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CDRH Management Directory by Organization

CDRH is currently undergoing a reorganization. This information will be updated as reorganization implementation takes place.

This information is current as of March 22, 2019

Center Director:Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D..301-796-5900
Deputy Center Director for Science Vacant 
Deputy Center Director for PolicyEllen Flannery, J.D.301-796-5900
Associate Director for Scientific and Regulatory ProgramsElizabeth Hillebrenner, M.S.E.301-796-5900
Associate Director for International AffairsMelissa Torres301-796-5576
Associate Director of Quality Management and Organizational ExcellenceNancy Collazo-Braier, Ph.D.301-796-5676
Director:Lynne L. Rice301-796-5716
Deputy DirectorJodi Duckhorn (Acting)301-796-9164
Associate Director for Program OperationsSara Sutphin (Acting)301-796-6646
Associate Director for Internal CommunicationsSharon M. Davis301-796-5717
Digital Communication Media Staff
Chad Heupel301-348-1474
Division of Employee Training and Development
Jacqueline Woodard301-796-5672
Deputy DirectorLaura Stewart301-796-5673
Branch Chief for Technology and Learning Management BranchSamantha Gordon301-796-4894
Branch Chief for Employee DevelopmentMiguel Marty Martinez301-796-5724
Division of Health CommunicationAlicia Witters (Acting)301-796-5846
Deputy DirectorAlicia Witters301-796-5846
Strategic Communication BranchKemba Ford301-796-6682
Web Communication BranchEdie Seligson301-796-5768
Division of Industry and Consumer Education Elias Mallis301-796-6216
Deputy DirectorJoseph Tartal301-796-5853
Postmarket and Consumer BranchTonya Wilbon301-796-6224
Premarket Programs BranchDonna Headlee301-796-5649 
Division of Information Disclosure
Candace Boston240-402-3736
Deputy DirectorAnastazia "Stacy" Taylor240-402-3737
Freedom of Information Branch AJasmine Howard301-796-5950
Freedom of Information Branch BLatroy Tinch301-796-5952
Director:William Maisel, M.D., M.P.H. (Acting)301-796-5900
Deputy Director for Regulatory AffairsCAPT Sean Boyd, MPH301-796-5500
Deputy Director for Clinical and Quality ManagementVacant 
Division of Analysis and Program OperationsAnn Ferriter301-796-5530
Deputy DirectorMelissa Eakle, RN, MBA, MSN301-796-5530
Deputy Director of Regulatory Oversight and AnalysisBryan Benesch301-796-5530
Registration and Risk TeamEdward Nyack301-796-5530
Field Inspections Support TeamVacant 
Recall BranchVacant301-796-5530
Allegations of Regulatory Misconduct BranchDonna Engleman301-796-5530
Quality Management System and Executive Secretary StaffVacant 
Division of Bioresearch MonitoringSoma Kalb301-796-5490
Deputy DirectorAdam Donat301-796-5490
Bioresearch Compliance Branch IVeronica Calvin, M.A.301-796-5490
Bioresearch Compliance Branch IISheena Green301-796-5490
Division of Premarket and Labeling ComplianceCAPT Raquel Peat, Ph.D., M.P.H., USPHS301-796-6218
Deputy DirectorKeisha Thomas301-796-5770
Surveillance and Enforcement Branch IVacant301-796-5770
Surveillance and Enforcement Branch IIShanika Booth301-796-5770
Division of Manufacturing and QualityWilliam (Bill) MacFarland301-796-5540
Deputy DirectorValerie Flournoy, M.S.301-796-5540
Cardiovascular Devices BranchStephen Browning301-796-5540
Physical Medicine, Orthopedic, Neurology &
Dental Device Branch
Matthew Krueger, M.S.E.301-796-5540
Abdominal and Surgical Device BranchJohn Gomes (Acting)301-796-5618
Respiratory, ENT, General Hospital,
Ophthalmic Device Branch
Nikhil Thakur (Acting)301-796-5536
Division of International Compliance OperationsCesar Perez301-796-5476
Deputy DirectorPatrick Weixel (Acting)301-796-5537
Foreign Enforcement BranchDaniel Walter240-402-4020
Imports BranchPaola Barnett (Acting)301-796-5462
Exports BranchLeila M. Lawrence240-402-4020
Medical Device Single Audit Program TeamNeil Mafnas240-402-4020
Director:William Maisel, M.D.301-796-5550
Deputy Director for ClinicalRandall Brockman, M.D.301-796-5550
Deputy Director for Engineering & Science ReviewAngela Krueger301-796-5550
Deputy Director for Premarket Program ManagementBarbara Zimmerman, MS301-796-5550
Associate Director for Regulations and GuidanceRebecca Nipper301-796-6527
Chief Medical OfficerJohnathan Jarow, M.D.301-796-0149
Clinical Trial DirectorOwen Faris, Ph.D.301-796-6356
Assistant Director for Communication, Education and TrainingAnne Hawthorn, J.D.301-796-6561
Advisory Panel CoordinatorJames Swink301-796-5550
Program Management Office DirectorLesa Dowtin, MS301-796-5560
Associate Director for Digital Health ProgramsLinda Ricci301-796-6325
Chief of Premarket Approval StaffJoshua Nipper, MS301-796-5640
Chief of Investigational Device Exemption StaffJoshua Chetta, Ph.D. (Acting)240-402-4910
Chief of Premarket Notification (510(k)) SectionMarjorie Shulman, MBA301-796-5640
De NovoSergio de del Castillo (Acting)301-796-6419
Division of Anesthesiology, General Hospital, Respiratory,
Infection Control, and Dental Devices
Tina Kiang (Acting)301-796-5580
Clinical Deputy DirectorGeeta Pamidimukkala (Acting)301-796-5580
Associate DirectorMichael Ryan301-796-5580
Associate Director for Program OperationsVacant301-796-5580
Anesthesiology Devices BranchTodd Courtney, MS301-796-5580
General Hospital Devices BranchAlan Stevens, MS301-796-5580
Respiratory Devices BranchJames Lee, Ph.D.301-796-8463
Infection Control Devices BranchElizabeth Claverie, MS301-796-5580
Dental Devices BranchM. Susan Runner, M.A., D.D.S.301-796-5580
Division of Cardiovascular DevicesBram D. Zuckerman, M.D.301-796-7000
Deputy Director IMatthew Hillebrenner301-796-7000
Deputy Director IINicole Ibrahim, Ph.D.301-796-7000
Associate DirectorKenneth Cavanaugh, Ph.D.301-796-6377
Associate Director for Program OperationsTara Smith, PharmD.301-796-7000
Cardiac Diagnostics Devices BranchJessica Paulsen (Acting)301-796-7000
Cardiac Electrophysiology Devices BranchMark Fellman301-796-5630
Circulatory Support Devices BranchFernando Aguel, MS301-796-7000
Interventional Cardiology Devices BranchVacant 
Implantable Electrophysiology Devices BranchJessica Paulsen 301-796-7000
Peripheral Interventional Devices BranchMisti Malone, Ph.D.301-796-2520;
Structural Heart Device BranchRachel Neubrander, Ph.D.301-796-6940
Vascular Surgery Devices BranchBrian Pullin301-796-6455
Division of Ophthalmic and Ear, Nose, and Throat DevicesMalvina Eydelman, M.D.301-796-5620
Scientific Deputy DirectorKesia Alexander, Ph.D.301-796-5620
Clinical Deputy DirectorEric Mann, M.D., Ph.D.301-796-5620
Associate DirectorDenise Hampton301-796-6860
Contact Lenses and Retinal Devices BranchAngelo Green301-796-5620
Diagnostic and Surgical Devices BranchVacant301-796-2243 
Intraocular and Corneal Implants BranchTieuvi Nguyen, Ph.D.301-796-7018
Ear, Nose, and Throat BranchSrinivas Nandkumar, Ph.D.301-796-6620
Division of Neurological And Physical Medicine DevicesCarlos Pena, Ph.D.301-796-6610
Scientific Deputy DirectorMichael Hoffmann, MS301-796-6610
Clinical Deputy DirectorVacant 
Assistant Director for Program OperationsVacant301-796-3805
Neurostimulation Devices Neurology  BranchTimothy Marjenin301-796-6610
Neurodiagnostic and Neurosurgical Devices BranchJay Gupta301-796-2795
Neurointerventional Devices BranchXiaolin Zheng, Ph.D.301-796-2823
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitative Devices BranchVivek Pinto, Ph.D.301-796-6610
Neurostimulation Devices Psychiatry  BranchPamela Scott301-796-5433
Division of Orthopedic DevicesMark Melkerson, MS301-796-5650
Clinical Deputy DirectorVincent Delvin, M.D.301-796-5650
Deputy DirectorVacant 
Associate Director for Program OperationsTania Schuppius, MS301-796-6446
Joint Fixation Devices Branch 1Shumaya Ali301-796-2356
Joint Fixation Devices Branch 2Vesa Vuniqi (Acting)301-796-6439
Restorative and Repair Devices BranchLaurence Coyne, Ph.D.301-796-5650
Anterior Spine Devices BranchMelissa Hall301-796-5650
Posterior Spine Devices BranchRonald Jean, Ph.D.301-796-5650
Division of Surgical DevicesBinita Ashar, M.D.301-796-6970
Deputy Director IDavid Krause, Ph.D.301-796-6970
Deputy Director IIJennifer Stevenson, LCDR301-769-6970
Associate Director for Program OperationsVacant 
General Surgery Devices Branch OneNeil Ogden, MS301-796-6970
General Surgery Devices Branch TwoLong Chen, Ph.D.301-796-6970
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Devices Branch 1Peter Hudson, Ph.D.301-796-6970
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Devices Branch 2Cynthia Chang, Ph.D.301-796-6437
Division of Reproductive, Gastro-Renal, and Urological DevicesBenjamin Fisher, Ph.D.301-796-7030
Clinical Deputy DirectorCharles Viviano, M.D.240-402-2975
Scientific Deputy DirectorJoyce Whang, Ph.D.301-796-7030
Obstetrics/Gynecology Devices BranchSharon Andrews, MS301-796-7030
Assistant Director for Program OperationsChristine Lee, MS301-796-7030
Urology and Lithotripsy Devices BranchGlenn Bell, Ph.D.301-796-7030
Renal Devices BranchCarolyn Neuland, Ph.D.301-796-7030
Gastroenterology Devices BranchVacant 
Director:Timothy Stenzel, M.D., Ph.D.301-796-9523
Deputy Director, New Product EvaluationDonald St. Pierre301-796-5454
Deputy Director, Patient Safety and Product QualityLT Scott Gonzalez (Acting)301-796-5889
Deputy Director, Radiological HealthRobert Ochs, Ph.D.301-796-6661
Deputy Director, Personalized Medicine and Molecular GeneticsVacant 
Associate Director for Programs and PerformanceVacant 
Associate Director for Strategic InitiativesVacant 
Associate Director, Regulatory CounselScott  T. McFarland, J.D.301-796-6217
Chief Medical Officer for IVDsVacant 
Chief Medical Officer for Radiological HealthDonald L. Miller, M.D.301-796-3299
Division of Program Operations and ManagementBrendan O'Leary, B.S.301-796-6898
Deputy DirectorVacant 
Program Management Office DirectorScott McCall, MS301-796-5304
Technology and Policy StaffCathy Oliveri, M.S.301-796-5549
Scientific Program StaffRobert Sauer, M.S.301-796-6198
Division of Chemistry and Toxicology DevicesCourtney Lias, Ph.D.301-796-5458
Deputy DirectorKellie Kelm, Ph.D.301-796-6652
Chemistry BranchMarianela Perez-Torres. Ph.D.301-796-1489
Diabetes BranchAlain Silk, Ph.D. (Acting)301-796-2129
Toxicology BranchJames Mullally, Ph.D.240-402-5021
Cardio-renal Diagnostics BranchPaula Caposino, Ph.D.301-796-6145
Division of Immunology and Hematology DevicesLea R. Carrington, M.S., MBA, MT301-796-6184
Deputy DirectorVacant 
Hematology BranchTakeesha Taylor-Bell240-402-6566
Immunology and Flow Cytometry BranchDouglas Jeffery, Ph.D.240-402-6648
Division of Molecular Genetics and PathologyReena Philip, Ph.D.301-796-6179
Deputy DirectorYun-Fu Hu, Ph.D.301-796-6170
Molecular Pathology and Cytology BranchSoma Gosh, Ph.D. (Acting)301-796-4808
Molecular Genetics BranchDonna Roscoe, Ph.D.301-796-6183
Division of Microbiology DevicesUwe Scherf, Ph.D.301-796-5456
Deputy DirectorSteven Gitterman, M.D.301-796-6694
Viral Respiratory and HPV BranchTamara Feldblyum, Ph.D.301-796-6188
General Viral and Hepatitis BranchMaria Garcia, Ph.D.301-796-7017
General Bacterial and Antimicrobial Susceptibility BranchRibhi Shawar, Ph.D.301-796-6698
Bacterial Respiratory and Medical Countermeasures BranchKristian Roth, Ph.D.301-796-7024
Division of Radiological HealthThalia T. Mills, Ph.D. (Acting)301-796-6641
Deputy DirectorMichael O'Hara, Ph.D.301-796-0294
Deputy DirectorLCDR David Dar (Acting)301-796-5617
Magnetic Resonance and Electronic Products BranchCAPT Patrick Hintz, MSIH,
Diagnostic X-Ray Systems BranchJulie Sullivan, Ph.D. (Acting)240-402-4973
Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy BranchWilliam Jung, Ph.D.301-796-6228
Mammography, Ultrasound and Imaging Software BranchJeffrey Ballyns, Ph.D.301-796-6105
Division of Mammography Quality StandardsDavid Lee, M.D.301-796-5713
Deputy DirectorPreetham R. Sudhaker, MBA301-796-5911
Program Management BranchPreetham R. Sudhaker, MBA301-796-5911
Information Management BranchDennis L. Trammell301-796-5926
Director for Management and Executive Director:Denise Huttenlocker240-402-6435
Deputy Executive OfficerDaniel Montgomery301-796-5987
Acquisitions and Grant Services StaffKyle Roberts301-796-6685
Planning and Program and Analysis StaffJaime Horman240-402-6176
Division of Management ServicesFelicia Powell301-796-2134
Deputy DirectorDanyiel D’Antonio301-796-5967
Program Management BranchVacant 
Operations and Facilities BranchAnn Jenkins240-402-8081
Division of Workforce ManagementStacey Wilson301-796-5970
Deputy DirectorVacant 
Committee Management BranchLaura Bailey301-796-2452
Strategic Recruitment BranchMary Wathen301-796-8848
Human Capital Management BranchStacey Gills301-348-3966
Division of Financial ManagementPatricia Carr240-402-8171
Deputy DirectorRhonda Corbin240-402-8043
Budget Execution BranchAlonza Gibbs (Acting)240-402-5152
Budget Formulation BranchMark Needham240-402-9823
Financial Accountability BranchJason Brookbank301-796-5498
Director:Ellen Flannery, J.D.301-796-5900
Deputy DirectorJonette Foy, Ph.D.301-796-6328
OmbudsmanAbiy Desta301-796-0293
Deputy OmbudsmanKen Skodacek301-796-6364
Associate Director for Guidance, Legislation & Special ProjectsVacant 
Associate Director for Regulatory Documents & Special ProjectsVacant 
Director:Edward Margerrison, Ph.D.301-796-0262

Deputy Director for Regulatory Engagement and Innovation

Anton E. Dmitriev, Ph.D., M.Sc. 301-796-9320
Deputy Director for Science and Strategic InitiativesJoel Myklebust, P.E., Ph.D.301-796-2491
Associate Director for Engineering and Quality ManagementAlford Taylor Jr.301-796-2583
Associate Director for Regulatory Science and Innovation OutreachDinesh Patwardhan, Ph.D.301-796-2622
Division of Administrative and Laboratory SupportAngela Clingerman301-796-2569
Program Management BranchDavid Bruno301-796-5930
Management Analysis BranchSara Sadaie301-796-2568
Division of Biology, Chemistry and Material SciencesJose Centeno, M.Sc., Ph.D., FRSC301-796-2487
Deputy DirectorKatherine Vorvolakos, Ph.D.301-796-2596 
Deputy DirectorPeter Goering, Ph.D.301-796-0253
Division of Biomedical PhysicsZane Arp, Ph.D.240-402-0241 
Deputy DirectorBrian Beard, Ph.D.301-796-2469
Deputy DirectorDaniel Hammer, Ph.D.301-796-4194
Division of Applied MechanicsAnton E. Dmitriev, Ph.D., M.Sc.301-796-9320
Deputy DirectorGenevieve McRae, Ph.D.301-796-6423
Deputy DirectorTina Morrison, Ph.D.301-796-6310
Division of Imaging Diagnostics and Software ReliabilityKyle Myers, Ph.D.301-796-2533
Deputy DirectorAldo Badano, Ph.D.301-796-2534
Deputy DirectorNicholas Petrick, Ph.D.,301-796-2563
Director:Suzanne Schwartz, M.D., MBA (Acting)301-796-6937
Deputy DirectorVacant 
Associate Director for Technology and InnovationMurray Sheldon, M.D.301-796-5443
Division of All Hazards Response, Science and Strategic PartnershipsSuzanne Schwartz, M.D., MBA301-796-6937
Deputy DirectorKathryn O’Callaghan301-796-6349
Chief Medical Officer for Health of WomenTerri Cornelison301-796-5682
Chief Medical Officer for Pediatrics & Special PopulationsVasum Peiris, M.D., M.P.H.301-796-6089
Assistant Director for All-hazards Readiness, Response & CybersecurityJulia Marders, M.S., R.N.301-796-6000
Assistant Director for Patient Science & EngagementMichelle Tarver, M.D., Ph.D.301-796-6884
Assistant Director for Partnerships to Advance Innovation & Regulatory ScienceAnindita Saha301-796-2537
Assistant Director for Science & Special IncubatorVacant 
Assistant Director for Standards & Conformity AssessmentCAPT Scott Colburn, R.N.301-796-6287
Division of Digital HealthBakul Patel


Assistant Director for Technical & Policy Leadership, Strategic Partnerships & Initiatives Team 1Vacant 
Assistant Director for Technical & Policy Leadership, Strategic Partnerships & Initiatives Team 2Vacant 
Assistant Director for Operational ExcellenceVacant 
Division of Technology and Data ServicesSteven Luxenberg, M.D., F.A.C.P.301-796-7043
Assistant Director for Data ServicesVacant 
Assistant Director for Business & Transformation ServicesVacant 
Assistant Director for Technology ServicesVacant 
Director:Thomas Gross, M.D., M.P.H301-796-5997
Deputy Director for Clinical Affairs and Chief Medical OfficerAron Yustein, M.D.301-796-6006
Deputy Director for Policy and AdministrationJill Marion, MS, MBA, PMP301-796-6128
Associate Director for ScienceDaniel Canos, Ph.D., M.P.H.301-796-9578
Associate Director for National Devices SurveillanceVacant 
Associate Director for Quantitative InnovationsVacant 
Program Management OfficeCrystal Genius301-348-1979
Director of Knowledge ManagementRamin Assa, MSME, MSBA301-796-6064
Associate Director of Informatics StaffLinda Sigg, MS301-796-0625
Director of Signal Management StaffRon Yustein, M.D., (Acting)301-796-6006
Division of Patient Safety PartnershipsJill Marion, M.B.S.,P.M.P. (Acting)301-796-6128
Deputy DirectorJames Swiger, M.B.E.301-796-6313
Associate Director for SurveysVacant 
Clinical Outreach Branch IMichael El-Shammaa, MS301-796-5302
Clinical Outreach Branch IIJulie Morabito, Ph.D.240-402-3839
Division of EpidemiologyDanica Marinac-Dabic, M.D., Ph.D.301-796-6689
Associate Director for Program OperationsNicole Jones301-796-6062
Deputy Director, Post-Approval StudiesNilsa Loyo-Berrios, MS, Ph.D.301-796-6065
Deputy Director, Section 522 StudiesBenjamin Eloff, Ph.D.301-796-8528
Epidemiology Evaluation and Research Branch IJiping Chen301-796-6058
Epidemiology Evaluation and Research Branch IIVacant 
Epidemiology Evaluation and Research Branch IIIDongyi Du, MD, Ph.D.240-402-4241
Division of Postmarket SurveillanceVacant 
Deputy DirectorSteven Chasin, Ph.D.301-796-6053
Associate Director for ScienceNancy Pressly301-796-5437
Associate Director for Clinical AffairsJose Delgado Donayre, M.D.240-402-5361
Information Analysis BranchEvan Jacobs301-796-2761
MDR Policy BranchMichelle Rios301-796-6107
Product Evaluation Branch IGregory O'Connell, MS301-796-6271
Product Evaluation Branch IIVacant 
Product Evaluation Branch IIIAnn Myers, MS301-796-6075
Division of BiostatisticsRam Tiwari, Ph.D.301-796-4084
Deputy DirectorYunling Xu, Ph.D.301-796-6031
Deputy DirectorLilly Yue, Ph.D.301-796-6033
Diagnostic Statistics Branch IHong Lu, Ph.D.301-796-1699
Diagnostic Statistics Branch IIMeijuan Li, Ph.D.301-796-6017
Therapeutic Statistics Branch IVandana Mukhi, Ph.D.301-796-6020
Therapeutic Statistics Branch IIJianxiong Chu, Ph.D.301-796-6007
Therapeutic Statistics Branch IIIXu Yan, Ph.D.301-796-6032


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