EBAA Committee Details


Accreditation Board

Committee Description

Charges:

  1. To conduct site inspections of eye banks to ascertain an appropriate and current level of compliance with EBAA Medical Standards.
  2. To advise eye banks in corrective actions to meet these standards.
  3. To report in an advisory capacity to the Medical Advisory Board on accreditation issues which impact current standards.
  4. To submit accreditation policies which advance eye banking to the Board of Directors.

Committee Leadership
Woodford Van Meter, MD
(EBAA Chair)
Medical Director
Kentucky Lions Eye Bank
Lexington, KY
United States

Mrs. Victoria Adler, RN, BSN, CEBT
(Member)
Executive Director
Sight Society of Northeastern New York
Albany, NY
United States

Dr. Gregg Jonathan Berdy, MD
(Member)
Medical Director (STL)
Saving Sight
St. Louis, MO
United States

Beth Binnion, CEBT
(Member)
Quality Assurance Director
Cincinnati Eye Bank
Cincinnati, OH
United States

Alan Blake, CEBT, CTBS
(Member)
President / CEO
Advancing Sight Network
Birmingham, AL
United States

Sara J. Botsay, CEBT
(Member)
Clinical Lab Supervisor
Miracles in Sight
Winston-Salem, NC
United States

Lisa Brooks, BS, CEBT, CTBS
(Member)
Chief Operating Officer
VisionFirst
Indianapolis, IN
United States

Jason Brosious, RN, MSN, CEBT, CTBS
(Member)
Executive Director / CEO
Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank
Columbus, OH
United States

Ryan Cady, CEBT, CTBS
(Member)
Executive Director
Great Plains Lions Eye Bank
Lubbock, TX
United States

Dr. Winston D Chamberlain, MD, PhD
(Member)
Medical Director Portland LionsVision Gift
Lions VisionGift
Portland, OR
United States

Dr. Maria Soledad Cortina
(Member)
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Chicago, IL
United States

Curtis Coughlin, BS, CEBT
(Member)
Operations/Compliance Director
Lions Eye Bank of Nebraska
Omaha, NE
United States

David Anthony DeRose
(Member)
Medical Director
SightLife
Allentown, PA
United States

Marcella Elizabeth Dimond, CEBT
(Member)
Chief Executive Officer
Dakota Lions Sight & Health
Sioux Falls, SD
United States

Ms. Donna C Drury, MBA, CEBT, CTBS
(Member)
Director
UT Southwestern Transplant Services Center Lions Eye Bank
Dallas, TX
United States

Sean Edelstein, MD
(Member)
Associate Medical Director
Mid-America Transplant
St. Louis, MO
United States

Timothy Fischer, BS, CEBT, CTBS
(Member)
President/CEO
VisionFirst
Indianapolis, IN
United States

Michael Geiss, III, MD
(Member)
Co-Medical Director
ConnectLife
Syracuse, NY
United States

Brian Ha, MSc, CEBT
(Member)
Associate Chief Medical Technologist / Staff Trainer
Eye Bank of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC
Canada

Erik A Hellier, CEBT
(Member)
Director, International Clinical Programs
Eversight
Cleveland, OH
United States