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  1. Ear, Nose, and Throat Devices Panel

Roster of the Ear, Nose, and Throat Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational ear, nose and throat devices and makes appropriate recommendations to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs.

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.


Designated Federal Officer
James Swink
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Management
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66, Rm 5211
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Phone: 301-796-6313
Fax: 301-847-8505

Sujana S. Chandrasekhar, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Expertise: Otology; Neurotology
Term: 02/05/2018 to 10/31/2021
Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY 10021

Edward S. Chin, D.Ph., M.B.A **
Expertise: Regulatory Affairs
Term: 11/01/2020 – 11/30/2024
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Medtronic XOMED, Inc.
6743 Southpoint Dr. N
Jacksonville, FL 32216

Anil K. Lalwani, M.D.
Expertise: Otolaryngology; Neurotology
Term: 04/09/2019 – 10/31/2023
Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Director, Division of Otology, Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
180 Fort Washington Ave.
Harkness Pavilion, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10032

Arnaldo L. Rivera, M.D.
Expertise: Otolaryngology; Neurotology
Term: 04/09/2019 – 10/31/2023
Associate Professor Otolaryngology
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Missouri School of Medicine
One Hospital Drive MA 314
Columbia, MO 65212

Donald A. Leopold, M.D.
Expertise: Otolaryngology
Term: 04/09/2019 – 10/31/2023
Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine
Given B-110M, 89 Beaumont Ave.
Burlington, VT 05401

Lise K. Hamlin*
Expertise: Consumer Advocacy
Term: 09/11/2019 – 10/31/2023
Director of Public Policy
Hearing Loss Association of America
7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814


* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative




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