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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.


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.



Robert Dracker, M.D., M.H.A., M.B.A., CPI
Expertise: Pediatrics
Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2024
Associate Professor
Departments of Pediatric and Pathology
SUNY Upstate Medical Center
Syracuse, NY
Owner and Medical Director, Summerwood Pediatrics
Founder and Medical Director, Infusacare Medical Services, P.C.
Liverpool, NY 13088

Designated Federal Officer

Shivana Srivastava, RN, MS, PMP
Office of the Commissioner
Office of Pediatric Therapeutics
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993-0002
Email: shivana.srivastava@fda.hhs.gov 
Phone: (301) 796-8695
Fax: (301) 289-7492

Susan S. Baker, MD, PhD
Expertise: Pediatric Gastroenterology
Term: 7/1/2023 - 6/30/2027
Professor of Pediatrics (Tenure)
University of Buffalo,
The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY 14260

Angela Czaja, M.D., MS.c., Ph.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Critical Care
Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2025
Associate Professor,
Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics
School of Medicine , University of Colorado
Aurora, CO 80045

Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH
Expertise: Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Bioethics
Term: 7/1/2023 - 6/30/2027
Professor, Department of Pediatrics Adjunct Professor,
Department of Bioethics & Humanities University of Washington, School of Medicine
Seattle, WA 98101

Gwenyth Fischer, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Critical Care & Medical Devices
Term: 07/01/2022 - 06/30/2026
Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium Director
Associate Professor of Pediatric Critical Care
University of Minnesota, College of Medicine
Minneapolis, MN 55454

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

Charleta Guillory, MD, MPH
Expertise: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Term: 7/1/2023 - 6/30/2027
Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Public Health Program
Texas Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics (tenured),
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology,
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX 77030

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

Bridgette Jones, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Pediatrics & Allergy/Immunology
Term: 7/1/2021-6/30/2025
Associate Professor of Pediatrics,
Divisions of Allergy/Asthma/Immunology and Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutic Innovation,
Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Kansas City, MO 64108

Steven Krug, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Term: 07/01/2022 - 06/30/2026
Former Head, Division of Emergency Medicine
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Professor of Pediatrics
Feinberg School of Medicine,
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL 60611

Patient Family Representative

Gianna McMillan, D.Be
Expertise: Patient-Family Representative
Term: 11/03/2020-06/30/2024
Professor of Research Ethics, Graduate Division
Program Administrator
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Industry Representative 

Robert Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Industry Representative 
Term: 8/30/2022-6/30/2026 
Senior Director
Pediatric Drug Development, 
Child Health Innovation Leadership Department (CHILD), 
Johnson & Johnson
Raritan, NJ 08869

Roberto Ortiz-Aguayo, MD, MMM
Expertise: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Term: 7/1/2020 - 6/30/2024
President and Chief Medical Officer
Complete Mind Care of PA
Abington, PA 19001

Consumer Representative

Randi Oster, MBA
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 04/24/2018-06/30/2026
Co-Founder and CEO, Help Me Health
Fairfield, CT 06824

Michael White, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Cardiology
Term: 07/01/2022 - 06/30/2025
Pediatric Cardiologist
Ochsner Health System
New Orleans, LA 70121

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