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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: 0
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: General Surgery; Gastroenterology
Term: 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2024
Professor (tenure) and Chairman
Department of Surgery
University at Buffalo
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
100 High Street D-352
Buffalo, NY 14203

Designated Federal Officer
Candace Nalls, M.P.H.
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Management
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66 Rm 5216
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993
Office: (301) 636-0510
Fax: (301) 847-8505

Susie Q. Lew, M.D.
Expertise: Nephrology
Term: 12/14/2020 – 12/31/2024
Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
George Washington University Medical Center
2300 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037

Dana A. Telem, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise: Surgery
Term: 03/09/2021 to 12/31/2024
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Michigan
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Jason A. Dominitz, M.D., M.H.S.
Expertise: Gastroenterology
Term: 03/09/2021 – 12/31/2024
National Program Director for Gastroenterology
Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Seattle Division (111-S-Gastro)
1660 South Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108-1597

Edward E. Loftspring, M.S., D.D.S.*
Expertise:  Consumer Advocacy 
Term: 03/16/2023 – 12/31/2026
United Ostomy Association of America
P.O. Box 525
Kennebunk, ME 04043

Remy Serge Manzi-Muhire, M.D., M.P.H.**
Expertise: Industry Clinical Affairs
Term: 02/22/2023 – 12/31//2027
Senior Clinical Product Risk Specialist
Boston Scientific Endoscopy
100 Boston Scientific Way M-11
Marlborough, MA 01752

Nicholas J. Shaheen, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise: Gastroenterology; Epidemiology
Term: 03/01/2023 – 12/31//2026
Co-Director, North Carolina Translational &
Clinical Sciences Institute
Division, Gastroenterology, CB #7080
University of North Carolina
130 Mason Farm Rd., Suite 4150
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Susan J. Kalota, M.D.
Expertise: Urology
Term: 08/20/2021 – 12/31/2025
Urologic Associates of Southern Arizona
6325 East Tanque Verde Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85715

Paul M. Palevsky, M.D.
Expertise: Nephrology
Term: 01/01/2024 - 12/31/2028
Deputy Executive Director, Department of Veterans 
Affairs Kidney Medicine Program 
Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (111F-U)
4100 Aliquippa Street 
Pittsburgh, PA 15240

* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative

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