McCall Named Vice-Chair of CAP Biorepository Accreditation Committee

Shannon J. McCall, MD, FCAP

Shannon J. McCall, MD, FCAP, has been named Vice-Chair of the College of American Pathologists’ (CAP) Biorepository Accreditation Committee.  This is a four-year term of national leadership in the area of biobanking accreditation.  Dr. McCall has previously served as a member of this committee for three years, having received her invitation after committee leadership visited the Department of Pathology’s Biospecimen Repository and Processing Core (BRPC) for its initial CAP inspection.  Dr. McCall still serves as the Director of the BRPC at Duke (the largest broad consent biobanking protocol and human tissue repository on campus).  She serves on the Standards Committee of the International Society of Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) and is co-author of ISBER’s 4th edition Best Practices for Biorepositories, due out later in 2017.  She is a national and international invited speaker in the field of biospecimen procurement, processing and storage in support of clinical and translational research.