Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses; Notice of Meeting, 44877 [2017-20580]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 26, 2017 / Notices Dated: September 20, 2017. Karen Solomon, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 2017–20529 Filed 9–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P 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 that the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses will meet on October 30, 2017, in Room 230 at 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. (Eastern). All sessions will be open to the public, and for interested parties who cannot attend in person, there is a toll-free VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:28 Sep 25, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 will include updates on the VA Gulf War research program, descriptions of new areas of research in gastrointestinal disorders, and phenotyping research that can be applied to the health problems of Gulf War Veterans. Also, there will be a discussion of Committee business and activities. The meeting will include time reserved for public comments in the PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 44877 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. Victor Kalasinsky via email at victor.kalasinsky@va.gov. 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. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Dr. Kalasinsky, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 443–5600. Dated: September 21, 2017. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–20580 Filed 9–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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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 that the Research Advisory Committee on 
Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses will meet on October 30, 2017, in Room 230 
at 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 
p.m. (Eastern). 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 will include 
updates on the VA Gulf War research program, descriptions of new areas 
of research in gastrointestinal disorders, and phenotyping research 
that can be applied to the health problems of Gulf War Veterans. Also, 
there will be a discussion of Committee business and activities.
    The meeting will include time reserved for public comments 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. Victor Kalasinsky via 
email at victor.kalasinsky@va.gov.
    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. Any member of the public seeking additional information 
should contact Dr. Kalasinsky, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 
443-5600.

    Dated: September 21, 2017.
LaTonya L. Small,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-20580 Filed 9-25-17; 8:45 am]
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