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  1. Anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel

Roster of the Anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational devices for use in anesthesiology and respiratory therapy 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: 4
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Steven D. Nathan, M.D.
Expertise: Lung Transplantation
Term: 12/01/2018 to 11/30/2022
Medical Director
Advanced Lung Disease and Lung Transplant Program
Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Rd.
Falls Church, VA 22042

Designated Federal Officer
Candace Nalls, M.P.H.
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Management
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66 Rm 5216
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993
Office: (301) 636-0510
Fax: (301) 847-8505

Hugh A. Cassiere, M.D.
Expertise: Pulmonary Diseases; Anesthesiology
Term: 03/30/2018 to 11/30/2022
Associate Professor of Medicine and
Associate Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
500 Hofstra Blvd.
Hempstead, NY 11549

Richard D. Branson, M.Sc., R.R.T.
Expertise: Critical Care Medicine
Term: 04/09/2019 – 11/30/2023
Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma & Critical Care
University of Cincinnati
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267

Naresh M. Punjabi, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Epidemiology; Respiratory Devices
Term: 04/09/2019 – 11/30/2023
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and
Bloomberg School of Public Health
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Rm 4B-37
Baltimore, MD 21224

Lonny B. Yarmus, D.O.,M.B.A.
Expertise: Interventional Pulmonary; Lung Cancer
Term: 02/03/2022 - 11/30/2024
Associate Professor of Medicine and Oncology and
Director, Interventional Pulmonology
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1830 East Monument Street, 5th Floor 
Baltimore, MD 21287


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