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  1. Hematology and Pathology Devices Panel

Roster of the Hematology and Pathology Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational in vitro devices for use in clinical laboratory medicine including pathology, hematology, histopathology, cytotechnology and molecular biology 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: 5
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.


Designated Federal Officer
Jarrod Collier, M.S.

Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Management
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66 Rm 5214
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993
Office: (301) 796-6875
Fax: (301) 847-8505

Frank Pokrop **
Expertise: Regulatory Affairs; Quality Assurance
Term: 07/09/2020 - 02/28/2024
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Quidel, Inc.
9975 Summers Ridge Road
San Diego, CA 92121

George G. Birdsong, M.D.
Expertise: Cytopathology
Term: 08/26/2013 – 02/28/2023
Director of Anatomic Pathology
Grady Health System
80 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE
Room 1C064
Atlanta, GA 30303-3801

Diane H. Norback, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Hematology/Pathology
Term: 04/22/2020 – 02/28/2023
Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Clinical Laboratories
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792

Helen H. Wang, M.D., Dr. P.H.
Expertise: Cytopathology; Epidemiology
Term: 04/24/2019 – 02/28/2023
Medical Director, Cytopathology
Department of Pathology, East Campus
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215



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