Meet the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy staff.

David Barrett, JD


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Courtney-Bricker-Anthony.pngCourtney Bricker-Anthony, PhD

Scientific Editor

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Bridgid Dunlap, CFRE

Senior Manager of Development

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Danielle Gale

Program Manager

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Laura Gallagher, MBA

Senior Director of Engagement

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Barb Gamez

Senior Marketing Manager

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Shelby Hill

Virtual Events Producer

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Grant Holley, PhD

Director of Science and Education

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Eddie Hopkins, MA/MFA

Grants Manager

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Patricia Hurlbut, MSEd, MT(ASCP)

Education Specialist

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Sam Kay

Global Outreach and Advocacy Manager

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Rita Krueger

Development Manager

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Alison Kujawski , MPH

Senior Outreach Manager

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Paul Larsen

Education Manager

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Casey Manderscheid

Administrative Specialist

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Margarita Valdez Martínez

Director of Policy & Advocacy

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Christina Mayer, MPA

Senior Manager of Government Affairs

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Caitlin McCombs, MBA

Advocacy Program Specialist

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Kristen Pate

Marketing Manager

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Alex Peterson

Senior Program Manager

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Amber Rodriguez-Jones

Member Services Coordinator

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Devin Rose

Communications Manager

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Betty Schiefelbein

Managing Editor

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Mel Schwandt

Corporate Development Specialist

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Sarah Shier

Meeting and Events Manager

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Alexis Starosta

Membership Manager

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Kirsten Treadwell, CMP, DES

Senior Manager of Meetings and Events

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Alex Wendland, MSJ

Director of Communications

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Read the full Society Bylaws, which were amended and restated in May 2017. 


ASGCT 25th Annual Meeting

May 16-19, 2022

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