[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 8 (Thursday, January 12, 2017)]
[Page 3760]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-00524]



Office of the Secretary

Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health 
Sciences; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: Department of Defense; Uniformed Services University of the 
Health Sciences (``the University'').

ACTION: Quarterly meeting notice.


SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to 
announce the following meeting of the Board of Regents, Uniformed 
Services University of the Health Sciences (``the Board'').

DATES: Thursday, February 2, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. (Open 
Session) and 4:10 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. (Closed Session).

ADDRESSES: The Emily Morgan Hotel, 705 East Houston Street, San 
Antonio, Texas 78205.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Nuetzi James, Designated 
Federal Officer, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, A1020, Bethesda, Maryland 
20814; telephone 301-295-3066; email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting notice is being published under 
the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., 
Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 
U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is to provide 
advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Defense, through the 
Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, on academic and 
administrative matters critical to the full accreditation and 
successful operation of the University. These actions are necessary for 
the University to pursue its mission, which is to educate, train and 
comprehensively prepare uniformed services health professionals, 
officers, scientists and leaders to support the Military and Public 
Health Systems, the National Security and National Defense Strategies 
of the United States, and the readiness of our Uniformed Services.
    Agenda: The actions scheduled to occur include the review of the 
minutes from the Board meeting held on November 1, 2016; 
recommendations regarding the awarding of post-baccalaureate degrees; 
recommendations regarding the approval of faculty appointments and 
promotions; and recommendations regarding award nominations. The 
University President will provide a report on recent actions affecting 
academic and operational aspects of the University. There will be 
reports from the University Vice President for Research, the University 
Vice President for Finance and Administration, and the University Vice 
President for Information and Education. There will be a report on the 
University Interprofessional Education, and the meeting will conclude 
with a report on the University Defense Health Horizons. A closed 
session will be held, after the open session, to discuss active 
investigations and personnel actions.
    Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to Federal statutes and regulations 
(5 U.S.C. Appendix, 5 U.S.C. 552b, and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-
3.165) and the availability of space, the meeting is open to the public 
from 2:00 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. Seating is on a first-come basis. Members 
of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact Jennifer 
Nuetzi James no later than five business days prior to the meeting, at 
the address and phone number noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section.
    Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(2, 5-7), the Department of Defense has 
determined that the portion of the meeting from 4:10 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. 
shall be closed to the public. The Under Secretary of Defense 
(Personnel and Readiness), in consultation with the Office of the 
Department of Defense General Counsel, has determined in writing that 
this portion of the Board's meeting will be closed as the discussion 
will disclose sensitive personnel information, will include matters 
that relate solely to the internal personnel rules and practices of the 
agency, will involve allegations of a person having committed a crime 
or censuring an individual, and may disclose investigatory records 
compiled for law enforcement purposes.
    Written Statements: Pursuant to section 10(a)(3) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act of 1972 and 41 CFR 102-3.140, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written comments to the Board about 
its approved agenda pertaining to this meeting or at any time regarding 
the Board's mission. Individuals submitting a written statement must 
submit their statement to the Designated Federal Officer at the address 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT contact. Written 
statements that do not pertain to a scheduled meeting of the Board may 
be submitted at any time. However, if individual comments pertain to a 
specific topic being discussed at the planned meeting, then these 
statements must be received at least 5 calendar days prior to the 
meeting, otherwise, the comments may not be provided to or considered 
by the Board until a later date. The Designated Federal Officer will 
compile all timely submissions with the Board's Chair and ensure such 
submissions are provided to Board Members before the meeting.

    Dated: January 9, 2017.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2017-00524 Filed 1-11-17; 8:45 am]