[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 205 (Wednesday, October 22, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62995-62996]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-25131]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Public Health 
Informatics, (BSC, NCPHI)

    In accordance with section 10(a)2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention (CDC)

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announces the following meeting of the aforementioned committee:

    Time and Date: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., November 20, 2008.
    Place: CDC, Global Communications Center, Building 19, Rooms 
245-246, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available.
    Purpose: The committee shall advise the Secretary, HHS, and the 
Director, CDC, concerning strategies and goals for the programs and 
research within the national centers; shall conduct peer-review of 
scientific programs; and monitor the overall strategic direction and 
focus of the national centers.
    The board, after conducting its periodic reviews, shall submit a 
written description of the results of the review and its 
recommendations to the Director, CDC. The board shall perform 
second-level peer review of applications for grants-in-aid for 
research and research training activities, cooperative agreements, 
and research contract proposals relating to the broad areas within 
the national centers.
    Matters to be Discussed: The agenda will include detailed 
discussions on the following issues: BioSense Strategic Planning, 
Open Source Models, and Organizational Issues for NCPHI.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    Contact Person for More Information: Scott J.N. McNabb, Ph.D., 
M.S., Designated Federal Officer, NCPHI, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, 
NE., Mailstop E78, Atlanta, Georgia, 30333, Telephone: (404) 409-
3898.
    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 the CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and 
Disease Registry.

    Dated: October 15, 2008.
Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. E8-25131 Filed 10-21-08; 8:45 am]
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