SCB Staff

Executive Director

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Peter Reczek, PhD

Peter holds a PhD in Physiology and Biophysics from the State University of New York at Buffalo, with more than 25 years of experience leading technology programs in academia, industry, and government.

As SCB’s Executive Director, Peter works with the Executive Committee and SCB Board of Directors to successfully lead and manage SCB so the organization can achieve its strategic direction. He also engages with and coordinates the efforts of SCB staff, Board Members and committees, and volunteers, as well as manages the organization’s administration, budget, marketing, and fundraising.

Technical Program Managers

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Dawn Henke, PhD

Dawn holds a PhD in Genetics and Genomic Sciences from University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Prior to joining SCB, she worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health in the National Eye Institute performing stem cell research developing retinal organoids for testing and therapeutic purposes from stem cells.

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Kelly Sauerwein, PhD

Kelly holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, specializing in forensic applications. Her research focused on best practices, validation, and biases in the analysis of the postmortem interval.

Dawn and Kelly are trusted members of the regenerative medicine community with a combined 20 years of experience in advanced biological sciences where they oversaw a number of complex multi-year interdisciplinary projects.

As SCB’s technical program managers, they:

  • Manage all projects for SCB

  • Coordinate with community members daily on outreach activities for standards in regenerative medicine

  • Facilitate groups of subject matter experts in advancing specific standards

  • Serve as liaisons between the regenerative medicine community and ISO/TC 276 and ASTM F04

  • Develop and manage all plans for standards advancement, including development and adherence to timelines; coordination of the advancement of draft standards; and representing U.S. priorities in meetings