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Roster of the Circulatory System Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational devices for use in the circulatory and vascular systems and makes appropriate recommendations to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs.

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

Richard Page, M.D.
Expertise: Electrophysiology
Term: 09/09/2014 – 06/30/2018
Chair, Dept. of Medicine
Univ. of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
1685 Highland Ave., Suite 5000
Madison, WI 53705


Designated Federal Official
Jamie Waterhouse
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Device Evaluation
10903 New Hampshire Ave.
WO Bldg. 66, Room #1544
Silver Spring, MD  20993
Phone:  301-796-3063
Fax:  301-847-8122

Richard A. Lange, M.D.
Expertise: Cardiology
Term: 02/27/2013 – 06/30/2016
Dean, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center @ El Paso
5001 El Paso Dr.  Suite 3200
El Paso, Texas 79905

David C. Naftel, Ph.D.
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 08/27/2013- 06/30/2017
Professor of Surgery
790 Lyons Harrison Research Bldg.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
730 South 19th Street
Birmingham, AL 35294

E. Magnus Ohman, M.D.
Expertise: Electrophysiology
Term: 07/01/2011- 06/30/2015
Director of Electrophysiology
Dept. of Medicine
Duke Univ. Medical Center (DUMC)
Box 3126, DUMC
Durham, NC 27710

John C. Somberg, M.D.
Expertise:  Cardiovascular Pharmacology; Cardiology
Term:  07/01/2011 - 06/30/2015
Prof. of Medicine and Pharmacology
Rush Univ. Medical Center
21 N. Skokie Valley Highway
Lake Bluff, IL 60044

**Naveen Thuramalla, MS, CCRP
Expertise: Regulatory Affairs
Term: 11/29/2013 - 06/30/2017
Director, Clinical Studies and Regulatory Affairs
Transonic Systems, Inc.
34 Dutch Mill Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Cynthia M. Tracy, M.D.
Expertise:  Electrophysiology
Term:  07/01/2011 - 06/30/2015
Dir. of Electrophysiology
George Washington Univ. Medical Faculty Assoc.
2150 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20037

David D. Yuh, M.D.
Expertise: Adult Cardiac Surgery
Term: 02/27/2013 – 06/30/2016
Professor and Chief, Section of Cardiac Surgery
Yale University School of Medicine
333 Cedar Street, Boardman Bldg. 204
New Haven, Connecticut 06520

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