Advisory Committees

Roster of the Allergenic Products Advisory Committee

Applying for Membership on FDA Advisory Committees

As part of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) ongoing efforts to recruit qualified experts with minimal conflicts of interest who are interested in serving on FDA advisory committees, FDA is requesting nominations for members to serve on its advisory committees.

Current Number of Vacancies Including Industry Rep: 0
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

  • Chair
    Michael R. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
    Expertise: Allergy/Immunology
    Term : 09/1/2014 - 08/31/2017
    Chief, Allergy-Immunology-Immunizations
    Walter Reed National Medical Center
    8901 Wisconsin Ave.
    Bldg. 19, Rm. 4118
    Bethesda, MD 20889


  • Andrea J. Apter, M.D., M.A., M.Sc.
    Expertise: Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care
    Term: 09/01/2013 - 08/31/2017
    Professor of Medicine
    Chief, Allergy and Immunology Section
    Presbyterian Medical Center
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA 19104


  • Carla M. Davis, M.D.
    Expertise: Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
    Term: 09/01/2012 - 08/31/2016
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Section of Allergy and Immunology Department of Pediatrics
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Texas Children's Hospital
    1102 Bates Ave., MC 330.01
    Houston, TX 77030


  • Robert E. Esch, Ph.D.*
    Expertise: Allergy/Immunology
    Term: 09/01/2011 - 08/31/2015
    Chief Scientific Officer
    Greer Laboratories
    639 Nuway Circle
    Lenoir, NC 28645


  • Ira Finegold, M.D. 
    Expertise: Allergy/Immunology
    Term: 09/01/14-08/31/18

    Chief, Division of Allergy
    St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    New York, NY 10022


  • Michelle A. Joubert Gill. M.D., Ph.D.
    Expertise: Pediatrics/Immunology
    Term: 09/01/2012 - 08/31/2016
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
    Division of Infectious Diseases
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
    Dallas, TX 75390


  • John M. Kelso, M.D.
    Expertise: Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
    Term: 09/01/2013 - 08/31/2017
    Scripps Clinic
    San Diego, CA 92130


  • Michelle B. Lierl, M.D.8
    Expertise: Pediatric Allergy/ Immunology
    Term: 10/27/2011 - 08/31/2015
    Adjunct Associate Professor, Clinical Pediatrics
    University of Cincinnati
    Division of Allergy and Immunology
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    3333 Burnet Ave
    Cincinnati, OH 45229


  • David B. Peden, M.D., M.S.
    Expertise: Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
    Term: 09/1/2014 - 08/31/2018
    Harry S. Andrews Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
    Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma & Lung Biology
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7310


  • Jane W. Peterson, R.N, Ph.D.**
    Expertise: Community Health
    Term: 09/01/2012 - 08/31/2016
    Professor Emeritus of Nursing
    Seattle University College of Nursing
    Seattle, WA 98102


  • Designated Federal Official
    Janie Kim, Pharm.D.
    Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
    Food and Drug Administration
    10903 New Hampshire Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20993
    Phone: 301-796-9016


  • Committee Management Specialist
    Denise Royster
    Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research
    Food and Drug Administration
    10903 New Hampshire Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20993
    Phone: 240-402-8158  

*Industry Representative
** Consumer Representative

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