Advisory Committees

Roster of the Blood 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: 3

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


Richard M. Kaufman, M.D.
Expertise: Transfusion Medicine
Term: 06/21/2018 - 09/30/2022
Medical Director
Department of Pathology
Blood Bank-Amory 260
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA 02115

Judith Baker, DrPH, MHSA*
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 09/29/2017-09/30/2021
Public Health Director
Western States Regional Hemophilia Network
Pacific Sickle Cell Regional Collaborative
Center for Inherited Blood Disorders
Adjunct Assistant Professor
UCLA-Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Los Angeles, California 90024

Sridhar V. Basavaraju, M.D., FACEP
Expertise: Epidemiology/ Infectious Diseases
Term: 10/01/2018 - 09/30/2022
Office of Blood, Organ, & Other Tissue Safety
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, MS A07
Atlanta, GA 30329

Meera B. Chitlur, M.D.
Expertise: Biology/Pediatrics/Hematology/Oncology
Term: 01/19/2016–09/30/2019
Clinician Educator
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Detroit, MI 48201

Alfred DeMaria
Expertise: Epidemiology
Term: 01/18/2017-09/30/2020
Medical Director, State Epidemiologist
Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Science
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Michael DeVan, M.D., F.C.A.P.
Expertise: Pathology
Term: 01/18/2017-09/30/2020
Medical Director. Blood Services
Staff Pathologist
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Department of Pathology
Bethesda, MD 20889

Miguel Escobar M.D.
Expertise: Hemophilia
Term: 08/26/2016–9/30/2020
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, TX 77030

Andrei Kindelzki L., M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Hematology/ Oncology
Term: 06/21/2018 - 09/30/2022
Program Director
Division of Blood Diseases and Resources
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institute of Health
Bethesda, MD 20889

Roger Lewis, M.D., Ph.D, FACEP
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 09/29/2017-09/30/2021
Department of Emergency Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, California 90509

Thomas Ortel, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Hematology
Term: 06/17/2016-09/30/2020
Chief, Division of Hematology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710

Robert R. Rees, Jr., M.H.A., MT(ASCP)
Expertise: Hematology/ Blood Bank Regulatory Compliance
Term: 01/19/2015-09/30/2019
Manager, Blood Bank
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Services
New Jersey Department of Health
West Trenton, NJ 08628

Martin Schreiber, M.D.
Expertise: Trauma Surgeon
Term: 06/21/2018 - 09/30/2022
Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Division
Oregon Health & Sciences University
Portland, OR 97239

Amy Shapiro, M.D.
Expertise: Internal Medicine/ Hematology
Term: 06/21/2018 - 09/30/2022
Indian Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, Inc.
James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Jack Stapleton, M.D.
Expertise: Infectious Disease
Term: 01/18/2017-09/30/2020
Staff Physician Iowa City VA Medical Center
Professor, Division of Infectious Disease
Departments of Internal Medicine and Microbiology
Director, Levitt Center for Viral Pathogens
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242

Susan L. Stramer **
Expertise: Industry Representative
Term: 07/28/2017-09/30/2020
Vice President of Scientific Affairs
American Red Cross
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877

Toby L. Simon, M.D. +
Expertise: Industry Representative
Term: 07/28/2017-09/30/2020
Senior Medical Director, Plasma and
Plasma Safety
Global Research and Development/CSL
CSL Behring
King of Prussia, PA 19406


Designated Federal Official
Bryan Emery, LCDR

Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
FDA White Oak Campus
Building 71, room 6132
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Committee Management Specialist
Joanne Lipkind

Division of Scientific Advisors & Consultants
Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Phone: (240) 402-8106

Prabhakara Atreya, Ph.D.

Division of Scientific Advisors & Consultants
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Phone: (240) 402-8006
* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative
+ Alternate Industry Representative


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