Pediatric Advisory Committee Meeting Roster

April 11, 2007



Marsha D. Rappley, M.D.

Expertise:  Neurology/Psychiatry

Term:  09/19/05 – 6/30/09

College of Human Medicine Dean’s Office

Michigan State University

A110 East Fee Hall

East Lansing, MI  48824-1316


Executive Secretary

Carlos Peña, Ph.D., M.S.

Senior Science Policy Analyst

Office of Science and Health Coordination

5600 Fishers Lane, Rm. 14C-06, HF-33

Rockville, MD  20857

Phone:  301-827-6687

Fax:       301-827-3042




Avital Cnaan, Ph.D., M.S.

Expertise:  Statistics

Term:  11/09/06 - 6/30/10

Chief, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

3535 Market Street, Room 1453

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399


Robert S. Daum, M.D.

Expertise:  Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Term:  09/19/05 – 6/30/08

Professor of Pediatrics

University of Chicago Children’s Hospital

5841 S Maryland Ave, MC6054

Chicago, IL  60637-1470


Leon Dure, M.D.

Expertise:  Pediatric Neurology

Term:  11/09/06 – 6/30/10

Professor of Pediatrics

University of Alabama School of Medicine

The Children's Hospital 314-CHB

1600 7th Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35233


Michael E. Fant, M.D., Ph.D.

Expertise:  Neonatology, Biochemistry

Term:  8/27/04 - 6/30/07

UT-Houston Medical School

Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Department of Pediatrics  MSB 3.236

641 Fannin

Houston, Texas  77030


Richard L. Gorman, M.D.

Expertise:  Pediatrics

Term:  8/27/04 - 6/30/07

Pediatric Partners

9011 Chevrolet Drive

Ellicott City, MD  21042


Melissa Maria Hudson, M.D.

Expertise:  Hematology/Oncology

Term:  09/19/05 – 6/30/09

Department of Hematology-Oncology

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

332 North Lauderdale

Memphis, TN  38105







Keith Kocis, M.D., M.S.

Expertise:  Pediatric Critical Care, Cardiology

Term:   11/09/06 – 6/30/10

Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

North Carolina Women’s Hospital

Suite WH 20160, 2nd floor

101 Manning Drive

Chapel Hill, NC  27599-7221


Robert Ward, M.D.

Expertise:  Pediatric Pharmacology

Term:  10/06/06 - 6/30/10

Professor of Pediatrics

Director, Pediatric Pharmacology Program

University of Utah School of Medicine

417 Wakara, Suite 3510

Salt Lake City, UT  84108


Voting Consultants:


Marilyn Eichner

Expertise:  Pediatric Health Care Advocate

14139 Flint Rock Road

Rockville, MD 20853

Acting Patient-Family Representative


Paula Knudson

University of Texas

Health Science Center

6431 Fannin St., Rm 2104A

Houston, TX  77030

Acting Consumer Representative


Samuel Maldonado, M.D.

1125 Trenton-Harbourton Rd.

Titusville, NJ 08560

Industry Representative

Acting Industry Representative


Geoffrey L Rosenthal, M.D., Ph.D.

Expertise:  Pediatric Cardiology

Director of Training, Research, and Inpatient Medicine

Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center

Children's Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

9500 Euclid Ave M41

Cleveland, OH 44195