Report of the Working Group on Obesity: Appendix E - FDA Obesity Working Group

Table of Contents

Name Title / Affiliation
Lester Crawford (Chair) Deputy Commissioner/Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Robert Brackett (Vice Chair)(27) Director/Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)
Pat Kuntze (Executive Assistant) Sr. Advisor for Consumer Affairs/FDA
Peter Salsbury (Executive Secretariat) Acting Director, Executive Operations Staff/CFSAN
Alan Rulis Senior Advisor for Applied Nutrition/ CFSAN
Susan Bond Special Assistant to the Deputy Commissioner/FDA
Donna Howard Special Assistant to the Senior Advisor for Applied Nutrition/CFSAN
Anne Crawford Assistant to the Senior Advisor for Applied Nutrition/CFSAN
Christine Taylor Director, Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements (ONPLDS)/CFSAN
Elizabeth Yetley Lead Scientist for Nutrition/CFSAN
Kathy Ellwood Director, Div. of Nutrition Programs and Labeling, ONPLDS/CFSAN
Richard Williams Director, Div. of Market Studies, Office of Scientific Analysis and Support (OSAS)/CFSAN
David Acheson Chief Medical Officer/CFSAN
David Orloff Director, Division of Metabolic and Endocrinologic Drugs/Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)
Peter Pitts Associate Commissioner for External Relations/FDA
Mike Landa Deputy General Counsel, Office of the Chief Counsel/FDA
Tomas Philipson Senior Economic Advisor to the Commissioner/FDA
ADJUNCT MEMBERS (support workgroup as needed)
Name Title / Affiliation
Virginia Wilkening Deputy Director/ONPLDS/CFSAN
Steven Bradbard Supervisory Psychologist, Division of Market Studies, OSAS/CFSAN
Lisa Lubin Consumer Safety Officer, Office of Food Additive Safety (OFAS)/CFSAN
Rick Canady Senior Science Policy Analyst, Office of Science Coordination and Communication (OSCC)/FDA
Jeff Shuren Assistant Commissioner for Policy, Office of Policy, Planning, and Legislation (OPPL)/FDA
Susan Bernard Senior Public Health Advisor, OPPL/OC
Susan Wood Director, Office of Women's Health, OSCC/OC
Joanne Lupton Visiting Scholar, CFSAN
Name Title / Affiliation
Van Hubbard Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Division of Nutrition Research Coordination
Karen Donato Coordinator, NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Obesity Education Initiative
William Dietz Director, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Judith McDivitt Team Leader for Health Communications, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity/CDC
Karyl Thomas Rattay Physical Activity, Nutrition and Children's Health Advisor, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Jonelle C. Rowe Senior Medical Advisor, Office of Women's Health/DHHS

(27)When the OWG was formed, Joseph A. Levitt was the Director of CFSAN, and the OWG vice-chair. As of January 5, 2004, Dr. Brackett became director of CFSAN, and assumed the role of vice-chair.

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