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Science Board 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.

Current Number of Vacancies   5
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Barbara J. McNeil, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Radiology, Health Care Policy
Term: 10/1/05-12/31/09
Ridley Watts Professor and Head
Department of Health Care Policy
Harvard Medical School
180 Longwood Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-6092

Executive Secretary
Carlos Pena, PhD, MS
Senior Science Policy Analyst
Office of Science and Health Coordination
Food and Drug Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 14-B-08, HF-33
Rockville, Maryland 20857
Tel 301-827-3340
Fax 301-827-3042

Rhona Applebaum, Ph.D.
Expertise:  Food Microbiology, Nutrition, Food Science
Term:  03/17/08 – 12/31/11
Vice President, Chief Scientific & Regulatory Officer
The Coca-Cola Company
P.O. Box 1734
Atlanta, GA 30301

James R. Broach, Ph.D.
Expertise: Chemistry, Molecular Biology
Term: 01/06/09 – 12/31/12
Associate Chair, Department of Molecular Biology
Princeton University
303 Lewis Thomas Lab
Princeton, NJ 08544

Garrett FitzGerald, M.D.
Expertise:  Pharmacology, Translational Medicine, Therapeutics
Term:  03/17/08 – 12/31/11
Professor of Medicine and Professor and
Chair of Pharmacology
Department of Pharmacology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
153 Johnson Pavilion 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6084

John D. Floros, Ph.D.
Expertise: Food Science
Term: 01/06/09 – 12/31/13
Professor and Head, Department of Food Science
Pennsylvania State University
206 Food Science Building
University Park, PA 16802

Erik Hewlett, M.D.
Expertise:  Bacterial Toxins, Infectious Diseases
Term:  03/17/08 – 12/31/11
Professor of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Divisions of Infectious Diseases and International Health
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA  22908

Lonnie King, D.V.M., M.P.A.
Expertise: Veterinary Medicine
Term: 03/01/06 - 12/31/09
Director, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, & Enteric Diseases, CDC
1600 Clifton Road, MS D-76
Atlanta, Georgia  30333

Sangtae Kim, Ph.D.
Expertise: Information Technology
Term: 01/06/09 – 12/31/12
Executive Director
Morgridge Institute for Research
P.O. Box 7365
Madison, WI 53707-7365

John H. Linehan, Ph.D.
Expertise: Biomedical Engineering, Medical Technology
Term: 05/08/07 - 12/31/10
Department of Bioengineering
Stanford University
James H. Clark Center
318 Campus Drive, Rm. E-125
Stanford, California 94305-1159

Joseph S. Pagano, M.D.
Expertise: Immunology, Microbiology, Oncology
Term: 01/06/09 – 12/31/12
Lineberger Professor of Cancer Research
University of North Carolina
32-000 Lineberger Cancer Center
Campus Box 7295
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

David R. Parkinson, M.D.
Expertise: Medical Oncology
Term: 03/01/06 - 12/31/09
President and CEO
Nodality, Inc.
7000 Shoreline Court, Suite 250
South San Francisco, California 24080

Martin Philbert, Ph.D.
Expertise:  Toxicology
Term:  03/17/08 – 12/31/11
Professor of Toxicology
Senior Associate Dean for Research
University of Michigan School of Public Health
1420 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, Michigan  41809-2029

Alan J. Russell, Ph.D.
Expertise: Regenerative Medicine
Term: 01/06/09 – 12/31/13
Director, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
100 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Stephen P. Spielberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Pediatrics, Toxicology
Term: 01/06/09 – 12/31/13
Marion Merrell Dow Chair for Pediatric Pharmacogenomics
Director of the Center for Personalized Medicine and Therapeutic Innovation
Children’s Mercy Hospital
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

*Larry D. Sasich, Pharm.D., M.P.H., FASHP
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 12/14/06 - 12/31/10
LECOM School of Pharmacy
1858 West Grandview Blvd.
Erie, Pennsylvania 16509

Catherine Woteki, Ph.D., R.D.
Expertise: Nutrition, Food Safety
Term: 09/30/07 - 12/31/10
Global Director of Scientific Affairs
Mars, Inc.
6885 Elm Street
McLean, Virginia 22101-3883



* Consumer Representative

Updated March 31, 2009.

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