Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (BSC, NCEH/ATSDR)

 
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Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 93 (Tuesday, May 14, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 93 (Tuesday, May 14, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21341-21342]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-09847]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Environmental
Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (BSC, NCEH/
ATSDR)
AGENCY: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of
Health and Human Services (HHS).
ACTION: Notice of meeting.
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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC
announces the following meeting for the Board of Scientific Counselors,
National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances
and Disease Registry (BSC, NCEH/ATSDR). This meeting is open to the
public, limited only by available seating. The meeting room
accommodates approximately 60 people. The public is also welcome to
listen to the meeting by calling 800-810-6806, passcode 8137872,
limited by 75 lines. The deadline for notification of attendance is May
24, 2019. The public comment period is scheduled on June 25, 2019 from
2:30 p.m. until 2:45 p.m., EDT and June 26, 2019 from 10:10 a.m. until
10:25 a.m., EDT. Individuals wishing to make a comment during Public
Comment period, please email your name, organization, and phone number
by May 24, 2019 to Shirley Little at [email protected].
DATES: The meeting will be held on June 25, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00
p.m., EDT and June 26, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., EDT.
ADDRESSES: 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3717.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shirley Little, Program Analyst, NCEH/
ATSDR, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop F-45, Atlanta, Georgia 30341-
3717, Telephone (770) 488-0577; Email [email protected].
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Purpose: The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
(HHS) and by delegation, the Director, CDC and Administrator, NCEH/
ATSDR, are authorized under Section 301 (42 U.S.C. 241) and Section 311
(42 U.S.C. 243) of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, to: (1)
Conduct, encourage, cooperate with, and assist other appropriate public
authorities, scientific institutions, and scientists in the conduct of
research, investigations, experiments, demonstrations, and studies
relating to the causes, diagnosis, treatment, control, and prevention
of physical and mental diseases and other impairments; (2) assist
states and their political subdivisions in the prevention of infectious
diseases and other preventable conditions and in the promotion of
health and wellbeing; and (3) train state and local personnel in health
work. The BSC, NCEH/ATSDR provides advice and guidance to the
Secretary, HHS; the Director, CDC and Administrator, ATSDR; and the
Director, NCEH/ATSDR, regarding program goals, objectives, strategies,
and
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priorities in fulfillment of the agency's mission to protect and
promote people's health. The board provides advice and guidance that
will assist NCEH/ATSDR in ensuring scientific quality, timeliness,
utility, and dissemination of results. The board also provides guidance
to help NCEH/ATSDR work more efficiently and effectively with its
various constituents and to fulfill its mission in protecting America's
health.
    Matters to be Considered: The agenda will include discussions on
NCEH/ATSDR Program Responses to BSC Guidance and Action Items; PFAS
Health Related Initiatives; Expanding National Laboratory Capacity to
Measure Human Exposure to Synthetic Opioids; CCARE: Controlling
Childhood Asthma, Reducing Emergencies; The Intersection of Place and
Health: ATSDR's Geospatial Research Analysis and Services Program
(GRASP); and Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) and Ethylene Oxide.
Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    The Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register
notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee
management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
Sherri A. Berger,
Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2019-09847 Filed 5-13-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4163-19-P