Health Services Research and Development Service Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting, 38658-38659 [07-3426]

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Health Services Research and Development Service Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463, Federal Advisory Committee Act, that a meeting of the Health Services Research and Development Service Merit Review Board will be held August 21–23, 2007, at the Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL. Various subcommittees of the Board will meet during that period. Each subcommittee meeting of the Merit Review Board will be open to the public on the first day for approximately one half-hour from 8 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. to cover administrative matters and to PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 discuss the general status of the program. The remaining portion of each meeting will be closed. The closed portion of each meeting will involve discussion, examination, reference to, and oral review of the research proposals and critiques. The purpose of the Board is to review research and development applications concerned with the measurement and evaluation of health care services, the testing of new methods of health care delivery and management, and nursing research. Applications are reviewed for scientific and technical merit. Recommendations regarding funding are submitted to the Chief Research and Development Officer. On Tuesday, August 21, the subcommittee on Nursing Research Initiative (NRI) will convene from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Wednesday, August 22, six subcommittees will convene from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those subcommittees are Chronic Disease Management, Equity and Women’s Health, General Health Services Research, Implementation and Management Research Science, Long Term Care and Aging, and Mental Health and Deployment Health. On Thursday, August 23, six subcommittees will convene from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those subcommittees are Chronic Disease Management (continuation), Equity and Women’s Health (continuation), General Health Services Research (continuation), Implementation and Management Research Science (continuation), Long Term Care Aging (continuation), and Mental Health and Deployment Health (continuation), After the subcommittees meet there will be a debriefing provided to members of Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board. This debriefing, by teleconference, will be to discuss the outcomes of the review sessions and to ensure the integrity and consistency of the review process. During the closed portion of the meetings on August 21–23, discussion and recommendations will include qualifications of the personnel conducting the studies (the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy), as well as research information (the premature disclosure of which would be likely to compromise significantly the implementation of proposed agency action regarding such research projects). As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended by Public Law 94–409, closing portions of these meetings is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 134 / Friday, July 13, 2007 / Notices pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Those who plan to attend the open session should contact the Scientific Merit Review Program Manager (124R), Health Services Research and Development Service, Department of VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:05 Jul 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 Veterans Affairs, 1722 Eye Street, NW., Washington DC 20006 at least five days before the meeting. For further information, call (202) 254–0207. PO 00000 By Direction of the Secretary: Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38659 Dated: July 9, 2007. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 07–3426 Filed 7–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 134 (Friday, July 13, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38658-38659]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-3426]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Health Services Research and Development Service Merit Review 
Board; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463, Federal Advisory Committee Act, that a meeting of the 
Health Services Research and Development Service Merit Review Board 
will be held August 21-23, 2007, at the Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. 
Monroe Street, Chicago, IL. Various subcommittees of the Board will 
meet during that period. Each subcommittee meeting of the Merit Review 
Board will be open to the public on the first day for approximately one 
half-hour from 8 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. to cover administrative matters 
and to discuss the general status of the program. The remaining portion 
of each meeting will be closed. The closed portion of each meeting will 
involve discussion, examination, reference to, and oral review of the 
research proposals and critiques.
    The purpose of the Board is to review research and development 
applications concerned with the measurement and evaluation of health 
care services, the testing of new methods of health care delivery and 
management, and nursing research. Applications are reviewed for 
scientific and technical merit. Recommendations regarding funding are 
submitted to the Chief Research and Development Officer.
    On Tuesday, August 21, the subcommittee on Nursing Research 
Initiative (NRI) will convene from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Wednesday, 
August 22, six subcommittees will convene from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those 
subcommittees are Chronic Disease Management, Equity and Women's 
Health, General Health Services Research, Implementation and Management 
Research Science, Long Term Care and Aging, and Mental Health and 
Deployment Health. On Thursday, August 23, six subcommittees will 
convene from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those subcommittees are Chronic Disease 
Management (continuation), Equity and Women's Health (continuation), 
General Health Services Research (continuation), Implementation and 
Management Research Science (continuation), Long Term Care Aging 
(continuation), and Mental Health and Deployment Health (continuation),
    After the subcommittees meet there will be a debriefing provided to 
members of Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific 
Merit Review Board. This debriefing, by teleconference, will be to 
discuss the outcomes of the review sessions and to ensure the integrity 
and consistency of the review process.
    During the closed portion of the meetings on August 21-23, 
discussion and recommendations will include qualifications of the 
personnel conducting the studies (the disclosure of which would 
constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy), as well 
as research information (the premature disclosure of which would be 
likely to compromise significantly the implementation of proposed 
agency action regarding such research projects). As provided by 
subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92-463, as amended by Public Law 94-409, 
closing portions of these meetings is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 
552b(c)(6) and (9)(B).

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    Those who plan to attend the open session should contact the 
Scientific Merit Review Program Manager (124R), Health Services 
Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, 1722 
Eye Street, NW., Washington DC 20006 at least five days before the 
meeting. For further information, call (202) 254-0207.

    By Direction of the Secretary:

    Dated: July 9, 2007.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-3426 Filed 7-12-07; 8:45 am]
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