June, 2021
Volume 17, Issue 4
Director's Letter
Greetings ,

The next BioTherapy Live! broadcast is coming up on June 22 at 2:00 pm EDT (11:00 am Pacific Time). The program will feature Dr. Aletha Tippett, and is titled: "My Favorite Maggot and Leech Stories."

Dr. Tippett is a practicing family physician in Ohio with a primary focus on wound care. She consults for nursing homes, hospitals and clinics. Her main interests within wound care are limb salvage and pressure ulcer prevention and treatment. Catch her presentation live on Zoom or Facebook if you can (Zoom link to follow). Even if you can not participate in the live program, you will be able to find the recording posted on Facebook page and YouTube channel afterwards.

Advancing healthcare through education and research in biotherapy,
R Sherman (signature)
Biotherapy Live! (and recorded)
The next broadcast of Biotherapy Live! will be on June 22 at 11:00 pm PDT (2:00 pm Eastern Time). Future webinars are tentatively scheduled to air live on the third Tuesday of each month (unless otherwise noted). Programs will be posted on our Facebook page and YouTube channel shortly thereafter.

  • June 22, 2021: BioTherapy Live! with Dr. Aletha Tippett
  • July 20, 2021: BioTherapy Live! with Dr. Nandedkar
  • August 17, 2021: BioTherapy Live! with Dr. Kosta Mumcuoglu

Want to suggest a topic or speaker? let us know!
If a "BeTER" time for the live sessions works for you - let us know!

We've joined Instagram!

The BTER Foundation is now on Instagram. We will be posting exclusive photos from our lab and general updates regarding live webinars and events on the page. Please feel free to follow us @BTERFoundation.
BTER Foundation Board member, Sharon Mendez, teaching clinicians at a wound care conference about biotherapy. Beginning in 2007, BTER Members set up "classroom booths" at healthcare exhibits across the country in order to reach clinicians who otherwise might not attend a biotherapy lecture.
Supporting the Foundation through AmazonSmile
Want to help make a difference while you shop in the Amazon app, at no extra cost to you? Simply follow the instructions below to select "Biotherapeutics Education And Research Foundation" as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app. Amazon will donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchases to us, at no extra cost to you.
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How it works:

1. Open the Amazon app on your phone
2. Select the main menu (☰) & tap on "AmazonSmile" within Programs & Features
3. Select "Biotherapeutics Education And Research Foundation" as your charity
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app
Publication Credits

THE BeTER LeTTER is published by: 
BioTherapeutics, Education & Research (BTER) Foundation
36 Urey Court, Irvine, CA 92617
Phone: 949-246-1156 / Fax: 949-679-3001 

Ronald A. Sherman

Assistant Editors:
Your Name Could Be Here!

Contributing Writers:
Dr. Sagiv Ben-Yakir, Dr. Jose Contreras-Ruiz, Sheri Rosen,
Dr. Pascal Steenvoorde, Dr. Tarek Tantawi,
Your name could be here! 

Foundation Consultants:
Eve Iversen, Dr. Alana Jolley, Amy Mendez, Joanne Preston,
Dr. Aletha Tippett

Foundation Board:
Ronald A Sherman (Chair); Sagiv Ben-Yakir;
Chris Kleronomos; Samuel G Kohn (Treasurer); Sheri Cameron.

Past Board Members:
Donna Beales; Sharon Mendez; Pamela Mitchell; Randall Sullivan

Administrative Assistants: 
Sameera Rangwala, Albert Nguyen, Melinda Dooley