Advisory Committees

Roster of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational devices for use in the obstetrics and gynecology 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: 2
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Thommaso Falcone, M.D.
Expertise: Reproductive Medicine
Term: 02/01/2015 – 01/31/2018
Professor and Chairman
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
9500 Euclid Ave. - A81
Cleveland, OH 44195

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

Karen R. Rue RN-BC., M.B.A. *
Expertise: Nursing Consultant
Term: 01/22/2016 – 01/31/2019
Acadiana Office of Griswold Special Care
4400-A Embassador Caffery Pkwy.
Lafayette, La. 70503

Ann J. Davis, M.D.
Expertise: Reproductive Endocrinology
Term: 02/01/2015 – 01/31/2019
Hoover, AL 35226

Richard J. Chappell, Ph.D.
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 01/22/2016 – 01/31/2019
Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
The University of Wisconsin Madison Medical School
600 Highland Ave. K6/430
Madison, WI 53792

Denise M. Elser, M.D., FACOG
Expertise: Urogynecology
Term: 01/16/2015 to 01/31/2018
Medical Director
Women’s Health Institute of Illinois, LTD
5716 W 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Deborah L. Myers, M.D.
Expertise: Pelvic Floor Disorder
Term: 01/16/2015 – 01/31/2018
Director, Div. of Urogynecology and
Reconstructive Pelvic
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
695 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903

Rebecca G. Rogers, MD
Expertise: Urogynecology
Term: 02/01/2016 to 01/31/2020
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Univ. of New Mexico Health Sciences Ctr.
2211 Lomas Blvd., MSC 10 5580
Albuquerque, NM 87131


* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative


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