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Meeting of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health

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Office of the Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.




In accordance with Section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given that a meeting is scheduled to be held for the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health (the “Advisory Group”). The meeting will be open to the public. Information about the Advisory Group and the agenda for this meeting can be obtained by accessing the following Web site:​initiatives/​prevention/​advisorygrp/​index.html.


The meeting will be held on September 26-27, 2013. Exact start and end times will be published closer to the meeting date at:​initiatives/​prevention/​advisorygrp/​index.html.


200 Independence Ave. SW., Room 505A, Washington, DC 20201.

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Office of the Surgeon General, 200 Independence Ave. SW; Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 701H; Washington, DC 20201; 202-205-9517;

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The Advisory Group is a non-discretionary Federal advisory committee that was initially established under Executive Order 13544, dated June 1, 2012, to comply with the statutes under Section 4001 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148. The Advisory Group was established to assist in carrying out the mission of the National Prevention, Health Promotion, and Public Health Council (the Council). The Advisory Group provides recommendations and advice to the Council. Under Executive Order 13591, dated November 23, 2011, operation of the Advisory Group was terminated on September 30, 2012. On December 7, 2012, President Obama issued Executive Order 13631 to re-establish the Advisory Group. The Advisory Group is authorized to operate until September 30, 2013.

It is authorized for the Advisory Group to consist of not more than 25 non-federal members. The Advisory Group currently has 22 members who were appointed by the President. The membership includes a diverse group of licensed health professionals, including integrative health practitioners who have expertise in (1) Worksite health promotion; (2) community services, including community health centers; (3) preventive medicine; (4) health coaching; (5) public health education; (6) geriatrics; and (7) rehabilitation medicine.

Public attendance at the meeting is limited to the space available. Members of the public who wish to attend must Start Printed Page 48878register by 12:00 p.m. EST on September 16, 2013. Individuals should register for public attendance at by providing your full name and affiliation. Individuals who plan to attend the meeting and need special assistance and/or accommodations, i.e., sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should indicate so when they register. The public will have the opportunity to provide comments to the Advisory Group on September 27, 2013; public comment will be limited to 3 minutes per speaker. Registration through the designated contact for the public comment session is also required. Any member of the public who wishes to have printed materials distributed to the Advisory Group for this scheduled meeting should submit material to the designated point of contact no later than 12:00 p.m. EST on September 16, 2013.

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Dated: July 22, 2013.

Corinne M. Graffunder,

Designated Federal Officer, Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health, Office of the Surgeon General.

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[FR Doc. 2013-19370 Filed 8-9-13; 8:45 am]