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Meeting Roster

FDA Food Advisory Committee Meeting Roster
September 23-24, 2013

Chair

Richard A. Durst, Ph.D.
Expertise: Food Science, Food
Technology & Chemistry
Term Ending: 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 Ending: 6/30/16
Claiborne Chair and Professor
Department of Environmental Sciences
School of the Coast and Environment
Louisiana State University
1259 Energy, Coast & Environment Building
Baton Rouge, LA.   70803

Orthnell George Dowdie, Ph.D.**
Expertise: Food Technology
Term Ending: 6/30/15
Retired Executive
Pennington, NJ  08534

A. Wallace Hayes, Ph.D.
Expertise: Toxicology & Chemistry
Term Ending: 6/30/17
Retired Toxicologist
Andover, MA 01810

Lisa Lefferts, MSPH*
Expertise: Environmental Health
Term Ending: 6/30/14
Senior Scientist
Center for Science in the Public Interest
1220 L Street, NW
Washington DC 20005

Joan Menke-Schaenzer**
Expertise: Food Science
Term Ending: 6/30/14
Chief Global Quality Officer
ConAgra Foods
6 ConAgra Drive
Omaha, NE 68102

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

Designated Federal Official
Karen L. Strambler, M.B.A.
FDA/CFSAN/ORPSS
5100 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: (240) 402-2589
Fax: (301) 496-2637
E-mail: FoodAdvisoryCommittee@fda.hhs.gov

Maria Luz Fernandez, Ph.D.
Expertise: Nutrition
Term Ending: 6/30/14
Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Connecticut
3624 Horsebarn Road Ext, Unit 4017
Storrs, CT 06269

Harry Fong, H.S., Ph.D.
Expertise: Pharmacognosy
Term Ending: 6/30/15
Professor Emeritus of Pharmacognosy
Department of Medicinal Chemistry and
Pharmacognosy, Room 539
College of Pharmacy
University of Illinois at Chicago
833 S. Wood Street
Chicago, IL 60612

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

Kendall Wallace, Ph.D.
Expertise: Biochemistry, Physiology, & Toxicology
Term Ending: 6/30/15
Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Minnesota
School of Medicine
Duluth, MN  55812-2487

Carl Winter, Ph.D.
Expertise: Chemistry & Toxicology
Term Ending: 6/30/14
Extension Food Toxicologist
Food Science and Technology
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

*consumer representatives
**industry representatives