The FACT executive team provides the vision, expertise and experience for the successful administration of the Foundation and guidance for its continued growth in the field of cellular therapy.

Chief Medical Officer

Phyllis I. Warkentin, M.D.
Dr. Phyllis I. Warkentin is a founding member of FACT and has been serving as a board member and chief medical officer since the organization’s inception.

In addition to her work with FACT, Dr. Warkentin has been the director of the unrelated bone marrow transplantation program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center since 1988 and a professor of pediatrics and pathology/microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center since 1994. She attended medical school at the University of Minnesota where she subsequently completed a residency in pediatrics, and fellowships in pediatric hematology/oncology and blood banking.

Phyllis Warkentin

Phyllis I. Warkentin, MD
FACT Medical Director

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics
982168 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska 68198-2168
Phone: (402) 559-7257 
Email: pwarkent@unmc.edu

Chief Executive Officer

Linda Miller, M.P.A.
Linda Miller has been with FACT since 1997, as its first employee and the administrative director of the Foundation.  In her current position, she is responsible for overseeing the planning, organization, and administration of the Accreditation Office and ensuring equitable treatment of all applicant programs.

Ms. Miller earned a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Prior to her role at FACT, she was the administrator of pulmonary and critical care medicine, and general internal medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her career at UNMC has spanned 26 years.

Linda Miller

Linda Miller, MPA
Chief Executive Officer

Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy
986065 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-6065
Main Phone: (402) 559-1950
Email: lmiller1@unmc.edu



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Accreditation Success Story

The University of Utah Blood and Marrow Transplant Program began at the University Hospital in Salt Lake City in 1990. The program has been FACT accredited for 10 years, and offers suggestions for large programs considering FACT accreditation. Read more