This month we saw changes to three of FDA’s Advisory Committees – the Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee.
This month we saw changes to three of FDA’s Advisory Committees – the Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee (DODAC), the Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee (NDAC), and the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC).
After quite some time with 11 vacancies, the DODAC saw the addition of 3 new commitee members as of April 17th: Drs. Richard M. Awdeh, Stephen S. Feman, and Mildred M.G. Olivier – all ophthalmologists.
The NDAC saw the departure of their long-time Chair, Richard A. Neill, MD, with current member Ruth M. Parker, MD inheriting the current role of Committee Chair. Dr. Parker has been a member of NDAC since 2011.
For the first time in a while, ODAC now has one vacancy as a result of the departure of Dr. David Steensma. It will be interesting to see who will be his replacement and how long that vacancy will last.
Stay tuned for our mid-month roll call post – spotlight on the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee!
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