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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 17 / Wednesday, January 28, 2009 / Notices Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301–796–3793. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Federal Register of November 10, 2008 (73 FR 66645), the agency announced that the proposed information collection had been submitted to OMB for review and clearance under 44 U.S.C. 3507. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. OMB has now approved the information collection and has assigned OMB control number 0910–0633. The approval expires on December 31, 2011. A copy of the supporting statement for this information collection is available on the Internet at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Dated: January 16, 2009. Jeffrey Shuren, Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning. [FR Doc. E9–1803 Filed 1–27–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (ACHDNC). Dates and Times: February 26, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. February 27, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Place: Bethesda Marriott-Pooks Hill, 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, MD 20814. Status: The meeting will be open to the public with attendance limited to space availability. Participants are asked to register for the meeting by going to the registration Web site at http:// events.SignUp4.com/ACHDNC0209. The registration deadline is Wednesday, February 25, 2009. Individuals who need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should indicate their needs on the registration Web site. The deadline for special accommodation requests is Friday, February 20, 2009. If there are technical problems gaining access to the Web site, please contact Tamar R. Shealy, Meetings Manager, Conference and VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:30 Jan 27, 2009 Jkt 217001 Meetings Management, Altarum Institute, by telephone (202) 828–5100 or via e-mail conferences@altarum.org. Purpose: The ACHDNC was established to advise and guide the Secretary regarding the most appropriate application of universal newborn screening tests, technologies, policies, guidelines and programs for effectively reducing morbidity and mortality in newborns and children having or at risk for heritable disorders. The ACHDNC also provides advice and recommendations concerning the grants and projects authorized under the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act 2008. Agenda: The meeting agenda will include presentations and continued discussions on the nomination/ evaluation process for newborn screening candidate conditions. The agenda also includes an update on the American Health Information Community’s Newborn Screening Use Case and presentations on the National Institutes of Health funded Translational Research Network, and associated research policies and practices, as well as presentations on the continued work and reports of the ACHDNC’s subcommittees on laboratory standards and procedures, follow-up and treatment, and education and training. Proposed agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. You can locate the agenda, committee roster and charter, presentations, and meeting materials at the home page of the Web site at http://events.SignUp4.com/ ACHDNC0209. Public Comments: Members of the public can present oral comments during the public comment period of the meeting. There will be two public comment periods during this meeting. Comments on Thursday, February 26, 2009, will relate to the Advisory Committee’s discussion of adding Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) to the recommended uniform screening panel. Comments on Friday, February 27, 2009, will relate to all other Committee issues. Those individuals who want to make a comment are requested to register online by Wednesday, February 25, 2009, at http://events.SignUp4.com/ ACHDNC0209. Requests will contain the name, address, telephone number, and any professional or business affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to combine their comments and present them through a single representative. The list of public comment participants will be posted on the Web site. Written PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4961 comments should be e-mailed no later than Wednesday, February 25, 2009, for consideration. Comments should be submitted to Tamar R. Shealy, Meetings Manager, Conference and Meetings Management, Altarum Institute, 1200 18th Street, NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036, telephone: 202– 828–5100; fax: 202–785–3083, or e-mail: conferences@altarum.org. Contact Person: Anyone interested in obtaining other relevant information should write or contact Alaina M. Harris, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 18A–19, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone (301) 443–0721, aharris@hrsa.gov. More information on the Advisory Committee is available at http://mchb.hrsa.gov/ heritabledisorderscommittee. Dated: January 21, 2009. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E9–1737 Filed 1–27–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given that the following committee will convene its 61st meeting. Name: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services. Dates and Times: February 18, 2009, 1 p.m.–5:15 p.m. February 19, 2009, 9 a.m.–3:15 p.m. February 20, 2009, 8:45 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Place: The Sofitel Lafayette Square, 806 15th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005, Phone: 202–730–8800. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary with respect to the delivery, research, development and administration of health and human services in rural areas. Agenda: Wednesday afternoon, February 18, at 1 p.m., the meeting will be called to order by the Chairperson of the Committee, the Honorable David Beasley and the Vice Chairperson, the E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1 4962 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 17 / Wednesday, January 28, 2009 / Notices Honorable Larry Otis. Following a formal welcome by a representative of Health and Human Services, the 2009 Report to the Secretary will be voted on for approval. The first presentation will be an introduction of the 2010 topics and a review of the Work Plan by Jennifer Chang, Executive Secretary of the Committee. The first session will be Health Provider Integration. The next session will be HHS Role and Health. The final session of the day will be a panel on Primary Care, Key Provider Groups. The Wednesday meeting will close at 5:15 p.m. Thursday morning, February 19, at 9 a.m., the Committee will open with a discussion on the 2010 topics. The morning sessions will be Home-Based Options for Rural Seniors and Health Care Provider Integration. The afternoon session will be Partner Perspectives on the chosen topics. Following these sessions, subcommittees will be selected. The formal meeting for Thursday will close at 3:15 p.m. After the close of the formal meeting, Subcommittees will meet to begin developing an outline of the chosen topics. The final session will be convened Friday morning, February 20, at 8:45 a.m. There will be a review of the subcommittee meetings and action items will be developed for the Committee members and staff. The Committee will draft the letter to the Secretary and discuss the June meeting. The meeting will adjourn at 10:15 a.m. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anyone requiring information regarding the Committee should contact Jennifer Chang, MPH, Executive Secretary, National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 9A–55, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone (301) 443–0835, Fax (301) 443–2803. Persons interested in attending any portion of the meeting should contact Michele Pray Gibson, Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP), Telephone (301) 443–0835. The Committee meeting agenda will be posted on ORHP’s Web site http://www.ruralhealth.hrsa.gov. Dated: January 21, 2009. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E9–1735 Filed 1–27–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:30 Jan 27, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Service Administration Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages; Notice for Request for Nominations SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill ten 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 March 20, 2009. ADDRESSES: All nominations are to be submitted by mail to Joan Weiss, PhD, RN, CRNP, Designated Federal Official, ACICBL, Division of Diversity and Interdisciplinary Education, Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), HRSA, Parklawn Building, Room 9–36, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Norma J. Hatot, CAPT, Senior Program Officer, Division of Diversity and Interdisciplinary Education, Bureau of Health Professions, by e-mail nhatot@hrsa.gov or telephone at (301) 443–2681. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authorities that established the ACICBL and the Federal Advisory Committee Act Public Law 92–463 as amended, HRSA is requesting nominations for 10 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 751–755, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives. The Department of Health and Human Services is requesting a total of ten nominations for voting members of the ACICBL from schools that have administered or are currently administering awards from the following programs: Allied Health; Area Health Education Centers; Chiropractic; Geriatric Academic Career Award; Geriatric Education Centers; Geriatric Training for Physicians, Dentists, and Behavioral and Mental Health Professionals; Graduate Psychology; and Podiatry. Among these nominations, students, residents, and/or fellows from these programs are encouraged to apply. The legislation governing this Committee requires a fair balance between the health professions, a broad geographic distribution and a balance of members from urban and rural areas, and the adequate representation of women and minorities. As such, the pool of appropriately qualified nominees should reflect these requirements to the degree possible. Interested individuals may nominate multiple qualified professionals for membership to the ACICBL to allow the Secretary a diverse listing of highly qualified potential candidates. Nominees willing to serve as members of the ACICBL should not have an 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. All nominations must be received no later than March 20, 2009. Dated: January 21, 2009. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E9–1739 Filed 1–27–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services; 
Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby given that the 
following committee will convene its 61st meeting.
    Name: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human 
Services.
    Dates and Times: February 18, 2009, 1 p.m.-5:15 p.m. February 19, 
2009, 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m. February 20, 2009, 8:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
    Place: The Sofitel Lafayette Square, 806 15th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20005, Phone: 202-730-8800.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public.
    Purpose: The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human 
Services provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary with 
respect to the delivery, research, development and administration of 
health and human services in rural areas.
    Agenda: Wednesday afternoon, February 18, at 1 p.m., the meeting 
will be called to order by the Chairperson of the Committee, the 
Honorable David Beasley and the Vice Chairperson, the

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Honorable Larry Otis. Following a formal welcome by a representative of 
Health and Human Services, the 2009 Report to the Secretary will be 
voted on for approval. The first presentation will be an introduction 
of the 2010 topics and a review of the Work Plan by Jennifer Chang, 
Executive Secretary of the Committee. The first session will be Health 
Provider Integration. The next session will be HHS Role and Health. The 
final session of the day will be a panel on Primary Care, Key Provider 
Groups. The Wednesday meeting will close at 5:15 p.m.
    Thursday morning, February 19, at 9 a.m., the Committee will open 
with a discussion on the 2010 topics. The morning sessions will be 
Home-Based Options for Rural Seniors and Health Care Provider 
Integration. The afternoon session will be Partner Perspectives on the 
chosen topics. Following these sessions, subcommittees will be 
selected. The formal meeting for Thursday will close at 3:15 p.m. After 
the close of the formal meeting, Subcommittees will meet to begin 
developing an outline of the chosen topics.
    The final session will be convened Friday morning, February 20, at 
8:45 a.m. There will be a review of the subcommittee meetings and 
action items will be developed for the Committee members and staff. The 
Committee will draft the letter to the Secretary and discuss the June 
meeting. The meeting will adjourn at 10:15 a.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anyone requiring information regarding 
the Committee should contact Jennifer Chang, MPH, Executive Secretary, 
National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, Health 
Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 9A-55, 
5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone (301) 443-0835, Fax 
(301) 443-2803.
    Persons interested in attending any portion of the meeting should 
contact Michele Pray Gibson, Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP), 
Telephone (301) 443-0835. The Committee meeting agenda will be posted 
on ORHP's Web site http://www.ruralhealth.hrsa.gov.

    Dated: January 21, 2009.
Alexandra Huttinger,
Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
 [FR Doc. E9-1735 Filed 1-27-09; 8:45 am]
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