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Roster of the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational orthopedic and rehabilitation 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: 1

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

Chairperson
Rajkumar D. Rao, M.D.
Expertise:  Orthopaedic Surgery
Term:  09/01/2014 to 08/31/2018
Professor and Vice Chairman
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

 

Designated Federal Official
Sara J. Anderson
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

Kimberly K. Amrami, M.D.
Expertise: Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Term: 09/01/2013 – 08/31/2017
Consultant in Radiology
Department. of Radiology
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Thomas C. Barber, M.D.
Expertise: Total Joint Surgery
Term: 11/16/2012 – 08/31/2016
Associate Physician in Chief
Orthopedic Surgery
Kaiser Permanente, Oakland Medical Center
280 West MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94611

Brent A. Blumenstein, Ph.D.
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 09/01/2010 – 08/31/2015
Principal Consultant
Trial Architecture Consulting
Washington, DC 20008

Maureen A. Finnegan, M.D.
Expertise:  Joints and Sports Medicine
Term:  09/01/2014 to 08/31/2018
Associate Professor
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
Univ. Texas Southwestern Medical Center
1801 Inwood Rd.
Dallas, TX 75390-8883

Jeremy L. Gilbert, Ph.D.
Expertise: Biomaterials and Materials Science
Term: 09/01/2013 – 08/31/2017
Professor of Biomaterials
College of Engineering & Computer Science
Syracuse University
Line Hall, Room 365
Syracuse, NY 13244

S. Raymond Golish, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery
Term: 11/16/2012 – 08/31/2016
Lead Spine Surgeon
PeaceHealth Corporation
1615 Delaware Street
Longview, Washington 98632

**Kathy Trier, Ph.D.
Expertise: Orthopedics, Joint Reconstruction
Term: 09/01/2012 – 08/31/2016
VP of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
Corin USA
10500 University Center Dr.  Suite 190
Tampa, Florida 33612

 

 *Consumer Representative
**Industry Representative