Advisory Committees

Roster of the Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational in vitro devices for use in clinical laboratory medicine including clinical toxicology, clinical chemistry, endocrinology and oncology 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: 2

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


Karol E. Watson, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Term: 07/31/2015 to 02/28/2017
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
650 Charles E. Young Dr. South
A2-237 CHS MC: 167917
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Designated Federal Official
Patricio G. Garcia, M.P.H.
LCDR, US Public Health Service
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Device Evaluation
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66 Room 3628
Silver Spring, Maryland 20903
Office: (301) 796-6875
Fax: (301) 847-8120


David A. Armbruster, Ph.D. #
Expertise: Toxicology
Term: 02/27/2013-02/28/2017
Executive Vice Chairman, Dept. of Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center
7303 Floyd Curl Dr. MC 7870
San Antonio, TX 78229

Tai C. Kwong, Ph.D.
Expertise: Toxicology
Term: 07/31/2015 to 02/28/2018
Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Univ. of Rochester Medical Center
25 Wilshire Road
Rochester, NY 14618

Barbara M. Goldsmith, Ph.D., FACB
Expertise:  Clinical Chemistry, Pediatrics
Term: 09/25/2012 - 02/28/2016
VP, Marketing, Membership & Education
Clinical & Laboratory Standards Institute
950 West Valley Road
Suite 2500
Wayne, PA 19087

Alan T. Remaley, M.D, Ph.D.
Expertise: Clinical Pathology
Term: 07/31/2015 to 02/28/2019
Sr. Investigator, Section Chief
Lipoprotein Metabolism Section
Cardiopulmonary Branch
NHLBI, National Institutes of Health
10 Center Drive, Bldg. 10 Rm 2C-433
Bethesda, MD 20892


Monica J. Harmon, R.N., M.P.H., M.S.N.
Expertise: Nursing, Public Health
Term: 03/01/2013 - 02/28/2017
Yeadon, PA 19050

Arlan L. Rosenbloom, M.D.
Expertise: Endocrinology
Term: 07/31/2015 to 02/28/2019
Adjunct Distinguish Service
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics
Children’s Medical Services Center
Dept. of Pediatrics Endocrinology
1701 Southwest 16th Ave., Bldg. B
Gainesville, FL 32608



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