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CDRH Management Directory by Organization

This information is current as of May 20, 2016

Center Director:Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D.301-796-5900
Deputy Center Director for Science and CDRH Chief ScientistWilliam Maisel, M.D., MPH301-796-5900
Deputy Center Director for PolicyLauren Silvis, J.D.301-796-5900
Associate Director for Science and Strategic PartnershipsSuzanne Schwartz, M.D., MBA301-796-6937
Associate Director for PolicyPaul Gadiock, J.D.301-796-5736
Associate Director for Technology and InnovationMurray Sheldon, M.D301-796-5443
Associate Director for International AffairsMelissa Torres (Acting)301-796-5576
Associate Director for External RelationsPeper Long, MA301-796-5900
Associate Director for Digital HealthBakul Patel301-796-5528
Associate Director of Quality ManagementNancy Collazo-Braier, Ph.D.301-796-5676
Assistant Director for Guidance ManagementErica Takai, Ph.D.301-796-5735
Associate Director for Health InformaticsVacant301-796-5900
Assistant Director for ScienceCAPT Diane Mitchell301-796-5423
Chief Pediatric Medical OfficerVasum Peiris, M.D., MPH301-796-5900
OmbudsmanAbiy Desta301-796-0293
Deputy OmbudsmanMelissa Sage301-796-6449
Business Information SolutionsScott McCall (Acting)301-796-5304
External Expertise and PartnershipsAnindita Saha301-796-2537
Regulations StaffNancy  Pirt, J.D., M.P.H.301-796-6248
Deputy DirectorErica Payne, J.D.301-796-5900
Standards Management StaffCAPT Scott Colburn301-796-6287
Deputy DirectorSharon Lappalainen301-796-6322
Emergency Preparedness/Operations and
Medical Countermeasures Program
Suzanne Schwartz, M.D., MBA (Acting)301-796-6937 
Program Management Office DirectorJoanna King301-796-5929
Director:Lynne L. Rice301-796-5660
Deputy DirectorHeather D. Howell301-796-5718
Associate Director for Program OperationsClifford D. Evans, MS, MBA301-796-5717
Associate Director for Internal CommunicationsSharon Davis301-796-5717
Senior Policy  AnalystSusan Meadows301-796-6672
OCE Quality Management System Program ManagerVacant 
Digital Communication Media Staff
Chad Heupel240-276-0922
Division of Employee Training and Development
Jacqueline Woodard301-796-5670
Deputy DirectorLaura Stewart301-796-5673
Employee Development BranchSamantha Gordon301-796-4864
Technology and Learning Management BranchMiguel "Marty" Martinez240-276-9714
Division of Health CommunicationLaurel S. Mendelson, MS301-796-5764
Deputy DirectorKristine Butler, MS301-796-5843
Strategic Communication BranchAlicia Witters301-796-5846
Web Communication BranchEdie Seligson301-796-5768
Division of Industry and Consumer Education Elias Mallis301-796-6216
Deputy DirectorWilliam Sutton301-796-5849
Postmarket and Consumer BranchJoseph Tartal301-796-5853
Premarket Programs BranchDonna Headlee301-796-5649 
Division of Information Disclosure
William Holzerland, J.D.301-796-5897
Deputy DirectorAnastazia "Stacy" Taylor240-402-3737
Freedom of Information Branch AJasmine Howards301-796-5950
Freedom of Information Branch BLatroy Tinch301-796-5952
Director:Robin Newman, MSN, Ed.D.301-796-5500
Deputy Director for Regulatory AffairsCAPT Sean Boyd301-796-5500
Deputy Director for Medical AffairsVacant 
Program Management Office DirectorCherron “Lu” Blakely, MBA301-796-6835
Division of Analysis and Program OperationsAnn Ferriter301-796-5530
Deputy DirectorMelissa Eakle, RN, MBA, MSN301-796-5530
Deputy Director of Regulatory Oversight and AnalysisVacant 
Registration and Risk BranchDave Gartner301-796-5530
Field Inspections Support BranchTony Slater Jr.301-796-5530
Recall BranchRon Brown301-796-5530
Allegations of Regulatory Misconduct BranchDonna Engleman, M.S.301-796-5530
Quality Management System and Executive Secretary StaffFrances A. Benedict, M.A.301-796-5505
Division of Bioresearch MonitoringJames Saviola301-796-5490
Deputy DirectorLinda Godfrey301-796-5490
Bioresearch Compliance Branch IVeronica Calvin, M.A.301-796-5490
Bioresearch Compliance Branch IIAdam Donat, M.S.301-796-5490
Division of Premarket and Labeling ComplianceKeisha Thomas (Acting)301-796-5770
Deputy DirectorErnest Smith (Acting)301-796-5770
Surveillance and Enforcement Branch ICesar Perez (Acting)301-796-5770
Surveillance and Enforcement Branch IIShanika Booth (Acting)301-796-3896
Division of Manufacturing and QualityWilliam (Bill) MacFarland301-796-5540
Deputy DirectorValerie Flournoy, M.S.301-796-5540
Cardiovascular Devices BranchJoshua Simms301-796-5540
Physical Medicine, Orthopedic, Neurology &
Dental Device Branch
Matthew Krueger, M.S.E.301-796-5540
Abdominal and Surgical Device BranchRonald Swan (Acting)301-796-5540
Respiratory, ENT, General Hospital, &
Ophthalmic Device Branch
Francisco Vicenty301-796-5540
Division of International Compliance OperationsCarl Fischer, Ph.D.301-796-5489
Deputy DirectorIsabel Tejero301-796-5322
Foreign Enforcement BranchDaniel Walter301-796-5587
Imports BranchCarole Jones, M.S.301-796-3194
Exports BranchLeila M. Lawrence301-796-5786
Medical Device Single Audit Program TeamRobert Ruff301-796-6556
Director:William Maisel, M.D., MPH (Acting)301-796-5550
Deputy of Director for ClinicalRandall Brockman, M.D.301-796-6316
Deputy Director for Engineering & Science ReviewJonette Foy, Ph.D.301-796-5550
Deputy Director for Premarket Program ManagementBarbara Zimmerman, MS301-796-5550
Associate Director for Regulations and GuidanceAngela Krueger301-796-5550
Chief Medical OfficerVacant 
Associate Director for Science and Engineering ReviewMichael Adjodha, MS (Acting)301-796-6276
Clinical Trial DirectorOwen Faris, Ph.D.301-796-6356
Advisory Panel CoordinatorJames Swink301-796-5550
Program Management Office DirectorSharyn (Lesa) A. Dowtin, MS 301-796-5560
Deputy Director, Program Management OfficeVacant  
Chief of Premarket Approval StaffJoshua Nipper, MS (Acting)301-796-5640
Chief of Investigational Device Exemption StaffSoma Kalb, Ph.D.301-796-5640
Chief of Premarket Notification (510(k)) SectionMarjorie Shulman, MBA301-796-5640
Advisory Panel Coodination SectionJames Swink301-796-6313
De NovoSergio de del Castillo (Acting)301-796-6419
Division of Anesthesiology, General Hospital, Respiratory,
Infection Control, and Dental Devices
Erin Keith, MS301-796-5580
Deputy DirectorVacant 
Clinical Deputy DirectorTejashri S. Purohit-Sheth, M.D.301-796-5580
Scientific Deputy DirectorTina Klang, Ph.D.301-796-5580
Associate Director for Program OperationsKendra Brooks, MS301-796-5580
Anesthesiology Devices BranchTodd Courtney, MS301-796-5580
General Hospital Devices BranchAlan Stevens, MS301-796-5580
Respiratory Devices BranchJames Lee, Ph.D.301-796-8463
Infection Control Devices BranchElizabeth Claverie, MS301-796-5580
Dental Devices BranchM. Susan Runner, M.A., D.D.S.301-796-5580
Division of Cardiovascular DevicesBram D. Zuckerman, M.D.301-796-7000
Deputy Director IMitchell Shein, MS (Acting)301-796-7000
Deputy Director IIMatthew Hillebrenner301-796-7000
Associate DirectorKenneth Cavanaugh, Ph.D.301-796-7000
Associate Director for Program OperationsTara Smith, PharmD.301-796-7000
Cardiac Diagnostics Devices BranchShawn Forrest, MS (Acting)301-796-7000
Cardiac Electrophysiology Devices BranchMark Fellman301-796-5630
Circulatory Support Devices BranchFernando Aguel, MS301-796-7000
Interventional Cardiology Devices BranchMichael John, MS (Acting)301-796-6329
Implantable Electrophysiology Devices BranchJessica Paulsen (Acting)301-796-7000
Peripheral Interventional Devices BranchMisti Malone, Ph.D.301-796-2520;
Structural Heart Device BranchNicole Ibrahim, Ph.D.301-796-6940
Vascular Surgery Devices BranchBrian Pullin, MS301-796-6950
Division of Ophthalmic and Ear, Nose, and Throat DevicesMalvina Eydelman, M.D.301-796-5620
Scientific Deputy DirectorKesia Alexander, Ph.D.301-796-5620
Clinical Deputy DirectorEric Mann, M.D., Ph.D.301-796-5620
Associate DirectorDeborah Falls, MS301-796-5620
Contact Lenses and Retinal Devices BranchAngelo Green, Ph.D. (Acting)301-796-5620
Diagnostic and Surgical Devices BranchBradley Cunningham, MS301-796-6620
Intraocular and Corneal Implants BranchTieuvi Nguyen, Ph.D.301-796-7018
Ear, Nose, and Throat BranchSrinivas Nandkumar, Ph.D301-796-6620
Division of Neurological And Physical Medicine DevicesCarlos Pena, Ph.D.301-796-6610
Deputy DirectorMichael Hoffmann, MS301-796-6610
Clinical Deputy DirectorWilliam Heetderks, M.D.301-796-6610
Assistant Director for Program OperationsAvena Russell, MS301-796-3805
Neurostimulation Devices BranchTimothy Marjenin301-796-6610
Neurodiagnostic and Neurosurgical Devices BranchXiaolin Zheng, Ph.D.301-796-6610
Physical Medicine and Neurotherapeutic Devices BranchVivek Pinto, Ph.D. (Acting)301-796-6610
Division of Orthopedic DevicesMark Melkerson, MS301-796-5650
Deputy Director ILori Wiggins301-796-5650
Deputy Director IIVincent Delvin, M.D. (Acting)301-796-5650
Associate Director for Program OperationsTania Schuppius, MS301-796-6446
Joint Fixation Devices Branch 1Casey Hanley, Ph.D.301-796-5650
Joint Fixation Devices Branch 2Elizabeth Kunkoski, MS301-796-5650
Restorative and Repair Devices BranchLaurence Coyne, Ph.D301-796-5650
Anterior Spine Devices BranchCaroline Rhim, Ph.D.301-796-5650
Posterior Spine Devices BranchRonald Jean, Ph.D.301-796-5650
Division of Surgical DevicesBinita Ashar, M.D.301-796-6970
Deputy Director IDavid Krause, Ph.D.301-796-6970
Deputy Director IIJennifer Stevenson, LCDR301-769-6970
Associate Director for Program OperationsGermarie Sanchez-Pomales, Ph.D.301-796-4573
General Surgery Devices Branch 1Neil Ogden, MS301-796-6970
General Surgery Devices Branch 2Chen Long, Ph.D. (Acting)301-796-6970
Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Devices Branch 1Peter Hudson, Ph.D.301-796-6970
Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Devices Branch 2Jiyoung Dang, Ph.D.301-796-6437
Division of Reproductive, Gastro-Renal, and Urological DevicesBenjamin Fisher, Ph.D.301-796-7030
Clinical Deputy DirectorHerbert Lerner, M.D.301-796-7030
Scientific Deputy DirectorJoyce Whang, Ph.D.301-796-7030
Obstetrics/Gynecology Devices BranchSharon Andrews, MS301-796-7030
Assistant Director for Program OperationsChristine Lee, MS301-796-7030
Urology and Lithotripsy Devices BranchGlenn Bell, Ph.D.301-796-7030
Renal Devices BranchCarolyn Neuland, Ph.D.301-796-7030
Gastroenterology Devices BranchJeffrey Cooper, DVM301-796-7030
Director:Alberto Gutierrez, Ph.D.301-796-5453
Deputy Director, New Product EvaluationDonald St. Pierre301-796-5454
Deputy Director, Patient Safety and Product QualityJames L. Woods301-796-6225
Deputy Director, Radiological HealthMary S. Pastel, Sc.D.301-796-6887
Deputy Director, Personalized Medicine and Molecular GeneticsElizabeth A. Mansfield, Ph.D.301-796-4664
Chief Medical OfficerRobert L. Becker, Jr., M.D.301-796-5450
Chief Medical Officer for Radiological HealthDonald L. Miller, M.D.301-796-3299
Division of Program Operations and ManagementDavid (Duffy) R. Warren301-796-6223
Deputy DirectorBrendan O'Leary301-796-6898
Program Management Office DirectorBrendan O'Leary (Acting)301-796-6898
Division of Chemistry and Toxicology DevicesCourtney Lias, Ph.D.301-796-5458
Deputy DirectorKatherine Serrano301-796-6652
Chemistry BranchYung W. Chan301-796-6138
Diabetes BranchStayce Beck, Ph.D.301-796-6514
Toxicology BranchAlain Silk (Acting)301-796-2129
Cardio-renal Diagnostics BranchKellie Kelm, Ph.D.301-796-6145
Division of Immunology and Hematology DevicesLeonthena R. Carrington, M.S., MBA, MT301-796-6184
Deputy DirectorKelly Oliner, Ph.D.301-796-6184
Hematology BranchCheng Zhang, Ph.D.301-796-7594
Immunology and Flow Cytometry BranchJulia Lathrop, Ph.D. (Acting)240-402-5034
Division of Molecular Genetics and PathologyReena Philip, Ph.D.301-796-6179
Deputy DirectorYun-Fu Hu, Ph.D.301-796-6170
Molecular Pathology and Cytology BranchEunice Lee, Ph.D.301-796-4808
Molecular Genetics BranchDonna Roscoe, Ph.D.301-796-6183
Division of Microbiology DevicesUwe Scherf, Ph.D.301-796-5456
Deputy DirectorSteven Gitterman, M.D.301-796-6694
Viral Respiratory and HPV BranchTamara V. Feldblyum, Ph.D.301-796-6195
General Viral and Hepatitis BranchStephen J. Lovell, Ph.D.301-796-6968
General Bacterial and Antimicrobial Susceptibility BranchRibhi Shawar, Ph.D.301-796-6698
Bacterial Respiratory and Medical Countermeasures BranchKristian Roth, Ph.D.301-796-7024
Division of Radiological HealthRobert Ochs301-796-6661
Deputy DirectorMichael O'Hara, Ph.D.301-796-0294
Deputy DirectorVacant 
Magnetic Resonance and Electronic Products BranchCAPT Patrick Hintz, MSIH,
Diagnostic X-Ray Systems BranchThalia T. Mills, Ph.D.301-796-6641
Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy BranchWilliam Jung, Ph.D.301-796-6228
Mammography, Ultrasound and Imaging Software BranchJeffrey Ballyns, Ph.D.301-796-6661
Division of Mammography Quality StandardsHelen Barr, M.D.301-796-5713
Deputy DirectorTimothy J. Haran301-796-6625
Program Management BranchPreetham R. Sudhaker301-796-5911
Information Management BranchDennis L. Trammell301-796-5926
Director\Executive Officer:Denise Huttenlocker240-402-6435
Deputy Executive OfficerDaniel Montgomery301-796-5987
Program Management Office DirectorJoanna King301-796-5929
Acquisitions and Grant Services StaffConnie Wilhelm-Miller301-796-6685
Division of Ethics and Management OperationsStacey Wilson301-796-5970
Deputy DirectorDanyiel D'Antonio301-796-5967
Occupational Health and Safety OfficerJames Speckhart301-796-3366
Occupational Health and Safety OfficerAlexa Deptola301-796-5925
Administrative Management BranchLinda Michael240-402-4969
Integrity, Committee and Conference
Management Branch
Kathleen Walker301-796-5964
Division of Planning, Analysis, & FinanceJose Moreno240-402-8871
Deputy DirectorJason Brookbank (Acting)301-796-5498
Planning BranchChristian Rodriguez (Acting)301-796-6628
Financial Management BranchDavid Zuck (Acting)240-402-6767
Director:Kyle Myers, Ph.D. (Acting)301-796-2533
Deputy Director for Science Evaluation and CoordinationSubhas Malghan, Ph.D.301-796-2548
Deputy Director for Science and Strategic InitiativesJoel Myklebust, P.E., Ph.D.301-796-2491
Associate Director for Regulatory Science Research ProgramsDonna R. Lochner301-796-6309
Associate Director for Clinical ScienceMarilyn Lightfoote, M.D., Ph.D.301-796-2556
Associate Director for Premarket Regulatory ScienceVacant 
Associate Director for Engineering and Quality ManagementAlford Taylor Jr.301-796-2583
Associate Director for Regulatory Science and Innovation OutreachDinesh Patwardhan, Ph.D.301-796-2622
Associate Office Directory for LaboratoriesCharles Warr301-796-2556
Division of Administrative and Laboratory SupportAngie Clingerman301-796-2569
Deputy DirectorRhonda Rhones301-796-2679
Deputy DirectorKevin Milne301-796-2516
Division of Biology, Chemistry and Material SciencesJose Centeno, M.Sc, Ph.D., FRSC301-796-2487
Deputy DirectorBenita Dair-Chen, Ph.D.301-796-2614
Deputy DirectorPeter Goering, Ph.D. (Acting)301-796-0253
Division of Biomedical PhysicsVictor Krauthamer, Ph.D.301-796-2474
Deputy DirectorBrian Beard, Ph.D.301-796-2469
Deputy DirectorDaniel X. Hammer, Ph.D.301-796-9320
Division of Applied MechanicsAnton E. Dmitriev, Ph.D., M.Sc.301-796-2499
Deputy DirectorJon Casamento301-796-2499
Deputy DirectorTina Morrison, Ph.D. (Acting)301-796-6310
Division of Imaging Diagnostics and Software ReliabilityNicolas Petrick, Ph.D. (Acting)301-796-2563
Deputy DirectorAldo Badano, Ph.D. (Acting)301-796-2534
Deputy DirectorVacant 
Director:Thomas Gross, M.D., MPH301-796-5997
Deputy Director for Clinical Affairs and Chief Medical OfficerAron Yustein, M.D.301-796-6006
Deputy Director for Policy and AdministrationVacant 
Associate Director for Policy and CommunicationsAnita Rayner, MPH301-796-6002
Associate Director for National Devices SurveillanceGregory Pappas, M.D., Ph.D.301-796-5701
Program Management Office DirectorPaulette Dawes301-796-6219
Director of Knowledge ManagementRamin Assa, MSME, MSBA301-796-6064
Associate Director of Informatics StaffLinda Sigg, MS301-796-0625
Director of Signal Management StaffRon Yustein, M.D., (Acting)301-796-6006
Division of Patient Safety PartnershipsJill Marion, MS, MBA, PMP301-796-6128
Deputy DirectorVacant 
Associate Director for SurveysVacant 
Clinical Outreach Branch IMichael El-Shammaa, MS301-796-5302
Clinical Outreach Branch IIAnchal Kaushiva, MS301-796-6330
Division of EpidemiologyDanica Marinac-Dabic, M.D., Ph.D.301-796-6689
Associate Director for Program OperationsNicole Jones301-796-6062
Associate Director, Post-Approval StudiesNilsa Loyo-Berrios, MS, Ph.D.301-796-6065
Associate Director, Section 522 StudiesDaniel Canos, Ph.D., MPH301-796-6057
Epidemiology Evaluation and Research Branch ILihchyun (Joseph) Su, MPH, Ph.D. 
Epidemiology Evaluation and Research Branch IIColin Anderson-Smits, MPH301-796-0465
Epidemiology Evaluation and Research Branch IIIChristopher Ronk, MPH, Ph.D.301-796-7557
Division of Postmarket SurveillanceIsaac Chang, M.D., Ph.D.301-796-2789
Deputy DirectorSteven Chasin, Ph.D.301-796-6053
Associate Clinical DirectorNancy Pressly301-796-5437
Associate Director for Clinical AffairsJose Delgado, M.D.>240-402-5361
Information Analysis BranchJohn-William Declaris, MS301-796-5437
MDR Policy BranchVacant 
Product Evaluation Branch ICharles Kern, MS301-796-6271
Product Evaluation Branch IIAnn Myers, MS301-796-2740
Product Evaluation Branch IIIGreg O'Connell, MS301-796-6075
Division of BiostatisticsVacant 
Deputy DirectorGerry Gray, Ph.D.301-796-6012
Deputy DirectorLilly Yue, Ph.D.301-796-6033
Diagnostic Statistics Branch IR. Lakshmi Vishnubajjala, Ph.D.301-796-6042
Diagnostic Statistics Branch IIVacant 
Therapeutic Statistics Branch IYun-ling Xu, Ph.D.301-796-6031
Therapeutic Statistics Branch IIVacant 
Therapeutic Statistics Branch IIIVacant 

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