Health Services Research and Development Service Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting, 42168 [2011-17952]

Download as PDF 42168 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 137 / Monday, July 18, 2011 / Notices Veterans Affairs (10P9R), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or e-mail tiffany.asqueri@va.gov at least five days before the meeting. For further information, please call Mrs. Asqueri at (202) 443–5757. By Direction of the Secretary. Dated: July 12, 2011. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–17942 Filed 7–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Health Services Research and Development Service Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 30–31, 2011, at the Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue, 1415 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA. Various subcommittees of the Board will meet. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:43 Jul 15, 2011 Jkt 223001 of the program. The remaining portion of the meetings 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 involving 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 August 30, the subcommittees on Nursing Research Initiatives and Research Best Practices will convene from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and the Career Development Award will convene from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. On August 31, the subcommittee on Career Development Award will reconvene from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and six subcommittees on Health Services Research (HSR 1—Medical Care and Clinical Management; HSR 2— Determinants of Patient Response to Care; HSR 3—Informatics and Research Methods Development; HSR 4—Mental and Behavioral Health; HSR 5—Health Care System Organization and Delivery; and HSR 6—Post-acute and Long-term Care) will convene from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 During the closed portion of each meeting, 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 Public Law 94–409, closing portions of each meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). Those who plan to attend the open session should contact Kristy BentonGrover, Scientific Merit Review Program Manager, at Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development (10P9H), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or e-mail at Kristy.bentongrover@va.gov. For further information, please call Mrs. Benton-Grover at (202) 443–5728. By Direction of the Secretary. Dated: July 12, 2011. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–17952 Filed 7–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\18JYN1.SGM 18JYN1

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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 30-31, 2011, at the Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue, 
1415 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA. Various subcommittees of the Board will 
meet. 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 of the meetings 
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 involving 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 August 30, the subcommittees on Nursing Research Initiatives and 
Research Best Practices will convene from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and the 
Career Development Award will convene from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. On 
August 31, the subcommittee on Career Development Award will reconvene 
from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and six subcommittees on Health Services Research 
(HSR 1--Medical Care and Clinical Management; HSR 2--Determinants of 
Patient Response to Care; HSR 3--Informatics and Research Methods 
Development; HSR 4--Mental and Behavioral Health; HSR 5--Health Care 
System Organization and Delivery; and HSR 6--Post-acute and Long-term 
Care) will convene from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    During the closed portion of each meeting, 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 Public Law 94-409, closing portions of each 
meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B).
    Those who plan to attend the open session should contact Kristy 
Benton-Grover, Scientific Merit Review Program Manager, at Department 
of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development (10P9H), 
810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or e-mail at 
Kristy.benton-grover@va.gov. For further information, please call Mrs. 
Benton-Grover at (202) 443-5728.

    By Direction of the Secretary.

    Dated: July 12, 2011.
Vivian Drake,
Acting Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-17952 Filed 7-15-11; 8:45 am]
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