[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 10 (Friday, January 14, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2635-2636]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-782]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic 
Substances and Disease Registry; Scientific Counselors Board; 
Teleconference; Notice of Meeting

ACTION: The Program Peer Review Subcommittee of the Board of Scientific 
Counselors (BSC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)/
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR): 
Teleconference.

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    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), NCEH/ATSDR announces the following 
subcommittee meeting:

    Name: Program Peer Review Subcommittee (PPRS).
    Time and Date: 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m., eastern standard time, 
February 14, 2005.
    Place: The teleconference will originate at the National Center 
for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease 
Registry in Atlanta, Georgia. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
for details on accessing the teleconference.

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    Status: Open to the public, teleconference access limited only 
by availability of telephone ports.
    Purpose: Under the charge of the Board of Scientific counselors 
(BSC), NCEH/ATSDR the Program Peer Review Subcommittee establishes 
and monitors working groups of technical experts that perform 
program peer reviews of National Center for Environmental Health and 
the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. The 
Subcommittee, working with the NCEH/ATSDR, Office of Science (OS), 
will establish a schedule and process for program peer reviews, 
nominate working group members, review summary reports and 
recommendations, and report back to the BSC. The OS will establish 
agency policy for program peer review and directly support each 
working group by collating program documents, and organizing the 
working groups review and site visit. Each NCEH/ATSDR program 
eligible for review will be reviewed every 5 years according to CDC/
ATSDR policy.
    Matters to be Discussed: The teleconference agenda will include 
a review of action items from the previous meeting, discussion and 
updates on the program peer review process and an update on the 
Hazards Substances Emergency Events Surveillance System.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This conference call is scheduled to begin 
at 12:30 p.m. eastern standard time. To participate in the 
teleconference, please dial (877) 315-6535 and enter conference code 
383520.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Drue Barrett, Ph.D., Executive 
Secretary, PRRS, NCEH/ATSDR, M/S E-28, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Atlanta, 
Georgia 30333, telephone (404) 498-0003.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, 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.

    Dated: January 10, 2005.
Alvin Hall,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 05-782 Filed 1-13-05; 8:45 am]
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