Science driven. Patient focused.

We are innovators, industry leaders, and patient advocates, dedicated to saving and healing lives by honoring the donated gift, serving patients, and advancing science.

The largest tissue bank in the world, MTF Biologics is nonprofit and physician-led.

Headquartered in Edison, New Jersey, MTF Biologics has spent more than 30 years honoring donated gifts by developing innovative, effective allograft solutions to help people heal. From orthopedics to wound care to plastic and reconstructive surgery, we have become a force in scientific progress and patient advocacy.

MTF Biologics at a Glance

MTF Biologics is a non-profit service organization dedicated to providing clinically sound, safe allograft tissue. We’re comprised of a national consortium of academic medical institutions, organ procurement organizations and tissue recovery organizations. MTF Biologics also has two subsidiaries, Statline and IIAM.

Our goal is simple—do what’s right for patients, surgeons, tissue donors and their families through our three guiding principles:

  • Make more safe tissue available to patients by building strong relationships with leading organ, eye and tissue recovery organizations.
  • Provide the highest quality tissue by having the most stringent standards in the industry.
  • Advance the science of tissue transplantation through our commitment to research and development.

Executive Officers

Bruce W. Stroever

Bruce W. Stroever

President and Chief Executive Officer

Martha Anderson

Martha Anderson

Executive Vice President, Donor Services

Michael J. Kawas

Michael J. Kawas

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Shaffer

Thomas Shaffer

Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing

Joe Yaccarino

Joe Yaccarino

Executive Vice President, Processing Operations

Michael Schuler

Michael Schuler

Vice President, New Business Development

Kim Rounds

Kim Rounds

Vice President, Wound Care

Jennifer Birmingham

Jennifer Birmingham

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer

Marc Long

Marc Long

Vice President, Research and Development

Board of Directors

Mark Bolander, M.D.
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Craig R. Bottoni, M.D.
Tripler Army Medical Center
Honolulu, HI
Joseph A. Buckwalter, M.D.
University of Iowa, Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, IA
Gerald Finerman, M.D. — (Emeritus)
UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Victor Frankel, M.D., Ph.D. — (Emeritus)
Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
New York, NY
Allan Gross, M.D.
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Canada
Donald Hackbarth, M.D. — (Vice-Chair)
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI
Deryk Jones, M.D.
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Jefferson, LA
Alan Milinazzo
Heidrick and Struggles
Boston, MA
Joseph Roth
New Jersey Sharing Network
New Providence, NJ
Tracy Schmidt
Intermountain Donor Services
Salt Lake City, UT
Dan M. Spengler, M.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
William W. Tomford, M.D. — (Chair)
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Joseph D. Zuckerman, M.D.
NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
New York, NY

Medical Board of Trustees

Joseph Alderete, M.D.
Brooke Army Medical Center
Jennifer Barr, M.D.
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Stephen Bartol, M.D.
Henry Ford Hospital
Craig Bottoni, M.D. (Chair)
Tripler Army Medical Center
Brian Brigman, M.D.
Duke University Medical Center
Edward Cheng, M.D.
University of Minnesota
Mark Clemens, M.D.
University of Texas (MD Anderson Cancer Center)
James L. Cook, DVM, Ph.D.
University of Missouri- Columbia
Vacant
University of Connecticut Health Center
Cynthia Emory, M.D.
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Robert Esther, M.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Charles Gatt, M.D.
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Patrick Getty, M.D.
Case Western Reserve University
David Green, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Christopher Harner, M.D.
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
John Healey, M.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Kelly Homlar, M.D.
Georgia Health Sciences University
Grant Jones, M.D.
Ohio State University
Deryk Jones, M.D. (Vice-Chair)
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Michael Joyce, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, The
Thorsten Kirsch, Ph.D
Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
Aaron Krych, M.D.
Mayo Foundation
David Kulber, M.D.
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
James Lawrence, M.D.
Albany Medical College
Vacant
Columbia University Medical Center
Jay Lieberman, M.D.
Keck Hospital of the University of Southern California
Patrick Lin, M.D.
University of Texas (MD Anderson Cancer Center)
David R. McAllister, M.D.
University of California - Los Angeles
Sean McGarry, M.D.
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Morris Mitsunaga, M.D.
Queens Medical Center, The
David Mohler, M.D.
Stanford University Hospital
Kevin Morrill, M.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
John Neilson, M.D.
Medical College of Wisconsin
Michael W. Neumeister, M.D.
Southern Illinois University
Richard W. Nicholas, M.D.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Kevin O'Conner
Lifecenter Northwest
Danisa Olumide, M.D.
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Gavin Pereira, MBBS, FRCS
University of California - Davis
Robert Quinn, M.D.
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Sheeraz Qureshi, M.D.
Mount Sinai Medical Center School of Medicine
R. Lor Randall, M.D.
University of Utah School of Medicine
William Robertson, M.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Ramon Rodriquez, M.D.
Tulane University School of Medicine
Joseph Roth
New Jersey Sharing Network
Douglas Rowles, M.D.
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Herbert Schwartz, M.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Frank Shen, M.D.
University of Virginia Health System
John Szivek, Ph.D
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Wakenda Tyler, M.D.
University of Rochester Medical School
Thomas P. Vail, M.D.
University of California - San Francisco
Debbie Williams
The Living Legacy Foundation
Shane Woolf, M.D.
Medical University of South Carolina
Stuart Youngner, M.D.
Case Western Reserve University
Robert Zura, M.D.
Louisiana State University

Donation Board of Trustees

Charlie Alexander
The Living Legacy Foundation
Tim Brown
Donor Network of Arizona
Alan Cochran
Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency
Kim A. Collins, MD
Medical Examiner Representative
David DeStefano
We are Sharing Hope SC
Dorrie Dils
Gift of Life Michigan
Donna Drury
Transplant Services Center
Susan Gunderson
LifeSource
Kyle Herber
Nebraska Organ Recovery System
Clark and Debbie Hill
Donor Family Representatives
Deryk Jones, MD
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Lloyd Jordan
Carolina Donor Services
Laine Krisiunas
LifeChoice Donor Services
Stephen Kula, PhD
Legacy of Life Hawaii
Rob Linderer
Midwest Transplant Network
George McCann, MD
Life Alaska Donor Services
Colleen McCarthy
Wisconsin Tissue Bank
Sam Messina
Donor Family Representative
Tom Mone
OneLegacy
Howard Nathan
Gift of Life Donor Program
Kevin O’Connor
LifeCenter Northwest
Jeffrey Orlowski
LifeShare of Oklahoma
Joseph Roth — (Vice-Chair)
New Jersey Sharing Network
Tracy Schmidt — (Chair)
Intermountain Donor Services
Chris Snow
Tissue Bank Manitoba
Lisa Stocks
Lifesharing
Kevin Stump
Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency
Sarah Sunda
Funeral Director Representative
Michael Thibault
Center for Donation and Transplant
Stuart Youngner, MD
Case Western Reserve University