Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages; Notice of Request for Nominations, 20346-20347 [E7-7792]

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E7–7762 Filed 4–23–07; 8:45 am] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4165–15–P Responses per respondent Number of respondents Type of form 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 80 2000 1 1 3 1 1 1 Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages; Notice of Request for Nominations SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill 11 vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages (ACICBL). 42 U.S.C. 294f, Section 756 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended. The Advisory Committee is VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:32 Apr 23, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program (LRP) was established to assure an adequate supply of trained primary care health care professionals to provide services in the neediest Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of the United States. Under this program, the Department of Health and Human Services agrees to repay the educational loans of the primary care health professionals. In return, the health professionals agree to serve for a specified period of time in a federallydesignated HPSA approved by the Secretary for LRP participants. The NHSC LRP forms provide information that is needed for selecting participants and repaying qualifying loans for education. The LRP forms include the following: The NHSC LRP Application, the Loan Information and Verification form, the Community Site Information form, the Request for Method of Advanced Loan Repayment form, the Applicant Checklist, the Payment Information form, and the Authorization to Release Information form. The estimated annual burden is as follows: Total number of responses DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AUTHORITY: Proposed Project: The National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program (OMB No. 0915–0127)— Extension 1920 1920 5760 1920 1920 80 13520 Hours per response Total burden hours .5 .25 .25 .1 .2 .25 960 480 1440 192 384 20 3476 governed by provisions of Public Law (Pub. L.) 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2) which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The Agency must receive nominations on or before June 30, 2007. DATES: All nominations are to be submitted to Louis D. Coccodrilli, Designated Federal Official, ACICBL, Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), HRSA, Parklawn Building, Room 9–05, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vanessa Saldanha, Public Health Fellow, AHEC Branch, Division of State, Community, and Public Health, BHPr, E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 78 / Tuesday April 24, 2007 / Notices HRSA, by e-mail vsaldanha@hrsa.gov or telephone, 301–443–6529. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authorities that established the ACICBL, the Federal Advisory Committee Act of October 6, 1972 (Pub. L. 92–463), and section 2119 of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 00aa– 19, as added by Public Law 99–660 and amended, HRSA is requesting nominations for 11 voting members. The ACICBL provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary and to the Congress concerning policy, program development and other matters of significance related to interdisciplinary, community-based training grant programs authorized under sections 751–756, Title VII, Part D of the Public Health Service Act. The ACICBL prepares an annual report describing the activities conducted during the fiscal year, identifying findings and developing recommendations to enhance Title VII Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Training Grant Programs. The Annual Report is submitted to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and ranking members of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions of the Senate, and the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives. The Department of Health and Human Services is requesting a total of 11 nominations for voting members of the ACICBL from schools that have adminstered or are currently administering awards from the following programs: Area Health Education Centers (AHECs)—2 nominees, Health Education and Training Centers (HETCs)—2 nominees, Allied Health disciplines—1 nominee, Quentin N. Burdick Program for Rural Interdisciplinary Training—2 nominees, Podiatric Medicine—1 nominee, and Graduate Psychology—1 nominee. Nominations are also requested for one student, resident, and/or fellow, and one non-acadmic community-based partner, both of whom are affiliated with a training grant program represented on the Committee. Interested individuals may nominate multiple qualified professionals for membership to the ACICBL to allow the Secretary to choose from a highly qualified list of potential candidates. Nominees willing to serve as members of the ACICBL should have no appearance of a conflict of interest that would preclude their participation. Potential candidates will be asked to provide detailed information concerning consultancies, research grants, or contracts to permit an evaluation of VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:32 Apr 23, 2007 Jkt 211001 possible sources of conflicts of interest. In addition, a curriculum vitae and a statement of interest will be required of the nominee to support experience working with Title VII Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Training Grant Programs, expertise in the field, and personal desire in participating on a National Advisory Committee. Qualified candidates will be invited to serve a three-year term beginning on October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2010. All nominations must be received no later than June 30, 2007. The legislation governing this Committee requires a fair balance of health professionals who represent the general population with regard to a broad geographic distribution and an evenness of urban and rural areas, along with professionals who are women and minorities. As such, the pool of appropriately qualified nominations should reflect these requirements to the degree possible. Dated: April 16, 2007. Caroline Lewis, Acting Associate Administrator for Administration and Financial Management. [FR Doc. E7–7792 Filed 4–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Service Administration Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages (ACICBL). Dates and Times: (Face-to-face meeting). June 25, 2007, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 26, 2007, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Place: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Executive Meeting Center, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone: 301– 468–1100. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: The Committee will be focusing on issues related to Health Information Technology/Electronic Medical Records (HIT/EMR) and its potential impact on Title VII Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Training Grant Programs identified under sections 751–756, Part D of the Public Health Service Act. The Committee has invited speakers to highlight various topics related to HIT/EMR including, but not limited to, benefits and barriers; consumer privacy and confidentiality; implications on underserved PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20347 and unserved populations, rural, geriatric and other populations; implementation and use of EMRs across various settings, i.e., hospitals inpatient settings and ambulatory care sites (Health Centers, Rural Health Clinics); academic settings, i.e., interdisciplinary and community-based education and training of health professionals; health literacy and patient education; as well as the future of HIT/EMR as an interoperable system to enhance health care delivery. The meeting will allow committee members to identify and discuss current efforts involving HIT/EMR and formulate appropriate recommendations to the Secretary and to the Congress regarding the use of advanced technology to enhance interdisciplinary and community-based training of health professions students and practicing health professionals. Agenda: The agenda includes an overview of the Committee’s general business activities, presentations by experts on HIT/ EMR related topics, and discussion sessions for the development of recommendations to be addressed in the Seventh Annual ACICBL Report. Agenda items are subject to change as dictated by the priorities of the Committee. For Further Information Contact: Anyone requesting information regarding the Committee should contact Louis D. Coccodrilli, Designated Federal Official for the ACICBL, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 905, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; 301–443–6950 or lcoccodrilli@hrsa.gov. Vanessa Saldanha, Public Health Fellow, can also be contacted with inquiries, 301–443–6529 or vsaldanha@hrsa.gov. Dated: April 16, 2007. Caroline Lewis, Acting Associate Administrator for Administration and Financial Management. [FR Doc. E7–7781 Filed 4–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Indian Health Service American Indians Into Psychology; Notice of Competitive Grant Applications for American Indians Into Psychology Program ACTION: Correction. SUMMARY: The Indian Health Service published a document in the Federal Register on March 28, 2007. The document contained three errors. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 78 (Tuesday, April 24, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20346-20347]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based 
Linkages; Notice of Request for Nominations

SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is 
requesting nominations to fill 11 vacancies on the Advisory Committee 
on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages (ACICBL).

AUTHORITY: 42 U.S.C. 294f, Section 756 of the Public Health Service 
Act, as amended. The Advisory Committee is governed by provisions of 
Public Law (Pub. L.) 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2) which 
sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.

DATES: The Agency must receive nominations on or before June 30, 2007.

ADDRESSES: All nominations are to be submitted to Louis D. Coccodrilli, 
Designated Federal Official, ACICBL, Bureau of Health Professions 
(BHPr), HRSA, Parklawn Building, Room 9-05, 5600 Fishers Lane, 
Rockville, MD 20857.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vanessa Saldanha, Public Health 
Fellow, AHEC Branch, Division of State, Community, and Public Health, 
BHPr,

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HRSA, by e-mail vsaldanha@hrsa.gov or telephone, 301-443-6529.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authorities that established the 
ACICBL, the Federal Advisory Committee Act of October 6, 1972 (Pub. L. 
92-463), and section 2119 of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 00aa-19, as added by 
Public Law 99-660 and amended, HRSA is requesting nominations for 11 
voting members.
    The ACICBL provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary and 
to the Congress concerning policy, program development and other 
matters of significance related to interdisciplinary, community-based 
training grant programs authorized under sections 751-756, Title VII, 
Part D of the Public Health Service Act. The ACICBL prepares an annual 
report describing the activities conducted during the fiscal year, 
identifying findings and developing recommendations to enhance Title 
VII Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Training Grant Programs. The 
Annual Report is submitted to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of 
Health and Human Services, and ranking members of the Committee on 
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions of the Senate, and the Committee 
on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives.
    The Department of Health and Human Services is requesting a total 
of 11 nominations for voting members of the ACICBL from schools that 
have adminstered or are currently administering awards from the 
following programs: Area Health Education Centers (AHECs)--2 nominees, 
Health Education and Training Centers (HETCs)--2 nominees, Allied 
Health disciplines--1 nominee, Quentin N. Burdick Program for Rural 
Interdisciplinary Training--2 nominees, Podiatric Medicine--1 nominee, 
and Graduate Psychology--1 nominee. Nominations are also requested for 
one student, resident, and/or fellow, and one non-acadmic community-
based partner, both of whom are affiliated with a training grant 
program represented on the Committee.
    Interested individuals may nominate multiple qualified 
professionals for membership to the ACICBL to allow the Secretary to 
choose from a highly qualified list of potential candidates. Nominees 
willing to serve as members of the ACICBL should have no appearance of 
a conflict of interest that would preclude their participation. 
Potential candidates will be asked to provide detailed information 
concerning consultancies, research grants, or contracts to permit an 
evaluation of possible sources of conflicts of interest. In addition, a 
curriculum vitae and a statement of interest will be required of the 
nominee to support experience working with Title VII Interdisciplinary, 
Community-Based Training Grant Programs, expertise in the field, and 
personal desire in participating on a National Advisory Committee. 
Qualified candidates will be invited to serve a three-year term 
beginning on October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2010. All 
nominations must be received no later than June 30, 2007.
    The legislation governing this Committee requires a fair balance of 
health professionals who represent the general population with regard 
to a broad geographic distribution and an evenness of urban and rural 
areas, along with professionals who are women and minorities. As such, 
the pool of appropriately qualified nominations should reflect these 
requirements to the degree possible.

    Dated: April 16, 2007.
Caroline Lewis,
Acting Associate Administrator for Administration and Financial 
Management.
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