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Roster of the Patient Engagement Advisory Committee

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.

Paul T. Conway

Expertise: Patient Advocacy
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2021
Past President
American Association of Kidney Patients
14440 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa, FL 32547

Designated Federal Officer
Letise Williams

Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Strategic Partnership and
Technology Innovation
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66, Rm 5407
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Office: (301) 796-8398
Fax: (301) 847-8510

Cynthia L. Chauhan, M.S.W.
Expertise: Patient Advocacy
Term: 05/01/2020 – 04/30/2022
Wichita, KS 67206

Bennet R. Dunlap, M.S.
Expertise: Diabetes Patient Advocacy
Term: 05/01/2020 – 04/30/2023
Health Communication Consultant
2676 Alden Road # 742
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Amye L. Leong, M.B.A.
Expertise: Patient Engagement in Care &
Translational Research
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2021
President & CEO
Healthy Motivation
Santa Barbara, CA

Monica W. Parker, M.D.
Expertise: Family Medicine
Term: 05/01/2020 – 04/30/2023
Director, Minority Engagement Core
Goizueta Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Emory University
6 Executive Park Drive, Suite 273
Atlanta, GA 30329

Katherine D. Seelman, Ph.D.*
Expertise: Science, Technology & Public Policy
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2021
Professor Emerita (Retired)
University of Pittsburg
School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
Dept. of Rehab Science and Tech
Meyran St., Forbes Tower, Room 5036
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Mary S. Schrandt, J.D.
Expertise: Patient Engagement in Research
Term: 05/01/2019 – 04/30/2022
Founder, CEO & Chief Patient Advocate
Exppect, LLC
3033 Wilson Blvd.
Suite E     #501
Arlington, VA 22201

Necie L. Edwards
Expertise: Patient Advocacy
Term: 04/17/2019 – 04/30/2023
Health and Wellness Educator
Fibro Patient Education & Support Organization
105 East Townline Rd., Suite 128
Vernon Hills, IL 60061


* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative

**As described in the charter for this committee, the membership includes no single designated industry representative, the Commissioner or designee may select an industry representative from a pool of individuals nominated by industry to serve temporarily as a nonvoting member who are identified with industry interests. The list of individuals in the pool can be viewed here.