Certification Committee

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The Certification Committee, formerly known as the American Board of Tissue Banking (ABTB), is responsible for the administration of the Certified Tissue Bank Specialist (CTBS), including the preparation, administration and scoring of the national certification examinations.


Committee Leadership

Committee Chairs


Walter Recker, CTBS

LifeCell Corporation


Vice Chair

Thomas Thompson, CTBS

LifeCell Corporation

Staff Liaison

Jon Boyd, CTBS