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Public Calendar: April 15-19, 2013

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.

April 15-19, 2013

FDA Official and TitleDateLocationOther FDA ParticipantsNon-FDA ParticipantsSubject
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs4/17/13Silver Spring, MDSeveral FDA officals and staff membersShenjia Bian (China's Food and Drug Administration [CFDA])CFDA reorganization; U.S.-China collaboration on combating substandard/falsified/counterfeit drugs, establishment of bilateral working group on economically-motivated adulteration; FDA-CFDA collaboration on inspections; training and capacity building with CFDA, industry and other regulatory stakeholders; outreach on the Generic Drug User Fee Act; CFDA assistance in identifying noncompliant Chinese Pharmaceutical firms; additional FDA investigators in China; and support of multilateral, harmonization efforts for medical devices
John M. Taylor, III, J.D., Counselor to the Commissioner4/18/13Silver Spring, MDPeter LurieJoanne Chiedi, Erin Bliss (Office of Inspector General)Meet and Greet
Deborah M. Autor, Esq., Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy4/15/13-4/19/13 N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Leona Brenner-Gati, M.D., Acting Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco4/15/13-4/19/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Virginia Cox, Associate Commissioner for External Affairs4/15/13-4/19/13N/A N/A N/ANo Significant Meetings
Elizabeth H. Dickinson, Esq., Chief Counsel4/15/13-4/19/13Sliver Spring, MDN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D., Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine4/18/13Rockville, MDDan McChesneyJoel Newman (American Feed Industry Association)Quarterly Meeting
Jesse Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Scientist4/16/13Washington, DCN/AHealth advocacy community, private industry, government and academiaVaccine research and development strategies at the World Vaccine Congress & Expo
Walter Harris, Chief Operating Officer4/19/13Gaithersburg, MDN/AKaroom Brown (Lockheed Martin)FDA Using Technology to Enhance Business
Michael M. Landa, Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition4/15/13-4/19/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings 
Peter Lurie, Acting Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning4/15/13-4/19/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Karen Midthun, M.D., Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research4/15/13-4/19/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Michele Mital, Acting Associate Commissioner for Legislation4/15/13-4/19/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Melinda Plaiser, Acting Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs4/15/13-4/19/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health4/15/13-4/19/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
William Slikker, Jr., Ph.D., Director, National Center for Toxicological Research4/16/13Little Rock, ARN/ABoard members from Arkansas academia and industryQuarterly board meeting of the Arkansas Biosciences Institute
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine4/15/13College Park, MDKari Barrett, Kathy Gombas, Daria Kleinmeier, Dani Schor, John Sheehan, Jan Van Doren, George Ziobro, Laura Pillsbury Cheryl Deem, Kelley Poole (American Spice Trade Association)Annual Meeting prep, FDA's role in spice safety, industry plans for contaminants 
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine4/15/13Washington, DCN/AN/AKeynote speech for the Consumer Federation of America National Food Policy Meeting
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine4/16/13Washington, DCPatrick McDermott, Craig Lewis, Bill FlynnClara Filice (American Academy of Pediatrics); Diane Birmingham (Concerned Citizen - Colorado); Lance Price (George Washington University); Diana Goodpasture (Ohio Public Schools); Mary Graba (Concerned Citizen - Minnesota); Lauren Herbert (Oregon Health Services University); Courtney Kliever (Concerned Citizen - Oregon); Dana Mirman (Concerned Citizen - Florida); Jason Newland (Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics); Anna Persmark (Carleton College in Northfield)Meeting with Supermoms Against Superbugs
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine4/17/13College Park, MDMike Roosevelt, Antonia Mattia, Linda Katz, Peter Beckerman, Dennis Keefe, Kari BarrettCasey Weller, Thomas Vollmuth (Wrigley); Brad Figel, Nicole Nice, John Luedke (Mars Food); Stuart Pape (Patton Boggs)Meeting with Mars-Wrigley on Alert Gum Product
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine4/17/13College Park, MDDon Kraemer, Kari Barrett, Jim Gorny, Jim SnellmanCraig Simpson, Mark Booker, Darvin Fales, Mike LaPlant, John Rylaarsdam, Dave Solem, Maury Balcom (Columbia Basin Irrigation District); Kris Polly (Water Strategies)Meeting with Columbia Basin Irrigation representatives from Washington State
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine4/19/13Washington, DCDennis Keefe, Linda Katz, Jessica Leighton, Kari BarrettMehmood Khan, Alan Hoffman, Tom Schur (PepsiCo)Caffeine
Mary Lou Valdez, Associate Commissioner for International Programs4/15/13-4/19/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Jill Hartzler Warner, J.D., Acting Associate Commissioner for Special Medical Programs4/15/13-4/19/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Janet Woodcock, M.D., Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research4/16/13Chevy Chase, MDN/AGerald Shulman (Yale School of Medicine); David Ginsburg (University of Michigan Medical School); Joseph Noel (Salk Institute for Biological Studies)Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science Meeting
Mitchell R. Zeller, J.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products4/17/13Rockville, MDAmy Hertz, Richard Turman, Eric Lindblom, Coirinne Husten, Katin ApplerChris Hansen, Gregg Haifley (American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network )Meet and Greet
Mitchell R. Zeller, J.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products4/17/13Rockville, MDAmy Hertz, Richard Turman, Eric Lindblom, Corinne Husten, Kimberly Elliott, Karin ApplerHarold Wimmer, Paul Billings, Erika Sward (American Lung Association)Meet and Greet
Mitchell R. Zeller, J.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products4/19/13Rockville, MDAmy Hertz, Robert Berlin, Eric Lindblom, Richard Turman, Corinne Husten, Grayson FowlerBhavani Parameswar (King Maker Marketing Inc.); Rob Wilkey (Imperial Commonwealth); Jacques Coffeng (Japan Tobacco International); Bill Sherman (Nat Sherman); John Manthei (Latham and Watkins) Meet and Greet with representative of Small Manufacturers Association for the Reasonable Treatment of Tobacco (SMARTT) Coalition