[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 197 (Wednesday, October 9, 1996)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52948-52949]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-25874]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Hanford Thyroid Morbidity Study Advisory Committee: 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.

    Name: Hanford Thyroid Morbidity Study Advisory Committee.
    Time and Date: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., October 25, 1996.
    Place: Terrance Garden Buckhead, 3405 Lenox Road, NE, Atlanta, 
Georgia 30326.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room will accommodate approximately 30 people.
    Purpose: This committee is charged with providing advice and 
guidance to the Director, CDC, regarding the scientific merit and 
direction of the Hanford Thyroid Morbidity Study. The Committee will 
review development of the study protocol and recommend changes of 
scientific merit to CDC and advise on the conduct of a full-scale 
epidemiologic study using the approval protocol. During the conduct 
of the full-scale epidemiologic study, the Committee will advise the 
CDC on the design and conduct of the study and analysis of the 
results.
    Matters to be Discussed: The Committee will discuss the progress 
and updates of the status of various components of the Hanford 
Thyroid Disease Study being conducted by the Fred Hutchison Cancer 
Research Center. Agenda items will include the National Center for 
Environmental Health (NCEH) activities on the progress of current 
studies, and public involvement activities.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    Contact Person for More Information: Nadine Dickerson, Program 
Analyst, Radiation Studies Branch, Division of

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Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, NCEH, CDC, 4770 Buford 
Highway, NE, (F-35), Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724, telephone 770/488-
7040.

    Dated: October 2, 1996.
Carolyn J. Russell,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 96-25874 Filed 10-8-96; 8:45 am]
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