[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 182 (Tuesday, September 21, 2004)]
[Page 56430]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-21169]



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for 
Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

    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 committee meeting:

    Name: Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for 
Occupational Safety and Health (BSC, NIOSH).
    Time and Date: 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m., October 21, 2004.
    Place: Holiday Inn on the Hill, 415 New Jersey Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20001, telephone (202) 638-1616, fax (202) 347-1813.
    Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. 
The meeting room accommodates approximately 50 people.
    Purpose: The Secretary, the Assistant Secretary for Health, and 
by delegation the Director, CDC, are authorized under Sections 301 
and 308 of the Public Health Service Act to conduct directly or by 
grants or contracts, research, experiments, and demonstrations 
relating to occupational safety and health and to mine health. The 
Board of Scientific Counselors, NIOSH shall provide guidance to the 
Director, NIOSH on research and preventions programs. Specifically, 
the Board shall provide guidance on the Institute's research 
activities related to developing and evaluating hypotheses, 
systematically documenting findings and disseminating results. The 
Board shall evaluate the degree to which the activities of the 
    (1) Conform to appropriate scientific standards;
    (2) Address current, relevant needs; and
    (3) Produce intended results.
    Matters To Be Discussed: Agenda items include orientation for 
new Board members; report from the Director of NIOSH; the CDC 
Futures Initiative; NIOSH program assessment; the NIOSH research to 
practice initiative; the NIOSH nanotechnology initiative; and 
closing remarks.
    Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
    For Further Information Contact: Roger Rosa, Executive 
Secretary, BSC, NIOSH, CDC, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 715H, 
Washington, DC 20201, telephone (202) 205-7856, fax (202) 260-4464.
    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 CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and 
Disease Registry.

    Dated: September 13, 2004.
Alvin Hall,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 04-21169 Filed 9-20-04; 8:45 am]