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 of the aforementioned
Time and Date: 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m., EDT, April 23, 2015.
Place: CDC, Building 19, Auditorium B3, 1600 Clifton Road NE.,
Atlanta, Georgia 30333.
Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space and phone
lines available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 50 people.
Advance registration for in-person participation is required by April
16, 2015. The public is welcome to participate during the public
comment period, which is tentatively scheduled from 2:35 p.m. to 2:40
p.m. This meeting will also be available by teleconference. Please dial
(877) 930-8819 and enter code 1579739.
Web links: Windows Media: http://wm.onlinevideoservice.com/CDC1.
If you are unable to connect using the link, copy and paste the
link into your web browser. For technical support please call: (404)
Purpose: The Advisory Committee to the Director, CDC, shall advise
the Secretary, HHS, and the Director, CDC, on policy and broad
strategies that will enable CDC to fulfill its mission of protecting
health through health promotion, prevention, and preparedness. The
committee recommends ways to prioritize CDC's activities, improve
results, and address health disparities. It also provides guidance to
help CDC work more effectively with its various private and public
sector constituents to make health protection a practical reality.
Matters for Discussion: The Advisory Committee to the Director will
receive updates from the State, Tribal, Local and Territorial
Subcommittee; the Health Disparities Subcommittee, the Global
Workgroup, the Internal and External Laboratory Safety Workgroups, and
the Public Health--Health Care Collaboration Workgroup, the Ebola
response, global health security, recent viral outbreaks, antimicrobial
resistance, as well as an update from the CDC Director.
Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
Contact Person for More Information: Carmen Villar, MSW, Designated
Federal Officer, ACD, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., M/S D-14, Atlanta,
Georgia 30333. Telephone (404) 639-7158, Email: GHickman@cdc.gov. The deadline to register for in-person attendance at this meeting is April 16, 2015. To register, please send an email to GHickman@cdc.gov.
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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency
for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.