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Public Calendar: February 17 - 21, 2014

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.

February 17 - 21, 2014
FDA Official and Title Date Location Other FDA Participants Non-FDA Participants Subject
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs 2-16-14 Cochin, India Erica Jefferson, Mary Lou Valdez, and Altaf Lal N/A World Spices Congress
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs 2-18-14 Mumbai, India Erica Jefferson, Mary Lou Valdez, and Altaf Lal N/A Met with the Women Entrepreneurs of Food, Pharma, Biotech, and Vaccine Sectors
Elizabeth H. Dickinson, Esq., Chief Counsel 2/17/14 – 2/21/14 Silver Spring, MD Denise Esposito Gerald Masoudi (Covington), Paul Huckle (GSK), Elpidio Villarreal (GSK), Jeffrey Jacobson (Debevioise & Plimpton LLP) Drug Labeling Issues
Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D., Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine 2/20/14 Rockville, Maryland William Flynn, Steve Vaughn Scott Holmstrom, Bill Weldon (Elanco Animal Health) Update on Elanco activities
Walter S. Harris, M.B.A, P.M.P., Deputy Commissioner for Operations and Chief Operating Officer 2/17/14-2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Sally Howard, J.D.
Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning, and Legislation and Acting Associate Commissioner for Legislation
2/17/14 - 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Steven Immergut, Acting Associate Commissioner for External Affairs 2/17/14 - 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Michael M. Landa, Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition 2/17/14 - 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Peter Lurie, M.D., M.P.H., Acting Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning 2/17/14 - 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Karen Midthun, M.D., Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research 2/17/14 - 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Stephen M. Ostroff, M.D., Acting Chief Scientist 2/17/14 - 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Melinda K. Plaiser, Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs 2/17/14 - 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health 02/18/14 Silver Spring, MD Jan Welch, William MacFarland, Erin Keith, Tejashri Purohit-Sheth, Elizabeth Claverie, Christy Foreman, Carl Fischer, Valerie Flournoy, Ramesh Panguluri and Steve Silverman Minnie Baylor-Henry, Georgia Keresty, Donna Godward and Gary Pruden (Johnson and Johnson) Advanced Sterilization Products
Howard Sklamberg, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy 2/17/14 - 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
William Slikker, Jr., Ph.D., Director, National Center for Toxicological Research 2/17/14 - 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine 2/18/14 Washington, DC Howard Sklamberg, Steven Solomon, Sharon Natanblut, Laura Pillsbury, Roberta Wagner, Don Kraemer, Pat Kuntze (by phone), Jeff Nelligan, Nancy Yanish Christopher Waldrop (Consumer Federation of America), Sandra Eskin (The Pew Charitable Trusts), Tony Corbo), David Plunkett (Center for Science in the Public Interest), Ami Gadhia (Consumers Union) Meeting with the Safe Food Coalition and Make Our Food Safe Coalition
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine 2/19/14 Teleconference Laura Pillsbury, David White, Lind Tollefson Bill Cooper, Chris Cowell,(Nestle Purina), Nina Leigh Kruger (Waggin Train), Mike Robach (Cargill) Pet jerky treats
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine 2/19/14 College Park, MD Vincent de Jesus, Mical Honigfort, Laura Pillsbury, Andrew Zajac, Jessica Leighton, Jessica O’Connell, Chelsea Durgan, Claudine Kavanaugh, Dennis Keefe, Kari Barrett Karin Moore, Emilia Lonardo, Michael Gruber, Leon Bruner (Grocery Manufacturer of America), Ricardo Carvajal (Hyman, Phelps and McNamara) Joseph Scimeca (Cargill), Brent Kobielush, Kathy Wiemer (General Mills) Partially hydrogenated oils, Trans Fat
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine 2/20/14 Teleconference Samir Assar Kay Riley, Gary Mayfield, Bob Simerly, Wayne Miniger (National Onion Association) Food Safety Modernization Act
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine 2/21/14 Silver Spring, MD Bill Flynn, Kari Barrett, Sharon Natanblut, Laura Pillsbury, Siobhan DeLancey Laura Rogers, Gail Hansen, Shannon Heyck-Williams (The Pew Charitable Trusts) Tamar Haro, Zach Laris (American Academy of Pediatrics), John Billington (Infectious Diseases Society of America), Dara Alpert Lieberman (Trust for America’s Health), Ami Gadhia (Consumers Union), Tyler Smith (Center for a Livable Future), Cindy Pellegrini (March of Dimes) Meeting with Antimicrobial Resistance Consumer Group
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine 2/20/14 College Park, MD Kari Barrett, Ted Elkin, Ryan Newkirk, Don Kraemer, Richard Bruns, Jon Woody, Julia Guenther, Colin Barthel, Jenny Scott, Ellen Buchanan, Wendy Buckner, and several others Several members of the public Food Safety Modernization Act
Mary Lou Valdez, M.S.M., Associate Commissioner for International Programs 2/17/14 – 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Jill Hartzler Warner, J.D., Acting Associate Commissioner for Special Medical Programs 2/17/14 – 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Janet Woodcock, M.D., Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research 2/17/14 – 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Mitchell R. Zeller, J.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products 2/17/14 – 2/21/14 N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings