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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 = 4
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: 02/08/2011 – 06/30/2014
Academic Chief, Division of Child Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
3811 O’Hara Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-2593
Designated Federal Official
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
E-mail: PDAC@fda.hhs.gov

John J. Battisti, Ph.D., R.Ph.
Expertise: Neuropharmacology
Term: 08/28/2013 - 06/30/2017
Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences
College of Pharmacy
Calilfornia Northstate University
10811 International Drive
Rancho Cordova, California 95670

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

Victor De Gruttola, Sc.D.
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, M.D.
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

Joan L. Luby, M.D.
Expertise: Child Psychiatry
Term: 02/08/2011 – 06/30/2014
Professor of Psychiatry
Early Emotional Development Program
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry, Box 8134
660 S. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63110

* Elizabeth McCarthy, MA, LLPC
Expertise: Mental Health Specialist
Term: 10/27/2011– 06/30/2014
Madison Heights, Michigan

**David Michelson, M.D.
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

Murray B. Stein, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise: Psychiatry
Term: 02/08/2011 – 06/30/2014
Professor of Psychiatry and Family & Preventive Medicine
Anxiety & Traumatic Stress Disorders Program
Department of Psychiatry (0855)
University of California San Diego
8939 Villa La Jolla Drive, Suite 200
La Jolla, California 92037

*Consumer Representative
** Non-Voting Industry Representative