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Roster of the Pediatric Advisory Committee to the Food and Drug Administration

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

Go to the Advisory Committee Membership Application

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

Expertise:

The Pediatric Advisory Committee consists of a core of 14 voting members including the Chair. Members and the Chair are selected by the Commissioner or designee from among authorities knowledgeable in pediatric research, pediatric subspecialties, statistics, and/or biomedical ethics. The core of voting members shall also include one representative from a relevant patient or patient-family organization and may include one technically qualified member, selected by the Commissioner or designee, who is identified with consumer interests and is recommended by either a consortium of consumer-oriented organizations or other interested persons. In addition to the voting members, the Committee may include one non-voting member who is identified with industry interests and one non-voting member who represents a pediatric health organization.

Membership

Chairperson

Kelly Wade, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Neonatology
Term: 6/8/2016-6/30/2021
Attending Neonatologist
Department of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Designated Federal Officer

Marieann Brill
Office of the Commissioner
Office of Pediatric Therapeutics
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993-0002
Email: marieann.brill@fda.hhs.gov 
Phone: (240) 402-3838
Fax: (301) 847-8640


Premchand Anne, M.D., MBA, M.P.H., F.A.C.C.
Expertise: Pediatric Cardiology
Term: 07/01/2018 - 06/30/2022
Director, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
St. John Providence Children's Hospital
Detroit, MI 48236

David Callahan, M.D.
Expertise: Child Neurology
Term: 08/06/2017 - 06/30/2021
Professor of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO 63110


Melody Cunningham, M.D.
Expertise: Hematology/Oncology/Palliative Medicine
Term: 6/8/2016-6/30/2021
Medical Director
Palliative Medicine Service
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Tennessee, Medical School
Memphis, TN 38103

Randall Flick, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise: Pediatrics & Anesthesiology
Term: 07/01/2018 - 06/30/2022
Medical Director
Mayo Clinic Children's Center
Rochester, MN 55905


Pediatric Health Organization Representative

Jennifer Goldman, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Pediatric Health Organization Representative
Term: 7/1/2020 - 6/30/2024
Associate Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Associate Program Director,
Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship
Department of Pediatrics,
Children's Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO 64108

Peter Havens, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Term: 6/6/2016-6/30/2022
Director, Pediatric HIV Care Program
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Professor, Pediatric and Population Health
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI 53201


Sarah Hoehn, M.D., MBe, F.A.A.P.
Expertise: Pediatric Critical Care
Term: 6/6/2016-6/30/2022
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Palliative Care Team
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL 60637

Richard Holubkov, Ph.D.
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 7/1/2020 - 6/30/2024
Professor, Division of Critical Care,
Department of Pediatrics,
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84108


Roberto Ortiz-Aguayo, M.D.
Expertise: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Term: 7/1/2020 - 6/30/2024
Medical Director, Inpatient & Campus Based Services,
Chief, Clinical Affairs, Division of Integrated Psychiatry, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences
Associate Chair & Attending Physician,
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Consumer Representative

Randi Oster, MBA
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 04/24/2018-06/30/2022
Co-Founder and CEO, Help Me Health
Fairfield, CT 06824


Industry Representative

Ronald Portman, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Expertise: Industry Representative
​Term: 03/19/2018-06/30/2022
Executive Director,
Pediatric Development, Science and Innovation
Novartis Pharmaceutical Company
East Hanover, NJ 07936

Wael Sayej, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Gastroenterology
Term: 9/30/2016-6/30/2021
Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Baystate Children’s Specialty Center
Springfield, MA 01199


Christy Turer, M.D., M.H.S., F.A.A.P. F.T.O.S.
Expertise: Internal & Obesity Medicine
Term: 6/6/2016-6/30/2021
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Clinical Sciences and Medicine
Director, General Academic Pediatrics Fellowship
UT Southwestern and Children’s Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75390

Benjamin Wilfond, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Pulmonology and Bioethics
Term: 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2023
Professor and Chief, Division of Bioethics and Palliative Care
Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195


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