Advisory Committees

Members of the Science Advisory Board to NCTR

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: 3
Note: One or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

If you have questions or comments about this advisory committee, please contact the Designated Federal Officer, Donna L. Mendrick, Ph.D. at 301-796-8892.


Martin A. Philbert, Ph.D.
Term: 06/05/13 – 06/30/16
Expertise: Neurotoxicology
Dean and Professor of Toxicology
School of Public Health
The University of Michigan
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029

Designated Federal Officer

Donna L. Mendrick, Ph.D.
National Center for Toxicological Research
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Building 32, Room 2208
Silver Spring, MD. 209903-0002 

Susan P. Felter, Ph.D.
Term: 10/7/14 – 06/30/2018
Expertise: Cancer Risk Assessment
Principal Toxicologist
Global Product Stewardship
Proctor & Gamble
8700 Mason Montgomery Road
Mason, OH 45040

Pamela J. Lein, Ph.D.
Term: 10/10/14 – 06/30/2018
Expertise: Developmental Neurotoxicology
Vice Chair, Department of Molecular Biosciences
Professor of Neurotoxicology
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
1089 Veterinary Medicine Dr.
2009 VM3B
Davis, CA 95616

Term: 10/1/14 – 06/30/2018
Expertise: Imaging/Cardiotoxicity
Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Director of Nuclear Cardiology
Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY 10595

Jay Gandy, Ph.D.
Term: 07/01/12 – 06/30/16
Expertise: Risk Assessment/Regulatory Science
Professor & Chair
Department of Environmental & Occupational Health
Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham St. #820-11
Little Rock, AR 72205

Suresh D. Pillai, Ph.D.
Term: 01/28/14 – 06/30/17
Expertise: Microbiology & Immunology
Professor of Microbiology
Director, National Center for Electron Beam Research
Room 418B, Kleberg Center
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843

David Warheit, Ph.D.
Term: 07/01/12 – 06/30/16
Expertise: Inhalation Toxicology/Nanotoxicology
Senior Research Toxicologist
Acute and Developmental Toxicology Division
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc.
Haskell Laboratory for Toxicology and Industrial Medicine
1090 Elkton Road
P.O. Box 50
Newark, DE 19714

Katrina M. Waters, Ph.D.
Term: 06/25/13 – 06/30/17
Expertise: Bioinformatics/Systems Toxicology
Staff Scientist
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
902 Battelle Boulevard
P.O. Box 999, MSIN J4-33
Richland, WA 99352

Consumer Rep.
Heidi Moline, MPH
Term: 08/05/11 – 06/30/15
Scientific Integrity Program
Union of Concerned Scientists
1825 K Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC  20006


Contact FDA

National Center for Toxicological Research

Food and Drug Administration

3900 NCTR Road

Jefferson, AR 72079

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