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Roster of the Blood Products 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: 3

Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Richard M. Kaufman
Expertise: Transfusion Medicine
Term: 06/21/2019-09/30/2022
Medical Director
Department of Pathology
Bingham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 02115
Judith Baker, DrPH, MHSA*
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 09/29/2017-09/30/2021
Public Health Director
Western States Regional Hemophilia Network
Pacific Sickle Cell Regional Collaborative
Center for Inherited Blood Disorders
Adjunct Assistant Professor
UCLA-Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
10833 LeConte Blvd. A2-410
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Marc Ballow, M.D.
Expertise: Allergy & Immunology
Term: 01/27/2020-09/30/2023
Division of Allergy & Immunology
Department of Pediatrics
University of South Florida
Morsani College of Medicine
at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Evan Bloch, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Transfusion Medicine
Term: 02/15/2019-09/30/2023
Assistant Professor
Associate Director, Transfusion Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Department of Pathology
Baltimore, MD 21287

Barbara Bryant
Expertise: Pathology Blood Banking
Term: 02/15/2019-09/30/2023
Professor and Vice Chair, Pathology
Medical Director, Transfusion Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch
Department of Pathology
Galveston, TX 77555
Alfred DeMaria, Jr., M.D.
Expertise: Epidemiology
Term: 01/18/2017-09/30/2020
Medical Director, State Epidemiologist Bureau of Infectious Disease
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Michael DeVan, M.D., FCAP
Expertise: Pathology
Term: 01/18/2017-09/30/2020
Medical Director. Blood Services
Staff Pathologist
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Department of Pathology
8901 Wisconsin Avenue
Bldg 9, Room 0810
Bethesda, MD 20889
Miguel Escobar M.D.
Expertise: Hemophilia
Term: 08/26/2016–09/30/2020
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
6655 Travis Street, Suite 400
Houston, TX 77030

Jefferson Jones, M.D., M.P.H.
LCDR, US Public Health Service
Expertise: Epidemiology/Infectious Disease
Term: 07/22/2019-09/30/2023
Office of Blood, Organ, & Other Tissue Safety
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA 30329
Andrei Kindzelski L., M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Hematology/ Oncology
Term: 06/21/2018-09/30/2022
Program Director
Division of Blood Diseases and Resources
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institute of Health
Bethesda, MD 20889

Roger Lewis, M.D., Ph.D, FACEP
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 09/29/2017-09/30/2021
Department of Emergency Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Box 21
Torrance, California 90509
Thomas Ortel, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Hematology
Term: 06/17/2016-09/30/2020
Chief, Division of Hematology
Duke University Medical Center
201 Trent Drive, Box 3422
Room 0563, Stead Bldg.
Durham, NC 27710

Elena Perez, M,D., Ph.D., F.A.A.A.A.I.
Expertise: Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
Term: 07/22/2019-09/30/2023
Allergy Associates of the Palm Beaches
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Martin Schreiber, M.D.
Expertise: Trauma Surgeon
Term: 06/21/2018-09/30/2022
Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology
Division of Trauma, Critical care and Surgery
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon 97239

Amy Shapiro, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Hematologist
Term: 06/21/2018-09/30/2022
Medical Director
Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis
Center, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Toby Simon
Expertise: Alternate Industry Representative
Senior Medical Director
CSL Behring
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Jack Stapleton, M.D.
Expertise: Infectious Disease
Term: 01/18/2017-09/30/2020
Staff Physician Iowa City VA Medical Center
Professor, Division of Infectious Disease
Departments of Internal Medicine and Microbiology
Director, Levitt Center for Viral Pathogens
University of Iowa, SW54, GH
200 Hawkins Drive, UIHC
Iowa City, IA 52242
Susan L. Stramer, Ph.D. **
Expertise: Industry Representative
Term: 07/28/2017-09/30/2020
Vice President of Scientific Affairs
American Red Cross
9315 Gaither Road
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877

* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative
+Alternate Industry Representative
Prabhakara Atreya, Ph.D.

Division of Scientific Advisors & Consultants
Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Phone: (240) 402-8006
E-mail: prabhakara.atreya@fda.hhs.gov

Committee Management Specialist
Joanne Lipkind

Division of  Scientific Advisors & Consultants
Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Phone: (240) 402-8106
E-mail: joanne.lipkind@fda.hhs.gov
Designated Federal Official
Christina Vert, M.S.
Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research
FDA White Oak Campus
Silver Spring, MD 20993


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