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  1. Gastroenterology-Urology Devices Panel

Roster of the Gastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational gastroenterology, urology and nephrology 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.

Steven D. Schwaitzberg, M.D.
Expertise: Minimal Invasive Surgery
Term: 01/01/2017 to 12/31/2020
Professor and Chairman
University of Buffalo School of
Medicine and Bio-Science
100 High Street D-352
Buffalo, NY 14214

Designated Federal Officer
Patricio G. Garcia, M.P.H.
Commander, US Public Health Service
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Management
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66 Rm 5216
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993
Office: (301) 796-6875
Fax: (301) 847-8505

Jacqueline N. Welch, M.D., Ph.D.**
Expertise: Urology
Term: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2022
Director of Medical Affairs
Teleflex, Inc.
4473 Willow Road, Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Victor H. van Berkel, M.D.,Ph.D.
Expertise: Lung Transplantation
Term: 08/28/2017 – 12/31/2020
Associate Professor
Dept. of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
University of Louisville School of Medicine
201 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY 40202


Abdelmonem A. Afifi, Ph.D.
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 01/01/2017 to 12/31/2020
Professor Emeritus Biostatistics
School of Public Health
University of California, Los Angeles
Box 951772
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Marva M. Moxey-Mims, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Nephrology
Term: 04/20/2018 to 12/31/2022
Chief of Pediatric Nephrology
Children’s National Health System
111 Michigan Ave., NW Rm W1.5-103
Washington, DC 20010

Stephanie J. Kielb, DO
Expertise: Urology
Term: 04/20/2018 to 12/31/2021
Associate Professor of Urology
Department of Urology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Galter Pavilion 20-150
675 North St. Clair Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611


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