Advisory Committees

Arthritis Advisory Committee Roster

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. More info (Posted 1/7/2011)

Current Number of Vacancies = 1
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.


Designated Federal Officer (Acting)
Stephanie Begansky, PharmD
Division of Advisory Committee and Consultant Management
Office of Executive Programs
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993-0002
Phone: (301) 796-9001
Fax: (301) 847-8533

Mara L. Becker, MD, MSCE
Expertise: Pediatric Rheumatology, Clinical Pharmacology
Term: 10/1/2015 – 9/30/2019
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Director, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology
Children’s Mercy Kansas City
2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City, Missouri 64108

Liron Caplan, MD, PhD
Expertise: Rheumatology
Term: 7/30/2014 – 9/30/2017
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Colorado
Barbara Davis Center, M20-3201H
Campus Box B115
1775 Aurora Court Aurora, Colorado 80045

**James B. Chung, MD, PhD
Expertise: Rheumatology Term: 4/16/2016 – 10/31/2019
Executive Medical Director
US Medical Organization Inflammation Therapeutic Area Head Amgen, Inc.
Thousand Oaks, California 91320

Jeffrey Curtis, MD, MS, MPH
Expertise: Rheumatology
Term: 10/1/2015 – 9/30/2019
William J. Koopman Endowed Professor in Rheumatology and Immunology
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
Director, UAB Arthritis Clinical Intervention Program
Co-Director, UAB Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTS)
Co-Director, UAB PharmacoEpidemiology and Economic Research (PEER) Group
510 20th Street South, FOT 802D
Birmingham, Alabama 35294

*Jennifer Horonjeff, PhD
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 12/30/2015 – 9/30/2019
Research Fellow & Patient Advocate
Center for Immune Disease with Onset in Childhood
Division of Rheumatology
Department of Medicine Columbia University Medical Center
161 Fort Washington Avenue, HIP 2nd Floor
New York, New York 10032

Beth L. Jonas, MD
Expertise: Rheumatology
Term: 9/9/2014 – 9/30/2017
Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
3300 Thurston Building, Room CB#7280
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

Donald R. Miller, PharmD, FASHP
Expertise: Pharmacy
Term: 12/24/2013 - 9/30/2016
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
School of Pharmacy
North Dakota State University
College of Health Professions
1401 Albrecht Boulevard
Fargo, North Dakota 58108

Veena K. Ranganath, MD, MS
Expertise: Rheumatology
Term: 10/1/2015 – 9/30/2019
Associate Clinical Professor
Division of Rheumatology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Rehabilitation Building, Rm 32-59
1000 Veteran Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90095

Andreas M. Reimold, MD
Expertise: Rheumatology
Term: 7/30/2014 – 9/30/2017
Chief of Rheumatology
Dallas VA Medical Center
Rheumatology Section, Medical Service
4500 S. Lancaster Road
Dallas, Texas 75216

Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen, BS, PhD
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 10/1/2014- 9/30/2018
Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiologic Methods
Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
677 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Therese M. Wolpaw, MD, MHPE
Expertise: Rheumatology
Term: 12/24/2013 - 9/30/2016
Vice Dean for Educational Affairs
The Pennsylvania State University
College of Medicine
500 University Drive
Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033

*Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative, non voting


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