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Roster for the Ophthalmic Devices Panel

Purpose: The Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational devices for use in the eye 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: 2

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

Chairperson
Neil M. Bressler, M.D.
Expertise: Ophthalmology
Term: 04/29/2019 – 10/31/2022
Professor of Ophthalmology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
600 N. Wolfe Street Bldg. Maumenee, Rm 752
Baltimore, MD 21287

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

Ronald D. Hays, Ph.D.
Expertise: Patient-reported outcomes, Psychometrics
Term: 03/20/2017 - 10/31/2020
Professor
University of California, Los Angeles
David Geffen School of Medicine &
Department of Medicine
911 Broxton Avenue, Rm. 110
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Clarke D. Newman, O.D., F.A.A.O.*
Expertise: Optometry
Term: 03/20/2017 – 10/31/2020
Doctor of Optometry
Plaza Vision Center
600 North Pearl Street, Suite G-204
Dallas, TX 75201

Sam S. Dahr, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Medical and Surgical Retinal Disease
Term: 1/31/2017 – 10/31/2020
Vitreoretinal Surgeon
Retina Center of Oklahoma
3366 NW Expressway Suite 670
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112

Michael E. Pfleger, J.D.**
Expertise: Regulatory Affairs
Term: 01/28/2019 – 10/31/2022
Vice President Head of External Affairs and
Regulatory Policy
Alcon, Inc., Division of Novartis
6201 South Freeway, TC45
Fort Worth, TX 76134-2099

Stephen D. McLeod, M.D.
Expertise: Cornea; Refractive Surgery
Term: 04/29/2019 – 10/31/2021
Theresa M. and Wayne M. Caygill, MD Distinguished
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Ophthalmology
University of California, San Francisco
10 Koret Way, K301 Box 0730
San Francisco, CA 94143

Lama A. Al-Aswad, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise: Glaucoma; Teleophthalmology
Term: 04/29/2019 – 10/31/2022
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
635 W. 165th Street Box #17
New York, NY 10032

 

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