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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.

Chairperson
Richard M. Kaufman, M.D.
Expertise: Transfusion Medicine
Term: 09/27/2018-09/30/2022 
Associate Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Medical Director
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Transfusion Service
Blood Bank, Amory 260
Boston, MA 02115
Judith Baker, DPH, 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
Los Angeles, California 90024

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, M.D., F.C.A.P, F.A.S.C.P.
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

Meera B. Chitlur, M.D.
Expertise: Biology/Pediatrics/Hematology/Oncology
Term: 01/19/2016-09/30/2019
Barnhart-Lusher Hemostasis Research Endowed Chair
Director, Hemophilia Treatment Center and Hemostasis Program & Special Coagulation Laboratory
Professor of Pediatrics
Wayne State University
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Detroit, MI 48201
Alfred DeMaria, M.D.
Expertise: Epidemiology
Term: 01/18/2017-09/30/2020
Medical Director, State Epidemiologist (Retired)
Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Science
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Michael DeVan, M.D., F.C.A.P.
Expertise: Pathology
Term: 01/18/2017-09/30/2020
CDC MC USN
Medical Director. Blood Services
Staff Pathologist
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Department of Pathology
Bethesda, MD 20889
Miguel Escobar M.D.
Expertise: Hemophilia
Term: 08/26/2016-9/30/2020
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Division of Hematology
Director Gulf States Hemophilia & Thrombophilia Center
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, TX 77030

Jefferson Jones, M.D., MPH
Expertise: Epidemiology/Infectious Disease
Term: 07/22/2019-09/30/2023
LCDR, US Public Health Service
Office of Blood, Organ, and 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
Professor and Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
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
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
106 Rockingham Road
Jupiter, FL 33458
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 L. Simon, M.D. +
Expertise: Alternate Industry Representative
Term: 07/28/2017-02/28/2020
Senior Medical Director, Plasma and Plasma Safety
Global Research and Development/CSL Plasma
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 and Immunology
Director, Levitt Center for Viral Pathogenesis
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
Susan L. Stramer, Ph.D. ***
Expertise: Industry Representative
Term: 07/28/2017-02/28/2020
Vice President of Scientific Affairs
American Red Cross
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877

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
Phone: (240) 402-8054
E-mail: christina.vert@fda.hhs.gov
Committee Management Specialist
Joanne Lipkind, M.S.

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

DIRECTOR
Prabhakara Atreya, Ph.D.

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