William Maisel, MD, MPH (via teleconference)
William H. Maisel, MD, MPH is Chief Scientist and Deputy Center Director for Science at FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). He is responsible for providing leadership in the development, implementation, execution, management and direction of the Center's broad national and international biomedical science programs.
Prior to joining FDA, Dr. Maisel was Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Medical Device Safety Institute, a non-profit organization affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He is a Board-certified cardiologist with more than 15 years of clinical experience.
He is former Chair of the FDA Circulatory System and Post-Market Medical Device Advisory Committees, and is a former member of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Coverage Advisory Committee. Dr. Maisel received his undergraduate degree in biology from MIT, his medical degree from Cornell Medical College, and his Masters in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. He has published more than 120 research manuscripts, book chapters, and scientific abstracts on regulatory science, device innovation, and medical device safety and effectiveness.