In accordance with section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), announcement is made of a Health Care Policy and Start Printed Page 15834Research Special Emphasis Panel (SEP) meeting.
A Special Emphasis Panel is a group of experts in fields related to health care research who are invited by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and agree to be available, to conduct on an as needed basis, scientific reviews of applications for AHRQ support. Individual members of the Panel do not attend regularly-scheduled meetings and do not serve for fixed terms or a long period of time. Rather, they are asked to participate in particular review meetings which require their type of expertise.
Substantial segments of the upcoming SEP meeting listed below will be closed to the public in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, section 10(d) of 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2 and 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(c)(6). Grant applications for Building the Evidence to Promote Bioterrorism and other Public Health Emergency Preparedness in Health Care Systems (UOI) Awards are to be reviewed and discussed at this meeting. These discussion are likely to reveal personal information concerning individuals associated with the applications. This information is exempt from mandatory disclosure under the above-cited statutes.
SEP Meeting on: Building the Evidence to Promote Bioterrorism and other Public Health Emergency Preparedness in Health Care Systems (UOI) Awards.
Dates: May 6-7, 2004 (Open on May 6 from 8 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. and closed for the remainder of the meeting.
Place: Holiday Inn Select Bethesda, Versailles II Room, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814.
Contact Person: Anyone wishing to obtain a roster of members, agenda or minutes of the nonconfidential portions of this meeting should contact Mrs. Bonnie Campbell, Committee Management Officer, Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations, AHRQ, 540 Gaither Road, Room 2038, Rockville, Maryland 20850, Telephone (301) 427-1554.
Agenda items for this meeting are subject to change as priorities dictate.Start Signature
Dated: March 19, 2004.
Carolyn M. Clancy,
[FR Doc. 04-6755 Filed 3-25-04; 8:45 am]
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