National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps; Request for Nominations, 9705-9706 [2013-03006]

Download as PDF 9705 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2013 / Notices Number of respondents Form name Number of responses per respondent Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours Corps Community Day Event Planning Form ..................... Corps Community Day Event Satisfaction Form ................. 300 300 1 1 300 300 .20 .05 60 15 Total .............................................................................. 300 1 300 .25 75 Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 10–29, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Deadline: Comments on this Information Collection Request must be received within 60 days of this notice. ADDRESSES: Dated: February 5, 2013. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2013–02998 Filed 2–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps; Request for Nominations Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill five (5) vacancies on the National Advisory Council (NAC) on the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). The NAC on NHSC was established in 1978. DATES: The agency must receive nominations on or before March 13, 2013. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be sent electronically to Njeri Jones at NJones@hrsa.gov or mailed to 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 13–64, Rockville, MD 20857. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Huffman, Executive Secretary, National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps, at (301) 443–3863 or email KHuffman@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps (hereafter referred to as NAC) was established under 42 U.S.C. 254j (Section 337 of the Public Health Service Act), as amended by Section 10501 of the Affordable Care Act. The NAC is governed by provisions erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:26 Feb 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 of Public Law 92–463 (5 U.S.C. App.2), also known as the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The NAC is a group of health care providers and health care site administrators who are experts in the issues that communities with a shortage of primary care professionals face in meeting their health care needs. The NAC is a frontline source of information to the NHSC senior management. The NAC is committed to effectively implementing its mandate to advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and, by designation, the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The NAC consists of 15 members who are Special Government Employees. Responsibilities of the Council include: (1) Serving as a forum to identify the priorities for the NHSC and to bring forward and anticipate future program issues and concerns through ongoing communication with program staff, professional organizations, communities, and program participants; (2) Functioning as a sounding board for proposed policy changes by utilizing the varying levels of expertise represented on the Council to advise on specific program areas; and, (3) Developing and distributing white papers and briefs that clearly state issues and/or concerns relating to the NHSC with specific recommendations for necessary policy revisions. Specifically, HRSA is requesting nominations for individuals with a background in primary care, dental health, and mental health representing one or more of the following areas of expertise: working with underserved populations, health care policy, recruitment and retention, site administration, customer service, marketing, organizational partnerships, research, and clinical practice. We are looking for nominees that either currently or have previously filled a role as site administrators, physicians, dentists, mid-level professionals (i.e., nurses, physician assistants), mental or behavioral health professionals, or NHSC scholars or loan repayors. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Nominees will be invited to serve a 3year term beginning after September 30, 2013. HHS will consider nominations of all qualified individuals with a view to ensuring that the NAC includes the areas of subject matter expertise noted above and reflects the diverse primary care health care workforce and health delivery sites. Individuals may nominate themselves or other individuals, and professional associations and organizations may nominate one or more qualified persons for membership on the Council. Nominations shall state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the NAC and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude the membership. Potential candidates will be contacted by NHSC and 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 (no more than 2) 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 NAC), and the nominees field(s) of expertise; (2) a biography of the nominee and a copy of his/her curriculum vitae; and (3) the name, address, daytime telephone number, and email address at which the nominator can be contacted. HRSA will accept self-nominations. Note: If you submitted a nomination on someone’s behalf or a self-nomination in spring of 2012 and would like to be considered again, please send a complete packet of the information requested above. HHS has special interest in assuring that women, minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are adequately represented on advisory committees; and therefore, extends particular encouragement to nominations for appropriately qualified E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1 9706 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2013 / Notices female, minority, veterans, or individuals with disabilities. Dated: February 5, 2013. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2013–03006 Filed 2–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 meetings. The meetings 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: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR–11– 130: Zebrafish Screens. Date: March 5–6, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: John Burch, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institute of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3213, MSC 7808, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–408– 9519, burchjb@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR–11– 131: Tools for Zebrafish Research. Date: March 5–6, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: John Burch, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institute of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3213, MSC 7808, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–408– 9519, burchjb@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR Panel: Developmental Pharmacology. Date: March 5–6, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:26 Feb 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Janet M Larkin, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 1102, MSC 7840, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–806– 2765, larkinja@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Control of breathing/Pulmonary vascular biology. Date: March 5–6, 2013. Time: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: George M Barnas, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4220, MSC 7818, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 0696, barnasg@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Cancer Therapeutics. Date: March 5, 2013. Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Malaya Chatterjee, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6192, MSC 7804, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 806– 2515, chatterm@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Area: Bioengineering, Chemistry, and Imaging. Date: March 5, 2013. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Paul Sammak, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center For Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6185, MSC 7892, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 0601, sammakpj@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Biobehavioral and Developmental Mechanisms of Stress and Suicide. Date: March 5, 2013. Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Melissa Gerald, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3172, MSC 7848, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 408– 9107, geraldmel@csr.nih.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Environmental Epidemiology, Obesity and Health. Date: March 5, 2013. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Suzanne Ryan, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3139, MSC 7770, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 1712, ryansj@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; DTCS BRP Review. Date: March 5, 2013. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Khalid Masood, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5120, MSC 7854, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 2392, masoodk@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Lipid Metabolism and Nutrition. Date: March 5, 2013. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Krish Krishnan, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6164, MSC 7892, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 1041, krishnak@csr.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: February 5, 2013. Michelle Trout, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–02943 Filed 2–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center; Amended Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Fogarty International Center Advisory Board, February 25, E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 28 (Monday, February 11, 2013)]
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[Pages 9705-9706]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps; 
Request for Nominations

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 five (5) vacancies on the National 
Advisory Council (NAC) on the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). The 
NAC on NHSC was established in 1978.

DATES: The agency must receive nominations on or before March 13, 2013.

ADDRESSES: All nominations should be sent electronically to Njeri Jones 
at NJones@hrsa.gov or mailed to 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 13-64, 
Rockville, MD 20857.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Huffman, Executive Secretary, 
National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps, at 
(301) 443-3863 or email KHuffman@hrsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council on the 
National Health Service Corps (hereafter referred to as NAC) was 
established under 42 U.S.C. 254j (Section 337 of the Public Health 
Service Act), as amended by Section 10501 of the Affordable Care Act. 
The NAC is governed by provisions of Public Law 92-463 (5 U.S.C. 
App.2), also known as the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which sets 
forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.
    The NAC is a group of health care providers and health care site 
administrators who are experts in the issues that communities with a 
shortage of primary care professionals face in meeting their health 
care needs. The NAC is a frontline source of information to the NHSC 
senior management. The NAC is committed to effectively implementing its 
mandate to advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human 
Services (HHS) and, by designation, the Administrator of the Health 
Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
    The NAC consists of 15 members who are Special Government 
Employees. Responsibilities of the Council include: (1) Serving as a 
forum to identify the priorities for the NHSC and to bring forward and 
anticipate future program issues and concerns through ongoing 
communication with program staff, professional organizations, 
communities, and program participants; (2) Functioning as a sounding 
board for proposed policy changes by utilizing the varying levels of 
expertise represented on the Council to advise on specific program 
areas; and, (3) Developing and distributing white papers and briefs 
that clearly state issues and/or concerns relating to the NHSC with 
specific recommendations for necessary policy revisions.
    Specifically, HRSA is requesting nominations for individuals with a 
background in primary care, dental health, and mental health 
representing one or more of the following areas of expertise: working 
with underserved populations, health care policy, recruitment and 
retention, site administration, customer service, marketing, 
organizational partnerships, research, and clinical practice. We are 
looking for nominees that either currently or have previously filled a 
role as site administrators, physicians, dentists, mid-level 
professionals (i.e., nurses, physician assistants), mental or 
behavioral health professionals, or NHSC scholars or loan repayors. 
Nominees will be invited to serve a 3-year term beginning after 
September 30, 2013.
    HHS will consider nominations of all qualified individuals with a 
view to ensuring that the NAC includes the areas of subject matter 
expertise noted above and reflects the diverse primary care health care 
workforce and health delivery sites. Individuals may nominate 
themselves or other individuals, and professional associations and 
organizations may nominate one or more qualified persons for membership 
on the Council. Nominations shall state that the nominee is willing to 
serve as a member of the NAC and appears to have no conflict of 
interest that would preclude the membership. Potential candidates will 
be contacted by NHSC and 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 (no more than 2) 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 NAC), and the nominees field(s) of expertise; (2) a biography of the 
nominee and a copy of his/her curriculum vitae; and (3) the name, 
address, daytime telephone number, and email address at which the 
nominator can be contacted. HRSA will accept self-nominations. Note: If 
you submitted a nomination on someone's behalf or a self-nomination in 
spring of 2012 and would like to be considered again, please send a 
complete packet of the information requested above.
    HHS has special interest in assuring that women, minority groups, 
veterans, and individuals with disabilities are adequately represented 
on advisory committees; and therefore, extends particular encouragement 
to nominations for appropriately qualified

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female, minority, veterans, or individuals with disabilities.

    Dated: February 5, 2013.
Bahar Niakan,
Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2013-03006 Filed 2-8-13; 8:45 am]
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