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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: 0

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

Zbigniew Szczepiorkowski, M.D., PhD, F.C.A.P.
Expertise: Transfusion Medicine/Cellular Therapy
Term: 10/18/2022-9/30/2026
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine
Medical Director, Transfusion Medicine Service
Director, Cell Labeling Laboratory
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH 03756
Adaora A. Adimora, M.D., MPH
Expertise: Clinical Infectious Disease 
Term: 10/01/2021-9/30/2025
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology Division of Infectious Diseases
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Sanjay P. Ahuja, M.D., M.Sc., M.B.A.
Expertise: Pediatric/Hematology/Coagulation
Term: 10/01/2023-9/30/2027
Director, Rainbow Hemostasis & Thrombosis Center
Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Cleveland, OH 44106
Mark Ballow, M.D.
Expertise: Allergy & Immunology 
Term: 01/27/2020-9/30/2027
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

Sridhar V. Basavaraju, M.D., FACEP (CDR-USPHS)
Expertise: Epidemiology/Infectious Diseases
Term: 06/28/2021-09/30/2025
Director, Office of Blood, Organ, & Other Tissue Safety
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Atlanta, GA 30329
Evan Bloch, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Transfusion Medicine 
Term: 02/15/2019-9/30/2027
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Transfusion Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Department of Pathology
Baltimore, MD 21287

Melissa A. Cumming, M.S., CIC
Expertise: Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology, Hemovigilance
Term: 10/01/2021-9/30/2025
Senior Epidemiologist and HAI/AR Program Manager 
Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance Program
Bureau of Infectious Diseases and Laboratory Sciences 
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Jamacia Plain, MA 02130
Brenda J. Grossman MD, MPH
Expertise: Transfusion Medicine
Term: 10/01/2020-9/30/2024
Medical Director, Transfusion Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Department of Pathology & Immunology 
Division of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO 63110

Susan U. Lattimore, RN, MPH **
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 10/01/2021-09/30/2025
The Hemophilia Center, Institute on Development and Disability 
Portland, OR 97239
Frank Maldarelli, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Virology/HIV 
Term: 10/01/2022-9/30/2026
Senior Investigator 
Head, Clinical Retrovirology Section
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Fort Detrick, MD 21702

Marisa B. Marques, M.D.
Expertise: Pathology
Term: 10/01/2020-9/30/2024
Professor Emerita
Department of Pathology
Heersink School of Medicine
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35249
Traci Mondoro, Ph.D.
Expertise: Hematology/ Transfusion Medicine/Hemostasis/Preclinical and clinical gene and cell therapy
Term: 10/01/2023-09/30/2027
Chief, Translational Blood Sciences and Resource Branch
Program Director, NHLBI Cure Sickle Cell Initiative
Acting Chief, Blood Epidemiology and Clinical Therapeutics Branch
Division of Blood Diseases and Resources
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute 
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892

Suchitra Pandey, M.D. ***
Expertise: Primary Industry Representative
Term: 10/01/2023-09/30/2027
Chief Medical Officer
Stanford Blood Center
3373 Hillview Avenue 
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Elena Perez, M,D., Ph.D., F.A.A.A.A.I.
Expertise: Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
Term: 07/22/2019-09/30/2027
Allergy Associates of the Palm Beaches
Jupiter, FL 33458

Jeremy G. Perkins, MD FACP, COL, US Army (ret)
Expertise: Hematology/Oncology
Term: 10/01/2020-9/30/2024
Deputy Director, Murtha Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, MD 20889
Richard Scanlan, M.D.
Expertise: Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Pathology 
Term: 10/01/2022-9/30/2026
Vice Chair of Laboratory Medicine 
Transfusion Service 
Medical Director
Oregon Health & Science University 
Portland, OR 97239

Kenneth Sherman, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Virology/Hepatitis
Term: 10/01/2022-9/30/2026
Division Chief Division of Digestive Diseases 
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH 45249
Abdus Wahed, Ph.D.
Expertise: Biostatistics 
Term: 10/01/2021-09/30/2025 
Professor of Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics & Computational Biology
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14642

Mark A. Becker, MD +
Expertise: Alternate Industry Representative
Term: 10/01/2020-9/30/2027
Sr. Director, Global Plasma Procurement Medical Affairs
Global Plasma Procurement Business Unit
Grifols Plasma
Los Angeles, CA, 90032

* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative
+Alternate Industry Representative
**** Chairperson

Designated Federal Official
Christina Vert, M.S.
Division of Scientific Advisors and Consultants
Center for Biological Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Email: CBERBPAC@fda.hhs.gov
Committee Management Specialist
Tonica Burke, B.S.

Division of Scientific Advisors & Consultants
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Email: CBERBPAC@fda.hhs.gov

Prabhakara Atreya, Ph.D.

Division of Scientific Advisors & Consultants
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Email: CBERBPAC@fda.hhs.gov
Committee Management Officer
LaShawn Marks
Division of Scientific Advisors & Consultants
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Email: CBERBPAC@fda.hhs.gov
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