Through this session, we will review the genesis of musculoskeletal tissue banking and some of the initial organizations which created the foundation for this segment of tissue banking. We will review some general advancements in recovery, practices and clinical application, and conclude by summarizing many modern applications for musculoskeletal tissue.
- Outline the origins of musculoskeletal tissue banking.
- Summarize the initial stakeholders and their role in developing bone banks.
- Outline general advancements in musculoskeletal tissue banking.
- Define common modern clinical application of musculoskeletal tissue.
Ralph Powers has been a CTBS since 1995. He is Senior Manager of Scientific Affairs at LifeNet Health. He has been a past chair of the Education Committee and is a member of the American Board of Tissue Banking. Ralph received his BS in Medical Technology from Old Dominion University and his DDS from Medical College of Virginia.
Evolution & Clinical Application
Speaker: Dr. Ralph Powers, BS, DDS, CTBS
Day: August 8, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST