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Roster of the Ear, Nose, and Throat Devices Panel


Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational ear, nose and throat devices 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: 0

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

Gayle E. Woodson, M.D.
Expertise: Otolaryngology
Term: 02/27/2013 – 10/31/2016
Professor and Chair, Div. of Otolaryngology
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
P.O. Box 19662
Springfield, IL 62794-9662
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

*Cheryl K. Bernstein, RN
Expertise: Clinical Research
Term: 10/07/2013 - 10/31/2016
Director of Clinical Research
Bernstein Clinical Research Center, LLC
8444 Winton Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45231

Steven W. Cheung, M.D.
Expertise: Neurotology; Otolaryngology
Term: 11/01/2013 - 10/31/2017
Dept. of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
2233 Post Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115

Michael E. Hoffer, M.D.
Expertise: Neurological Surgery; Tinnitus  
Term: 11/23/2010 – 10/31/2014
Director, Dept. of Otolaryngology
Naval Medical Center San Diego
San Diego, CA 92134-5000

**Ronald von Jako, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Ron-Surgery
Term: 08/26/2013 – 10/31/2016
Chief Medical Officer
GE Healthcare Surgery
301 Ballardvale St
Wilmington, MA 01887

Brenda Lee Lonsbury-Martin, Ph.D.
Expertise: Sensory and Communicative Sciences
Term: 11/23/2010 – 10/31/2014
Research Professor
11234 Anderson St., #2584
Loma Linda Univ. Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA 92354

Susan J. Norton, Ph.D.
Expertise: Auditory Psychophysics
Term: 11/01/2013 - 10/31/2017
Chief, Research and Audiology Programs
Dept. of Otolaryngology
Seattle Children’s Hospital
4800 Sand Point Way, NE MS OC.8.300.8   
Seattle, WA 98115

Jeffrey T. Vrabec, M.D.
Expertise: Otology/Neurotology
Term: 11/23/2010 – 10/31/2014
Associate Professor
The Bobby R. Alford Dept. of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
6550 Fannin St SM1727
Houston, TX 77030

Bevan Yueh, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise: Head and Neck Surgery
Term: 11/01/2013 - 10/31/2017
Professor and Chair
Dept. of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
University of Minnesota
420 Delaware SE Building MMC396
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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