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Roster of the Patient Engagement Advisory Committee

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
Note, one or more vacancies may be in the nomination process or a final appointment may have been made.

Paul T. Conway

Expertise: Patient Advocacy
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2024
Immediate Past President
American Association of Kidney Patients
14440 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa, FL 32547

Designated Federal Officer
Letise Williams

Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Office of Strategic Partnership and
Technology Innovation
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
WO Bldg. 66, Rm 5407
Silver Spring, MD 20993
Office: (301) 796-8398
Fax: (301) 847-8510

Rita T. Roy, M.D.
Expertise: Patient Advocate
Term: 07/23/2020 – 04/30/2024
National Spine Health Foundation
11800 Sunrise Valley Drive Rm# 620
Reston, VA 20190

Bennet R. Dunlap, M.S.
Expertise: Diabetes Patient Advocacy
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2023
Health Communication Consultant
2676 Alden Road # 742
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Amye L. Leong, M.B.A.
Expertise: Patient Engagement in Care &
Translational Research
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2024
President & CEO
Healthy Motivation
Santa Barbara, CA

Monica W. Parker, M.D.
Expertise: Family Medicine
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2023
Director, Minority Engagement Core
Goizueta Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Emory University
6 Executive Park Drive, Suite 273
Atlanta, GA 30329

Necie L. Edwards
Expertise: Patient Advocacy
Term: 04/17/2019 – 04/30/2023
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Mary S. Schrandt, J.D.
Expertise: Patient Engagement in Research
Term: 05/22/2017 – 04/30/2026
Founder, CEO & Chief Patient Advocate
Exppect, LLC
3033 Wilson Blvd.
Suite E     #501
Arlington, VA 22201

Philip X. Rutherford, B.A.
Expertise: Chronic Disease Management
Term: 05/01/2022 – 04/30/2026
Chief Operating Officer
Faces & Voices of Recovery
10 G Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Teresa M. Diaz
Expertise: Patient Safety Advocate  
Term: 05/27/2022 – 04/30/2026
Co-Founder, Global Patient Advocacy Coalition
Orlando, FL 32820

* Consumer Representative
** Industry Representative

**As described in the charter for this committee, the membership includes no single designated industry representative, the Commissioner or designee may select an industry representative from a pool of individuals nominated by industry to serve temporarily as a nonvoting member who are identified with industry interests. The list of individuals in the pool can be viewed here.

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