Advisory Committees

Roster of the Hematology and Pathology Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational in vitro devices for use in clinical laboratory medicine including pathology, hematology, histopathology, cytotechnology and molecular biology 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: 1
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Dorothy M. Adcock, M.D.
Expertise: Pathology
Term: 03/01/2017– 02/28/2021
Medical Laboratory Director
Esoterix Coagulation
8490 Upland Dr., Ste.100
Englewood, CO 80112

Designated Federal Officer
Sara J. Anderson

CDR, US Public Health Service
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Device Evaluation
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66, Rm G616
Silver Spring, MD 20903
Office: (301) 796-7047
Fax: (301) 847-8120

George G. Birdsong, M.D.
Expertise: Cytopathology
Term: 03/01/2017 – 02/28/2020
Director of Anatomic Pathology
Grady Health System
80 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE
Room 1C064
Atlanta, GA 30303-3801

Bradley S. Karon, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Platelet Function Testing; Hematology
Term: 04/09/2014 – 02/28/2018
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Rita M. Braziel, M.D.
Expertise: Pathology
Term: 03/01/2017 – 02/28/2021
Professor, Pathology
Oregon Health and Sciences University
Dillehunt Hall, Room 6040 Mail Code: L471
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97201-3098

Diane H. Norback, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Hematology/Pathology
Term: 03/01/2017 – 02/28/2020
Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Clinical Laboratories
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792

Juan Felix, M.D.
Expertise: Gynecological Pathology
Term: 04/01/2015 – 02/28/2018
Professor of Clinical Pathology and Ob/Gyn
Dept. of Pathology
Keck School of Medicine Univ. of Southern California
1500 San Pablo St., Rm 212
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9281

Helen H. Wang, M.D., Dr. P.H.
Expertise: Cytopathology; Epidemiology
Term: 04/01/2015 – 02/28/2019
Medical Director of Cytopathology
Dept. of Pathology, E Camp
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Lanjing Zhang, M.D. *
Expertise: Pathology
Term: 03/01/2017 to 02/28/2021
Director of Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology, University Medical Center of Princeton
1 Plainsboro Road
Education Bldg., Room 2476
Plainsboro, NJ 08536



* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative


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