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Department of Defense, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU).
Quarterly meeting notice.
Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), this notice announces the following meeting of the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
Friday, May 17, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Open Session) and 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Closed Session).
Everett Alvarez Jr. Board of Regents Room (D3001), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
S. Leeann Ori, Designated Federal Officer, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814; telephone 301-295-3066. Mrs. Ori can also provide base access procedures.
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Purpose of the Meeting: Meetings of the Board of Regents assure that USU operates in the best traditions of academia. An outside Board is necessary for institutional accreditation.
Agenda: The actions that will take place include the approval of minutes from the Board of Regents Meeting held February 5, 2013; recommendations regarding the approval of faculty appointments and promotions in the School of Medicine, Graduate School of Nursing and the Postgraduate Dental College; and recommendations regarding the awarding of post-baccalaureate degrees as follows: Doctor of Medicine, Ph.D. in Nursing Science, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Oral Biology, and master's and doctoral degrees in the biomedical sciences and public health. The President, USU will provide a report and information from both academic and administrative University officials will be presented during the meeting. Regents will also receive reports from the President and CEO, Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, the USU Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, and the Director, Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine. These actions are necessary for the University to pursue its mission, which is to provide outstanding health care practitioners and scientists to the uniformed services.
Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to Federal statute and regulations (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165) and the availability of space, most of the meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a first-come basis. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact S. Leeann Ori at the address and phone number in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. The closed portion of this meeting is authorized by 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(2) as the information relates solely to the internal personnel rules and practices of the University and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) as the subject matter involves personal and private observations.
Written Statements: Interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Board of Regents. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the Designated Federal Officer at the address listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. If such statement is not received at least 10 calendar days prior to the meeting, it may not be provided to or considered by the Board of Regents until its next open meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the Board of Regents Chairman and ensure such submissions are provided to Board of Regents Members before the meeting. After reviewing the written comments, submitters may be invited to orally present their issues during the May 2013 meeting or at a future meeting.
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Dated: April 19, 2013.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2013-09623 Filed 4-23-13; 8:45 am]
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