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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: 0

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.



Kelly Wade, M.D., Ph.D.
Expertise: Neonatology
Term: 5/27/2016-6/30/2023
Attending Neonatologist
Department of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Designated Federal Officer

Shivana Srivastava, RN, MS
Office of the Commissioner
Office of Pediatric Therapeutics
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993-0002
Email: [email protected] 
Phone: (301) 796-8695
Fax: (301) 289-7492

Premchand Anne, M.D., MBA, M.P.H., F.A.C.C.
Expertise: Pediatric Cardiology
Term: 07/01/2018 - 06/30/2022
Director, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
St. John Providence Children's Hospital
Detroit, MI 48236

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

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

Randall Flick, M.D., M.P.H.
Expertise: Pediatrics & Anesthesiology
Term: 07/01/2018 - 06/30/2022
Medical Director
Mayo Clinic Children's Center
Rochester, MN 55905

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

Peter Havens, M.D., M.S.
Expertise: Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Term: 5/27/2016-6/30/2022
Director, Pediatric HIV Care Program
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Professor, Pediatric and Population Health
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Sarah Hoehn, M.D., MBe, F.A.A.P.
Expertise: Pediatric Critical Care
Term: 5/27/2016-6/30/2022
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Palliative Care Team
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL 60637

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

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

Roberto Ortiz-Aguayo, M.D.
Expertise: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Term: 7/1/2020 - 6/30/2024
Medical Director, Inpatient & Campus Based Services,
Chief, Clinical Affairs, Division of Integrated Psychiatry, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences
Associate Chair & Attending Physician,
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Consumer Representative

Randi Oster, MBA
Expertise: Consumer Representative
Term: 04/24/2018-06/30/2022
Co-Founder and CEO, Help Me Health
Fairfield, CT 06824

Industry Representative

Ronald Portman, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Expertise: Industry Representative
​Term: 03/19/2018-06/30/2022
Executive Director,
Pediatric Development, Science and Innovation
Novartis Pharmaceutical Company
East Hanover, NJ 07936

Wael Sayej, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Gastroenterology
Term: 9/30/2016-6/30/2023
Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Baystate Children’s Specialty Center
Baystate Children's Hospital
Springfield, MA 01199 
Associate Professor of Pediatrics 
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate 
Worcester, MA 01655

Benjamin Wilfond, M.D.
Expertise: Pediatric Pulmonology and Bioethics
Term: 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2023
Professor and Chief, Division of Bioethics and Palliative Care
Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195


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