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Roster of the Neurological Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational devices for use in the neurological system 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.

Mary E. Jensen, M.D.
Expertise: Interventional Neuroradiology
Term: 06/02/2021 – 11/30/2024
Dir., Interventional Neuroradiology
Univ. of Virginia Health System
Lee Street, 1st Floor, Rm 1063
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Designated Federal Officer
Aden S. Asefa, MPH
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Management
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Ave.
White Oak Bldg. 66 Rm 5214
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Office: 301-796-0400
Fax: 301-847-8505

Elijah Wreh, M.S. **
Expertise: Oncology; Regulatory Affairs
Term: 12/01/2017 – 11/30/2021
Regulatory Affairs Manager
Zimmer Biomet
345 East Main Street
Warsaw, IN 46580

Earl R. Dorsey, M.D.
Expertise: Neurology; Movement Disorders
Term: 12/14/2017 – 11/30/2021
Professor of Neurology and
Medical Director, Telemedicine
University of Rochester
265 Crittenden Blvd. CU 420694
Rochester, NY 14642

Veverly M. Edwards *
Expertise: Patient Safety Advocate
Term: 12/14/2017 – 11/30/2021
Affiliate Broker
First National Realty
6423 Summer Gale Dr.
Memphis, TN 38134

Julie G. Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Functional Neurosurgery
Term: 06/02/2021 – 11/30/2022
Chair, Dept. of Neuroscience and
Experimental Therapeutics
Albany Medical College
47 New Scotland Ave. Rm# 510
Albany, NY 12208

Karen C. Johnston, M.D.,MSc.
Expertise: Neurology
Term: 06/02/2021 – 11/30/2023
Professor of Neurology
Univ. of Virginia Health System
Dept. of Neurology, Box 800394
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Patrick D. Lyden, M.D. , FAAN, FAHA,
Expertise: Vascular Neurology
Term: 06/02/2021 – 11/30/2023
Professor of Physiology and Neuroscience
Professor of Neurology
Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute
Keck School of Medicine of USC
ZNI Room 245,  MC 2821
1501 San Pablo Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Stavropoula I. Tjoumakaris, MD, FAANS
Expertise: Endovascular Neurosurgery
Term: 06/02/2021 – 11/30/2024
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Health Professions Academic Building
909 Walnut St., 2nd  Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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