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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 = 3
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

 

 

Chair
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 Official (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
E-mail: AAC@fda.hhs.gov

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, MA 02111

**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- 09/30/2015
Chairman of Medicine
Newark Beth Israel Hospital
201 Lyons Ave
Newark, NJ 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

Peter N. Peduzzi, PhD
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 12/15/2011 – 9/30/2014
Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)
Yale Center for Analytical Sciences
Yale School of Public Health
300 George Street, Suite 555
New Haven, CT 06519

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, TX 78232

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