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Public Calendar: May 20-24, 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 20-24, 2013
FDA Official and TitleDateLocationOther FDA ParticipantsNon-FDA ParticipantsSubject
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs5/19/13-5/22/13Geneva, SwitzerlandN/ADelegations from all World Health Organization (WHO) Member StatesWorld Health Assembly (WHA)
John M. Taylor, III, Counselor to the Commissioner and Acting Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy5/20/13-5/24/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Virginia Cox, Associate Commissioner for External Affairs5/20/13-5/24/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Elizabeth H. Dickinson, Esq., Chief Counsel5/20/13-5/24/13Silver Spring, MDN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D., Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine5/22/13Bethesda, MDN/AN/AAmerican Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics Conference
Jesse Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Scientist5/20/13-5/24/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Walter Harris, Deputy Commissioner for Operations and Chief Operating Officer5/21/13Rockville, MDN/AStephanie Hill (Lockheed Martin)White Paper -Technology to Enhance Business Outcomes
Sally Howard, J.D., Deputy Commisioner for Policy, Planning and Legislation5/20/13-5/24/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Michael M. Landa, Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition5/20/13-5/24/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Peter Lurie, Acting Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning5/20/13-5/24/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Karen Midthun, M.D., Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research5/20/13-5/24/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Michele Mital, Acting Associate Commissioner for Legislation5/20/13-5/24/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Melinda Plaiser, Acting Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs5/20/13- 5/24/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health5/20/13Silver Spring, MDWilliam Maisel, Steve Silverman, Sarah Ikenberry, Felicia Brayboy, Neil Mafnas, Carl Fischer and Anastacia BilekMike Ball, Brian Smith, Lisa Skeens, Zena Kaufman (Hospira)Product and Quality System Remediation Efforts for Hospira's Medical Devices Business
William Slikker, Jr., Ph.D., Director, National Center for Toxicological Research5/20/13-5/24/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine


College Park, MDKari Barrett, Sharon Mayl, Samir Assar, Don Kraemer, Jeff Farrar, Tracey Sanders, Linda HarrisJoseph Aiello (Uesgui Farms); Vic Smith (Skyview Farms); Fred Lobue (LoBue Brothers Citrus); Larry Cox (Cox Family Farms); Matt McInerney, Cory Lunde, Henry Giclas, Maximillion Merrill (Western Growers)Meeting with Western Growers, Farmers and the FDA
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine5/21/13Washington, DCNancy BufanoUnited Egg Producers Board of DirectorsSpeech to the United Egg Producers Board
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine5/22/13College Park, MDSamir Assar, Laura Pillsbury, Jeff Farrar, Barbara Cassens, Michael Landa, Roberta Wagner, Carol FedorchakKaty Coba, Vance Bybee (Oregon Department of Agriculture); Zane Hedgecock, Dan Ragan, Joe Reardon, Steve Troxler (North Carolina Department of Agriculture); Bob Ehart (National Association of States Department of Agriculture); and other industry officialsCantaloupe Assignment
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine5/22/13College Park, MDTracey Sanders, Dennis Keefe, Antonia Mattia, Phil Spiller, Rebecca Goldberg, Steve Musser, Sharon Mayl, Sharon Natanblut, Kari Barrett, Laura Pillsbury, Dan Fabricant Jim McGreevy, Tracey Halliday, Susan Neely, Patti Vaughan, Amy Hancock, Dick Adamson (American Beverage Association); Stuart Pape (Patton Boggs)Caffeine and Energy Drinks
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine5/22/13Washington, DCN/ADavid Kamenetzky (Mars, Incorporated)Caffeine
Mary Lou Valdez, Associate Commissioner for International Programs5/20/13-5/24/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Jill Hartzler Warner, J.D., Acting Associate Commissioner for Special Medical Programs5/20/13-5/24/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Janet Woodcock, M.D., Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research5/19/13Washington, DCN/AReisa Sperling (Brigham and Women's Hospital); Shari Ling (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services); Debra Lappin (Faegre Baker Daniels)WomenAgainstAlzheimer's Network Leadership Summit
Janet Woodcock, M.D., Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research5/21/13Washington, DCN/AEdward Abrahams (Personalized Medicine Coalition); Stephen Eck (Global Oncology)Personalized Medicine Coalition, Ninth Annual State of Personalized Medicine
Mitchell R. Zeller, J.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products5/21/13Washington, DCN/ASenator Richard “Dick” Blumenthal (D-CT)Tobacco Control Act Update
Mitchell R. Zeller, J.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products5/23/13Atlanta, GAN/ASeveral Representatives from the American Cancer Society and invited guestsAmerican Cancer Society 100th Birthday Summit Panel "The Importance of Continuing the Fight"