Carlos Romero, Ph.D., Director

Dr. Carlos Romero is the Senior Manager, Quality Control at Kite Pharma. Carlos has been working in the field of immunotherapy for over 10 years supporting the development of innovating cancer therapies. Carlos was a camper at HIC from 1987–1995. He later returned as a counselor and has volunteered at the camp since 2005. He made several lifelong friends from his time as a camper at HIC. Carlos even met his wife and fellow ALL survivor, KellyAnn Mount, at HIC. They married in May 2008. Carlos received his undergraduate degree and his PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology from St. John’s University (Queens, NY). He and Kelly reside in Southern California.