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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: 3

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


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 (Pre-market)
Invacare Corporation
One Invacare Way
Elyria, OH 44035

Blaise W. Baxter, M.D.
Expertise: Interventional Neuroradiology
Term: 09/13/2017 – 11/30/2020
Chair and Associate Professor
Univ. of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga
975 E 3rd Street, Box 376
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Kevin M. Duff, Ph.D.
Expertise: Neuropsychology
Term: 09/13/2017 – 11/30/2020
Professor of Neurology
University of Utah
650 Komas Drive 106A
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

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

Julie G. Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Functional Neurosurgery; Pain Neurosurgery
Term: 12/14/2017 – 11/30/2020
Chair, Dept. of Neuroscience and
Experimental Therapeutics
Albany Medical College
47 New Scotland Ave. Rm# 510
Albany, NY 12208

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


* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative


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