Health Services Research and Development Service, Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting, 6799 [2015-02317]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 25 / Friday, February 6, 2015 / Notices Administration (NCA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), published a notice in the Federal Register announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection Casket/Urn Reimbursement. This notice (FR Vol. 80, Number 18, January 28, 2015) was published in error; therefore this document corrects that error by withdrawing this FR notice, document number 2015–01581. DATES: Withdraw FR notice published on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 632–7492. FR Doc. 2015, published on January 28, 2015 (FR Vol 80, Number 18), is withdrawn by this notice. Dated: February 3, 2015. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–02387 Filed 2–5–15; 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 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board will conduct in-person and teleconference meetings of its seven Health Services Research (HSR) subcommittees on the dates from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. (unless otherwise listed) and at the Veterans VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Feb 05, 2015 Jkt 235001 Health Administration National Conference Center in Arlington, Virginia: • HSR 1—Health Care and Clinical Management on March 3–4, 2015; • HSR 2—Behavioral, Social, and Cultural Determinants of Health and Care on March 3–4, 2015; • HSR 4—Mental and Behavioral Health on March 3–4, 2015; • HSR 5—Health Care System Organization and Delivery on March 3– 4, 2015; • HSR 7—Aging and Diminished Capacity in the Context of Aging on Wednesday, March 4, 2015; • Nursing Research Initiative (NRI) from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2015; • HSR 3—Healthcare Informatics on Thursday, March 5, 2015; and • HSR 6—Post-acute and Long-term Care on Thursday, March 5, 2015. The purpose of the Board is to review health services 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, mission relevance, and the protection of human and animal subjects. Recommendations regarding funding are submitted to the Chief Research and Development Officer. Each subcommittee meeting of the Board will be open to the public the first day for approximately one half-hour at the start of the meeting on March 3–4 (HSR 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7) and on March 5 (NRI, HSR 3, and 6), to cover administrative matters and to discuss the general status of the program. Members of the public who wish to attend the open portion of the subcommittee meetings may dial (tollfree) (800) 767–1750, participant code PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 6799 10443. Because the meeting will be in a Government building, anyone attending must be prepared to show a valid photo ID for checking in. Please allow 15 minutes before the meeting begins for this process. The remaining portion of each subcommittee meeting will be closed for the discussion, examination, reference to, and oral review of the intramural research proposals and critiques. During the closed portion of each subcommittee 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 the meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). No oral or written comments will be accepted from the public for either portion of the meetings. Those who plan to participate during the open portion of a subcommittee meeting should contact Mr. John Midolo, Designated Federal Officer, Scientific Merit Review Board, Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Service (10P9H), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or email at John.Midolo@va.gov. For further information, please call Mr. Midolo at (202) 443–5752. Dated: February 2, 2015. Rebecca Schiller, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–02317 Filed 2–5–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\06FEN1.SGM 06FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 25 (Friday, February 6, 2015)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-02317]


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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 Health 
Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board 
will conduct in-person and teleconference meetings of its seven Health 
Services Research (HSR) subcommittees on the dates from 8:00 a.m. to 
approximately 5:00 p.m. (unless otherwise listed) and at the Veterans 
Health Administration National Conference Center in Arlington, 
Virginia:

     HSR 1--Health Care and Clinical Management on March 3-4, 
2015;
     HSR 2--Behavioral, Social, and Cultural Determinants of 
Health and Care on March 3-4, 2015;
     HSR 4--Mental and Behavioral Health on March 3-4, 2015;
     HSR 5--Health Care System Organization and Delivery on 
March 3-4, 2015;
     HSR 7--Aging and Diminished Capacity in the Context of 
Aging on Wednesday, March 4, 2015;
     Nursing Research Initiative (NRI) from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 
p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2015;
     HSR 3--Healthcare Informatics on Thursday, March 5, 2015; 
and
     HSR 6--Post-acute and Long-term Care on Thursday, March 5, 
2015.

    The purpose of the Board is to review health services 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, mission relevance, and the 
protection of human and animal subjects. Recommendations regarding 
funding are submitted to the Chief Research and Development Officer.
    Each subcommittee meeting of the Board will be open to the public 
the first day for approximately one half-hour at the start of the 
meeting on March 3-4 (HSR 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7) and on March 5 (NRI, HSR 
3, and 6), to cover administrative matters and to discuss the general 
status of the program. Members of the public who wish to attend the 
open portion of the subcommittee meetings may dial (toll-free) (800) 
767-1750, participant code 10443. Because the meeting will be in a 
Government building, anyone attending must be prepared to show a valid 
photo ID for checking in. Please allow 15 minutes before the meeting 
begins for this process.
    The remaining portion of each subcommittee meeting will be closed 
for the discussion, examination, reference to, and oral review of the 
intramural research proposals and critiques. During the closed portion 
of each subcommittee 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 the meeting is in accordance with 
5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). No oral or written comments will be 
accepted from the public for either portion of the meetings. Those who 
plan to participate during the open portion of a subcommittee meeting 
should contact Mr. John Midolo, Designated Federal Officer, Scientific 
Merit Review Board, Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services 
Research and Development Service (10P9H), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20420, or email at John.Midolo@va.gov. For further 
information, please call Mr. Midolo at (202) 443-5752.

    Dated: February 2, 2015.
Rebecca Schiller,
Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-02317 Filed 2-5-15; 8:45 am]
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