Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation; Notice of Meeting, 47658 [2014-19218]

Download as PDF 47658 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 157 / Thursday, August 14, 2014 / Notices HRSA, Room 11C–26, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857; telephone (301) 443– 6634 or email: aherzog@hrsa.gov. Dated: August 6, 2014. Jackie Painter, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2014–19201 Filed 8–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation; Notice of Meeting tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation. Date and Time: September 15, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time). Place: Fishers Lane Conference Center, Terrace Level, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Purpose: Pursuant to Public Law 109–129, 42 U.S.C. 274k (section 379 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended), the Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation (ACBSCT) advises the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration, on matters related to the activities of the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program (Program) and the National Cord Blood Inventory Program. Agenda: The Council will hear reports from ACBSCT Work Groups including: Realizing the Potential of Cord Blood; Access to Transplantation; and Advancing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Hemoglobinopathies. The Council also will hear presentations and discussions on topics including: Financial Issues Related to Stem Cell Transplantation and Quality of Care. Agenda items are subject to changes as priorities indicate. After Council discussions, members of the public will have an opportunity to provide comments. Because of the Council’s full agenda and the time frame in which to cover the agenda topics, public comment will be limited. All public comments will be included in the record of the ACBSCT meeting. Meeting summary notes will be posted on the HRSA’s Program Web site at http://bloodcell.transplant.hrsa.gov/ABOUT/ Advisory_Council/index.html. Those participating in this meeting can register and view the draft meeting agenda by visiting https://www.blsmeetings.net/acbsct. The deadline to register for this meeting is Friday, September 12, 2014. For all logistical questions and concerns, please contact Anita Allen, Seamon Corporation, by calling (301) VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:56 Aug 13, 2014 Jkt 232001 658–3442 or by sending an email to aallen@ seamoncorporation.com. Public Comment: It is preferred that persons interested in providing an oral presentation submit a written request, along with a copy of their presentation to: Patricia Stroup, MBA, MPA, Executive Secretary, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 17W65, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857 or email at pstroup@ hrsa.gov. Requests should contain the name, address, telephone number, email address, and any business or professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to combine their comments and present them through a single representative. The allocation of time may be adjusted to accommodate the level of expressed interest. Persons who do not file an advance request for a presentation, but desire to make an oral statement, may request this at the time of the public comment period. Public participation and ability to comment will be limited to time as it permits. For Further Information Contact: Patricia Stroup, MBA, MPA, Executive Secretary, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 17W63, Rockville, Maryland 20857; telephone (301) 443–1127. Dated: August 8, 2014. Jackie Painter, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2014–19218 Filed 8–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention and Treatment Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill three vacancies on the CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment (CHACHSPT). DATES: Nominations should be submitted electronically or in writing, and must be postmarked by August 30, 2014. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be submitted by email to: Shelley B. Gordon, Public Health Analyst, at SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sgordon@hrsa.gov or mailed to Shelley B. Gordon, HIV/AIDS Bureau, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 7C–26, Rockville, Maryland 20857, no later than September 15, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shelley B. Gordon, Public Health Analyst, HIV/AIDS Bureau, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 7C–26, Rockville, Maryland 20857, sgordon@hrsa.gov, 301–443–9684. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CHACHSPT is governed by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–643 (5 U.S.C. App. 2), as amended, which sets forth the standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The CHACHSPT consists of 18 experts knowledgeable in the fields of public health, epidemiology, laboratory practices, immunology, infectious diseases, drug abuse, behavioral science, health education, healthcare delivery, state health programs, clinical care, preventive health, medical education, health services and clinical research, and healthcare financing, who are selected by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The CHACHSPT provides advice to the Secretary, HHS; the Director, CDC; and the Administrator, HRSA, on objectives, strategies, policies, and priorities for HIV, viral hepatitis, and STD prevention and treatment efforts including surveillance of HIV infection, AIDS, viral hepatitis, other STDs, and related behaviors; epidemiologic, behavioral, health services, and laboratory research on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and other STDs; identification of policy issues related to HIV/viral hepatitis/STD professional education, patient healthcare delivery, and prevention services; agency policies about prevention of HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and other STDs, treatment, healthcare delivery, and research and training; strategic issues influencing the ability of CDC and HRSA to fulfill their missions of providing prevention and treatment services; programmatic efforts to prevent and treat HIV, viral hepatitis, and other STDs; and support to the agencies in their development of responses to emerging health needs related to HIV, viral hepatitis, and other STDs. Nominations are being sought for individuals who have expertise and qualifications necessary to contribute to the Committee’s objectives. Nominees will be selected from experts having experience in HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and STDs prevention and control. Experts in the disciplines of epidemiology, laboratory practice, E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation; Notice of 
Meeting

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby given of the following 
meeting:

    Name: Advisory Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation.
    Date and Time: September 15, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
(Eastern Standard Time).
    Place: Fishers Lane Conference Center, Terrace Level, 5635 
Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852.
    Status: The meeting will be open to the public.
    Purpose: Pursuant to Public Law 109-129, 42 U.S.C. 274k (section 
379 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended), the Advisory 
Council on Blood Stem Cell Transplantation (ACBSCT) advises the 
Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the 
Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration, on 
matters related to the activities of the C.W. Bill Young Cell 
Transplantation Program (Program) and the National Cord Blood 
Inventory Program.
    Agenda: The Council will hear reports from ACBSCT Work Groups 
including: Realizing the Potential of Cord Blood; Access to 
Transplantation; and Advancing Hematopoietic Stem Cell 
Transplantation for Hemoglobinopathies. The Council also will hear 
presentations and discussions on topics including: Financial Issues 
Related to Stem Cell Transplantation and Quality of Care. Agenda 
items are subject to changes as priorities indicate.
    After Council discussions, members of the public will have an 
opportunity to provide comments. Because of the Council's full 
agenda and the time frame in which to cover the agenda topics, 
public comment will be limited. All public comments will be included 
in the record of the ACBSCT meeting. Meeting summary notes will be 
posted on the HRSA's Program Web site at http://bloodcell.transplant.hrsa.gov/ABOUT/Advisory_Council/index.html.
    Those participating in this meeting can register and view the 
draft meeting agenda by visiting https://www.blsmeetings.net/acbsct. 
The deadline to register for this meeting is Friday, September 12, 
2014. For all logistical questions and concerns, please contact 
Anita Allen, Seamon Corporation, by calling (301) 658-3442 or by 
sending an email to aallen@seamoncorporation.com.
    Public Comment: It is preferred that persons interested in 
providing an oral presentation submit a written request, along with 
a copy of their presentation to: Patricia Stroup, MBA, MPA, 
Executive Secretary, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and 
Services Administration, Room 17W65, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, 
Maryland 20857 or email at pstroup@hrsa.gov. Requests should contain 
the name, address, telephone number, email address, and any business 
or professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral 
presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to 
combine their comments and present them through a single 
representative.
    The allocation of time may be adjusted to accommodate the level 
of expressed interest. Persons who do not file an advance request 
for a presentation, but desire to make an oral statement, may 
request this at the time of the public comment period. Public 
participation and ability to comment will be limited to time as it 
permits.
    For Further Information Contact:
    Patricia Stroup, MBA, MPA, Executive Secretary, Healthcare 
Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 
Fishers Lane, Room 17W63, Rockville, Maryland 20857; telephone (301) 
443-1127.

    Dated: August 8, 2014.
Jackie Painter,
Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2014-19218 Filed 8-13-14; 8:45 am]
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