Advisory Committees

Roster of the Microbiology 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 microbiology, virology, and infectious disease 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: 6
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Angela M. Caliendo, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Virology; Molecular Microbiology
Term: 7/22/2014 to 02/28/2018
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
Rhode Island Hospital
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Jane Brown--0105
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903

Designated Federal Officer
Shanika Craig
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Device Evaluation
10903 New Hampshire Ave.
WO 66 Room G644
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Phone: 301-796-6639
Fax: 301-847-8122

Kathleen G. Beavis, M.D.
Expertise: Clinical Virology; Clinical Microbiology
Term:  7/22/2014 to 02/28/2018
Director, Microbiology and Immunology Laboratories
University of Chicago
Microbiology Virology Laboratories
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, M-0001, TW-050M
Chicago, IL 60637-1470

Thomas G. Simon *
Expertise: Patient Advocate
Term: 10/23/2014 to 02/28/2018
Executive Director
Interfaith Companion and Ride Express
300 E. Ponce de Leon Ave., Rm 313
Decatur, GA 30030


* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative


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