Advisory Committees

Roster of the Anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational devices for use in anesthesiology and respiratory therapy and makes appropriate recommendations to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs.

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.

Steven D. Nathan, M.D.
Expertise: Lung Transplantation
Term: 12/01/2018 to 11/30/2022
Medical Director
Advanced Lung Disease and Lung Transplant Program
Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Rd.
Falls Church, VA 22042

Designated Federal Officer
Evella F. Washington
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Device Evaluation
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66, Rm G640
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Phone: 301-796-6683
Fax: 301-847-8119

Hugh A. Cassiere, M.D.
Expertise: Pulmonary Diseases; Anesthesiology
Term: 03/30/2018 to 11/30/2022
Associate Professor of Medicine and
Associate Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
500 Hofstra Blvd.
Hempstead, NY 11549

Jeffrey R. Kirsch, M.D.
Expertise: Anesthesiology
Term: 12/01/2015 – 11/30/2019
Professor and Chair
Dept. of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Oregon Health and Science Univ.
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Med.
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Portland, OR 97239

*Carolyn Petersen, M.S., M.B.I.
Expertise: Exercise Physiology
Term: 12/01/2017 – 11/30/2021
Senior Editor
Mayo Clinic Global Business Solutions
200 First St. SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Debera (Debbie) Brown**
Expertise: Regulatory Affairs
Term: 12/21/2017 – 11/30/2021
Principal, D. Brown Consulting Services, LLC
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Lonny B. Yarmus, DO
Expertise: Interventional Pulmonary; Pleural Disease
Term: 03/30/2018 to 11/30/2021
Associate Professor of Medicine and Oncology and
Director, Interventional Pulmonology
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1830 East Monument Street, 5th Floor RM 528
Baltimore, MD 21287


* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative


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