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Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs 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.

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
Karen Abraham-Burrell, 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) 847-8540
E-mail: EMDAC@fda.hhs.gov

Vera A. Bittner, MD, MSPH
Expertise: Cardiovascular Disease
Term: 04/25/2011 – 06/30/2014
Professor of Medicine
Section Head, Preventive Cardiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
701 19th Street South, LHRB 310
Birmingham, Alabama 35294

Erica H. Brittain, PhD
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 05/31/2011 – 06/30/2014
Mathematical Statistician
Biostatistics Research Branch
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
6700A Rockledge Drive (Room 5132) Bethesda, Maryland 20817

David W. Cooke, MD
Expertise: Pediatric Endocrinology
Term: 1/11/2013 - 6/30/2016
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Director, Pediatric Endocrine Fellowship Training Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
200 North Wolfe Street, Room 3120 Baltimore, Maryland 21287

Edward W. Gregg, PhD
Expertise: Epidemiology in Diabetes
Term: 04/25/2011 – 06/30/2014
Chief, Epidemiology and Statistics Branch
Division of Diabetes Translation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2877 Brandywine Rd
Williams Building, Room 1505
Atlanta, Georgia 30341

*Diana Hallare, MPH
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 08/22/2013 - 06/30/2017
Visalia, California 93277

Ed J. Hendricks, MD
Expertise: Obesity
Term: 05/23/2012 – 06/30/2015
Medical Director
Center for Weight Management
2510 Douglas Blvd, Suite 200
Roseville, California 95661


William R. Hiatt, MD, FACP
Term: 1/11/2013 - 6/30/2016
Expertise: Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
President, Colorado Prevention Center (CPC) Clinical Research
13199 E. Montview Boulevard, Suite 200
Aurora, Colorado 80045

**Mads F. Rasmussen, MD, PhD
Expertise: Pharmaceutical Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity
Term: 04/04/2012 – 10/31/2015
Project Vice President
GLP-1 and Obesity – Global Development
Novo Nordisk A/S.
Novo Allé 1
2880 Bagsvaerd

Ellen W. Seely, MD
Expertise: Endocrinology, Metabolism, Diabetes
Term: 04/25/2011 – 06/30/2014
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
221 Longwood Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Robert J. Smith, MD
Expertise: Endocrinology, Metabolism
Term: 05/23/2012 – 06/30/2015
Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Ocean State Research Institute
Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center
830 Chalkstone Avenue
Providence, Rhode Island 02908

Charles A. Stanley, MD
Expertise: Pediatric Endocrinology
Term: 1/11/2013- 6/30/2016
Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Abramson Research Center, Room 802d
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative (non-voting)