Advisory Committees

Roster of the Blood 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: 5

  • Chair
    Christopher P. Stowell, M.D., Ph.D.
    Expertise: Transfusion Medicine
    Term: /03/19/2012 - 09/30/17

    Director, Laboratory Medicine Rotation
    Blood Transfusion Service, GRJ148
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    55 Fruit Street
    Boston, MA 02114-2696


  • Designated Federal Official
    Bryan Emery, LCDR

    Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
    FDA White Oak Campus
    Building 71, room 6132
    10903 New Hampshire Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20993


  • Sridhar V. Basavaraju, M.D., FACEP
    Expertise: Epidemiology/ Infectious Diseases
    Term: 06/24/2013 - 09/30/2017

    Office of Blood, Organ, & Other Tissue Safety
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
    National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
    Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, MS A07
    1600 Clifton Road
    Atlanta, GA  30329


  • Meera B. Chitlur, M.D.
    Expertise: Biology/Pediatrics/Hematology/Oncology
    Term: 09/06/2015 – 9/30/2019

    Clinician Educator
    Children’s Hospital of Michigan
    Detroit, MI 48201


  • Mr. Corey S. Dubin
    Expertise: Consumer Representative
    Term: 03/19/2012 - 09/30/2016

    Committee of Ten Thousand
    622 Andamar Way
    Goleta, CA 93117


  • Valerie L. Durkalski, Ph.D., M.P.H
    Expertise: Biostatistics
    Term: 10/18/2012 - 09/30/2016

    Associate Professor of Biostatistics
    Director, Data Coordination Unit
    Department of Public Health Sciences
    Medical University of South Carolina
    135 Cannon Street, Room 303
    Charleston, SC 29425


  • John B. Holcomb, M.D., F.A.C.S.
    Expertise: Surgery/Trauma
    Term: 10/01/2014 - 09/30/17

    Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
    University of Texas Health Science Center
    6410 Fannin, Suite 1100
    Houston, TX 77030


  • Susan F. Leitman, M.D.
    Expertise: Transfusion Medicine
    Term: 10/01/2014 - 09/30/17

    2 Candlelight Court
    Potomac. MD 20854


  • Norma B. Lerner, M.D., MPH
    Expertise: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    Term: 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2017

    Special Advisor to the Director
    Division of Blood Diseases & Resources
    National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute
    6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 9160
    Bethesda, MD 20892-7950


  • Margaret, V. Ragni, M.D., M.P.H.
    Expertise: Internal Medicine/ Hematology
    Term: 10/01/2014 - 09/30/17

    Professor of Medicine
    University of Pittsburgh
    Department of Medicine
    3636 Boulevard of the Allies
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4306


  • Dr. Robert R. Rees, Jr., M.H.A. , MT(ASCP)
    Expertise: Hematology/ Blood Bank Regulatory Compliance
    Term: 09/06/2015 - 09/30/2019

    Manager, Blood Bank
    Clinical Laboratory Improvement Services
    New Jersey Department of Health
    West Trenton, NJ 08628


  • Sonja, S.B. Sandberg, Ph.D.
    Expertise: Applied Mathematics
    Term: 10/01/2014 - 09/30/18

    Department of Mathematics
    Framingham State University
    Framingham, MA 01701


  • Katherine I. Schexneider, MD, CDR MC USN
    Expertise: Pathology/Transfusion Medicine
    Term: 10/01/2012 - 09/30/2016

    Assistant Chief of Staff for Quality
    Consultant, Transfusion Services
    Associate Professor of Pathology, USU
    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
    8901 Wisconsin Ave
    Bethesda, MD 20889


  • Toby L. Simon, M.D.**
    Expertise: Industry Representative
    Term: 11/14/2012 - 09/30/2016
    Senior Medical Director, Plasma and Plasma Safety
    Global Research and Development/CSL Plasma
    CSL Behring
    1020 First Avenue, P.O. Box 61501
    King of Prussia, PA 19406


* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative

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Food and Drug Administration

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Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002

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