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Gastrointestinal 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 = 5
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, MS
Expertise: Gastroenterology
Term: 7/1/2017–6/30/2025
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Associate Clinical Chief, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
Director of Clinical Research, The Celiac Disease Center
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
180 Fort Washington Avenue, Suite 936
New York, New York 10032

Designated Federal Officer 
Jessica Seo, PharmD, MPH
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
Email: GIDAC@fda.hhs.gov

David N. Assis, MD
Expertise: Hepatology
Term: 4/23/2022–6/30/2025
Yale School of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases
333 Cedar St, 1080 LMP
New Haven, Connecticut 06510

Lin Chang, MD
Expertise: Gastroenterology
Term: 9/16/2021–6/30/2025
Professor of Medicine
Vice-Chief, Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases
10833 Le Conte Avenue
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California 90095-7378

**Wallace V. Crandall, M.D., M.M.M.
Expertise: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Late Phase Drug Development
Term: 2/28/2024 to 10/31/2027
Associate Vice President – Medical, Immunology
GI Therapeutic Area Head
Eli Lilly and Company
Lilly Corporate Center
Building 88
Indianapolis Indiana, 46285

*Joy M. McVey, BA
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 3/19/2018–6/30/2025
Principal Consultant
Simply Joy, LLC
860 Johnson Ferry Road
Suite 140, #148
Atlanta, Georgia 30342

Sandeep Khurana, MBBS
Expertise: Gastroenterology/Transplant Hepatology
Term: 7/1/2020–6/30/2024
Professor of Medicine
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
100 N. Academy Avenue
Danville, Pennsylvania 17822

Sarah Streett, MD, AGAF
Expertise: Gastroenterology
Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2024
Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Education Clinical Professor of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
430 Broadway Street, Pavilion C, 3rd Floor
Redwood City, California 94063

* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative (non voting)

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