Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation; Request for Nominations for Voting Members, 57807-57808 [2010-23713]

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AGENCY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT). The ACOT was established by the Amended Final Rule of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) (42 CFR part 121) and, in accordance with Public Law 92–463, was chartered on September 1, 2000. DATES: The agency must receive nominations on or before October 22, 2010. SUMMARY: All nominations should be submitted to the Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau, HRSA, Parklawn Building, Room 12–105, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. Federal Express, Airborne, UPS, etc., mail delivery should be addressed to Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau, HRSA, at the above address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia A. Stroup, M.B.A., M.P.A., Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation, at (301) 443–1127 or e-mail Patricia.Stroup@hrsa.hhs.gov. ADDRESSES: As provided by 42 CFR 121.12, the Secretary established the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation. The Committee is governed by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The ACOT advises the Secretary, acting through the Administrator, HRSA, on all aspects of organ procurement, procurement, allocation, and transplantation, and on other such matters that the Secretary determines. One of its principal functions is to advise the Secretary on Federal efforts to maximize the number of deceased donor organs made available for transplantation and to support the safety of living organ donation. 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To the extent practicable, Committee members should represent the minority, gender and geographic diversity of transplant candidates, transplant recipients, organ donors and family members served by the OPTN. The ex-officio, non-voting members shall include the Directors of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; and the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration—or their designees. Specifically, HRSA is requesting nominations for voting members of the ACOT representing: health care public policy; transplantation medicine and surgery, including pediatric and heart/ lung transplantation; critical care medicine; nursing; epidemiology and applied statistics; immunology; law and bioethics; behavioral sciences; economics and econometrics; organ procurement organizations; transplant candidates/recipients; transplant/donor family members; and living donors. Nominees will be invited to serve a 4year term beginning after January 2011. HHS will consider nominations of all qualified individuals with a view to ensuring that the Advisory Committee includes the areas of subject matter expertise noted above. Individuals may nominate themselves or other individuals, and professional associations and organizations may nominate one or more qualified persons for membership on the ACOT. Nominations shall state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the ACOT and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude the ACOT membership. Potential candidates will be asked to provide VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:32 Sep 21, 2010 Jkt 220001 detailed information concerning financial interests, consultancies, research grants, and/or contracts that might be affected by recommendations of the Committee to permit evaluation of possible sources of conflicts of interest. A nomination package should include the following information for each nominee: (1) A letter of nomination stating the name, affiliation, and contact information for the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e., what specific attributes, perspectives, and/or skills does the individual possess that would benefit the workings of ACOT), and the nominee’s field(s) of expertise; (2) a biographical sketch of the nominee and a copy of his/her curriculum vitae; and (3) the name, address, daytime telephone number, and e-mail address at which the nominator can be contacted. The Department of Health and Human Services has special interest in assuring that women, minority groups, and the physically disabled are adequately represented on advisory committees; and therefore, extends particular encouragement to nominations for appropriately qualified female, minority, or disabled candidates. Dated: September 15, 2010. Sahira Rafiullah, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation; Request for 
Nominations for Voting Members

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is 
requesting nominations to fill vacancies on the Advisory Committee on 
Organ Transplantation (ACOT). The ACOT was established by the Amended 
Final Rule of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) 
(42 CFR part 121) and, in accordance with Public Law 92-463, was 
chartered on September 1, 2000.

DATES: The agency must receive nominations on or before October 22, 
2010.

ADDRESSES: All nominations should be submitted to the Executive 
Secretary, Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation, Healthcare 
Systems Bureau, HRSA, Parklawn Building, Room 12-105, 5600 Fishers 
Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. Federal Express, Airborne, UPS, etc., 
mail delivery should be addressed to Executive Secretary, Advisory 
Committee on Organ Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau, HRSA, at 
the above address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia A. Stroup, M.B.A., M.P.A., 
Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation, at 
(301) 443-1127 or e-mail Patricia.Stroup@hrsa.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As provided by 42 CFR 121.12, the Secretary 
established the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation. The 
Committee is governed by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. 
Appendix 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of 
advisory committees.
    The ACOT advises the Secretary, acting through the Administrator, 
HRSA, on all aspects of organ procurement, procurement, allocation, and 
transplantation, and on other such matters that the Secretary 
determines. One of its principal functions is to advise the Secretary 
on Federal efforts to maximize the number of deceased donor organs made 
available for transplantation and to support the safety of living organ 
donation.

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    The ACOT consists of up to 25 members, who are Special Government 
Employees, and 5 ex-officio, non-voting members. Members and the Chair 
shall be appointed by the Secretary from individuals knowledgeable in 
such fields as deceased and living organ donation, health care public 
policy, transplantation medicine and surgery, critical care medicine 
and other medical specialties involved in the identification and 
referral of donors, non-physician transplant professions, nursing, 
epidemiology, immunology, law and bioethics, behavioral sciences, 
economics and statistics, as well as representatives of transplant 
candidates, transplant recipients, living organ donors, and family 
members of deceased and living organ donors. Members shall not serve 
while they are also serving on the OPTN Board of Directors. To the 
extent practicable, Committee members should represent the minority, 
gender and geographic diversity of transplant candidates, transplant 
recipients, organ donors and family members served by the OPTN. The ex-
officio, non-voting members shall include the Directors of the National 
Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 
and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; the Administrator 
of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; and the Commissioner 
of the Food and Drug Administration--or their designees.
    Specifically, HRSA is requesting nominations for voting members of 
the ACOT representing: health care public policy; transplantation 
medicine and surgery, including pediatric and heart/lung 
transplantation; critical care medicine; nursing; epidemiology and 
applied statistics; immunology; law and bioethics; behavioral sciences; 
economics and econometrics; organ procurement organizations; transplant 
candidates/recipients; transplant/donor family members; and living 
donors. Nominees will be invited to serve a 4-year term beginning after 
January 2011.
    HHS will consider nominations of all qualified individuals with a 
view to ensuring that the Advisory Committee includes the areas of 
subject matter expertise noted above. Individuals may nominate 
themselves or other individuals, and professional associations and 
organizations may nominate one or more qualified persons for membership 
on the ACOT. Nominations shall state that the nominee is willing to 
serve as a member of the ACOT and appears to have no conflict of 
interest that would preclude the ACOT membership. Potential candidates 
will be asked to provide detailed information concerning financial 
interests, consultancies, research grants, and/or contracts that might 
be affected by recommendations of the Committee to permit evaluation of 
possible sources of conflicts of interest.
    A nomination package should include the following information for 
each nominee: (1) A letter of nomination stating the name, affiliation, 
and contact information for the nominee, the basis for the nomination 
(i.e., what specific attributes, perspectives, and/or skills does the 
individual possess that would benefit the workings of ACOT), and the 
nominee's field(s) of expertise; (2) a biographical sketch of the 
nominee and a copy of his/her curriculum vitae; and (3) the name, 
address, daytime telephone number, and e-mail address at which the 
nominator can be contacted.
    The Department of Health and Human Services has special interest in 
assuring that women, minority groups, and the physically disabled are 
adequately represented on advisory committees; and therefore, extends 
particular encouragement to nominations for appropriately qualified 
female, minority, or disabled candidates.

    Dated: September 15, 2010.
Sahira Rafiullah,
Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2010-23713 Filed 9-21-10; 8:45 am]
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