[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 120 (Thursday, June 21, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37410-37411]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-15185]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Board of Scientific Counselors, Office of Public Health 
Preparedness and Response; Meeting

    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), announces the following meeting of the aforementioned 
committee:

    Time and Date: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., July 10, 2012.
    Place: This meeting is accessible by teleconference only. Please 
contact CDC (see Contact for More Information) to obtain further 
instructions on how to participate.
    Status: Participation by teleconference is limited by the number 
of open ports available.
    Purpose: The Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC) is charged 
with providing advice and guidance to the Secretary, Department of 
Health and Human Services (HHS), the Assistant Secretary for Health 
(ASH), the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
(CDC), and the Director, Office of Public Health Preparedness and 
Response (OPHPR), concerning strategies and goals for the programs 
and research within OPHPR, monitoring the overall strategic 
direction and focus of the OPHPR Divisions and Offices, and 
administration and oversight of peer review of OPHPR scientific 
programs. For

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additional information about the Board, please visit: http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/science/counselors.htm.
    Matters to be Discussed: The agenda item for this meeting: a 
motion and vote to establish a joint working group with the National 
Biodefense Science Board, Federal Advisory Committee to the 
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department 
of Health and Human Services. This joint BSC-NBSB working group will 
be charged with conducting a review of CDC's Division of Strategic 
National Stockpile. Membership of the joint working group will also 
be discussed.
    Additional Information for Public Participants: Members of the 
public that wish to attend this meeting should pre-register by 
submitting the following information by email, facsimile, or phone 
(see Contact Person for More Information) no later than 12:00 noon 
(EDT) on Tuesday, July 3, 2012:
     Full Name,
     Organizational Affiliation,
     Complete Mailing Address,
     Citizenship, and
     Phone Number or Email Address
    Contact Person for More Information: Marquita Black, OPHPR, 
Administrative Assistant, Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop D-44, Atlanta, Georgia 
30333, Telephone: (404) 639-7325; Facsimile: (404) 639-7977; Email: 
OPHPR.BSC.Questions@cdc.gov.
    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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

    Dated: June 14, 2012.
Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2012-15185 Filed 6-20-12; 8:45 am]
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