Advisory Committees

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: 1

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

    Kathryn Edwards, M.D.
    Expertise: Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    Term: 02/01/2015-01/31/2019

    Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Pediatrics
    Director, Vaccine Research Program
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
    1161 21st Avenue South
    Nashville, TN 37232


  • Janet Englund, M.D.
    Expertise: Pediatrics and Infectious Dis.
    Term: 02/01/2014-01/31/2018

    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


  • Leonard Friedland, M.D.***
    Expertise: Alternate Industry Representative
    Term: 02/01/2016-01/31/2020

    Vice President
    Scientific Affairs and Public Health, Vaccines, North America
    5 Crescent Drive
    Philadelphia, PA 19112


  • Bruce G. Gellin, M.D., M.P.H.
    Expertise: Immunization, Vaccines
    Term: 05/13/2016-01/31/2019

    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health
    Director, National Vaccine Program Office
    Designated Federal Official, Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
    US Department of Health and Human Services
    200 Independence Avenue
    SW Washington, DC 20201


  • David P. Greenberg, M.D.**
    Expertise:Industry Representative
    Term: 02/01/2016-01/31/2020

    Vice President, Scientific and Medical Affairs
    Sanofi Pasteur US
    One Discovery Drive
    Swiftwater, PA 18370


  • Holly Janes, Ph.D.
    Term: 06/10/2016-01/31/2020
    Expertise: Biostatistics

    Associate Member
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division and
    Division of Public Health Sciences
    1100 Fairview Avenue North, M2-C200
    P.O. Box 19024
    Seattle, Washington 98109


  • 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


  • Ofer Levy, M.D., Ph.D.
    Expertise: Infectious Diseases
    Term: 02/01/2015-01/31/2019

    Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & Principal Investigator
    Boston Children’s Hospital
    Faculty Member, Human Biology & Translational Medicine and Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
    300 Longwood Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115


  • 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: 04/30/2014-01/31/2018

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


  • Pamela M. McInnes, D.D.S., MSc. (Dent.)
    Expertise: Translational and Clinical Research
    Term: 05/13/2016–01/31/2019

    Deputy Director
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    6701 Democracy Blvd., Suite 904
    Bethesda, Maryland 20892


  • Arnold S. Monto, M.D.
    Expertise: Epidemiology & Infectious Diseases
    Term: 02/01/2016-1/31/2020

    Thomas Francis Jr. Collegiate Professor of Public Health
    Professor of Epidemiology
    University of Michigan
    School of Public Health
    Department of Epidemiology
    Room M5146, SPH II
    1415 Washington Heights
    Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029


  • 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


  • Hana M. El Sahly, M.D.
    Term: 06/10/2016-01/31/2020
    Expertise: Vaccines, Infectious Diseases

    Associate Professor
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
    Department of Medicine
    Section of Infectious Diseases
     Baylor College of Medicine
    One Baylor Plaza Rm 225D, BCM-MS280
    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


  • Melinda Wharton, M.D., M.P.H.
    Expertise: Epidemiology, Vaccine Policy and Safety Science
    Term: 05/13/2016–01/31/2020

    Director, Immunization Services Division
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
    1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop A19
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Atlanta, Georgia 30333


  • Designated Federal Officer
    Sujata Vijh, 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
    240-402-7107 / fax # 301-595-1307


  • Committee Management Specialist
    Rosanna Harvey

    Division of Scientific Advisors & Consultants
    Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research
    10903 New Hampshire Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20993
    240-402-8072 / fax # 301-595-1307

* Consumer Representative (Vacant)
** Industry Representative
*** Alternate Industry Representative

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