Meetings of Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant and Lactating Women (led by NICHD) Set for August 21-22 and November 6-7


The first two meetings of the Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant Women and Lactating Women, being led by NICHD for NIH, have been announced: August 21-22, 2017 and November 6-7, 2017.

 

Federal Register Notice

National Institutes of Health Office of the Secretary; Notice of Meetings 

Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of meetings of the Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant Women and Lactating Women. The meetings will be open to the public, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting.

Name of Committee: Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant Women and Lactating Women.

Date: August 21–22, 2017. 

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Agenda: The Task Force is charged with providing advice and guidance to the Secretary of HHS, regarding Federal activities related to identifying and addressing gaps in knowledge and research regarding safe and effective therapies for pregnant women and lactating women, including the development of such therapies and the collaboration on and coordination of such activities. 

Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 31, C-Wing, Conference Rm. 6, 31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892.

Contact Person: Ms. Lisa Kaeser, Executive Secretary, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 31 Center Drive, Room 2A03, MSC 2425, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 496–0536, kaeserl@mail.nih.gov.

 

Name of Committee: Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant Women and Lactating Women.

Date: November 6–7, 2017.

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Agenda: The Task Force is charged with providing advice and guidance to the Secretary of HHS, regarding Federal activities related to identifying and addressing gaps in knowledge and research regarding safe and effective therapies for pregnant women and lactating women, including the development of such therapies and the collaboration on and coordination of such activities. 

Place: National Institutes of Health, Conference Rm. C–D, 6001 Executive Blvd.,

Rockville, MD 20852.

Contact Person: Ms. Lisa Kaeser, Executive Secretary, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 31 Center Drive, Room 2A03, MSC 2425, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 496–0536, kaeserl@mail.nih.gov.

 

Any interested person may file written comments with the committee by forwarding the statement to the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person. In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent procedures for entrance onto the NIH campus. All visitor vehicles, including taxicabs, hotel, and airport shuttles will be inspected before being allowed on campus. Visitors will be asked to show one form of identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, driver’s license, or passport) and to state the purpose of their visit.

Dated: April 12, 2017.

Michelle Trout,

Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.

[FR Doc. 2017–07739 Filed 4–17–17; 8:45 am]

 

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