Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting, 7244 [2022-02631]

Download as PDF 7244 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 26 / Tuesday, February 8, 2022 / Notices burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: February 1, 2022. Martha R. Brinson, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2022–02586 Filed 2–7–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that a meeting of the Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board will be held March 10, 2022, via WebEx. The meeting will be held between noon and 1:30 p.m. EST. The meeting will be partially closed to the public from 12:15–1:00 p.m. EST for the discussion, examination and reference to the research applications and scientific review. Discussions will involve reference to staff and consultant critiques of research proposals. Discussions will deal with scientific merit of each proposal and qualifications of personnel conducting the studies, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Additionally, premature disclosure of research information could significantly obstruct implementation of proposed agency action regarding the research proposals. As provided by Public Law 92–463 subsection 10(d), as amended by Public Law 94–409, closing the committee meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c) (6) and (9)(B). The objective of the Board is to provide for the fair and equitable selection of the most meritorious research projects for support by VA research funds and to offer advice for research program officials on program priorities and policies. The ultimate objective of the Board is to ensure the high quality and mission relevance of VA’s legislatively mandated Health Services Research and Development program. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:16 Feb 07, 2022 Jkt 256001 Board members advise the Director, Health Services Research and Development Service and the Chief Research and Development Officer on the scientific and technical merit, the mission relevance and the protection of human subjects of Health Services Research and Development proposals. The Board does not consider grants, contracts or other forms of extramural research. Members of the public who wish to attend the open portion of the teleconference session from 12:00–12:15 p.m. EST may join by dialing the WebEx USA Toll-free Number 1–833–558–0712 and entering the meeting number (access code): 2763 474 0197. Written comments from the public must be sent to Naomi Tomoyasu, Ph.D., Designated Federal Officer, Health Services Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs (14RDH), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, or to Naomi.tomoyasu@va.gov prior to the meeting. Those who plan to attend the open portion of the meeting must contact Dr. Tomoyasu at least five days before the meeting. For further information, please call Dr. Tomoyasu at 202–443–5739. Dated: February 3, 2022. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2022–02631 Filed 2–7–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee will hold a meeting on March 10, 2022 by Zoom. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. EST. The Committee provides expert advice on VA cooperative studies, multi-site clinical research activities and policies related to conducting and managing these efforts. The session will be open to the public for approximately 30 minutes at the start of the meeting for the discussion of administrative matters and the general status of the program. The remaining portion of the meeting will be closed to the public for the Committee’s review, discussion and evaluation of research and development applications. PO 00000 Frm 00161 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 During the closed portion of the meeting, discussions and recommendations will deal with qualifications of personnel conducting the studies, staff and consultant critiques of research proposals and similar documents and the medical records of patients who are study subjects, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. In addition, the premature disclosure of potential research activities prior to them being approved could frustrate the implementation of approved research activities. As provided by section 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended, closing portions of this meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (c)(9)(B). The Committee will not accept oral comments from the public for the open portion of the meeting. Members of the public who wish to attend the open teleconference should call 872–701– 0185, conference ID 905 990 401#. Those who plan to attend or wish additional information should contact David Burnaska, Program Manager, Cooperative Studies Program (14RD), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, at 202–443–5693 or david.burnaska@va.gov. Those wishing to submit written comments may send them to Mr. Burnaska at the same address and email. Dated: February 3, 2022. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2022–02628 Filed 2–7–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), that a meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board (hereinafter the Board) will be held on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, via Webex. The meeting will be held between 1:00– 1:30 p.m. EST. 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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 26 (Tuesday, February 8, 2022)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-02631]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit 
Review Board; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that a meeting of the 
Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit 
Review Board will be held March 10, 2022, via WebEx. The meeting will 
be held between noon and 1:30 p.m. EST. The meeting will be partially 
closed to the public from 12:15-1:00 p.m. EST for the discussion, 
examination and reference to the research applications and scientific 
review. Discussions will involve reference to staff and consultant 
critiques of research proposals. Discussions will deal with scientific 
merit of each proposal and qualifications of personnel conducting the 
studies, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted 
invasion of personal privacy. Additionally, premature disclosure of 
research information could significantly obstruct implementation of 
proposed agency action regarding the research proposals. As provided by 
Public Law 92-463 subsection 10(d), as amended by Public Law 94-409, 
closing the committee meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c) 
(6) and (9)(B).
    The objective of the Board is to provide for the fair and equitable 
selection of the most meritorious research projects for support by VA 
research funds and to offer advice for research program officials on 
program priorities and policies. The ultimate objective of the Board is 
to ensure the high quality and mission relevance of VA's legislatively 
mandated Health Services Research and Development program.
    Board members advise the Director, Health Services Research and 
Development Service and the Chief Research and Development Officer on 
the scientific and technical merit, the mission relevance and the 
protection of human subjects of Health Services Research and 
Development proposals. The Board does not consider grants, contracts or 
other forms of extramural research.
    Members of the public who wish to attend the open portion of the 
teleconference session from 12:00-12:15 p.m. EST may join by dialing 
the WebEx USA Toll-free Number 1-833-558-0712 and entering the meeting 
number (access code): 2763 474 0197.
    Written comments from the public must be sent to Naomi Tomoyasu, 
Ph.D., Designated Federal Officer, Health Services Research and 
Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs (14RDH), 810 
Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, or to [email protected] 
prior to the meeting. Those who plan to attend the open portion of the 
meeting must contact Dr. Tomoyasu at least five days before the 
meeting. For further information, please call Dr. Tomoyasu at 202-443-
5739.

    Dated: February 3, 2022.
LaTonya L. Small,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2022-02631 Filed 2-7-22; 8:45 am]
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