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Roster of the Microbiology 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 microbiology, virology, and infectious disease 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: 1
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Barbara J. Van Der Pol, Ph.D.

Expertise: Molecular Diagnostics; Epidemiology
Term: 07/18/2022 – 02/28/2026
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
238 Zeigler Research Building
703 19th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35294 

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, Maryland 20993
Office: (301) 796-6313
Fax: (301) 847-8505

Kathleen G. Beavis, M.D.
Expertise: Clinical Microbiology; Clinical Virology
Term: 07/18/2022 – 02/28/2026
Professor of Pathology
University of Chicago
MC0001 TW-050M
5841 S. Maryland Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Barbara D. Alexander, M.D., M.H.S.
Expertise: Infectious Disease and Medical Microbiology
Term: 07/18/2022 – 02/28/2026
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Duke University
163 Hanes House, Trent Drive
Durham, NC 27710

Ricardo M. La Hoz, M.D.
Expertise: Transplant Infectious Diseases
Term: 07/18/2022 – 02/28/2025
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390

Anna-Barbara Moscicki, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatrics; Epidemiology
Term: 07/18/2022 – 02/28/2025
Chief, Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, Los Angeles
10833 Le Conte Avenue
22-432 MDCC
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Kirsten St. George, Ph.D.
Expertise: Infectious Disease; Molecular Virology
Term: 07/18/2022 – 02/28/2025
Chief Laboratory of Viral Diseases
New York State Department of Health
Wadsworth Center
120 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208

Bradford M. Spring, M.S.**
Expertise: Microbiology
Term: 10/09/2022 – 02/28/2027
Global Head of Regulatory Policy & Intelligence
Roche Diagnostics Corp.
9115 Hague Road
Indianapolis, IN 46256

Thomas A. Moore, M.D.
Expertise: Infectious Disease 
Term: 07/18/2022 – 02/28/2026
ID Consultants, PA
310 S Hillside
Wichita, KS 67211-2129

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