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Public Calendar: May 6-10, 2013

This public calendar is issued by the Food and Drug Administration. It lists significant meetings held by designated FDA policy makers with persons outside the executive branch of the Federal Government.

May 6-10, 2013
FDA Official and TitleDateLocationOther FDA ParticipantsNon-FDA ParticipantsSubject
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs5/7/13Silver Spring, MDJeff Shuren, Alberto Gutierrez, Leslie Maloney, Jeanne Ireland, Karen Riley, Wanda RussVince Forlenza, Rick Naples (Becton, Dickinson and Co. [BD]); Janet Trunzo, Andy Fish (AdvaMed/AdvaMedDx)Efforts to address the regulation of emerging diagnostic tests produced by manufacturers and laboratories and the status of the LDT Guidance
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs5/9/13Silver Spring, MDMichael Taylor, Michael Landa, Jeff Farrar, Lesley Maloney, Samir Assar, Nega Beru, Josephine TropeaArnott Duncan (Duncan Family Farms, Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement [LGMA]);  Tom Mack (Dole Fresh Vegetables, LGMA); Victor Tognazzini (Tri-Valley Vegetable Harvesting, Inc., LGMA); Ron Ratto (Ratto Bros., Inc., LGMA); Scott Horsfall (LGMA); Lindsay Austin (Troutman Sanders Strategies) LGMA Activities and the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Proposed Rules
John M. Taylor, III, J.D., Counselor to the Commissioner5/6/13- 5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Deborah M. Autor, Esq., Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy5/6/13-5/10/13 N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Virginia Cox, Associate Commissioner for External Affairs5/6/13-5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Elizabeth H. Dickinson, Esq., Chief Counsel5/6/13-5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D., Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine5/7/13Alexandria, VASteve VaughnAnimal Health Institute Government Communications CommitteeQuarterly Meeting
Jesse Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Scientist5/6/13-5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Walter Harris, Deputy Commissioner for Operations and Chief Operating Officer5/6/13-5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Sally Howard, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning and Legislation5/6/13-5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Michael M. Landa, Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition5/6/13College Park, MDDon  Zink, Phil Spiller, Steven Gendel, Gillian Robert-Baldo, Dennis Keefe, Benson Silverman, Leila Beker, Tova Jacobovits, Linda Tonucci, Felecia Hogue, Shawne Suggs-AndersonAmy Mackey, Dave Corkram, Christopher T. Cardle, Debra K. Rooney, Todd Chermak, Jennifer Sloan (Abbott)Introduction of  Abbott's New Regulatory Organization
Peter Lurie, Acting Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning5/6/13-5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Karen Midthun, M.D., Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research5/6/13-5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Michele Mital, Acting Associate Commissioner for Legislation5/6/13-5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Melinda Plaiser, Acting Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs5/6/13-5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health5/7/13Silver Spring, MDDonald St. Pierre Rick Klausner (The Column Group) Patient Access to Data
William Slikker, Jr., Ph.D., Director, National Center for Toxicological Research5/6/13-5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine5/7/13Silver Spring, MDN/AAl Bolles, Joan Menke (ConAgra)Food Safety Modernization Act
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine5/9/13TeleconferenceJeff Farrar, Roberta Wagner, Barbara Cassens, Samir AssarBob Ehart and several other members of the National Association of State Departments of AgricultureCantaloupe 
Mary Lou Valdez, Associate Commissioner for International Programs5/6/13-5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Jill Hartzler Warner, J.D., Acting Associate Commissioner for Special Medical Programs5/6/13-5/10/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Janet Woodcock, M.D., Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research5/6/13Silver Spring, MDN/ARon Wasserstein (American Statistical Association)International Year of Statistics
Mitchell R. Zeller, J.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products5/7/13Washington, DCN/ASeveral representatives (Institute of Medicine)Meet and Greet
Mitchell R. Zeller, J.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products5/7/13Washington, DCKimberly ElliottSeveral Staff Members (House Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee)Update on Tobacco Control Act
Mitchell R. Zeller, J.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products5/9/13Rockville, MDSeveral FDA officials and staff membersMurray Kessler, Ronald Milstein, Neil L. Wilcox, Patricia Kovacevic (Lorillard, Inc) Meet and Greet