Speaker - Curtis L. Cetrulo, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine
President, International Cord Blood Society (ICBS)
Medical Consultant, Auxocell Laboratories, Inc.
Curtis L. Cetrulo, MD has a profound passion for stem cells and pursues this passion with the same excitement and energy that he has brought with him at every stage of his career. Since 1984 until the present, Dr. Cetrulo has been a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is one of the two founding members and is the current President of the International Cord Blood Society (ICBS), a non-profit organization founded in 1995. In 2007, Dr. Cetrulo guest edited an edition of the Journal “Stem Cell Reviews” that focused on Pregnancy related stem cells. Dr. Cetrulo is currently a medical consultant for Auxocell Laboratories, Inc. a company that focuses on stem cells obtained from the Wharton’s Jelly of the human umbilical cord. From 1996 until 2005, Dr. Cetrulo was the medical director of New England Cord Blood Bank, Inc. From 1992- 1994, Dr. Cetrulo was the Chairman of the Obstetrical Quality Assurance Committee at New England Medical Center. In 1992, he was named the Director of Regional Perinatal Program at New England Medical Center and from 1975-1992, Dr. Cetrulo was the Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Boston. In 1990, Dr. Cetrulo was named the President of Medical Staff at St. Margaret’s Hospital. In 1977, Dr. Cetrulo was board certified in Maternal Fetal Medicine. He was the first OB/GYN to be board certified in Maternal Fetal Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Cetrulo completed his Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship at the University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles, California in 1975. He completed his Obstetrics/Gynecology residency program at the University of Colorado in Denver, Colorado in 1973. Dr. Cetrulo graduated from the New Jersey College of Medicine in 1969. He did his undergraduate work at Columbia University (1965) where he was the captain of the 1964 NCAA champion Fencing team.