the Office of Device Evaluation and was active in domestic and international standards development. He was until recently the head of the US delegation to the Global Harmonization Task Force. Mr. Ulatowski holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in microbiology and biomedical engineering.

William Vaughan is a consultant to Consumers Union on Food and Drug Administration issues. Starting in 1965, he worked for various members of the US House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means. He retired in 2001 as staff director for the minority on the Subcommittee on Health. He worked as a lobbyist for Families USA from 2003 to 2005 and has been a senior health-policy analyst with Consumers Union, the independent, nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports, from 2005 to February 2008 and from February to December 2009. He is a member of the board of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare and a policy adviser to the Medicare Rights Center.

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