National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke,
Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee Solicitation for
Public Comments on the Draft Federal Pain Research Strategy
Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as
amended (5 U.S.C. App), notice is hereby given of a meeting hosted by
the National Institutes of Health to present the Draft Federal Pain
Research Strategy and to solicit public comments on this document. The
meeting will be open to the public and videocast.
Dates: June 1, 2017.
Time: 12:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
Agenda: Invited speakers will present and discuss research
recommendations developed for the Draft Federal Pain Research Strategy.
Attendees will have the opportunity to pose questions on site or on-
line. Information to submit comments in advance and during the meeting
will be posted on May 25th, 2017, at https://iprcc.nih.gov/.
Summary: The Federal Pain Research Strategy is an effort of the
Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC) and the NINDS
Office of Pain Policy to oversee development of a long-term strategic
plan for pain research. A diverse and balanced group of scientific
experts, patient advocates, and federal representatives identified and
prioritized research recommendations as a basis for a long-term
strategic plan to coordinate and advance the federal research agenda.
The key areas of prevention of acute and chronic pain, acute pain and
acute pain management, the transition from acute to chronic pain, chronic pain and chronic pain management, and disparities in pain
and pain care will provide a framework for development of the strategy
upon which important cross-cutting elements will be addressed.
Meeting Location: William H. Natcher Conference Center, Auditorium,
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892.
Webcast Live: https://videocast.nih.gov/.
Contact Person: Linda L. Porter, Ph.D., Director, Office of Pain
Policy, Officer of the Director, National Institute of Neurological
Disorders and Stroke, NIH, 31 Center Drive, Room 8A31, Bethesda, MD
20892, Phone: (301) 451-4460, Email: Linda.Porter@nih.gov.
The meeting is open to the public and is free. More information can
be found at https://iprcc.nih.gov/.
Individuals who participate in person or by videocast and who need
special assistance, such as captioning of the call or other reasonable
accommodations, should submit a request to the Contact Person listed on
this notice at least seven days prior to the meeting.
Information about the IPRCC and the Federal Pain Research Strategy
is available on the Web site at https://iprcc.nih.gov/.