We are happy to announce that the upcoming International Biobanking Conference 2019 has been accredited as a Category 1 – Accredited Group Learning Activity as defined by the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners – Accreditation Department and is approved for 20.25 hours.
Helena Judge Ellis is the founder and Managing Director of Biobanking Without Borders, LLC, a consulting company she launched in 2016, providing biobanking expertise through times of institutional transition and growth. She has nearly 30 years of experience in human subjects’ research gained at Harvard University, Brown University, and Duke University and has dedicated herself to the field of biobanking since 2001. She has contributed to the development of the International Society of Biological and Environmental Repositories’ (ISBER) Best Practices and a member of the Biorepository Accreditation Program Committee beginning in 2019. She has extensive experience in the field of biobanking in longitudinal studies, clinical research biobanking, informatics, standard terminology, ontology, and the ethical, legal and social issues related to biobanking. Biobanking Without Borders provides guidance and expertise to academic medical centers, the government as well as non-profit research foundations to achieve their biobanking goals.