Roster of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee
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. (More info)
Current Number of Vacancies: 0
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.
Jonathan M. Samet, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary,
Epidemiology, Tobacco Control, Public Health Term: 2/16/10 - 1/31/14, 4/1/14 - 1/31/16 Distinguished Professor and Flora L. Thornton Chair
Department of Preventive Medicine
Keck School of Medicine
Director, Institute for Global Health
University of Southern California
Soto Street Building, Suite 330A
2001 N Soto Street, MC 9239
Los Angeles CA 90089-9239
Designated Federal Official
Caryn Cohen, M.S.
Center for Tobacco Products
Food and Drug Administration
9200 Corporate Blvd., Rm. 330G
Rockville, MD 20850-3229
*Claudia P. Barone, Ed.D., R.N., L.N.C., C.P.C., CCNS-BC, A.P.R.N.
Expertise: Tobacco cessation counseling, Tobacco control healthcare provider training, Acute/critical care nursing, advanced practice education
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
College of Nursing
Education Building II, Suite 132 C
4301 West Markham Street, Slot 529
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
Warren K. Bickel, Ph.D.
Expertise: Addiction, Substance abuse, Psychology, Behavioral pharmacology
Director, Addiction Recovery Research Center
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Professor of Psychology
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
2 Riverside Circle Roanoke, Virginia 24016
Joanna Cohen, Ph.D.
Expertise: Health policy and administration, Epidemiology, Global tobacco control, Nicotine dependence
Director, Institute for Global Tobacco Control
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of
Johns Hopkins University
2213 McElderry, 4th Floor Baltimore, Maryland 21205
Thomas E. Eissenberg, Ph.D.
Expertise: Psychology, Potentially reduced exposure products, Waterpipes
Professor of Psychology and Co-director,
Center for the Study of Tobacco Products
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia 23298
## Hampton H. Henton
Expertise: Industry Representative
6749 Frankfort Road
Versailles, Kentucky 40383
** Philip P. Huang, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise: Chronic Disease Prevention, Tobacco Use Prevention, Cardiovascular Disease, State & Local Government
Term: 9/24/12 – 1/31/16
Austin/Travis County Health & Human Services Department
15 Waller Street
Austin, Texas 78702
Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, Ph.D.
Expertise: Substance Abuse Behaviors in Children, Adolescents, and Adults
Term: 9/24/12 – 1/31/16
Yale University School of Medicine
34 Park Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06519
Richard J. O’Connor, Ph.D.
Expertise: Oncology, Tobacco addiction, Regulatory science, Tobacco control, Abuse liability
Associate Professor of Oncology
Department of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Elm & Carlton Streets
Buffalo, New York 14263
Kurt M. Ribisl, M.A., Ph.D.
Expertise: Marketing, Advertising, Policy, Cancer Prevention
Term: 9/24/12 – 1/31/16
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Campus Box #7440; 316 Rosenau Hall
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
#James E. Swauger, Ph.D., DABT
Expertise: Industry Representation
RAI Services Company
401 North Main Street
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27102
As described in the charter of the committee, the membership includes:
* Representative of the General Public
** Employee of a state or local government or of the Federal Government.
# Representative of the tobacco manufacturing industry, non-voting
Alternate: Jeffrey Walker, M.D., Altria Client Services ## Representative of the interests of tobacco growers, non-voting
Alternate: Luby Arnold Hamm, Jr.
As described in the charter, the membership includes no single designated representative for the interest of small business tobacco manufacturing industry, the Commissioner or designee may select a small business tobacco representative from a pool of individuals nominated by small business tobacco to serve temporarily as a nonvoting member, depending on the expertise needed, on a case by case basis. The list of individuals in the pool can be viewed at:
Establishment of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Amendment of Notice; Request for Nomination for Non-Voting Members on the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee(PDF - 46KB) 2011 Request for Nomination for Voting Members on TPSAC(PDF - 144KB) 2011 Request for Nomination for Non-Voting Members on TPSAC(PDF - 143KB)