Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority, 64953-64954 [2011-27031]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 202 / Wednesday, October 19, 2011 / Notices 20857; e-mail SHunter-Thomas@Hrsa.gov; telephone (301) 443–5688. The Council will join the three other advisory committees in the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr) for the fourth BHPr AllAdvisory Committee Meeting on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. Please refer to the Federal Register notice for the BHPr All-Advisory Committee Meeting for additional details. Dated: October 13, 2011. Reva Harris, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2011–27027 Filed 10–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Dated: October 12, 2011. Reva Harris, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. 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The objectives of the meeting are: (1) To identify the key issues challenging nursing workforce development in meeting the health care needs of the nation; (2) to develop goals and a blueprint for Council action to address these challenges; and (3) to articulate the activities, initiatives, and stakeholder partnerships that are critical to advancing 21st century interprofessional education and practice models needed to promote the health of the public. This meeting will form the basis for NACNEP’s mandated Twelfth Annual Report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Congress. Agenda: The meeting will include a panel presentation and discussion focused around the purpose and objectives of this meeting. The agenda will be available on the NACNEP website http://www.hrsa.gov/ advisorycommittees/bhpradvisory/nacnep/ index.html one day prior to the meeting. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Those requesting to participate in the meeting can do so by contacting the Designated Federal Officer by email. Interested parties will participate by invitation. For Further Information Contact: For further information regarding NACNEP, to obtain a roster of members, minutes of the meeting, or other relevant information, contact Commander Serina Hunter-Thomas, Designated Federal Officer, National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice, Parklawn Building, Room 9–61, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:34 Oct 18, 2011 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority This notice amends Part R of the Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) (60 FR 56605, as amended November 6, 1995; as last amended at 76 FR 62420–62421 dated October 7, 2011). This notice reflects organizational changes in the Health Resources and Services Administration. Specifically, this notice realigns the Office of Women’s Health (RAW) to the Immediate Office of the Administrator (RA), in accordance with Section 3509(f) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Public Law 111–148, which requires the Secretary to establish an Office of Women’s Health within the Office of the Administrator of HRSA. Chapter RA—Office of the Administrator Section RA–10, Organization Delete in its entirety and replace with the following: The Office of the Administrator (RA) is headed by the Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration, who reports directly to the Secretary. The OA includes the following components: (1) Immediate Office of the Administrator (RA); (2) Office of Equal Opportunity, Civil Rights, and Diversity Management (RA2); (3) Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation (RA5); (4) Office of Communications (RA6); (5) Office of Special Health Affairs (RA1); (6) Office of Legislation (RAE); and PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64953 (7) Office of Women’s Health (RAW). Section RA–20, Functions Update the functional statement for the Immediate Office of the Administrator (RA); and move the Office of Women’s Health (RAW) from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (RM) to the Immediate Office of the Administrator (RA). Immediate Office of the Administrator (RA) (1) Leads and directs programs and activities of the Agency and advises the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services on policy matters concerning them; (2) provides consultation and assistance to senior Agency officials and others on clinical and health professional issues; (3) serves as the Agency’s focal point on efforts to strengthen the practice of public health as it pertains to the HRSA mission; (4) establishes and maintains verbal and written communications with health organizations in the public and private sectors to support the mission of HRSA; (5) coordinates the Agency’s strategic, evaluation and research planning processes; (6) manages the legislative and communications programs for the Agency; (7) administers HRSA’s equal opportunity and civil rights activities; (8) provides overall leadership, direction, coordination, and planning in the support of the Agency’s special health programs; and (9) manages the health, wellness, and safety of women and girls with the support of the Office of Women’s Health, through policy, programming and outreach education. Office of Women’s Health (RAW) (1) Serves in a leadership capacity on women’s health and sex/gender-specific issues and policy for HRSA senior managers and with other agencies in HHS; (2) coordinates and supports sex/ gender-specific disease prevention and health promotion activities within HRSA and HHS; (3) serves as the HRSA liaison with other Federal and nonFederal individuals and organizations working on women’s health and sex/ gender-specific health related issues; (4) provides mentorship experiences for scholars and interns and encourages staff development opportunities; and (5) supports educational and information dissemination efforts on topics related to sex/gender-specific health issues. Section RA–30, Delegations of Authority All delegations and re-delegations of authority made to HRSA officials and employees of affected organizational components will continue in them or E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1 64954 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 202 / Wednesday, October 19, 2011 / Notices their successors pending further redelegations, provided they are consistent with this reorganization. This reorganization is effective upon date of signature. Dated: October 7, 2011. Mary K. Wakefield, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2011–27031 Filed 10–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Grantee Outcomes and Satisfaction In compliance with the requirement of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Proposed Collection: Title: DERT Extramural Grantee Data Collection. Type of Information Collection Request: New. Need and Use of Information Collection: In order to make informed management decisions about its research programs and to demonstrate the outputs, outcomes and impacts of its research programs NIEHS will collect, analyze and report on data from extramural grantees who are currently receiving funding or who have received funding in the past on topics such as: (1) Key scientific outcomes achieved through the research and the impact on the field of environmental health science; (2) Contribution of research findings to program goals and objectives; (3) Satisfaction with the program support received; (4) Challenges and benefits of the funding mechanism used to support the science; and (5) Emerging research areas and gaps in the research. Information gained from this primary data collection will be used in conjunction with data from grantee progress reports and presentations at grantee meetings to inform internal programs and new funding initiatives. Outcome information to be collected includes measures of agency-funded research resulting in dissemination of findings, investigator career development, grant-funded knowledge and products, commercial products and emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:34 Oct 18, 2011 Jkt 226001 drugs, laws, regulations and standards, guidelines and recommendations, information on patents and new drug applications and community outreach and public awareness relevant to extramural research funding and emerging areas of research. Satisfaction information to be collected includes measures of satisfaction with the type of funding or program management mechanism used, challenges and benefits with the program support received, and gaps in the research. Frequency of Response: Once per grantee, per NIEHS research portfolio. Affected Public: Current or past NIEHS grantees. Type of Respondents: Principal Investigators with current or past NIEHS research or training grants. The annual reporting burden is as follows: Estimated Number of Respondents: 600 over 3 years; Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1; Average Burden Hours per Response: .5; and Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours Requested: 100. The annualized cost to respondents is estimated at: Approximately $17. There are no Capital Costs to report. There are no Operating or Maintenance Costs to report. Request for Comments: Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies are invited on one or more of the following points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, contact Dr. Kristianna Pettibone, Evaluator, Program Analysis Branch, NIEHS, NIH, 530 Davis Dr., Room 3055, Morrisville, NC 20560, or call non-toll-free number (919) 541– 7752 or e-mail your request, including your address to: pettibonekg@niehs.nih.gov. Comments Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days of the date of this publication. Dated: October 5, 2011. Joellen M. Austin, NIEHS, Associate Director for Management. [FR Doc. 2011–27063 Filed 10–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of General Medical Sciences Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Institute of General Medical Sciences Initial Review Group Biomedical Research and Research Training Review Subcommittee B Date: November 16–17, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications, Doubletree Hotel Bethesda (Formerly Holiday Inn Select), 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda MD 20814. Contact Person: Arthur L. Zachary, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Office of Scientific Review, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building, Room 3AN–18, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–594–2886, zacharya@nigms.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.375, Minority Biomedical Research Support; 93.821, Cell Biology and Biophysics Research; 93.859, Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry Research; 93.862, Genetics and Developmental Biology Research; 93.88, Minority Access to Research Careers; 93.96, Special Minority Initiatives, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: October 13, 2011. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–27068 Filed 10–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 202 (Wednesday, October 19, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64953-64954]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-27031]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority

    This notice amends Part R of the Statement of Organization, 
Functions and Delegations of Authority of the Department of Health and 
Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration 
(HRSA) (60 FR 56605, as amended November 6, 1995; as last amended at 76 
FR 62420-62421 dated October 7, 2011).
    This notice reflects organizational changes in the Health Resources 
and Services Administration. Specifically, this notice realigns the 
Office of Women's Health (RAW) to the Immediate Office of the 
Administrator (RA), in accordance with Section 3509(f) of the Patient 
Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Public Law 111-148, which 
requires the Secretary to establish an Office of Women's Health within 
the Office of the Administrator of HRSA.

Chapter RA--Office of the Administrator

Section RA-10, Organization

    Delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
    The Office of the Administrator (RA) is headed by the 
Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration, who 
reports directly to the Secretary. The OA includes the following 
components:
    (1) Immediate Office of the Administrator (RA);
    (2) Office of Equal Opportunity, Civil Rights, and Diversity 
Management (RA2);
    (3) Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation (RA5);
    (4) Office of Communications (RA6);
    (5) Office of Special Health Affairs (RA1);
    (6) Office of Legislation (RAE); and
    (7) Office of Women's Health (RAW).

Section RA-20, Functions

    Update the functional statement for the Immediate Office of the 
Administrator (RA); and move the Office of Women's Health (RAW) from 
the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (RM) to the Immediate Office of 
the Administrator (RA).

Immediate Office of the Administrator (RA)

    (1) Leads and directs programs and activities of the Agency and 
advises the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services on 
policy matters concerning them; (2) provides consultation and 
assistance to senior Agency officials and others on clinical and health 
professional issues; (3) serves as the Agency's focal point on efforts 
to strengthen the practice of public health as it pertains to the HRSA 
mission; (4) establishes and maintains verbal and written 
communications with health organizations in the public and private 
sectors to support the mission of HRSA; (5) coordinates the Agency's 
strategic, evaluation and research planning processes; (6) manages the 
legislative and communications programs for the Agency; (7) administers 
HRSA's equal opportunity and civil rights activities; (8) provides 
overall leadership, direction, coordination, and planning in the 
support of the Agency's special health programs; and (9) manages the 
health, wellness, and safety of women and girls with the support of the 
Office of Women's Health, through policy, programming and outreach 
education.

Office of Women's Health (RAW)

    (1) Serves in a leadership capacity on women's health and sex/
gender-specific issues and policy for HRSA senior managers and with 
other agencies in HHS; (2) coordinates and supports sex/gender-specific 
disease prevention and health promotion activities within HRSA and HHS; 
(3) serves as the HRSA liaison with other Federal and non-Federal 
individuals and organizations working on women's health and sex/gender-
specific health related issues; (4) provides mentorship experiences for 
scholars and interns and encourages staff development opportunities; 
and (5) supports educational and information dissemination efforts on 
topics related to sex/gender-specific health issues.

Section RA-30, Delegations of Authority

    All delegations and re-delegations of authority made to HRSA 
officials and employees of affected organizational components will 
continue in them or

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their successors pending further re-delegations, provided they are 
consistent with this reorganization.
    This reorganization is effective upon date of signature.

    Dated: October 7, 2011.
Mary K. Wakefield,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2011-27031 Filed 10-18-11; 8:45 am]
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