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Roster of the National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee

Purpose: Advises on developing appropriate quality standards and regulations for the use of mammography facilities.

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.

Chairperson
Carolyn B. Hendricks, M.D.
Expertise: Medical Oncologist
Term: 02/01/2011 – 01/31/2015
Medical Oncologist
The Center for Breast Health
6410 Rockledge Dr., Suite 506
Bethesda, MD 20817
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

Eric A. Berns, Ph.D.
Expertise:   Medical Physics
Term:  09/25/2012 - 01/31/2016
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Denver Health Medical Center
Univ. of Colorado, Denver
777 Bannock Street
Mail Code 0024
Denver, CO  80204

*Cynthia L. Chauhan,M.S.W.
Expertise: Patient Advocate
Term: 08/26/2013 – 01/31/2017
Patient Advocate Wichita, KS 67206

*Sandra L. Davis, Ph.D.
Expertise: Basic Science
Term: 08/26/2013 – 01/31/2017
Associate Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
University of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN 46227

Robert Fincher, M.D.
Expertise:  Breast Cancer/Mammography
Term:  10/03/2012 - 01/31/2016
Director, Mammography Program and
Medical Director of Breast Imaging
Univ. of Arkansas Medical Systems
4301 West Markham St., Slot #556
Little Rock, AR  72205

William R. Geiser, M.S.
Expertise:  Medical Physics, Mammography
Term: 09/25/2012 - 01/31/2016
Senior Medical Physicist
Department of Imaging Physics
U.T. MD Anderson Cancer Center.
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit 1352, Room CPB5.3350
Houston, TX  77030

Maryellen L. Giger, Ph.D.
Expertise: Computer Aided Diagnosis
Term: 02/01/2011 – 01/31/2015
Professor of Radiology
Dept. of Radiology
and Committee on Medical Physics
Radiology/Biological Sciences Div.
Univ. of Chicago
5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC2026
Chicago, IL 60637

**Steven J. Kachelmeyer, M.B.A.
Expertise:  Regulatory Affairs
Term:  09/25/2012 - 01/31/2016
Regulatory Affairs Manager
GE Healthcare
3000 N. Grandview Blvd.
Mail Code W-709
Waukesha, WI  53188

Daniel B. Kopans, M.D.
Expertise: Breast Cancer
Term: 02/01/2011 – 01/31/2015
Breast Imaging Division
Dept. of Radiology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Ambulatory Care Center
15 Parkman Street, Suite 240
Boston, MA 02114

 *Madeline Y. Lawson
Term:  07/18/2011 - 01/31/2015
Expertise: Public Relations
President and CEO
Inst. for the Advancement of Multicultural & Minority Medicine
1218 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20036

Carol H. Lee, M.D.
Expertise: Diagnostic Radiology
Term: 10/24/2013 – 01/31/2017
Attending Physician
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
1275 New York Avenue
New York, NY 10021

Justin P. Smith, M.D.
Expertise: Cancer; Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Term: 10/24/2013 – 01/31/2017
Active Staff, Ultrasound
Overlake Hospital Medical Center
1035 116th Avenue, NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

Wei T. Yang, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.R.
Expertise: Mammography; Ultrasound
Term: 02/01/2011 – 01/31/2015
Associate Professor
Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology
The Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 1350, Room:CPB5.3207
Houston, TX 77230

 

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