Advisory Committees

Roster of the Patient Engagement 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: 0
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Paul T. Conway
Expertise: Patient Advocacy
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2021
American Association of Kidney Patients
14440 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa, FL 32547

Designated Federal Officer
Letise Williams

Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66, Rm 5441
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Office: (301) 796-8398
Fax:  (301) 847-8510

Cynthia L. Chauhan, M.S.W.
Expertise: Patient Advocacy
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2020
Wichita, KS 67206

Bennet R. Dunlap, M.S.
Expertise: Diabetes Patient Advocacy
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2020
Health Communication Consultant
2676 Alden Road # 742
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Frederick Downs, Jr., M.B.A.
Expertise: Prosthetics, Rehabilitation, Orthotics
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2019
Fort Washington, MD 20744

Amye L. Leong, M.B.A.
Expertise: Translational Research
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2021
Santa Barbara, CA

Monica Willis-Parker, M.D.
Expertise: Family Medicine
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2020
Director, Minority Engagement Core
Emory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centeri
Emory University
12 Executive Park Drive, Suite 153
Atlanta, GA 30329

Deborah J. Cornwall, M.B.A.
Expertise: Patient Advocacy
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2019
Managing Director
The Corlund Group
P.O. Box 47
55 Cornwell Hill North
Marshfield Hills, MA 02051

Mary S. Schrandt, J.D.
Expertise: Patient Engagement in Research
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2019
Director, Patient Engagement
Arthritis Foundation
1355 Peachtree St., NW
Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30309

Katherine D. Seelman, Ph.D.*
Expertise: Science, Technology & Public Policy
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2021
Professor Emerita (Retired)
University of Pittsburg
School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
Dept. of Rehab Science and Tech
Meyran St., Forbes Tower, Room 5036
Pittsburgh, PA 15260




* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative

**As described in the charter for this committee, the membership includes no single designated industry representative, the Commissioner or designee may select an industry representative from a pool of individuals nominated by industry to serve temporarily as a nonvoting member who are identified with industry interests. The list of individuals in the pool can be viewed here.


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