[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 126 (Friday, July 1, 2022)]
[Pages 39536-39537]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-14102]



Meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research 

AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the 
Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is 
hereby given that the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research 
Protections (SACHRP) will hold a meeting that will be open to the 
public. Information about SACHRP, the full meeting agenda, and 
instructions for linking to public access will be posted on the SACHRP 
website at http://www.dhhs.gov/ohrp/sachrp-committee/meetings/index.html.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from 9 a.m. 
until 4:30 p.m., and Thursday, July 21, 2022, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. 
(times are tentative and subject to change). The confirmed times and 
agenda will be posted on the SACHRP website when this information 
becomes available.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held in person in Rockville, Maryland, 
and via videocast. In-person space will be limited due to COVID-19 
precautions. Members of the public may also attend the meeting via 
videocast. Instructions for attending via videocast and in-person will 
be posted one week prior to

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the meeting at https://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/sachrp-committee/meetings/index.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Gorey, J.D., Executive Director, 
SACHRP; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1101 Wootton 
Parkway, Suite 200, Rockville, Maryland 20852; telephone: 240-453-8141; 
fax: 240-453-6909; email 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, through the Assistant Secretary 
for Health, on issues and topics pertaining to or associated with the 
protection of human research subjects.
    The Subpart A Subcommittee (SAS) was established by SACHRP in 
October 2006 and is charged with developing recommendations for 
consideration by SACHRP regarding the application of subpart A of 45 
CFR part 46 in the current research environment.
    The Subcommittee on Harmonization (SOH) was established by SACHRP 
at its July 2009 meeting and charged with identifying and prioritizing 
areas in which regulations and/or guidelines for human subjects 
research adopted by various agencies or offices within HHS would 
benefit from harmonization, consistency, clarity, simplification and/or 
    The SACHRP meeting will open to the public at 9:00 a.m., on 
Wednesday, July 20, 2022, followed by opening remarks from Dr. Jerry 
Menikoff, Director of OHRP and Dr. Douglas Diekema, SACHRP Chair. The 
meeting will begin with a discussion of the impact of social media use 
by research subjects; this will be followed by a final review of draft 
recommendations on the ethical and regulatory considerations for the 
use of artificial intelligence in human subjects research, and 
commentary on the Request for Public Comments on DRAFT Supplemental 
Information to the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing: 
Protecting Privacy When Sharing Human Research Participant Data. The 
second day, Thursday, July 21st, will include consideration of the 
current HHS policy of engagement and the interpretation of HHS support 
in 45 CFR 46, the OHRP Draft Guidance on Use of a Single Institutional 
Review Board for Cooperative Research (anticipated to have been 
released by the time of this publication), and may continue discussion 
of topics from the first day's agenda. Other topics may be added; for 
the full and updated meeting agenda, see http://www.dhhs.gov/ohrp/sachrp-committee/meetings/index.html. The meeting will adjourn by 4:00 
p.m. July 21st, 2022.
    The public may submit written public comment in advance. 
Individuals submitting written statements as public comment should 
submit their comments to SACHRP at [email protected] by midnight July 
15th, 2022, ET. Comments are limited to three minutes each.
    Time will be allotted for public comment on both days. Note that 
public comment must be relevant to topics currently being addressed by 

    Dated: June 6, 2022.
Julia G. Gorey,
Executive Director, SACHRP, Office for Human Research Protections.
[FR Doc. 2022-14102 Filed 6-30-22; 8:45 am]