN, MS, CNS, AOCNS, BMTCN
Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Stanford Health Care
Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit
Los Gatos, California

Ries

Wolfgang Ries, MD
Head of Department of Nephrology
Vice-Director of Internal Medicine
DIAKO Hospital
Flensburg, Germany

Schwartz

Joseph (Yossi) Schwartz, MD, MPH
President, American Society for Apheresis
Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology
Director, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapy
Columbia University Medical Center and the New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

Siegel

Don Siegel, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director, Division of Transfusion Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology
Director, Clinical Cell and Vaccine Production Facility
Center for Advanced Cellular Therapeutics
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Winters

Jeffrey L. Winters, MD
Editor, Journal of Clinical Apheresis
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Vice Chair, Division of Transfusion Medicine
Director, Therapeutic Apheresis Unit
Director, Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Zaritsky

Joshua J. Zaritsky, MD, PhD
Division Chief, Pediatric Nephrology
Nemours Children’s Health System
Wilmington, Delaware

UC San Diego Faculty

Abero

Lousany Abero, BSN, RN, QIA*
Apheresis Nurse

Bandejas

Richard Bandejas, BSN, RN*
Apheresis Nurse

Benador

Nadine M. Benador, MD
Planning Committee
Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of California San Diego
Medical Director
Pediatric Dialysis and Apheresis
Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego

Cabandong

Marian Cabandong, BSN, RN*
Apheresis Nurse

Cunard

Robyn Cunard, MD
Planning Committee
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Gayap

Andrew Gayap, RN*
Apheresis Nurse

Han

Yeon Su Han, BSN, RN, QIA*
Apheresis Nurse

Ihasz-Davis

Anitia Ihasz-Davis*
Apheresis Program Coordinator

Karl

Bethany E. Karl, DO
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Hospital Medicine
Medical Director of Urgent Start Peritoneal Dialysis Program

Kopko

Patricia M. Kopko, MD
Planning Committee
Professor
Department of Pathology
Director of Transfusion Services
Associate Director of Immunogenetics and Transplantation Laboratory

Kozuch

Jade M. Kozuch, PharmD, BCPS
Dialysis and Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacists

Malong

Jerel Malong, RN, QIA*
Apheresis Nurse

Marquez

Isagani I. Marquez, Jr., RN, MSN, QIA
Course Director
Administrative Nurse Manager II
Apheresis Program

Rodil-Cadapan

Elaine Rodil-Cadapan, RN, QIA*
Apheresis Nurse

Sanchez

Amber P. Sanchez, MD
Course Director
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Medical Director, Apheresis Program

Testerman

Grace Testerman, RN, QIA*
Apheresis Nurse

Ward

David M. Ward, MD, FRCP, HP (ASCP)
Course Director
Emeritus Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Founder, Apheresis Program

Yang

Yun Yang, RN, QIA*
Apheresis Nurse

*These individuals will be leading the workshops and/or Breakfast with the Expert sessions and will not be presenting during the general didactic sessions.

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