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Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee Roster

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. More info

Current Number of Vacancies = 2

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

Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA
Expertise: Cardiology, Heart Failure
Term: 7/23/2020 – 6/30/2028
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
University of Mississippi
President, Baylor Scott and White Research Institute
3434 Live Oak St Ste 501
Dallas, Texas 75204

Acting Designated Federal Officer
Yvette Waples, PharmD

Division of Advisory Committee and Consultant Management
Office of Executive Programs
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993-0002
Phone: (301) 796-9001
Fax: (301) 847-8533
E-mail: CRDAC@fda.hhs.gov

C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, MACC, FAHA, FESC
Expertise: Cardiology
Term: 7/1/2020 – 6/30/2024
Professor of Cardiology
Smidt Heart Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
127 S. San Vicente Boulevard, Suite A3206
Los Angeles, California 90048

Thomas D. Cook, PhD, MS, MA
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 7/1/2020 – 6/30/2024
Professor (Clinical Health Sciences)
Clinical Trials Program
Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
265F WARF Building
610 Walnut Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53726

Edward K. Kasper, MD, FACC, FAHA
Expertise: Cardiology, Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation
Term: 7/1/2020 – 6/30/2024
Director of Outpatient Cardiology
E. Cowles Andrus Professor in Cardiology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21287

Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, FASN
Expertise: Nephrology
Term: 7/1/2021 – 6/30/2025
Fred Hatch Professor of Medicine
University of Tennessee Health Science Center Nephrology Section Chief
Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center
956 Court Avenue, Room B222
Memphis, Tennessee 38163

David J. Moliterno, MD
Expertise: Cardiology, Cardiovascular Clinical Research
Term: 2/27/2019 – 6/30/2024
Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Kentucky Medical Center
900 South Limestone Street
326A Charles T. Wethington Building
Lexington, Kentucky 40536

Christopher M. O’Connor, MD, MACC, FESC, FHFA, FHFSA
Expertise: Cardiology
Term: 7/1/2021 – 6/30/2025
Professor of Medicine, Duke University
President and Executive Director
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute
3300 Gallows Rd
Falls Church, Virginia 22042

Eric Peterson, MD, MPH
Expertise: Cardiology
Term: 8/18/2023 – 6/30/2027
Vice Provost, Senior Associate Dean, and Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd,
Dallas, Texas 75390

Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD, FRCP
Expertise: Nephrology
Term: 8/18/2023 – 6/30/2027
Drs. Ronald and Katherine Falk Eminent
Professor and Co-Director
University of North Carolina Kidney Center
Staff Nephrologist
Salisbury Veteran Affairs Medical Center
7025 Burnett Womack, 160 Dental Circle
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 25799

Ravi I. Thadhani, MD, MPH
Expertise: Nephrology
Term: 7/1/2020 – 6/30/2024
Executive Vice President for Health Affairs
Emory University
Executive Director
Woodruff Health Sciences Center
1440 Clifton Road, NE, Suite 400
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303

*Consumer Representative (vacant)
** Industry Representative (non voting) (vacant)

Updated: November 6, 2023

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