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Gastrointestinal 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 info

Current Number of Vacancies = 1
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, MS
Expertise: Gastroenterology
Term: 9/16/2021–6/30/2025
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Director of Clinical Research, Celiac Disease Center
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
180 Fort Washington Avenue, Suite 936
New York, New York 10032

Designated Federal Officer (Acting)
Rhea Bhatt, MS
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
Email: [email protected]

**Helmut H. Albrecht, MD, MS
Expertise: Pharmaceutical Medicine
Term: 11/1/2019–10/31/2023
President, H2A Associates, LLC
Chief Scientific Officer, Alitair Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
3350 SW 27th Ave, Executive Tower, Ste 2203
Miami, Florida 33133

Lin Chang, MD
Expertise: Gastroenterology
Term: 9/16/2021–6/30/2025
Professor of Medicine
Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases
10833 Le Conte Avenue
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California 90095-7378

Christopher S. Coffey, PhD, MS
Expertise: Biostatistics
Term: 9/16/2021–6/30/2025
Professor and Director
Clinical Trials Statistical and Data Management Center
Department of Biostatistics
University of Iowa
145 N. Riverside Drive
Iowa City, Iowa 52242

*Joy McVey Hugick, BA
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 9/16/2021–6/30/2025
Public Health Policy and Communication Consultant
Simply Joy, LLC
7150 Hunters Branch Drive NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30328

Sandeep Khurana, MBBS
Expertise: Gastroenterology/Transplant Hepatology
Term: 7/1/2020–6/30/2024
Professor of Medicine
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
100 N. Academy Avenue
Danville, Pennsylvania 17822

Jennifer C. Lai, MD, MBA
Expertise: Hepatology
Term: 8/6/2018–6/30/2022
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
University of California–San Francisco
513 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, California 94143

Peter Mannon, MD, MPH
Expertise: Gastroenterology
Term: 7/1/2019–6/30/2023
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
982000 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska 68198

Miguel Saps, MD
Expertise: Pediatric Gastroenterology
Term: 7/1/2019–6/30/2023
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology,
Hepatology and Nutrition
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Mailman Center, 1601 NW 12th Ave, Suite 3005A
Miami, Florida 33136

Steven F. Solga, MD
Expertise: Gastroenterology/Transplant Hepatology
Term: 7/1/2019–6/30/2023
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program Director
Division of Gastroenterology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
2 Dulles, 3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Sarah Streett, MD, AGAF
Expertise: Gastroenterology
Term: 7/1/2020-6/30/2024
Clinical Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
430 Broadway Street, Pavilion C, 3rd Floor
Redwood City, California 94063

* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative (non voting)


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