[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 36 (Thursday, February 23, 2006)]
[Pages 9344-9345]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-2560]



Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections

AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the 

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, (U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given that the Secretary's 
Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP), will hold 
its tenth meeting. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, March 13, 2006 from 8:30 
a.m. until 5 p.m. and Tuesday, March 14, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 

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ADDRESSES: The Radisson Hotel Old Town Alexandria, 901 North Fairfax 
Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Director, Office for Human Research Protections, or Catherine 
Slatinshek, Executive Director, Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human 
Research Protections; Department of Health and Human Services, 1101 
Wootton Parkway, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20852; (240) 453-6900; fax: 
(240) 453-6909; e-mail address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 217a, 
Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, SACHRP was 
established to provide expert advice and recommendations to the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Assistant Secretary for 
Health on issues and topics pertaining to or associated with the 
protection of human research subjects.
    On March 13, 2006, SACHRP will receive and discuss preliminary 
reports from its Subpart A Subcommittee, which is evaluating the 
provisions of the HHS regulations for the protection of human subjects 
at Subpart A of 45 CFR part 46 and related OHRP guidance. On March 14, 
2006, the Subcommittee on Research Involving Children will present 
another in a series of reports to the members of the Committee. The 
subcommittees were established by SACHRP at its October 4-5, 2004 
meeting and at its inaugural meeting on July 22, 2003, respectively.
    On March 14, 2006, the Committee will host presentations and invite 
discussions from panelists concerning issues on research ethics 
training at international sites. Topics discussed will include 
developing and carrying out educational programs in research ethics in 
developing countries; federal interactions with industry in studies 
overseas; how the FDA monitors compliance with regulations and ethical 
guidelines, and other issues.
    Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. 
Individuals who plan to attend the meeting and need special assistance, 
such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable 
accommodations, should notify the designated contact persons. Members 
of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments on both 
days of the meeting. Public comment will be limited to five minutes per 
speaker. Any members of the public who wish to have printed materials 
distributed to SACHRP members for this scheduled meeting should submit 
materials to the Executive Director, SACHRP, prior to the close of 
business Wednesday, March 8, 2006. Information about SACHRP and the 
draft meeting agenda will be posted on the SACHRP Web site at: http://ohrp.osophs.dhhs.gov/sachrp/sachrp.htm.

    Dated: February 16, 2006.
Bernard A. Schwetz,
Director, Office for Human Research Protections, Executive Secretary, 
Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections.
[FR Doc. E6-2560 Filed 2-22-06; 8:45 am]