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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: 1

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: 06/21/2018-09/30/2022
Associate Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Medical Director
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Transfusion Service Blood Bank, Cotran 260
Boston, MA 02115
Adaora A. Adimora, M.D., MPH
Expertise: Infectious Disease
Term: 10/01/2021-9/30/2025
Expertise: Infectious Diseases/Internal Medicine/Epidemiology
Term: 10/01/2021-9/30/2025
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Marc Ballow, M.D.
Expertise: Allergy & Immunology
Term: 1/27/2020-9/30/2023
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
Basavaraju, Sridhar V., M.D., FACEP
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: 02/15/2019-09/30/2023
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
Term: 10/01/2021-9/30/2025
Epidemiologist III
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: 10/01/2020-09/30/2024
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
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

Susan U. Lattimore, B.S.
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 10/1/2021-09/30/2025
The Hemophilia Center, Institute on Development and Disability
Portland, OR 97239
Marissa B. Marques, M.D.
Expertise: Pathology
Term: 10/1/2020-09/30/2024
Professor, Interim Division Director
Laboratory Medicine
Department of Pathology
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35249

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
Jeremy G. Perkins, MD FACP, COL, US Army (ret)
Expertise: Hematology/Oncology
Term: 10/01/20-9/30/2024
Deputy Director, Murtha Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, MD 20889

Susan N. Rossmann, M.D., Ph.D.***
Expertise: Industry Representative
Term: 10/01/2020-09/30/2024
Chief Medical Officer
Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center
Houston, Texas 77054
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
Abdus Wahed, Ph.D.
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 10/01/2021-09/03/2025 
Department of Biostatistics
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

* 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

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
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
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