Manager, FDA Patient Representative Program
Food and Drug Administration
Salina P. Miller, M.S., M.B.A., Manager of the Food and Drug Administration’s Patient Representative ProgramSM, within the agency’s Advisory Committee Oversight and Management Staff (ACOMS), within the agency’s Office of the Commissioner (OC). Ms. Miller joined ACOMS as a Health Programs Coordinator in April 2018 and prior to that, she was within OC’s Office of Health and Constituent Affairs, where she served as the primary patient advocacy lead for neurology, psychiatry, and anti-malarial-related issues. It was during this time that Ms. Miller began work on the FDA’s Patient Representative Program, the agency’s flagship initiative that ensures patient perspectives are included in the medical product review process. Patients and caregivers are actively recruited, trained, and managed in preparation for various agency meetings and other activities. As the Manager for the Program, Ms. Miller responds to the needs and requirements for Patient Representatives for all of the agency’s medical product Centers. Prior to FDA, Ms. Miller was with FDA’s sister agency, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, for nearly 18 years where she worked on patient safety and medical errors issues. Ms. Miller received a Master of Science and a Master of Business Administration in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University.
Friday, November 16
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM