Advisory Committees

Roster of the Neurological Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational devices for use in the neurological system 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.

Lynda Jun-San Yang, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Neurological Surgery
Term: 03/20/2013 – 11/30/2015
Associate Professor
University of Michigan
1500 E. Medical Center Dr. SPC 5338
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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

Ann W. Alexandrov, Ph.D., C.C.R.N.
Expertise: Neurovascular Care
Term: 06/23/2011 - 11/30/2015
Professor, DNP Program Coordinator
Program Director NET SMART
Acute Care
Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham
School of Nursing
1701 University Blvd.
Nursing Bldg., Room 510
Birmingham, AL 35249

Karen C. Johnston, M.D.
Expertise: Neurology
Term: 03/20/2013 - 11/30/2016
Chair, Department of Neurology
University of Virginia Health Systems
Box 800394
Lee Street, McKim Hall Rm. 2026
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Karen E. Anderson, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Psychiatry
Term: 03/20/2013 – 11/30/2016
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Neurology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
110 S. Paca Street
School of Nursing
Baltimore, MD 21201

John Reppas, M.D., Ph.D. #
Expertise: Neurotechnology
Term: 12/01/2013 - 11/30/2017
Director of Public Policy
Neurotechnology Industry Organization
315 30th Street
San Francisco, CA 94131

Jason T. Connor, Ph.D.
Expertise: Statistics
Term: 12/01/2013 - 11/30/2017
Statistical Scientist
Berry Consulting, LLC
9757 Cypress Pine Street
Orlando, FL 32827

Earl R. Dorsey, M.D., M.B.A.
Expertise: Neurology
Term: 12/01/2011 – 11/30/2015
Director, Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics
Center for Health and Technology
University of Rochester Medical Center
265 Crittenden Blvd, CU 420694
Rochester, NY 14642



* Healthcare Representative
# Acting Industry Representative
† Patient-Family Representative
∞ Consumer Representative


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