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Reproductive Health 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 = 1
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.



Julia V. Johnson, M.D.
Term: 02/28/2012– 06/30/2015
Expertise: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMass Memorial Campus
119 Belmont Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01605
Executive Secretary
Kalyani Bhatt, B.S., M.S.
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: ACRHD@fda.hhs.gov

Richard Bockman, M.D., Ph.D.
Term: 06/09/2010 – 06/30/2014
Expertise: Endocrinology/Metabolic Bone Disease
Head, Endocrine Service
The Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

Toby Chai, M.D.
Expertise: Urology
Term: 01/11/2013 - 06/30/2017
Vice Chair of Research
Co-Director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Program
Department of Urology
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut 06520

Kathryn M. Curtis, Ph.D.
Expertise: Epidemiologist
Term: 01/11/2013 - 06/30/2017
Women's Health and Fertility Branch
Division of Reproductive Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724

Jennifer Dietrich, M.D.
Expertise: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Term: 01/11/2013 - 06/30/2015
Assistant Professor, Academic Physician
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas 77030

**Keith Gordon, Ph.D.
Term: 4/4/2012-10/31/2015
Expertise: Reproductive Physiology
Regional Director Medical Affairs Women's
Health & Endocrine, USA
Merck & Company
One Merck Drive
P.O. Box 100
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey 08889

Amy H. Herring, ScD
Expertise: Biostatistician
Term: 08/22/2013 - 06/30/2017
Professor, Department of Biostatistics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Gillings School of Global Public Health
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Kathleen Hoeger, M.D., M.P.H.
Term: 06/09/2010 – 06/30/2014
Expertise: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Associate professor of OB/GYN
Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Ave Box 668
Rochester, New York 14642

Stuart S. Howards, M.D.
Expertise: Urology
Term: 01/11/2013 - 06/30/2017
Professor of Urology
Department of Urology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia 22908

*Michele J. Orza, Sc.D.
Term: 04/25/2011 – 06/30/2014
Expertise: Public Health
Senior Advisor to the Executive Director
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
1828 L Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20036

Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D.
Term: 06/09/2010 – 06/30/2014
Expertise: Reproductive Endocrinology/Women's Health Research
Dean and Executive Vice President
Office of the Dean
Morehouse School of Medicine
720 Westview Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30310

Clifford J. Rosen, M.D.
Term: 02/28/2012– 06/30/2015
Expertise: Endocrinology/Metabolic Bone Disease
Director of Clinical and Translational Research
Maine Medical Center Research Institute
81 Research Drive
Scarborough, Maine 04074

Amy K. Whitaker, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Term: 01/11/2013– 06/30/2016
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60637

* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative - not voting

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