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.

Christopher P. Stowell, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Transfusion Medicine
Term: 03/19/2012-09/30/17
Director, Laboratory Medicine Rotation
Blood Transfusion Service, GRJ148
Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Sridhar V. Basavaraju, M.D., FACEP
Expertise: Epidemiology/ Infectious Diseases
Term: 06/24/2013-09/30/2017
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
1600 Clifton Road
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
305 South Street
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
8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bldg 9, Room 0810,
Bethesda, MD 20889

Miguel Escobar M.D.
Expertise: Hemophilia
Term: 08/26/2016-9/30/2020
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
6655 Travis Street, Suite 400
Houston, TX 77030

John B. Holcomb, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Expertise: Surgery/Trauma
Term: 10/01/2014-09/30/17
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center
6410 Fannin, Suite 1100
Houston, TX 77030

Susan F. Leitman, M.D.
Expertise: Transfusion Medicine
Term: 10/01/2014-09/30/17
2 Candlelight Court
Potomac, MD 20854

Norma B. Lerner, M.D., MPH
Expertise: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Term: 10/01/2013-09/30/2017
Special Advisor to the Director
Division of Blood Diseases & Resources
National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 9160
Bethesda, MD 20892-7950

Thomas Ortel, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Hematology
Term: 06/17/2016-09/30/2020
Chief, Division of Hematology
Duke University Medical Center
201 Trent Drive, Box 3422
Room 0563, Stead Bldg.
Durham, NC 27710

Margaret, V. Ragni, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise: Internal Medicine/ Hematology
Term: 10/01/2014-09/30/17
Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Department of Medicine
3636 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4306

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

Sonja, S.B. Sandberg, Ph.D.
Expertise: Applied Mathematics
Term: 10/01/2014-09/30/2018
Department of Mathematics
Framingham State University
Framingham, MA 01701

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, SW54, GH
200 Hawkins Drive, UIHC
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
9315 Gaither Road
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877

Kathleen Sullivan
Expertise: Pediatric Immunology
Term: 01/18/2017-9/30/2020
Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3615 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4318

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

* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative

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