National Preparedness and Response Science Board; Call for Nominees, 18657-18658 [2017-08005]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 75 / Thursday, April 20, 2017 / Notices 121. Dustin Mobley, Washington, District of Columbia, Court of Federal Claims No: 17–0454V. 122. Gary Schneider, Dana Point, California, Court of Federal Claims No: 17–0456V. 123. Jackie Mills on behalf of L. M., Portage, Michigan, Court of Federal Claims No: 17–0457V. 124. Joseph Charneco, Boca Raton, Florida, Court of Federal Claims No: 17–0458V. 125. Anita Schmitter, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Court of Federal Claims No: 17–0459V. 126. Mariah Corbett on behalf of N. C., Deceased, Longs, South Carolina Court of Federal Claims No: 17– 0460V. 127. Hugh Gose, Seymour, Tennessee, Court of Federal Claims No: 17– 0461V. 128. Jane Elise Delzer, Waukesha, Wisconsin, Court of Federal Claims No: 17–0462V. 129. Sharyn Lynn Lobell, Ponchatoula, Louisiana, Court of Federal Claims No: 17–0463V. 130. Sharon Kabelitz, Washington, District of Columbia, Court of Federal Claims No: 17–0466V. 131. Charles Huggins, Watkinsville, Georgia, Court of Federal Claims No: 17–0467V. 132. Barbara Jayne, Washington, District of Columbia, Court of Federal Claims No: 17–0469V. [FR Doc. 2017–07989 Filed 4–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to Section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act,, notice is hereby given that the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) will hold a meeting that will be open to the public. Information about SACHRP and the full meeting agenda will be posted on the SACHRP Web site at: http://www.dhhs.gov/ohrp/sachrpcommittee/meetings/index.html. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, May 25, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., and Friday, May 26 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Please note: this asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Apr 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 meeting was originally scheduled to be held March 15–16, but was postponed due to a predicted snow storm. ADDRESSES: Fishers Lane Conference Center, Terrace Level, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20852. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Gorey, J.D., Executive Director, SACHRP; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 200, Rockville, Maryland 20852; telephone: 240–453– 8141; fax: 240–453–6909; email address: SACHRP@hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, SACHRP was established to provide expert advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, through the Assistant Secretary for Health, on issues and topics pertaining to or associated with the protection of human research subjects. The Subpart A Subcommittee (SAS) was established by SACHRP in October 2006 and is charged with developing recommendations for consideration by SACHRP regarding the application of subpart A of 45 CFR part 46 in the current research environment. The Subcommittee on Harmonization (SOH) was established by SACHRP at its July 2009 meeting and charged with identifying and prioritizing areas in which regulations and/or guidelines for human subjects research adopted by various agencies or offices within HHS would benefit from harmonization, consistency, clarity, simplification and/ or coordination. The SACHRP meeting will be open to the public at 8:30 a.m., on Thursday, May 25, 2017, followed by opening remarks from Dr. Jerry Menikoff, Director of OHRP and Executive Secretary of SACHRP, and Dr. Stephen Rosenfeld, SACHRP Chair. Dr. Menikoff will then lead a discussion focusing on selected sections of the new Common Rule, which was published January 19, 2017, with an effective date of January 19, 2018 (see https://www.gpo.gov/ fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-01-19/html/201701058.htm). The SOH will present their recommendations for consideration of the new Common Rule’s compliance dates and transition provisions, as well as for the interpretation and implementation of the new broad consent provision. The SAS will discuss their report on the interpretation of the new exemption involving benign behavioral interventions. PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18657 The Thursday meeting will adjourn at approximately 5:00 p.m. The Friday, May 26, meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. with recommendations from the SOH on the FDA Draft Guidance ‘‘Use of Real-World Evidence to Support Regulatory Decision-Making for Medical Devices,’’ issued July 27, 2016. SOH will also present recommendations on the return of incidental findings to research subjects. The SAS will present recommendations surrounding the new Common Rule’s expedited review requirements. The meeting will adjourn at 4:30 p.m. May 26, 2017. Time for public comment sessions will be allotted both days. Note that public comment must be relevant to issues being addressed by the SACHRP. Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the designated SACHRP point of contact at the address/phone number listed above at least one week prior to the meeting. On-site registration is required for participation in the live public comment session. Individuals who would like to submit written statements as public comment should email or fax their comments to SACHRP at SACHRP@ hhs.gov at least five business days prior to the meeting. Dated: April 17, 2017. Julia G. Gorey, Executive Director, Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections. [FR Doc. 2017–08017 Filed 4–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–36–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Preparedness and Response Science Board; Call for Nominees Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Office of the Secretary seeks application submissions from qualified individuals for consideration for membership on the National Preparedness and Response Science Board (NPRSB). Terms of eight members expire December 31, 2017; therefore, the Secretary must appoint eight new voting members. Nominees shall represent the following categories: Industry, academia, health care consumer organizations, and organizations representing other appropriate SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20APN1.SGM 20APN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 18658 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 75 / Thursday, April 20, 2017 / Notices stakeholders. Please visit the NPRSB Web site at https://www.phe.gov/nprsb for all application submission information and instructions. If interested, please submit your application by the deadline of June 7, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CDR Evelyn Seel, MPH, Designated Federal Official, National Preparedness and Response Science Board, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Thomas P. O’Neill Federal Building, Room Number 22H11, 200 C St. SW., Washington, DC 20024; Office: 202–205–7960, Email address: evelyn.seel@hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 319M of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act (42 U.S.C. 247d–7f) and section 222 of the PHS Act (42 U.S.C. 217a), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) established the NPRSB. The Board shall provide expert advice and guidance to the Secretary on scientific, technical, and other matters of special interest to HHS regarding current and future chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological agents, whether naturally occurring, accidental, or deliberate. The Board may also provide advice and guidance to the Secretary and/or the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) on other matters related to public health emergency preparedness and response. Description of Duties: The Board shall advise the Secretary and/or ASPR on current and future trends, challenges, and opportunities presented by advances in biological and life sciences, biotechnology, and genetic engineering with respect to threats posed by naturally occurring infectious diseases and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear agents. At the request of the Secretary and/or ASPR, the Board shall review and consider any information and findings received from the working groups established under 42 U.S.C. 247d–7f(b). At the request of the Secretary and/or ASPR, the Board shall provide recommendations and findings for expanded, intensified, and coordinated biodefense research and development activities. The Secretary and/or ASPR may assign additional advisory duties concerning public health emergency preparedness and response at his/her discretion. Structure: The Board shall consist of 13 voting members, including the chairperson; additionally, there may be non-voting ex officio members. Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 247d–7f(a), the Secretary shall appoint members and the Chairperson from among the nation’s VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Apr 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 preeminent scientific, public health, and medical experts, as follows: (a) Such federal officials as the Secretary determines are necessary to support the functions of the Board; (b) four individuals from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device industries; (c) four academicians; and, (d) five other members as determined appropriate by the Secretary and/or ASPR, one of whom must be a practicing health care professional, one of whom must be from an organization representing health care consumers, one of whom must have pediatric subject matter expertise, and one of whom shall be a state, tribal, territorial, or local public health official. The Secretary will appoint additional members for category (d), above, from among emergency medical responders and organizations representing other appropriate stakeholders. A member of the Board described in (b), (c), or (d) in the above paragraph shall serve for a term of three years, except that the Secretary may adjust the terms of the initial Board appointees in order to provide for a staggered term of appointment of all members. The Secretary shall appoint members who are not full-time or permanent part-time federal employees as special government employees. Dated: April 14, 2017. George W. Korch Jr., Acting Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. [FR Doc. 2017–08005 Filed 4–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel RFA–OD– PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15–004—Tobacco Regulatory Sciences Small Grant Program for New Investigators (R03). Date: May 15, 2017. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Sheraton Hotel Reston, 11810 Sunrise Valley Dr., Herndon, VA 20191. Contact Person: Malaya Chatterjee, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6192, MSC 7804, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 806– 2515, chatterm@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Risk Prevention and Health Behavior AREA Review. Date: May 15, 2017. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: John H. Newman, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3222, MSC 7808, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 0628, newmanjh@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Cell Biology Integrated Review Group, Nuclear and Cytoplasmic Structure/Function and Dynamics Study Section. Date: May 18, 2017. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Hilton Garden Inn Bethesda, 7301 Waverly Street, Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact Person: David Balasundaram, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5189, MSC 7840, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1022, balasundaramd@csr.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: April 14, 2017. Melanie J. Pantoja, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–07931 Filed 4–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. E:\FR\FM\20APN1.SGM 20APN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 75 (Thursday, April 20, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18657-18658]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-08005]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


National Preparedness and Response Science Board; Call for 
Nominees

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human 
Services.

ACTION: Notice.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The Office of the Secretary seeks application submissions from 
qualified individuals for consideration for membership on the National 
Preparedness and Response Science Board (NPRSB). Terms of eight members 
expire December 31, 2017; therefore, the Secretary must appoint eight 
new voting members. Nominees shall represent the following categories: 
Industry, academia, health care consumer organizations, and 
organizations representing other appropriate

[[Page 18658]]

stakeholders. Please visit the NPRSB Web site at https://www.phe.gov/nprsb for all application submission information and instructions. If 
interested, please submit your application by the deadline of June 7, 
2017, at 11:59 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CDR Evelyn Seel, MPH, Designated 
Federal Official, National Preparedness and Response Science Board, 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services, Thomas P. O'Neill Federal 
Building, Room Number 22H11, 200 C St. SW., Washington, DC 20024; 
Office: 202-205-7960, Email address: evelyn.seel@hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 319M of the Public 
Health Service (PHS) Act (42 U.S.C. 247d-7f) and section 222 of the PHS 
Act (42 U.S.C. 217a), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 
established the NPRSB. The Board shall provide expert advice and 
guidance to the Secretary on scientific, technical, and other matters 
of special interest to HHS regarding current and future chemical, 
biological, nuclear, and radiological agents, whether naturally 
occurring, accidental, or deliberate. The Board may also provide advice 
and guidance to the Secretary and/or the Assistant Secretary for 
Preparedness and Response (ASPR) on other matters related to public 
health emergency preparedness and response.
    Description of Duties: The Board shall advise the Secretary and/or 
ASPR on current and future trends, challenges, and opportunities 
presented by advances in biological and life sciences, biotechnology, 
and genetic engineering with respect to threats posed by naturally 
occurring infectious diseases and chemical, biological, radiological, 
and nuclear agents. At the request of the Secretary and/or ASPR, the 
Board shall review and consider any information and findings received 
from the working groups established under 42 U.S.C. 247d-7f(b). At the 
request of the Secretary and/or ASPR, the Board shall provide 
recommendations and findings for expanded, intensified, and coordinated 
biodefense research and development activities. The Secretary and/or 
ASPR may assign additional advisory duties concerning public health 
emergency preparedness and response at his/her discretion.
    Structure: The Board shall consist of 13 voting members, including 
the chairperson; additionally, there may be non-voting ex officio 
members. Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 247d-7f(a), the Secretary shall appoint 
members and the Chairperson from among the nation's preeminent 
scientific, public health, and medical experts, as follows: (a) Such 
federal officials as the Secretary determines are necessary to support 
the functions of the Board; (b) four individuals from the 
pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device industries; (c) four 
academicians; and, (d) five other members as determined appropriate by 
the Secretary and/or ASPR, one of whom must be a practicing health care 
professional, one of whom must be from an organization representing 
health care consumers, one of whom must have pediatric subject matter 
expertise, and one of whom shall be a state, tribal, territorial, or 
local public health official. The Secretary will appoint additional 
members for category (d), above, from among emergency medical 
responders and organizations representing other appropriate 
stakeholders. A member of the Board described in (b), (c), or (d) in 
the above paragraph shall serve for a term of three years, except that 
the Secretary may adjust the terms of the initial Board appointees in 
order to provide for a staggered term of appointment of all members. 
The Secretary shall appoint members who are not full-time or permanent 
part-time federal employees as special government employees.

    Dated: April 14, 2017.
George W. Korch Jr.,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.
[FR Doc. 2017-08005 Filed 4-19-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE P