Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities Programs; Notice of Meeting, 61696-61697 [05-21315]

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[FR Doc. 05–21316 Filed 10–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities Programs; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities Programs will meet on November 16–17, 2005, at the Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. On November 16, the session will be held in the Omar Bradley Conference Room from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on November 17, the session will be held in Room 830 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. The meeting is open to the public. E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM 25OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 205 / Tuesday, October 25, 2005 / Notices The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on VA’s prosthetic programs designed to provide state-of-the-art prosthetics and the associated rehabilitation research, development, and evaluation of such technology. The Committee also provides advice to the Secretary on special disability programs which are defined as any program administered by the Secretary to serve veterans with spinal cord injury, blindness or vision impairment, loss of or loss of the use of extremities, deafness or hearing impairment, or other serious incapacities in terms of daily life functions. On the morning of November 16, the Committee will be briefed by the Chief Consultant, Rehabilitation Strategic Healthcare Group, and Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In the afternoon, the Committee will be briefed by the directors of Ophthalmology and Optometry and Chief Prosthetics and Clinical Logistics Officer. On the morning of November 17, the Committee will be briefed by the Chief Research and Development Officer. No time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, members of the public may direct questions or submit written statements for review by the Committee VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:53 Oct 24, 2005 Jkt 208001 in advance of the meeting to Ms. Cynthia Wade, Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Health Administration, Patient Care Services, Rehabilitation Strategic Healthcare Group (117), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact Ms. Wade at (202) 273–8485. Dated: October 19, 2005. By Direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 205 (Tuesday, October 25, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61696-61697]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-21315]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities 
Programs; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Advisory Committee 
on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities Programs will meet on November 
16-17, 2005, at the Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20420. On November 16, the session will be held in 
the Omar Bradley Conference Room from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on 
November 17, the session will be held in Room 830 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 
noon. The meeting is open to the public.

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    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs on VA's prosthetic programs designed to provide state-of-the-
art prosthetics and the associated rehabilitation research, 
development, and evaluation of such technology. The Committee also 
provides advice to the Secretary on special disability programs which 
are defined as any program administered by the Secretary to serve 
veterans with spinal cord injury, blindness or vision impairment, loss 
of or loss of the use of extremities, deafness or hearing impairment, 
or other serious incapacities in terms of daily life functions.
    On the morning of November 16, the Committee will be briefed by the 
Chief Consultant, Rehabilitation Strategic Healthcare Group, and 
Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In the afternoon, the 
Committee will be briefed by the directors of Ophthalmology and 
Optometry and Chief Prosthetics and Clinical Logistics Officer. On the 
morning of November 17, the Committee will be briefed by the Chief 
Research and Development Officer.
    No time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the 
public. However, members of the public may direct questions or submit 
written statements for review by the Committee in advance of the 
meeting to Ms. Cynthia Wade, Designated Federal Officer, Veterans 
Health Administration, Patient Care Services, Rehabilitation Strategic 
Healthcare Group (117), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Any member of the public wishing to 
attend the meeting should contact Ms. Wade at (202) 273-8485.

    Dated: October 19, 2005.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-21315 Filed 10-24-05; 8:45 am]
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