Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses; Notice of Meeting, 16729 [2015-07169]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 60 / Monday, March 30, 2015 / Notices 6193. Because the meeting will be in a Government building, anyone attending must be prepared to show a valid photo I.D. Please allow 15 minutes before the meeting begins for this process. Dated: March 25, 2015. Jelessa Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. Marcia.Holt-Delaney@va.gov. Individuals who wish to attend the meeting should contact Mrs. HoltDelaney at (202) 461–6769. Rebecca Schiller, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–07165 Filed 3–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P [FR Doc. 2015–07179 Filed 3–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses; Notice of Meeting mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that a meeting of the Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee will be held on April 28–29, 2015, in Room 530 at VA, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC. On April 28, the session will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. On April 29, the session will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 12 noon. This meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of VA and the Under Secretary for Health on all matters pertaining to geriatrics and gerontology. The Committee assesses the capability of VA health care facilities and programs to meet the medical, psychological, and social needs of older Veterans and evaluates VA programs designated as Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. The meeting will feature presentations and discussions on VA’s geriatrics and extended care programs, aging research activities, updates on VA’s employee staff working in the area of geriatrics (to include training, recruitment and retention approaches), Veterans Health Administration (VHA) strategic planning activities in geriatrics and extended care, recent VHA efforts regarding dementia and program advances in palliative care, and performance and oversight of VA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. Interested parties should provide written comments for review by the Committee to Mrs. Marcia Holt-Delaney, Program Analyst, Geriatrics and Extended Care Services (10P4G), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or via email at VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:57 Mar 27, 2015 Jkt 235001 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C App.2 that the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses will meet on April 20 and 21, 2015, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be held in room 230, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. on Monday, April 20, and from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21. All sessions will be open to the public, and for interested parties who cannot attend in person, there is a toll-free telephone number (800–767–1750; access code 56978#). The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on proposed research studies, research plans, and research strategies relating to the health consequences of military service in the Southwest Asia theater of operations during the Gulf War in 1990–1991. The Committee will review VA program activities related to Gulf War Veterans’ illnesses, and updates on relevant scientific research published since the last Committee meeting. Presentations on April 20 will include updates on the VA Gulf War Research Program, followed by research presentations on a treatment for pain, neuroimaging in Gulf War Veterans, and drug trials in animal models. The Committee will devote April 21 to a discussion of Committee business and activities. The meeting will include time reserved for public comments on both days in the afternoon. A sign-up sheet for 5-minute comments will be available at the meeting. Individuals who wish to address the Committee may submit a 1– 2 page summary of their comments for inclusion in the official meeting record. Members of the public may also submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Dr. Roberta White at rwhite@ bu.edu. PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16729 Because the meeting is being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be presented as part of the clearance process. Therefore, any person attending should allow an additional 15 minutes before the meeting begins to clear security. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Dr. White, Scientific Director, at (617) 638–4620 or Dr. Victor Kalasinsky, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 443–5682. Dated: March 25, 2015. Rebecca Schiller, Committee Management Officer. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 60 (Monday, March 30, 2015)]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-07169]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses; 
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 Research 
Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses will meet on April 
20 and 21, 2015, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be held in room 
230, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:15 
p.m. on Monday, April 20, and from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on 
Tuesday, April 21. All sessions will be open to the public, and for 
interested parties who cannot attend in person, there is a toll-free 
telephone number (800-767-1750; access code 56978#).
    The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and make 
recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on proposed 
research studies, research plans, and research strategies relating to 
the health consequences of military service in the Southwest Asia 
theater of operations during the Gulf War in 1990-1991.
    The Committee will review VA program activities related to Gulf War 
Veterans' illnesses, and updates on relevant scientific research 
published since the last Committee meeting. Presentations on April 20 
will include updates on the VA Gulf War Research Program, followed by 
research presentations on a treatment for pain, neuroimaging in Gulf 
War Veterans, and drug trials in animal models. The Committee will 
devote April 21 to a discussion of Committee business and activities.
    The meeting will include time reserved for public comments on both 
days in the afternoon. A sign-up sheet for 5-minute comments will be 
available at the meeting. Individuals who wish to address the Committee 
may submit a 1-2 page summary of their comments for inclusion in the 
official meeting record. Members of the public may also submit written 
statements for the Committee's review to Dr. Roberta White at 
rwhite@bu.edu.
    Because the meeting is being held in a government building, a photo 
I.D. must be presented as part of the clearance process. Therefore, any 
person attending should allow an additional 15 minutes before the 
meeting begins to clear security. Any member of the public seeking 
additional information should contact Dr. White, Scientific Director, 
at (617) 638-4620 or Dr. Victor Kalasinsky, Designated Federal Officer, 
at (202) 443-5682.

    Dated: March 25, 2015.
Rebecca Schiller,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-07169 Filed 3-27-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 8320-01-P