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Roster of the Vaccines and Related Biological 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: 0

Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.


  • CHAIR
    Robert Daum, M.D., C.M.
    Expertise:  Molecular Med & Pediatrics
    Term:   02/01/2012 – 01/31/2016

    Professor of Pediatrics
    Microbiology and Molecular Medicine
    Director, The University of Chicago MRSA Research Center
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases
    5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 6054
    Chicago, IL  60637

     

  • Gillian Air, Ph.D.
    Expertise:  Microbiology
    Term:  04/25/2011 – 01/31/2015
    Vice-chair
    Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, BMSB-840
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences
    P.O. Box 26901
    Oklahoma City, OK  73190

     

  • Stephanie Christner, D.O.*
    Expertise:  Consumer Representative
    Term:  07/18/2013 – 01/31/2016

    Staff Psychiatrist
    MindSpa and Associates
    3314 East 46th Street
    Tulsa, OK  74135

     

  • Janet Englund, M.D.
    Expertise: Pediatrics and Infectious Dis.
    Term: 02/01/2014 – 01/31/2018
    Professor
    Department of Pediatrics
    University of Washington
    Director, Pediatric Transplant Infectious Diseases
    Seattle Children’s Hospital
    4800 Sand Point Way, N.E., #MA7.234
    Seattle, WA  98105

     

  • Michael Hudgens, Ph.D.
    Expertise:  Biostatistics
    Term:   02/01/2012 – 01/31/2016

    Associate Professor
    Department of Biostatistics
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    3107-E McGavran-Greenberg
    Chapel Hill, NC  27599

     

  • Karen Kotloff, M.D.
    Expertise: Pediatrics and Infectious Dis.
    Term: 02/01/2014 – 01/31/2018
    Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
    Head, Division of Infectious Disease and Tropical Pediatrics
    Associate Director for Clinical Research Center for Vaccine Development
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
    685 W. Baltimore Street
    HSF 1, Rm 480
    Baltimore, MD  21201

     

  • Sarah Long, M.D.
    Expertise: Pediatrics and Infectious Dis.
    Term: 02/01/2014 – 01/31/2018
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Drexel University College of Medicine
    Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases
    St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
    Erie Avenue at Front Street
    Philadelphia, PA  19134

     

  • Ruth Lynfield, M.D.
    Expertise:  Epidemiology and Pediatrics
    Term:  04/30/2014 – 01/31/2017

    Medical Director
    Minnesota Department of Health
    625 Robert Street North
    PO Box 64975
    St. Paul, MN  55164

     

  • Edgar Marcuse, M.D., M.P.H.
    Expertise:  Pediatrics and Epidemiology
    Term:  04/25/2011 – 01/31/2015

    Emeritus Professor, Pediatrics
    University of Washington
    4800 Sand Point Way, N.E., T-0111
    P.O. Box 5371
    Seattle, WA  98105

     

  • Patrick Moore, M.D.
    Expertise: Epidemiology & Micro.
    Term: 02/01/2014 – 01/31/2018
    American Cancer Society Professor
    Distinguished Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
    University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
    Hillman Cancer Research Pavilion,
    Suite 1.8
    5117 Centre Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA  15213

     

  • Pedro Piedra, M.D.
    Expertise:  Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    Term:  02/01/2012 – 01/31/2016

    Professor
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
    Baylor College of Medicine
    One Baylor Plaza (MS BCM 280), Rm 248E
    Houston, TX  77030

     

  • Mark Sawyer, M.D.
    Expertise: Pediatrics and Infectious Dis.
    Term: 02/01/2014 – 01/31/2018
    Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    University of California, San Diego
    3020 Children’s Way
    San Diego, CA  92123

     

  • Theodore Tsai, M.D.**
    Expertise:  Industry Representative
    Term:  03/20/2012 – 01/31/2016

    Head, Scientific Affairs and Policy
    Takeda Vaccines
    40 Landsdowne Street
    Cambridge, MA  02139

     

  • Acting Designated Federal Officer
    Prabhakara Atreya, Ph.D.
    DFO, Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee
    Division of Scientific Advisors and Consultants
    Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research
    10903 New Hampshire Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20993
    240-402-8006 / fax # 301-595-1307
    prabhakara.atreya@fda.hhs.gov

     

  • Committee Management Specialist
    Denise Royster
    Division of Scientific Advisors & Consultants
    Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research
    10903 New Hampshire Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20993
    240-402-8158 / fax # 301-595-1307
    denise.royster@fda.hhs.gov

 

*   Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative