Advisory Committees

Roster of the Vaccines and Related Biological 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

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

CHAIR
Kathryn Edwards, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Term: 02/01/2015-01/31/2019

Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Pediatrics
Director, Vaccine Research Program
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232

Janet Englund, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatrics and Infectious Dis.
Term: 02/01/2014-01/31/2018

Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington
Director, Pediatric Transplant Infectious Diseases
Seattle Children’s Hospital
4800 Sand Point Way, N.E., #MA7.234
Seattle, WA 98105


Leonard Friedland, M.D.***
Expertise: Alternate Industry Representative
Term: 02/01/2016-01/31/2020

GlaxoSmithKline
Vice President
Scientific Affairs and Public Health, Vaccines, North America
5 Crescent Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19112

David P. Greenberg, M.D.**
Expertise:Industry Representative
Term: 02/01/2016-01/31/2020

Vice President, Scientific and Medical Affairs
Sanofi Pasteur US
One Discovery Drive
Swiftwater, PA 18370


Holly Janes, Ph.D.
Term: 06/10/2016-01/31/2020
Expertise: Biostatistics

Associate Member
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division and
Division of Public Health Sciences
1100 Fairview Avenue North, M2-C200
P.O. Box 19024
Seattle, Washington 98109

Karen Kotloff, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatrics and Infectious Dis.
Term: 02/01/2014-01/31/2018

Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Head, Division of Infectious Disease and Tropical Pediatrics
Associate Director for Clinical Research Center for Vaccine Development
University of Maryland School of Medicine
685 W. Baltimore Street
HSF 1, Rm 480
Baltimore, MD 21201


Ofer Levy, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Infectious Diseases
Term: 02/01/2015-01/31/2019

Staff Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases & Principal Investigator
Boston Children’s Hospital
Faculty Member, Human Biology & Translational Medicine and Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Sarah Long, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatrics and Infectious Dis.
Term: 02/01/2014-01/31/2018

Professor of Pediatrics
Drexel University College of Medicine
Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Erie Avenue at Front Street
Philadelphia, PA 19134


Ruth Lynfield, M.D.
Expertise: Epidemiology and Pediatrics
Term: 04/30/2014-01/31/2018

Medical Director
Minnesota Department of Health
625 Robert Street North
PO Box 64975
St. Paul, MN 55164

Pamela M. McInnes, D.D.S., MSc. (Dent.)
Expertise: Translational and Clinical Research
Term: 05/13/2016–01/31/2019

Deputy Director
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
6701 Democracy Blvd., Suite 904
Bethesda, Maryland 20892


Arnold S. Monto, M.D.
Expertise: Epidemiology & Infectious Diseases
Term: 02/01/2016-1/31/2020

Thomas Francis Jr. Collegiate Professor of Public Health
Professor of Epidemiology
University of Michigan
School of Public Health
Department of Epidemiology
Room M5146, SPH II
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029

Patrick Moore, M.D.
Expertise: Epidemiology & Micro.
Term: 02/01/2014-01/31/2018

American Cancer Society Professor
Distinguished Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Hillman Cancer Research Pavilion,
Suite 1.8
5117 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Hana M. El Sahly, M.D.
Term: 06/10/2016-01/31/2020
Expertise: Vaccines, Infectious Diseases

Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Department of Medicine
Section of Infectious Diseases
 Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza Rm 225D, BCM-MS280
Houston, TX 77030

Mark Sawyer, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatrics and Infectious Dis.
Term: 02/01/2014-01/31/2018

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
3020 Children’s Way
San Diego, CA 92123


Melinda Wharton, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise: Epidemiology, Vaccine Policy and Safety Science
Term: 05/13/2016–01/31/2020

Director, Immunization Services Division
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop A19
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia 30333

 

Designated Federal Officer (Acting)
Serina Hunter-Thomas, M.S.A., R.N.

CAPT, United States Public Health Service
Division of Scientific Advisors and Consultants
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
White Oak Campus
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Phone: 240-402-5771
Email: Serina.Hunter-Thomas@fda.hhs.gov

Committee Management Specialist
Rosanna Harvey

Division of Scientific Advisors and Consultants
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Tel: 240-402-8072
Fax: 301-595-1307
rosanna.harvey@fda.hhs.gov


* Consumer Representative (Vacant)
** Industry Representative
*** Alternate Industry Representative

 

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