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 = 0
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD
Expertise: Rheumatology, Epidemiology
Term: 12/15/2011 – 9/30/2015
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Epidemiology Unit
650 Albany Street, Suite X200
Boston, Massachusetts 02118

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

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

Leslie J. Crofford, MD
Expertise: Rheumatology
Term: 12/24/2013 – 9/30/2017
Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology & Immunology
Vanderbilt University
1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37232

Lisa Gualtieri, PhD
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 12/15/2011 – 9/30/2015
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
136 Harrison Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02111*

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

**Brian L. Kotzin, MD
Expertise: Immunology and Rheumatology
Term: 4/4/2012 – 10/31/2015
Vice President, Global Clinical Development
Head, Inflammatory Therapeutic Area
Amgen, Inc.
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks, California 91320

Robert Lahita, MD, PhD
Expertise: Rheumatology
Term: 12/15/2011 - 9/30/2015
Chairman of Medicine
Newark Beth Israel Hospital
201 Lyons Ave
Newark, New Jersey 07112

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

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

Irwin J. Russell, MD, PhD
Expertise: Rheumatology
Term: 12/15/2011 – 9/30/2015
Director, Fibromyalgia Research and Consulting
Clinical Research Section
Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center of South Texas
One Medical Park
14615 San Pedro, Suite 105
San Antonio, Texas 78232

Eric J. Tchetgen Tchetgen, BS, PhD
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 10/1/2014- 9/30/2018
Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiologic Methods
Harvard 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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