Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages; Notice of Request for Nominations, 61887-61888 [E7-21521]

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E7–21505 Filed 10–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P 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 seven (7) upcoming vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages (ACICBL). Authority: 42 U.S.C. 294f, Section 756 of the PHS 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 December 31, 2007. ADDRESSES: All nominations are to be submitted by mail 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: Adriana Guerra, Public Health Fellow, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, by e-mail aguerra@hrsa.gov or telephone, (301) 443–6194. 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 seven (7) 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 E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 61888 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 211 / Thursday, November 1, 2007 / Notices 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 seven (7) nominations for voting members of the ACICBL from schools that have administered or are currently administering awards from the following programs: Area Health Education Centers (AHECs)—1 nominee, Allied Health—1 nominee, Geriatric Education and Training Programs—1 nominee, Health Education and Training Centers (HETCs)—1 nominee, and Quentin N. Burdick Program for Rural Interdisciplinary Training—1 nominee. Nominations are also requested for two student, resident, and/or fellow representatives. 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 one-, two-, or three-year term. All nominations must be received no later than December 31, 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. 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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 seven (7) upcoming vacancies on the 
Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages 
(ACICBL).
    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 294f, Section 756 of the PHS 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 December 31, 
2007.

ADDRESSES: All nominations are to be submitted by mail 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: Adriana Guerra, Public Health Fellow, 
Division of Medicine and Dentistry, by e-mail aguerra@hrsa.gov or 
telephone, (301) 443-6194.

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 seven 
(7) 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

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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 seven (7) nominations for voting members of the ACICBL from schools 
that have administered or are currently administering awards from the 
following programs: Area Health Education Centers (AHECs)--1 nominee, 
Allied Health--1 nominee, Geriatric Education and Training Programs--1 
nominee, Health Education and Training Centers (HETCs)--1 nominee, and 
Quentin N. Burdick Program for Rural Interdisciplinary Training--1 
nominee. Nominations are also requested for two student, resident, and/
or fellow representatives.
    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 one-, two-, or three-
year term. All nominations must be received no later than December 31, 
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: October 25, 2007.
Alexandra Huttinger,
Acting Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
[FR Doc. E7-21521 Filed 10-31-07; 8:45 am]
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