Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC); Notice of Charter Renewal, 2228 [2019-01207]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 2228 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 25 / Wednesday, February 6, 2019 / Notices sought for individuals who have expertise and qualifications necessary to contribute to the accomplishment of NCIPC, NCEH and ATSDR SEP objectives. Reviewers with expertise in research for injury and violence prevention are sought to serve on the NCIPC SEPs, for research and evaluation related, but not limited to the following program fields: Child abuse and neglect, opioid use disorder and overdose, polysubstance use and impaired driving, suicide/self-directed violence, intimate partner violence, mechanisms of injury and violence research, motor vehicle injury, older adult falls, elder maltreatment, sexual violence, substance use and abuse, traumatic brain injury, teen dating violence, and youth violence related to NCIPC research priorities (see www.cdc.gov/ injury/researchpriorities). Reviewers with expertise in the following research fields for prevention and reduction of adverse effects related to environmental hazards are sought to serve on the NCEH and ATSDR SEPs for research and evaluation related, but not limited to: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination in drinking water, environmental health, newborn screening, environmental pollutants (air/water), toxic substances most commonly found at facilities on the National Priorities List (NPL) (see www.atsdr.cdc.gov/spl), chemical releases, natural disasters, and other potential NCEH or ATSDR research priorities. In addition, reviewers with expertise in the following general and methodological fields are sought to serve on the NCIPC, NCEH and ATSDR SEPs: Economic evaluation, epidemiology, etiology of disease, community participatory research, implementation and translation science, intervention research, policy evaluation, research evaluation, qualitative research design, quantitative research design, statistics, and surveillance. Members and Chairs shall be selected by the Secretary, HHS, or other official to whom the authority has been delegated, on an ‘‘as needed’’ basis in response to specific applications being reviewed with expertise to provide advice. Members will be selected from authorities in the various fields of prevention and control of diseases, disabilities, and injuries. Members of other chartered HHS advisory committees may serve on the panel if their expertise is required. Consideration is given to professional training and background, points of view represented, and upcoming applications to be reviewed by the committee. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Feb 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 Information about nominated potential reviewers will be maintained in the NCIPC Extramural Research Program Office (ERPO) Scientific Reviewer and Advisor Database. The work of reviewers’ appointed to NCIPC, NCEH and ATSDR SEPs includes the initial review, discussion, and written critique and evaluation of applications. This work will enable the CDC/NCIPC, NCEH and ATSDR to fulfill its mission of funding meritorious research that provides vital knowledge about underlying risk and protective factors and strategies for: Violence and injury prevention (www.cdc.gov/injury), health effects from exposures to environmental agents and hazardous substances (www.atsdr.cdc.gov), and the environmental public health impact caused by intentional or unintentional events (www.cdc.gov/nceh). The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services policy stipulates that committee membership be balanced in terms of points of view represented, and the committee’s function. Appointments shall be made without discrimination on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, HIV status, disability, and cultural, religious, or socioeconomic status. Nominees must be U.S. citizens, and cannot be full-time employees of the U.S. Government. Current participation on federal workgroups or prior experience serving on a federal advisory committee does not disqualify a candidate; however, HHS policy is to avoid excessive individual service on advisory committees and multiple committee memberships. CDC reviewers appointed to a SEP are not considered Special Government Employees and will not be required to file financial disclosure reports. Nominees interested in serving as a potential reviewer on a SEP, CDC for NCIPC, NCEH, or ATSDR programs should submit the following items: • Current curriculum vitae, highlighting specific areas of research interest and expertise as well as complete contact information (name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and email address). Nomination materials must be postmarked by April 1, 2019 and sent by U.S. mail to: NCIPC Extramural Research Program Office (ERPO): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop F–63, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 or to the ERPO electronic mailbox NCIPC_PeerReview@cdc.gov. Nominations may be submitted by the candidate him- or herself, or by the person/organization recommending the candidate. PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 The Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Sherri Berger, Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2019–01212 Filed 2–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC); Notice of Charter Renewal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of charter renewal. This gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act of October 6, 1972, that the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee, Department of Health and Human Services, has been renewed for a 2-year period through January 19, 2021. SUMMARY: Erin Stone, M.A., HICPAC, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, NCEZID, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop A–07, Atlanta, Georgia 30329–4027, Telephone (404) 639–4045. Email; hicpac@cdc.gov. The Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sherri Berger, Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 25 (Wednesday, February 6, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 2228]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-01207]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee 
(HICPAC); Notice of Charter Renewal

AGENCY: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of 
Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice of charter renewal.

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SUMMARY: This gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 
October 6, 1972, that the Healthcare Infection Control Practices 
Advisory Committee, Department of Health and Human Services, has been 
renewed for a 2-year period through January 19, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Stone, M.A., HICPAC, Division of 
Healthcare Quality Promotion, NCEZID, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE, 
Mailstop A-07, Atlanta, Georgia 30329-4027, Telephone (404) 639-4045. 
Email; hicpac@cdc.gov.
    The Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register 
notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee 
management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

Sherri Berger,
Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2019-01207 Filed 2-5-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4163-18-P