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5th San Antonio Conference on Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine

February 7-8, 2019 at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Keynote Lectures by: Dr. Shideng Bao, Cleveland ...
Walter D. Downing, P.E., Chair

Executive VP + COO, Southwest Research Institute

Ann Beal Salamone, Vice Chair

President, Rochal Industries, LLC

Martin J. Landon, Secretary/Treasurer

Chief Executive Officer, BioBridge Global

Ann Stevens, President


Immediate Past Chair
Kenneth P. Trevett, J.D.

Executive Director, Vaccine Development Center of San Antonio

Founding Chair
Henry Cisneros, Founding Chair

Chairman, City View (Ex officio with vote)

Ann Stevens, President
Roxana Chumney, Membership and Administrative Services Coordinator


Board of Directors
Bernard Arulanandam, Ph.D., Interim Vice President for Research

UTSA (Public Universities & Colleges)

John Benedict, Vice President

Real Estate and Master Planning, CPS Energy (Community at Large)

Michele Boggs, Executive VP, Business Development

San Antonio Economic Development Foundation (Community at Large)

Ted Day, Executive VP of Strategic Planning & Business Development

University Health System (Hospitals)

Mike Flores, Ph.D., Chancellor

Alamo Colleges (Community Colleges)

Gary Frashier, Ph.D., M.B.A., P.E., President & CEO

Management Associates (Venture Capital/Investors)

Meriam Good, Executive Director

Mind Science Foundation (Associations and Foundations)

Andrea Giuffrida, Ph.D., Vice President for Research

UT Health San Antonio (Health Science Centers)

Allen Harrison, CEO

Methodist Healthcare System (Hospitals) 

Shawn Hughes, J.D., Senior Vice President and Group Manager

Broadway Bank (Community at Large)

Bob Hutchens, President and CEO

StemBioSys Inc. (Bioscience Firms)

Martin Landon, Chief Executive Officer, BioBridge Global

BioBridge Global (Specialty Health Providers)

Amy Law, VP, Health Economics, Reimbursement and Government Affairs

Acelity (Bioscience Firms)

Kathleen M. Light, RN, Ed.D., Provost

University of the Incarnate Word (Private Colleges & Universities)

Debra Niemeyer, Ph.D., DAF, Chief Scientist

59th Medical Wing, and Co-Chair, San Antonio Military Health System Research Consortium
(Military Healthcare Organizations)

Ann Beal Salamone, President

Rochal Industries LLC (Bioscience Firms)

Larry Schlesinger, M.D., President & CEO

Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Research Organizations)

Neill (Gobie) Walsdorf, Jr., President and CEO

Mission Pharmacal (Bioscience Firms)

Ex Officio Board Members
Ron Nirenberg, Mayor

City of San Antonio (Ex officio with vote)

Henry Cisneros, Ph.D.

BioMed SA Founding Chair (Ex officio with vote)

Walter D. Downing, P.E.

BioMed SA Current Chair (Ex officio with vote)

Kenneth P. Trevett, J.D.

BioMed SA Immediate Past Chair (Ex officio with vote)

Richard Perez, President & CEO

San Antonio Chamber of Commerce (Ex officio with vote)

David Marquez, Executive Director, Economic Development

Bexar County (Ex officio with vote)

Stephen C. Fitzer, CEO/Executive Director

Bexar County Medical Society (Ex officio with vote)

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