Notice of Single Source Award to the Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research Center, 53742 [2019-21904]

Download as PDF 53742 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 195 / Tuesday, October 8, 2019 / Notices scholarship award to $40,000 per student, to ensure the SDS program will continue to impact students who receive the awards and ensure their success in completing the program. HRSA also reserves the right to adjust the scholarship award amount as necessary to reflect future increases in tuition rates nationwide and will announce any such changes in the Notice of Funding Opportunity for the relevant funding cycle. HRSA will announce any future administrative changes to the SDS program through the relevant Notice of Funding Opportunity. Dated: September 30, 2019. Thomas J. Engels, Acting Administrator. [FR Doc. 2019–21903 Filed 10–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Notice of Single Source Award to the Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research Center Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In FY 2019, HRSA provided $788,000 in additional funding to The University of Iowa for the Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research Center and extended the project period for 12 months. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Heppner, Program Coordinator, Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research Center, (301) 443–5982, SHeppner@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Intended Recipient of the Award: The University of Iowa (U1CRH29074). Amount of Award: $788,000. Project Period: September 1, 2019– August 31, 2020. CFDA Number: 93.155. Authority: Title VII, § 711 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 912), as amended. Justification: The primary goal of the Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research Center (Research Center) Program is to increase the amount of publically available, high quality, impartial, clinically informed, and policy-relevant research related to telehealth. This research assists rural health providers and decision-makers at the federal, state, and local levels by jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:50 Oct 07, 2019 Jkt 250001 contributing to the policy-relevant evidence base of telehealth services. This program was competed under announcement HRSA–15–149 and awarded to the University of Iowa for a four-year period of performance (September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2019). In FY 2019 HRSA extended the current project period for 12 months and provided $788,000 to the awardee. The new period of performance started on September 1, 2019, and will end on August 31, 2020. Under its current scope, the Research Center supports several cohorts of HRSA’s Telehealth Network Grant Program (TNGP) recipients. HRSA extended the current project period for 12 months and provided supplemental funding to allow additional time to analyze outcomes from the TNGPs and align efforts between the Research Center and the design of the next TNGP cohort. The $788,000 of supplemental funding for this awardee aligned with the historical funding levels for this program. Further information on the Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research Center is available at: https://www.hrsa.gov/ ruralhealth/programopportunities/ fundingopportunities/ default.aspx?id=482de32c-8b8d-4960bb86-caad8c9d6905. Dated: September 30, 2019. Thomas J. Engels, Acting Administrator. [FR Doc. 2019–21904 Filed 10–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Human Genome Research Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 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 Human Genome Research Institute Special Emphasis Panel Training Program. Date: October 28, 2019. PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6700B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Keith McKenney, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, 5635 Fishers Lane, Suite 4076, Bethesda, MD 20814, 301–594–4280, mckenneyk@mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Human Genome Research Institute Special Emphasis Panel Sequencing Technology. Date: November 13–14, 2019. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Marriott Courtyard Gaithersburg Washingtonian Center, 204 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg, MD 20878. Contact Person: Ken D. Nakamura, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch, National Human Genome Research, Institute National Institutes of Health, 5635 Fishers Lane, Suite 4076, MSC 9306 Rockville, MD 20852, 301–402–0838, nakamurk@mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Human Genome Research Institute Special Emphasis Panel ELSI CEER. Date: November 14, 2019. Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6700B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Rudy O. Pozzatti, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, 5635 Fishers Lane, Suite 4076, MSC 9306, Rockville, MD 20852, (301) 402–0838, pozzattr@mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Human Genome Research Institute Special Emphasis Panel Genomic Community Resource. Date: November 18, 2019. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6700 B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Ken D. Nakamura, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, 5635 Fishers Lane, Suite 4076, MSC 9306 Rockville, MD 20852, 301–402–0838 nakamurk@mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.172, Human Genome Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: October 2, 2019. Melanie J. Pantoja, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–21853 Filed 10–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P E:\FR\FM\08OCN1.SGM 08OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Notice of Single Source Award to the Telehealth Focused Rural 
Health Research Center

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In FY 2019, HRSA provided $788,000 in additional funding to 
The University of Iowa for the Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research 
Center and extended the project period for 12 months.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Heppner, Program Coordinator, 
Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research Center, (301) 443-5982, 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Intended Recipient of the Award: The University of Iowa 
(U1CRH29074).
    Amount of Award: $788,000.
    Project Period: September 1, 2019-August 31, 2020.
    CFDA Number: 93.155.
    Authority: Title VII, Sec.  711 of the Social Security Act (42 
U.S.C. 912), as amended.
    Justification: The primary goal of the Telehealth Focused Rural 
Health Research Center (Research Center) Program is to increase the 
amount of publically available, high quality, impartial, clinically 
informed, and policy-relevant research related to telehealth. This 
research assists rural health providers and decision-makers at the 
federal, state, and local levels by contributing to the policy-relevant 
evidence base of telehealth services. This program was competed under 
announcement HRSA-15-149 and awarded to the University of Iowa for a 
four-year period of performance (September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2019).
    In FY 2019 HRSA extended the current project period for 12 months 
and provided $788,000 to the awardee. The new period of performance 
started on September 1, 2019, and will end on August 31, 2020. Under 
its current scope, the Research Center supports several cohorts of 
HRSA's Telehealth Network Grant Program (TNGP) recipients. HRSA 
extended the current project period for 12 months and provided 
supplemental funding to allow additional time to analyze outcomes from 
the TNGPs and align efforts between the Research Center and the design 
of the next TNGP cohort. The $788,000 of supplemental funding for this 
awardee aligned with the historical funding levels for this program.
    Further information on the Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research 
Center is available at: https://www.hrsa.gov/ruralhealth/programopportunities/fundingopportunities/default.aspx?id=482de32c-8b8d-4960-bb86-caad8c9d6905.

    Dated: September 30, 2019.
Thomas J. Engels,
Acting Administrator.
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