Advisory Committees

Roster for the Ophthalmic Devices Panel

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

Jayne S. Weiss, M.D.
Expertise: Cornea and Refractive Surgery
Term: 11/01/2014 to 10/31/2018
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Ophthalmology
Herbert E Kaufman MD Endowed Chair
Professor of Pathology and Pharmacology
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
2020 Gravier Street, Suite B
New Orleans, LA 70012

Designated Federal Official
Natasha Facey
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of the Center Director
10903 New Hampshire Ave.
WO 66 Room# 1552
Silver Spring, MD 20993
301-847-8119 (fax)

Stephen D. McLeod, M.D.
Expertise: Cornea, External Disease
Term: 11/01/2013 – 10/31/2017
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and
Professor of Ophthalmology
University of California, San Francisco
10 Koret Way K301 Box 0730
San Francisco, CA 94143

Kuldev Singh, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise: Glaucoma
Term: 11/01/2013 – 10/31/2017
Professor of Ophthalmology and
Director of Glaucoma Service
Department of Ophthalmology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, CA94303

Andrew J.W. Huang, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise: Cornea and External Disease
Term: 11/01/2014 to 10/31/2018
Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Washington University School of Medicine
660 South Euclid Ave.
Campus Box 8096
St. Louis, MO 63110

Cynthia Owsley, Ph.D., MSPH
Expertise: Quality of Life; Visual Psychophysics
Term: 02/27/2013 – 10/31/2016
Nathan E. Miles Chair of Ophthalmology
Dept. of Ophthalmology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
700 South 18th Street, Suite 609
Birmingham, Alabama 35294

Bennie H. Jeng, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Cornea and External Disease
Term: 11/01/2014 to 10/31/2018
Professor and Chair
Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of Maryland, Baltimore
419 W. Redwood St., Suite 470
Baltimore, MD 21201

Michael E. Pfleger, J.D. #
Expertise: Regulatory Affairs
Term: 11/01/2013 – 10/31/2017
Vice President, Head of External Affairs and Regulatory Policy
Alcon, Inc., Division of Novartis
6201 South Freeway TC45
Forth Worth, TX 76134-2099


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∞ Consumer Representative


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