Advisory Committees

Roster of the Food Advisory Committee

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: 4
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Designated Federal Official
Karen L. Strambler, M.B.A.
HFS 024-Rm 1B-016
5100 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD 20740

Urvashi Rangan, Ph.D.*
Expertise: Toxicology and Food Safety
Term: 8/26/13 - 6/30/17
Consumers Union
101 Truman Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10703

A. Catharine Ross, Ph.D.
Expertise: Nutrition
Term: 8/26/13 - 6/30/17
Professor of Nutrition
Occupant, Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair
Department of Nutritional Sciences
Pennsylvania State University
110/204 Chandlee Building
University Park, PA 16802

Charles Santerre, Ph.D.
Expertise: Toxicology and Food Science
Term: 7/21/14 - 6/30/18
Professor of Food Toxicology
Department of Nutrition
College of Health and Human Sciences
Purdue University
Stone Hall, Rm. 205
700 West State St.
West Lafayette, IN. 47907

Wayne Shreffler, Ph.D., M.D.
Expertise:  Pediatric Immunology
Term: 8/5/11 - 6/30/15
Director, Food Allergy Center
Food Allergy Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

James H. Swain, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.
Expertise: Nutrition
Term: 11/26/13 - 6/30/15
Associate Professor & Director
Didactic Program in Dietetics
Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Kendall B. Wallace, Ph.D.
Expertise: Toxicology & Biochemistry
Term: 8/5/11 - 6/30/15
University of Minnesota Medical School
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1035 University Drive
Duluth, MN 55812

Walter C. Willett, M.D., M.P.H., Dr. P.H.
Expertise: Epidemiology
Term: 1/10/13 - 6/30/16
Chairman, Department of Nutrition,
Harvard School of Public Health
651 Huntington
Boston, MA 02115

* consumer representatives
**industry representatives

Richard A. Durst, Ph.D.
Expertise: Food Science, Food
Technology & Chemistry
Term: 8/26/13 - 6/30/17
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
Department of Food Science & Technology
Cornell University
425 Riley-Robb Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Kevin L. Armbrust, Ph.D.
Expertise: Analytical Chemistry
Term: 1/10/13 - 6/30/16
Claiborne Chair and Professor
Department of Environmental Sciences
School of the Coast and Environment
Louisiana State University
1259 Energy, Coast and Environment Bldg.
Baton Rouge, LA. 70803

Orthnell George Dowdie, Ph.D.**
Expertise: Food Technology
Term: 7/1/11 – 6/30/15
Vice President
Global Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory
Starbucks Coffee Company
Camden, NJ 08103

A. Wallace Hayes, Ph.D.
Expertise: Toxicology & Chemistry
Term: 8/26/13 - 6/30/17
Andover, MA 01810

Michael I. McBurney, Ph.D., F.A.C.N.**
Expertise: Nutrition and Food Science
Term: 7/21/14 - 6/30/18
Vice President
Science, Communication, and Advocacy
DSM Nutritional Products, LLC
45 Waterview Boulevard
Parsippany, NJ 07045

Sharon A. Meyer, Ph.D.
Expertise: Toxicology
Term: 7/21/14 - 6/30/18
Associate Professor
Department of Toxicology
College of Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy
University of Louisiana at Monroe
Monroe, LA 71209


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