[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 20 (Friday, January 30, 1998)]
[Pages 4643-4644]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-2437]



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hanford Thyroid Morbidity Study Advisory Committee; Meeting

    In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention (CDC) announces the following meeting.

    Name: Hanford Thyroid Morbidity Study Advisory Committee.

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    Time and Date: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., February 13, 1998.
    Place: Doubletree Hotel, 18740 Pacific Highway South, Seattle, 
Washington 98188, telephone 206/246-8600, fax 206/431-8687.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available.
    Purpose: This committee is charged with providing advice and 
guidance to the Director, CDC, regarding the scientific merit and 
direction of the Hanford Thyroid Morbidity Study. The Committee will 
review development of the study protocol and recommend changes of 
scientific merit to CDC, and advise on the conduct of a full-scale 
epidemiologic study using the approved protocol. During the conduct 
of the full-scale epidemiologic study, the Committee will advise CDC 
on the design and conduct of the study and analysis of the results.
    Matters to be Discussed: The Committee will discuss the progress 
and updates on the status of various components of the Hanford 
Thyroid Disease Study being conducted by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer 
Research Center. Agenda items include: National Center for 
Environmental Health (NCEH) activities on the progress of current 
studies, an update on the Native American component, and public 
involvement activities.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    Contact Person for More Information: Mike Donnelly, Public 
Health Advisor, Radiation Studies Branch, Division of Environmental 
Hazards and Health Effects, NCEH, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, (F-
35), Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724, telephone 770/488-7040, FAX 770/

    Dated: January 23, 1998.
Carolyn J. Russell,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention (CDC).
[FR Doc. 98-2437 Filed 1-29-98; 8:45 am]