Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting, 6854 [2013-02062]

Download as PDF 6854 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2013 / Notices By direction of the Secretary. William F. Russo, Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–02022 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Centers of Innovation subcommittee of the Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board will meet on February 13–14, 2013, at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, 900 South Orme Street, Arlington, Virginia. The sessions will begin at 8 a.m. on both days and adjourn at 5:45 p.m. on February 13 and at 4 p.m. on February VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:38 Jan 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 14. The meeting 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 the meeting will involve discussion, examination, reference to, and oral review of the intramural research proposals and critiques. The purpose of the Board is to review research and development center 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. During the closed portion of the 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 PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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 sessions should contact Ms. Kristy Benton-Grover, Program Manager, Scientific Merit Review Board, Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Service (10P9H), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or by email at Kristy.benton-grover@va.gov. For further information, please call Mrs. Benton-Grover at (202) 443–5728. Dated: January 25, 2013. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–02062 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit 
Review Board; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Centers of 
Innovation subcommittee of the Health Services Research and Development 
Service Scientific Merit Review Board will meet on February 13-14, 
2013, at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, 900 South Orme Street, 
Arlington, Virginia. The sessions will begin at 8 a.m. on both days and 
adjourn at 5:45 p.m. on February 13 and at 4 p.m. on February 14. The 
meeting 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 the meeting will 
involve discussion, examination, reference to, and oral review of the 
intramural research proposals and critiques.
    The purpose of the Board is to review research and development 
center 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.
    During the closed portion of the 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 sessions should contact Ms. 
Kristy Benton-Grover, Program Manager, Scientific Merit Review Board, 
Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and 
Development Service (10P9H), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20420, or by email at Kristy.benton-grover@va.gov. For further 
information, please call Mrs. Benton-Grover at (202) 443-5728.

    Dated: January 25, 2013.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
Vivian Drake,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-02062 Filed 1-30-13; 8:45 am]
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