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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: 1

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

Neil M. Bressler, M.D.
Expertise: Ophthalmology
Term: 04/29/2019 – 10/31/2024
Professor of Ophthalmology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
600 N. Wolfe Street Bldg. Maumenee, Rm 752
Baltimore, MD 21287

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

Lama A. Al-Aswad, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise:  Glaucoma; Teleophthalmology
Term: 04/29/2019 – 10/31/2024
Professor of Ophthalmology
Vice Chair of Innovations
New York University Langone Eye Center
222 E 41ST   Suite 4-092
New York, NY 10017

Rajesh K. Rajpal, M.D.**
Expertise: Ophthalmology
Term: 11/01/2022 – 10/31/2026
Chief Medical Officer and
Global Head of Clinical and Medical Affairs
Johnson & Johnson Vision
9500 Centurion Parkway
N. Jacksonville, FL 32256

Emily Y. Chew, M.D.
Expertise: Ophthalmology; Clinical Trials
Term: 12/19/2020 – 10/31/2024
Director, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications
National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health
Building 10, CRC-room 3-2531
10 Center Drive, MSC 1204
Bethesda, MD 20892

Bennie Jeng, M.D.
Expertise: Ophthalmology; Visual Sciences
Term: 05/27/2022 – 10/31/2025
Professor and Chair
Department of Ophthalmology 
Scheie Eye Institute
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Jayne S. Weiss, M.D.
Expertise: Ophthalmology
Term: 05/27/2022 – 10/31/2025
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs
Louisiana State University School of Medicine
533 Bolivar Street, Room 459
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112

Michael X. Repka, M.D., M.B.A.
Expertise: Ophthalmology
Term: 05/27/2022 – 10/31/2025
David L Guyton, MD, and
Feduniak Family Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Pediatric Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
600 North Wolfe Street
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD 21287-9028

Jose S. Pulido, MD, MS, MPH, MBA
Expertise: Vitreoretinal Diseases
Term: 09/13/2022 – 10/31/2026
Larry Donoso Chair of Translational Ophthalmology
Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107


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