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Roster of the Gastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational gastroenterology, urology and nephrology 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.

 
Chairperson
Mark A. Talamini, M.D.
Expertise: General Surgery
Term: 07/18/2013 - 12/31/2016
Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Surgery
Stony Brook Medicine Health Science Center
T-19, Room 020
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8191
Designated Federal Official
Sara J. Anderson, M.P.H., O.C.N.
LCDR, US Public Health Service
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Device Evaluation
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66, Rm-1643
Silver Spring, MD 20903
Office: (301) 796-7047
Fax:  (301) 847-8120
 

Sami R. Achem, M.D.
Expertise: Gastrointestinal Physiology
Term:  01/01/2012 - 12/31/2015
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL  32224

Abdelmonem A. Afifi, Ph.D.
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term:  01/01/2012 - 12/31/2015
Professor Emeritus, Biostatistics
School of Public Health & Biomathematics
Univ. of California, Los Angeles
Box 951772
Los Angeles, CA  90095

**Craig F. Donatucci, M.D.
Expertise: Urology
Term: 08/26/2013 – 12/31/2016
Senior Medical Fellow
Lilly Corporate Center
1555 South Harding
Indianapolis, IN 46285

Ashley L. Faulx, M.D.
Expertise: Endoscopic Ultrasound
Term: 07/18/2013 - 12/31/2016
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Disease
University Hospital Case Medical Center
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-5066

*Mildred DuBois Fennal, MSN, Ph.D.
Expertise: Nursing Education
Term:  01/01/2012 - 12/31/2015
The International Nurse Education Consortium
Street address not available
Tallahassee, Florida 32311

Thomas H. Inge, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Surgery; Pediatrics
Term: 07/18/2013 - 12/31/2016
Surgical Dir.; Comphrehensive Weight Management Center
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Ave/MLC 2023
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039

 Susan J. Kalota, M.D.
Expertise:  Urology
Term:  01/01/2014 - 12/31/2017
Urologic Associates of
Southern Arizona
6325 East. Tanque Verde Rd.
Tucson, AZ  85715

Susie Q. Lew, M.D., FACP
Expertise: Nephrology
Term:  01/01/2014 - 12/31/2017
Professor of Medicine and
Director, Clinical Services
George Washington University
Medical Center
2150 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, RM3-438
Washington, DC  20037


 
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