Advisory Committees

Roster of the Allergenic Products Advisory Committee

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: 1 (as of 9/30/2018)

Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

David Peden, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
Term: 09/01/2014 – 08/31/2018
Harry S. Andrews Distinguished
Professor of Pediatrics
Center for Environmental Medicine
Asthma & Lung Biology
The University of North Carolina
School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC
Amal H. Assa’ad, M.D.
Expertise: Allergy and Immunology
Term: 04/16/2016 – 08/31/2020
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Division of Allergy and Immunology
Department of Allergy and Immunology
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Ira Finegold, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Allergy/Immunology
Term: 09/01/2014 – 08/31/2018
Professor of Medicine Icahn School of Medicine
Mt. Sinai Hospital
Chief of Allergy Mt. Sinai, St. Lukes-
Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY
New York, NY
Corrine Keet, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Allergic Disease
Term: 9/14/2018 – 08/31/2022
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Soheila Maleki, Ph.D.
Expertise: Allergic Disease, Biochemistry
Term: 9/14/2018 – 08/31/2022
Lead Scientist
U.S. Department of Agriculture
New Orleans, LA
Hendrik Nolte, M.D., Ph.D. ***
Expertise: Alternate Industry Rep.
Term: 01/01/2016 – 08/31/2019
Section Head, Executive Director
Respiratory & Immunology
Merck Sharp and Dome
Basking Ridge, NJ

Ray Stokes Peebles, Jr., M.D.
Expertise: Allergy/Immunology
Term: 11/17/2016 – 08/31/2020
Professor of Medicine
Department of Veterans Affairs
Medical Center
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Gregory Plunkett, Ph.D. *
Expertise: Industry Representative
Term: 01/01/2016 – 08/31/2019
Senior Scientist
Research Allergy Lab Director
ALK-Abello, Inc.
Rock, TX

Jay Portnoy, M.D.**
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 02/17/2017 – 08/31/2020
Division of Allergy/Asthma/Immunology
The Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO
Kelly Dean Stone, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Pulmonary Allergy
Term: 11/17/2016-03/31/2020
Deputy Chief and Senior Clinician
Laboratory of Allergenic Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Designated Federal Officer
CAPT Serina Hunter-Thomas, M.S.A., R.N.
Allergenic Products Advisory Committee
Division of Scientific and Consultants
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Silver Spring, MD
Acting Committee Management Specialist
Joanne Lipkind
Allergenic Products Advisory Committee
Division of Scientific and Consultants
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Silver Spring, MD


* Industry Representative
** Consumer Representative
*** Alternate Industry Representative

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