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Public Calendar: June 15-19, 2009

This public calendar is issued by the Food and Drug Administration. It lists significant meetings held by designated FDA policy makers with persons outside the executive branch of the Federal Government.

June 15-19, 2009
FDA Official and TitleDateLocationOther FDA ParticipantsNon-FDA ParticipantsSubject
Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs6/15/2009Silver Spring, MDJeff Shuren, Stephen Sundlof, Steve Solomon, Marjorie Davidson, Kari Barrett, Ken Nolan, Kristy Moran, Kay SpringerMarianne Rowden (American Association of Exporters and Importers), Robert Garfield (American Frozen Food institute), Steve Mister (Council for Responsible Nutrition), Deborah White (Food Marketing Institute), Robert Brackett (Grocery Manufacturers Association), Connie Tipton (International Dairy Food Association), Mardi Mountford (International Formula Council), Richard Cristol (International Food Additives Council), Alison Bodor (National Confectioners Association), Lisa Weddig (National Fisheries Institute), Thomas Franklin Wenning (National Grocers Association), Robert Byrne (National Milk Producers Federation), Dawn Sweeney (National Restaurant Association), Tom O’Brien (Produce Marketing Association), Tom Stenzel (United Fresh Produce Association)Listening Session with- the Food Industry and Trade Associations
Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs6/16/2009Washington, DCLisa RovinReagan Udall Board members: Georges Benjamin, Kay Holcombe, Mark McClellan, Garry Neil, Jane Reese-Coulbourne, Bill Schultz, Ellen Sigal, Lana Skirboll, Tachi Yamada, Diana Zuckerman, Rachel Behrman, Melissa Robb, Judy Racoonsin, Nancy StanisicRegan-Udall Foundation Board of Directors Meeting
Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs6/17/2009Washington, DCJoshua Sharfstein, Theresa Toigo, James Valentine, Kristy MoranSandra J. Fusco-Walker (Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics), Sue A. Nelson (American Heart Association), Micke A. Brown (American Pain Foundation), Marianne Skolek (Independent Activist for Victims of Opioids), Mike Katz (International Myeloma Foundation), Adam Michael Clark (Lance Armstrong Foundation), Andrew Sperling (National Alliance on Mental Illness), Shawn O’Neail (National Multiple Sclerosis Society), Roberta Biegel (National Osteoporosis Foundation), Nancy Davenport-Ennis (National Patient Advocate Foundation), Alan Fanciscus (The Hepatitis C Support Project), Coco Jervis (Treatment Action Group)Listening Session with-Patient Advocacy Organizations
Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs6/17/2009Washington, DCJesse Goodman, Murray Lumpkin, Lou Valdez, Norman BaylorMargaret Chan, Ian Smith (World Health Organization)Discussion of World Health Organization and FDA issues concerning H1N1 virus
Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs6/19/2009Silver Spring, MDJoshua Sharfstein, Lawrence Bachorik, Patricia Kuntze, Lynne Rice, Wanda Russ, Steven Solomon, Theresa ToigoJonathan Cantu (Food and Drug Safety Associate Government Accountability Project), Allan Coukell, (Pew Prescription Project, Pew Charitable Trusts), Jane Delgado (National Alliance for Hispanic Health), Ami Gadhia (Consumers Union), Amanda Hitt (Public Health and Safety Associate Government Accountability Project), Linda Rouse O’Neill (Federal Affairs Premier Representing Advancing Patient Safety Coalition), Diana Zuckerman (National Research Center for Women and Families), Michael McGregor (Alliance for Justice)Listening Session-Meeting with Consumer Organizations on Devices
Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs6/19/2009Washington, DCn/an/aAttend the 65th Annual Radio & Television Correspondents Association Dinner
Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs6/17/2009Silver Spring, MDSusan Winckler, Lawrence Bachorik, Kristy MoranConsumers Union: James A. Guest, President and Chief Executive Officer; Rob Schneider, Director of External RelationsMeet and Greet with new Commissioner
Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs6/17/2009Silver Spring, MDStephen Sundlof, Stephen Mason, Patrick McGarey, Kristy MoranWisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Rod Nilsestuen, Secretary; Steve Ingham, Administrator, Division of Food Safety; Will Hughes, Policy AdvisorMeeting to discuss Wisconsin’s perspective on food safety changes.
Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs6/18/2009Silver Spring, MDBernadette Dunham, William Flynn, David White, Steve Vaughn, Tracey Forfa, Jesse Goodman, Wanda RussKerry Thompson, ACC Chair  (American Horse Council),  Elizabeth Parker (National Cattlemen’s Beef Association),  Michael Gilsdorf  (National Association of Federal Veterinarians),  Ron Phillips (Animal Health Institute), Rich Carnevale (Animal Health Institute), Alex Mathews  (Animal Health Institute), Jennifer Greiner  (National Pork Producers Council), Steve Kopperud  (Policy Directions, Inc),  Amy Mann  (National Association of State Department of Agriculture),  Kelli Ludlum  (American Farm Bureau Foundation), Barb Glenn  (Biotechnology Industry Association), Joel Newman  (United States Animal Health Association), Harry Snelson  (American Association of Swine Veterinarians),  Randy Gordon  (National Grain and Feed Association),  Brian Smith  (Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges),  Liz Wagstrom  (National Pork Board),  Jim Hodges  (American Meat Institute),  Christine Hoang  (American Veterinary Medical Association)To provide an opportunity for Dr. Hamburg and Dr. Sharfstein to meet with AAC to hear their perspective on antimicrobial use in food-producing animals.
Joshua Sharfstein, Principal Deputy Commissioner of Food and Drugs6/18/2009Washington, DCN/AJohn Rother (AARP); Marina Weiss (March of Dimes); Lori Reilly (PhRMA); Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy FellowsRobert Wood Johnson 2009 Health Policy Synergy Workshop 
Joshua Sharfstein, Principal Deputy Commissioner of Food and Drugs6/19/2009Silver Spring, MDJeff Shuren; David AchesonJean Spence, Sherry Marcoullier, CarolKellar, Brian Folkerts (Kraft Foods)Food Safety Discussion
Jesse Goodman, Chief Scientist and Acting Deputy Commissioner6/15/09 through 6/19/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
John Dyer, Deputy Commissioner for Operations and Chief Operating Officer6/15/09 through 6/19/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
Murray Lumpkin, Deputy Commissioner for International and Special Programs6/17/2009Rockville, MDN/AJoseph Scheeren (Bayer)International Regulatory Issues
Randall Lutter, Deputy Commissioner for Policy6/15/09 through 6/19/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
Janet Woodcock, Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research6/15/09 through 6/19/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
Michael Chappell, Acting Associate Commissioner, Office of Regulatory Affairs6/15/09 through 6/19/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
Karen Midthun, Acting Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research06/15-19/09Geneva, SwitzerlandN/AN/AWHO Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety Meeting.
Daniel Schultz, Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health6/15/09 through 6/19/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings
Stephen Sundlof, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition6/16/2009College Park, MDJanice F. Oliver, Susan Bernard, David Zorn, Nega Beru, Thomas Williams, Dianne Benjamin  Ladd Wiley, Steven Grossman (Alliance for a Stronger FDA), Jessica Wassergan, (Fresh Produce Association), Lisa Weddig (National Fisheries Institute), Ben Firschein( United Stated Pharmacopeia), Chirs Waldrop (Consumer Federation of America), David Plunkett (Center for Science in the Public Interest)    N/A
Bernadette Dunham, Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine6/19/2009Rockville, MDTracey Forfa, William Flynn, Steve VaughnAshley Shelton, Christine Hoang, Elizabeth Curry Galvin, Jim Cook, Lyle Vogel (American Veterinary Medical Association)General discussion
William Slikker, Director, National Center for Toxicological Research6/15/2009Jefferson, ARN/ARay Woosley, Beatriz Rendon (Critical Path Institute), Arthur R. Norris (The Alliance of Jefferson County, AR)Conference call to discuss interactions of the Critical Path Institute with FDA
Michael M. Landa, Acting Chief Counsel6/15/09 through 6/19/09N/AN/AN/ANo significant meetings