Advisory Committees

Roster of the Pediatric Advisory Committee to the Food and Drug Administration

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: 6
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.


Mark Hudak, M.D.
Expertise: Neonatology
Term: 02/13/2013 - 06/30/2017
Professor and Chairman of Pediatrics
University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida 32209

Designated Federal Officer

Marieann Brill
Office of the Commissioner
Office of Pediatric Therapeutics
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue 
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993-0002 
Phone: (240)-402-3838
Fax: (301) 847-8640 

Susan Baker, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Gastroenterology
Term: 10/9/2012- 6/30/2016
Professor of Pediatrics
Co-Division Chief of Digestive
Diseases and Nutrition Center
University of Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14222

Mary Cataletto, M.D., FAAP
Expertise: Pediatric Pulmonary
Term: 06/27/2014-06/30/2018
Attending Physician
Winthrop University Hospital
Mineola, New York 11501
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
SUNY Stony Brook
Stony Brook, New York 11794

Amy Celento, B.S.
Family Representative
Term: 07/24/2012-06/30/2016
Expertise: Patient-Family Representative
Consultant, Pediatric Advisory Committee

Avital Cnaan, Ph.D
Expertise: Pediatric Biostatistics
Term: 06/29/2014 - 6/30/2018
Children's National Medical Center
111 Michigan Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20010

Robert Dracker, M.D., M.B.A, M.H.A
Expertise: Pediatrics
Term: 06/30/2014 - 6/30/2018
Director, Summerwood Pediatrics
Infusacare Medical Services
Liverpool, New York 13088

Bridgette Jones, M.D.*
Pediatric Health Organization Representative
Term: 02/03/2015 - 06/30/2018
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Children's Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO 64108

Samuel D. Maldonado, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P #
Industry Representative
Term: 03/20/2014 - 06/30/2017
Vice-President and Head
Pediatric Drug Development
Center of Excellence
Johnson & Johnson PRD
Raritan, N.J. 08869

Jonathan Mink, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Neurology
Term: 10/12/2012 - 06/30/2016
Professor of Neurology
Neurobiology & Anatomy, and Pediatrics
Chief, Child Neurology
Interim Chief, Movement Disorders
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY 14642

Michael White, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Cardiology
Term: 07/11/2013 - 06/30/2017
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
New Orleans, LA 70118


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



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