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Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee Roster

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. More information (2/27/2007)

Current Number of Vacancies = 0
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Chairperson
Nathan B. Fountain, MD
Expertise: Neurology
Term: 2/1/2018 – 1/31/2022
Professor of Neurology
Director, FE Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
University of Virginia
Box 800394
Charlottesville, Virginia 22908

Designated Federal Officer
Yinghua S. Wang, PharmD, MPH
Division of Advisory Committee and Consultant Management
Office of Executive Programs
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993-0002
Phone: (301) 796-9001
Fax: (301) 847-8533
E-mail: PCNS@fda.hhs.gov


G. Caleb Alexander, MD, MS
Expertise: Pharmacoepidemiology/Internal Medicine
Term: 2/1/2020 – 1/31/2023
Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness
615 N. Wolfe Street, W6035
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

**Michael Gold, MS, MD
Expertise: Neurology
Term: 3/30/2020 – 10/31/2023
Vice-President, Neurosciences Development
AbbVie
1 N. Waukegan Road
North Chicago, Illinois 60064


*Dawndra Jones, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 11/30/2018 – 1/31/2023
Chief Nursing Officer, VP Patient Care Services
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
McKeesport Hospital
1500 Fifth Avenue
McKeesport, Pennsylvania 15132

Aaron S. Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH
Expertise: Internal Medicine,
Health Policy/Law, Pharmacoepidemiology
Term: 2/1/2019 – 1/31/2023
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital
1620 Tremont St. Room 3030
Boston, Massachusetts, 02120


David S. Knopman, MD
Expertise: Neurology
Term: 2/1/2018 – 1/31/2022
Professor of Neurology
Mayo Clinic
200 First St, SW.
Rochester, Minnesota 55905

Richard J. Kryscio, PhD
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 4/21/2016 – 1/31/2024
Professor, Statistics and Biostatistics
University of Kentucky
Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Room 230
800 South Limestone Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40536


Michelle M. Mielke, PhD
Expertise: Epidemiology, Neurology
Term: 2/1/2020 – 1/31/2024
Professor of Epidemiology and Neurology
Department of Health Sciences
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street, SW
Rochester, Minnesota 55905

Chiadi U. Onyike, MD, MHS
Expertise: Psychiatry
Term: 2/01/2015 – 1/31/2021
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
600 North Wolfe Street, Meyer 279
Baltimore, Maryland 21287


Joel S. Perlmutter, MD
Expertise: Neurology
Term: 2/01/2016 - 1/31/2022
Elliot Stein Family Professor of Neurology
Professor of Radiology, Neuroscience, Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri 63110


*Consumer Representative (vacant)
**Industry Representative (non-voting)