Solicitation of Nominations for Membership on the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections, 3442-3443 [2016-01049]

Download as PDF 3442 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 13 / Thursday, January 21, 2016 / Notices points of view represented, consistent with the committee’s authorizing charter. Appointment to the ACOT shall be made without discrimination on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and cultural, religious, or socioeconomic status. The Department encourages nominations of qualified candidates from all groups and locations. Jackie Painter, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2016–01126 Filed 1–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Solicitation of Nominations for Membership on the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections Office for Human Research Protections, Office of the Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Authority: 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended. The Committee is governed by the provisions of Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), a program office in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is seeking four (4) nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as members of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP). SACHRP provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary, HHS, through the Assistant Secretary for Health on issues pertaining to the continuance and improvement of functions within the authority of HHS directed toward protections for human subjects in research. SACHRP was established by the Secretary, HHS, on October 1, 2002. OHRP is seeking nominations of four qualified candidates to fill positions on the Committee membership that will be vacated during the 2016 calendar year, including the position of Chair. DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than March 21, 2016. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be mailed or delivered to Julia Gorey, asabaliauskas on DSK9F6TC42PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:26 Jan 20, 2016 Jkt 238001 Executive Director, SACHRP, Office for Human Research Protections, Department of Health and Human Services, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 200; Rockville, MD 20852. Nominations will not be accepted by email or by facsimile. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Gorey, Executive Director, SACHRP, Office for Human Research Protections, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20852, telephone: 240– 453–8141. A copy of the Committee charter and list of the current members can be obtained by accessing the SACHRP Web site at www.hhs.gov/ ohrp/sachrp, or requesting via email at sachrp@osophs.dhhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee provides advice on matters pertaining to the continuance and improvement of functions within the authority of HHS directed toward protections for human subjects in research. Specifically, the Committee provides advice relating to the responsible conduct of research involving human subjects with particular emphasis on special populations such as neonates and children, prisoners, the decisionally impaired, pregnant women, embryos and fetuses, individuals and populations in international studies, investigator conflicts of interest and populations in which there are individually identifiable samples, data or information. In addition, the Committee is responsible for reviewing selected ongoing work and planned activities of the OHRP and other offices/agencies within HHS responsible for human subjects protection. These evaluations may include, but are not limited to, issues relating to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) titled ‘‘Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects’’ that appeared in the Federal Register on September 8, 2015, Vol 80, No 173:53933. In addition, SACHRP may review matters pertaining to the assurance system, the application of minimal research risk standards, the granting of waivers, education programs sponsored by OHRP, and the ongoing monitoring and oversight of institutional review boards and the institutions that sponsor research. Nominations: The OHRP is requesting nominations to fill four (4) positions for voting members of SACHRP that will become vacant in October 2016. Nominations of potential candidates for consideration are being sought from a wide array of fields, including, but not limited to: Public health and medicine, behavioral and social sciences, health PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 administration, and biomedical ethics. To qualify for consideration of appointment to the Committee, an individual must possess demonstrated experience and expertise in any of the several disciplines and fields pertinent to human subjects protection and/or clinical research, as well as the necessary time and dedication to devote to responsible membership on a working federal advisory committee. The individuals selected for appointment to the Committee may be invited to serve a term of up to four years. Committee members receive a stipend and reimbursement for per diem and any travel expenses incurred for attending Committee meetings and/or conducting other business in the interest of the Committee. Interested applicants may self-nominate. Nominations may be retained and considered for future vacancies. Nominations should be typewritten. The following information should be included in the package of material submitted for each individual being nominated for consideration: (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e., specific attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and a statement that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) the nominator’s name, address, daytime telephone number and the home and/or work address, telephone number, and email address of the individual being nominated; and (3) a current copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae. Federal employees should not be nominated for consideration of appointment to this Committee. The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of HHS federal advisory committees is fairly balanced in terms of points of view represented and the committee’s function. Every effort is made to ensure that individuals from a broad representation of geographic areas, women and men, ethnic and minority groups, and the disabled are given consideration for membership on HHS federal advisory committees. Appointment to this Committee shall be made without discrimination on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and cultural, religious, or socioeconomic status. Individuals who are selected to be considered for appointment will be required to provide detailed information regarding their financial holdings, consultancies, and research grants or contracts. Disclosure of this information is necessary in order to determine if the E:\FR\FM\21JAN1.SGM 21JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 13 / Thursday, January 21, 2016 / Notices selected candidate is involved in any activity that may pose a potential conflict with the official duties to be performed as a member of SACHRP. Dated: January 14, 2016. Julia Gorey, Executive Director, Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections. [FR Doc. 2016–01049 Filed 1–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–36–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings asabaliauskas on DSK9F6TC42PROD 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: National Cancer Institute Special Emphasis Panel; Quantitative Imaging for Evaluation of Response to Cancer Therapies (U01). Date: February 25, 2016. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Cancer Institute Shady Grove, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 5W030, Rockville, MD 20850, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Gerald G. Lovinger, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Research Technology and Contract Review Branch, Division of Extramural Activities, National Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7W266, Bethesda, MD 20892–9750, 240–276–6385, lovingeg@mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Cancer Institute Special Emphasis Panel; Technologies for Cancer-Relevant Biospecimen Science. Date: March 2, 2016. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Cancer Institute Shady Grove, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 2W904, Rockville, MD 20850, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Jeffrey E. DeClue, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Research Technology and Contract Review Branch, Division Of Extramural Activities, National VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:26 Jan 20, 2016 Jkt 238001 Cancer Institute, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7W238, Bethesda, Md 20892–9750, 240–276–6371, decluej@mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Cancer Institute Special Emphasis Panel; NCI Omnibus SEP–6. Date: March 7–8, 2016. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road NW., Washington, DC 20015. Contact Person: Dona Love, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Special Review Branch, Division of Extramural Activities, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 9609 Medical Center Drive, 7W236, Rockville, MD 20850, 240–276–5264, donalove@mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Cancer Institute Special Emphasis Panel; Outstanding Investigator Award I. Date: March 22–24, 2016. Time: 6:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD 20878. Contact Person: Michael B. Small, Ph.D., Chief, Program and Review Extramural Staff Training Office, Division of Extramural Activities, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7W412, Rockville, MD 20850, 240–276–6438, smallm@mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Cancer Institute Special Emphasis Panel; Outstanding Investigator Award II. Date: March 22–24, 2016. Time: 6:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD 20878. Contact Person: Shamala K. Srinivas, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Office of Referral, Review, and Program Coordination, Division of Extramural Activities, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7W530, Bethesda, MD 20892– 8328, 240–276–6442, ss537t@nih.gov, Information is also available on the Institute’s/Center’s home page: http:// deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/sep/sep.htm, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.392, Cancer Construction; 93.393, Cancer Cause and Prevention Research; 93.394, Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Research; 93.395, Cancer Treatment Research; 93.396, Cancer Biology Research; 93.397, Cancer Centers Support; 93.398, Cancer Research Manpower; 93.399, Cancer Control, National Institutes of Health, HHS) PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3443 Dated: January 14, 2016. Melanie J. Gray, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–01068 Filed 1–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings 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: Endocrinology, Metabolism, Nutrition and Reproductive Sciences Integrated Review Group—Cellular Aspects of Diabetes and Obesity Study Section. Date: February 9–10, 2016. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Residence Inn Bethesda, 7335 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact Person: Antonello Pileggi, MD, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institute of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6166, Bethesda, MD 20892–7892, (301) 402–6297, pileggia@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Biological Chemistry and Macromolecular Biophysics Integrated Review Group—Macromolecular Structure and Function A Study Section. Date: February 11–12, 2016. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Serrano Hotel, 405 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. Contact Person: Nitsa Rosenzweig, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4152, MSC 7760, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 404– 7419, rosenzweign@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Healthcare Delivery and Methodologies Integrated Review Group—Community Influences on Health Behavior Study Section. Date: February 11–12, 2016. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Solicitation of Nominations for Membership on the Secretary's 
Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections

AGENCY: Office for Human Research Protections, Office of the Secretary, 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and 
Human Services.

ACTION: Notice.

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    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health 
Service Act, as amended. The Committee is governed by the provisions 
of Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), which sets 
forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.

SUMMARY: The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), a program 
office in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Department 
of Health and Human Services (HHS), is seeking four (4) nominations of 
qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as members of the 
Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP). 
SACHRP provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary, HHS, 
through the Assistant Secretary for Health on issues pertaining to the 
continuance and improvement of functions within the authority of HHS 
directed toward protections for human subjects in research. SACHRP was 
established by the Secretary, HHS, on October 1, 2002. OHRP is seeking 
nominations of four qualified candidates to fill positions on the 
Committee membership that will be vacated during the 2016 calendar 
year, including the position of Chair.

DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no 
later than March 21, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be mailed or delivered to Julia Gorey, 
Executive Director, SACHRP, Office for Human Research Protections, 
Department of Health and Human Services, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 
200; Rockville, MD 20852. Nominations will not be accepted by email or 
by facsimile.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Gorey, Executive Director, 
SACHRP, Office for Human Research Protections, 1101 Wootton Parkway, 
Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20852, telephone: 240-453-8141. A copy of the 
Committee charter and list of the current members can be obtained by 
accessing the SACHRP Web site at www.hhs.gov/ohrp/sachrp, or requesting 
via email at sachrp@osophs.dhhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee provides advice on matters 
pertaining to the continuance and improvement of functions within the 
authority of HHS directed toward protections for human subjects in 
research. Specifically, the Committee provides advice relating to the 
responsible conduct of research involving human subjects with 
particular emphasis on special populations such as neonates and 
children, prisoners, the decisionally impaired, pregnant women, embryos 
and fetuses, individuals and populations in international studies, 
investigator conflicts of interest and populations in which there are 
individually identifiable samples, data or information.
    In addition, the Committee is responsible for reviewing selected 
ongoing work and planned activities of the OHRP and other offices/
agencies within HHS responsible for human subjects protection. These 
evaluations may include, but are not limited to, issues relating to the 
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) titled ``Federal Policy for the 
Protection of Human Subjects'' that appeared in the Federal Register on 
September 8, 2015, Vol 80, No 173:53933. In addition, SACHRP may review 
matters pertaining to the assurance system, the application of minimal 
research risk standards, the granting of waivers, education programs 
sponsored by OHRP, and the ongoing monitoring and oversight of 
institutional review boards and the institutions that sponsor research.
    Nominations: The OHRP is requesting nominations to fill four (4) 
positions for voting members of SACHRP that will become vacant in 
October 2016. Nominations of potential candidates for consideration are 
being sought from a wide array of fields, including, but not limited 
to: Public health and medicine, behavioral and social sciences, health 
administration, and biomedical ethics. To qualify for consideration of 
appointment to the Committee, an individual must possess demonstrated 
experience and expertise in any of the several disciplines and fields 
pertinent to human subjects protection and/or clinical research, as 
well as the necessary time and dedication to devote to responsible 
membership on a working federal advisory committee.
    The individuals selected for appointment to the Committee may be 
invited to serve a term of up to four years. Committee members receive 
a stipend and reimbursement for per diem and any travel expenses 
incurred for attending Committee meetings and/or conducting other 
business in the interest of the Committee. Interested applicants may 
self-nominate. Nominations may be retained and considered for future 
vacancies.
    Nominations should be typewritten. The following information should 
be included in the package of material submitted for each individual 
being nominated for consideration: (1) A letter of nomination that 
clearly states the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for 
the nomination (i.e., specific attributes which qualify the nominee for 
service in this capacity), and a statement that the nominee is willing 
to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) the nominator's name, 
address, daytime telephone number and the home and/or work address, 
telephone number, and email address of the individual being nominated; 
and (3) a current copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae. Federal 
employees should not be nominated for consideration of appointment to 
this Committee.
    The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of 
HHS federal advisory committees is fairly balanced in terms of points 
of view represented and the committee's function. Every effort is made 
to ensure that individuals from a broad representation of geographic 
areas, women and men, ethnic and minority groups, and the disabled are 
given consideration for membership on HHS federal advisory committees. 
Appointment to this Committee shall be made without discrimination on 
the basis of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, 
disability, and cultural, religious, or socioeconomic status.
    Individuals who are selected to be considered for appointment will 
be required to provide detailed information regarding their financial 
holdings, consultancies, and research grants or contracts. Disclosure 
of this information is necessary in order to determine if the

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selected candidate is involved in any activity that may pose a 
potential conflict with the official duties to be performed as a member 
of SACHRP.

    Dated: January 14, 2016.
Julia Gorey,
Executive Director, Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research 
Protections.
[FR Doc. 2016-01049 Filed 1-20-16; 8:45 am]
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