Advisory Committees

Psychopharmacologic 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. More info (Posted 2/27/2007)

Current Number of Vacancies = 2
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

David A. Brent, M.D.

Expertise: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Term: 10/27/2014 – 06/30/2016
Academic Chief
Division of Child Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
3811 O’Hara Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213

Designated Federal Officer
Kalyani Bhatt, BS, MS
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

John J. Battisti, PhD, RPh
Expertise: Neuropharmacology
Term: 08/28/2013 - 06/30/2017
PO Box 5822
Incline Village, NV 89450

Thomas A. Grieger, MD
Expertise: Psychiatry
Term: 11/5/2013-6/30/2017
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Thomas B. Finan Center
Cumberland, Maryland 21502

Victor De Gruttola, ScD
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 08/01/2011-06/30/2015
Professor and Chair of Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics
Harvard School of Public Health
677 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Christopher J. Kratochvil, MD
Expertise: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Term: 08/01/2011 - 06/30/2015
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research
Chief Medical Officer, UNeHealth
University of Nebraska Medical Center
987878 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska 68198

*Elizabeth McCarthy, MA, LLPC
Expertise: Mental Health Specialist
Term: 10/27/2011– 06/30/2015
Madison Heights, Michigan

**David Michelson, MD
Expertise: Neuroscience Clinical Drug Development
Term: 4/4/2012-10/31/2015
Vice President And Therapeutic Area Head For Neuroscience & Ophthalmology
Merck Research Laboratories
351 N. Sumneytown Pike
North Wales, Pennsylvania 19454

David Pickar, MD
Expertise: Neuropharmacology
Term: 07/30/2014-06/30/2018
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry
Johns Hopkins Medical School
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Gabriel Sciences, LLC
Chevy Chase, Maryland

*Consumer Representative
** Non-Voting Industry Representative


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