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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 
Advisory Committee for Energy-Related Epidemiologic Research and 
Subcommittee for Community Affairs: Meetings

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease

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Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following committee 
meetings.

    Name: Advisory Committee for Energy-Related Epidemiologic 
Research (ACERER).

    Times and Dates: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., April 20, 1999; 8:30 a.m.-5 
p.m., April 21, 1999.

    Place: Hyatt Regency Knoxville, 500 Hill Avenue SE, Knoxville, 
Tennessee 37915, telephone 423/637-1234, fax 423/522-5911.

    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room accommodates approximately 100 people.

    Purpose: This committee is charged with providing advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary, HHS; the Assistant Secretary for 
Health; the Director, CDC; and the Administrator, Agency for Toxic 
Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), on establishment of a 
research agenda and the conduct of a research program pertaining to 
energy-related analytic epidemiologic studies.

    Matters to be Discussed: Agenda items will include update 
presentations from the National Center for Environmental Health 
(NCEH), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health 
(NIOSH), and ATSDR on the progress of current studies and proposed 
research agendas; a presentation of the historical overview of 
ACERER; a review of current NCEH and NIOSH research agendas; a 
discussion of prospective studies of clean-up workers--Government 
and community; an explanation of how the Subcommittee for Community 
Affairs (SCA) relates to the full ACERER; a discussion of the 
continuing issues related to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) 
report; a discussion of research agenda formulation; and a report on 
community health centers.

    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    
    Contact Person for More Information: Michael J. Sage, Executive 
Secretary, ACERER, and Acting Deputy Director, Division of 
Environmental Hazards and Health Effects (DEHHE), NCEH, CDC 4770 
Buford Highway, NE, (F28), Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724, telephone 
770/488-7044.

    Name: Subcommittee for Community Affairs (SCA), ACERER
    
    Time and Date: 8:30 p.m.-5 p.m., April 22, 1999.
    
    Place: Oak Ridge Mall, 333 Main Street, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 
37830, telephone 423/482-2008, fax 423/481-3429.

    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room accommodates approximately 100 people.

    Purpose: This subcommittee advises ACERER on matters related to 
community needs.

    Matters to be Discussed: Agenda items will include update 
presentations from NCEH, NIOSH, and ATSDR on the progress of current 
studies; a discussion of subcommittee recommendations and public 
involvement activities. There will also be an update on the SCA work 
group progress.

    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    Contact Person for More Information: Steven A. Adams, Executive 
Secretary, SCA, ACERER, Radiation Studies Branch, DEHHE, NCEH, CDC, 
4770 Buford Highway, NE, (F-28), Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724, 
telephone 770/488-7040, fax 770/488-7044.

    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining 
to announcements of meetings and other committee management 
activities for both the CDC and ATSDR.

    Dated: March 25, 1999.
Carolyn J. Russell,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention (CDC).
[FR Doc. 99-8411 Filed 4-5-99; 8:45 am]
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