National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee Call for Committee Membership Nominations, 72812 [2016-25522]

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[FR Doc. 2016–25458 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee Call for Committee Membership Nominations The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (Department) has created the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC) and is seeking nominations for this committee. DATES: Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on November 21, 2016. ADDRESSES: Nominations must be submitted through the web form on the IPRCC Web site: http://iprcc.nih.gov/ about/IPRCC-Nomination.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Porter, porterl@ninds.nih.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As specified in Public Law 111–148 (‘‘Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’’) the Committee will: (a) Develop a summary of advances in pain care research supported or conducted by the Federal agencies relevant to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of pain and diseases and disorders associated with pain; (b) identify critical gaps in basic and clinical research on the symptoms and causes of pain; (c) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 make recommendations to ensure that the activities of the National Institutes of Health and other Federal agencies are free of unnecessary duplication of effort; (d) make recommendations on how best to disseminate information on pain care; and (e) make recommendations on how to expand partnerships between public entities and private entities to expand collaborative, cross-cutting research. Membership on the committee will include six (6) non-Federal members from among scientists, physicians, and other health professionals and six (6) non-Federal members of the general public who are representatives of leading research, advocacy, and service organizations for individuals with painrelated conditions. Members will serve overlapping three year terms. It is anticipated that the committee will meet at least once a year. The Department strives 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 the views of diverse ethnic and racial groups and people with disabilities are represented on HHS Federal advisory committees, and the Department therefore, encourages nominations of qualified candidates from these groups. The Department also encourages geographic diversity in the composition of the Committee. 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. The Department is soliciting nominations for three non-federal members from among scientists, physicians, and other health professionals and for three non-federal members of the general public who represent a leading research, advocacy, or service organization for people with pain-related conditions. These candidates will be considered to fill positions opened through completion of current member terms. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on November 21, 2016, using the IPRCC nomination web form: http://iprcc.nih.gov/about/IPRCCNomination.htm. Dated: October 14, 2016. Walter J. Koroshetz, Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health. [FR Doc. 2016–25522 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 204 (Friday, October 21, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 
Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee Call for Committee 
Membership Nominations

SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (Department) 
has created the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee 
(IPRCC) and is seeking nominations for this committee.

DATES: Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on November 21, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Nominations must be submitted through the web form on the 
IPRCC Web site: http://iprcc.nih.gov/about/IPRCC-Nomination.htm.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Porter, porterl@ninds.nih.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As specified in Public Law 111-148 
(``Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act'') the Committee will: 
(a) Develop a summary of advances in pain care research supported or 
conducted by the Federal agencies relevant to the diagnosis, 
prevention, and treatment of pain and diseases and disorders associated 
with pain; (b) identify critical gaps in basic and clinical research on 
the symptoms and causes of pain; (c) make recommendations to ensure 
that the activities of the National Institutes of Health and other 
Federal agencies are free of unnecessary duplication of effort; (d) 
make recommendations on how best to disseminate information on pain 
care; and (e) make recommendations on how to expand partnerships 
between public entities and private entities to expand collaborative, 
cross-cutting research.
    Membership on the committee will include six (6) non-Federal 
members from among scientists, physicians, and other health 
professionals and six (6) non-Federal members of the general public who 
are representatives of leading research, advocacy, and service 
organizations for individuals with pain-related conditions. Members 
will serve overlapping three year terms. It is anticipated that the 
committee will meet at least once a year.
    The Department strives 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 the views of diverse ethnic and racial groups and people 
with disabilities are represented on HHS Federal advisory committees, 
and the Department therefore, encourages nominations of qualified 
candidates from these groups. The Department also encourages geographic 
diversity in the composition of the Committee. 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.
    The Department is soliciting nominations for three non-federal 
members from among scientists, physicians, and other health 
professionals and for three non-federal members of the general public 
who represent a leading research, advocacy, or service organization for 
people with pain-related conditions. These candidates will be 
considered to fill positions opened through completion of current 
member terms. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on November 21, 2016, using 
the IPRCC nomination web form: http://iprcc.nih.gov/about/IPRCC-Nomination.htm.

    Dated: October 14, 2016.
Walter J. Koroshetz,
Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 
National Institutes of Health.
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