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New National Representatives for Finland & The Netherlands

posted 13 Mar 2012, 08:44 by Eoin McGrath   [ updated 9 Jul 2015, 01:21 ]
Dr. Liisa Volin is the new National Representative for Finland. Dr. Volin is the head of the largest transplantation centre in Finland (HUS, Helsinki), was in charge of the allogeneic part of the first JACIE accreditation in the Nordic countries and has valuable experience as a JACIE inspector.
Dr. Volin can be contacted at
Dr. Volin succeeds Prof. Tapani Ruutu who has been one of the prinicipal supporters of JACIE since the earliest days and who served as an active Board member until this year. JACIE is sincerely grateful to Prof. Ruutu for his constant support and intelligent input and wishes him the best in his new pursuits.

Dr. Jaap Jan Zwaginga has replaced Dr. Brigit Bar as the National Representative for The Netherlands. Dr.  Zwaginga is the designee of HOVON, the Haemato Oncology Foundation for Adults in the Netherlands.
Dr. Zwaginga is a very experienced inspector and works in the Leiden University Hospital which is JACIE accredited.
He can be contacted at
Sincere thanks go to Dr. Bar for her constant support and work, especially as intermediary between JACIE and CCKL in the early days of collaboration between the two organisations. We wish her all the best in her other activities.