Health Services Research and Development Service Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting, 2079-2080 [08-52]

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E8–305 Filed 1–10–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P 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 Scientific PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2079 Merit Review Board will be held March 4–6, 2008, at the Phoenix Marriott Mesa, 200 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, Arizona. Various subcommittees of the Board will meet during the review period. Each subcommittee meeting of the Merit Review Board will be open to the public 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 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 prepared for the Chief Research and Development Officer. On Tuesday, March 4, two subcommittees will convene from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.—Long Term Care & Aging and Nursing Research Initiative (NRI). On Wednesday, March 5, five subcommittees will convene from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.—Chronic Disease Management, Equity/Women’s Health, Health Services Research Methodology, Implementation and Management Research Science, and Mental Health & Post-Deployment Health. On Thursday, March 6, four subcommittees will convene from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.—Chronic Disease Management, Health Services Research Methology, Implementation and Management Research Science, and Mental Health & Post-Deployment Health. After the subcommittees meet there will be a debriefing provided to members to the Health Services Research & Development Scientific Merit Review Board. The purposes of the debriefing are to discuss the outcomes of the review sessions and to ensure the integrity and consistency of the review process. During the closed portions of the meetings on March 4–6, 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 likely 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 E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1 2080 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 8 / Friday, January 11, 2008 / Notices ebenthall on PRODPC61 with NOTICES Public Law 94–409, closing portions of these meetings is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). Those who plan to attend the open session should contact the Assistant Director of Operations (124B), Health VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:33 Jan 10, 2008 Jkt 214001 Services Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, at least five days before the meeting. For further information, call (202) 254–0207. PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 By Direction of the Secretary. Dated: January 3, 2008. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 08–52 Filed 1–10–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 8 (Friday, January 11, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2079-2080]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 08-52]


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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 Scientific Merit Review Board 
will be held March 4-6, 2008, at the Phoenix Marriott Mesa, 200 N. 
Centennial Way, Mesa, Arizona. Various subcommittees of the Board will 
meet during the review period. Each subcommittee meeting of the Merit 
Review Board will be open to the public 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 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 
prepared for the Chief Research and Development Officer.
    On Tuesday, March 4, two subcommittees will convene from 8 a.m. to 
5 p.m.--Long Term Care & Aging and Nursing Research Initiative (NRI). 
On Wednesday, March 5, five subcommittees will convene from 8 a.m. to 5 
p.m.--Chronic Disease Management, Equity/Women's Health, Health 
Services Research Methodology, Implementation and Management Research 
Science, and Mental Health & Post-Deployment Health. On Thursday, March 
6, four subcommittees will convene from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.--Chronic 
Disease Management, Health Services Research Methology, Implementation 
and Management Research Science, and Mental Health & Post-Deployment 
Health.
    After the subcommittees meet there will be a debriefing provided to 
members to the Health Services Research & Development Scientific Merit 
Review Board. The purposes of the debriefing are to discuss the 
outcomes of the review sessions and to ensure the integrity and 
consistency of the review process.
    During the closed portions of the meetings on March 4-6, 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 likely 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

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Public Law 94-409, closing portions of these meetings is in accordance 
with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B).
    Those who plan to attend the open session should contact the 
Assistant Director of Operations (124B), Health Services Research and 
Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, at least five days before the 
meeting. For further information, call (202) 254-0207.

    By Direction of the Secretary.

    Dated: January 3, 2008.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 08-52 Filed 1-10-08; 8:45 am]
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