[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 160 (Thursday, August 18, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 51375]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21042]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

[Docket No. FDA-2011-N-0002]


Dialogues in Diversifying Clinical Trials: Successful Strategies 
for Engaging Women and Minorities in Clinical Trials

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the following 
Office of Women's Health and Society for Women's Health Research 
jointly sponsored meeting: Dialogues in Diversifying Clinical Trials: 
Successful Strategies for Engaging Women and Minorities in Clinical 
Trials. The purpose of this symposium is to facilitate the broader 
discussion and dissemination of innovative strategies for increasing 
the recruitment and retention of women and minority subpopulations into 
clinical trials. The overarching goal of this symposium is to use a 
best practices learning exchange to share information and encourage 
successful methods and/or model implementation within a broad research 
community--industry, academia, and government.
    Date and Time: The meeting will be held on September 22, 2011, from 
8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (registration); 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (program); 5:30 
p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (reception); and September 23, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 
p.m.
    Location: The meeting will be held at L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 
L'Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC 20024.
    Contact: Deborah Kallgren, FDA Office of Women's Health, 10903 New 
Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 32, Rm. 2314, Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002, 301-
796-9442, Fax: 301-847-8604, e-mail: deborah.kallgren@fda.hhs.gov.
    Registration: Registration is free, but seating is limited to 200. 
Registration will be accepted online and is available at http://www.swhr.org through September 16, 2011. For information regarding 
registration contact: Rachel Griffith, Society for Women's Health 
Research (SWHR), 1025 Connecticut Ave., NW., Suite 701, Washington, DC 
20036, 202-496-5001, Fax: 202-833-3472, e-mail: rachel@swhr.org.
    If you need special accommodations due to a disability, please 
contact Rachel Griffith at least 7 days in advance.

    Dated: August 12, 2011.
Leslie Kux,
Acting Assistant Commissioner for Policy.
[FR Doc. 2011-21042 Filed 8-17-11; 8:45 am]
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