Notice of Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health
As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Committee on Minority Health (ACMH) will hold a meeting. This meeting is open to the public. Preregistration is required for both public attendance and comment. Any individual who wishes to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
In accordance with Public Law 105-392, the ACMH was established to provide advice to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health in improving the health of each racial and ethnic minority group and on the development of goals and specific program activities of the Office of Minority Health.
Topics to be discussed during this meeting will include strategies to improve Native American Health (including ''indigenous'' peoples of the U.S. and the Pacific Islands), Information Technology's Role in Health Care, and Educational Outreach and Health Promotion in improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations, as well as other related issues.
Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the designated contact person at least fourteen business days prior to the meeting. Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide comments at the meeting. Public comments will be limited to five minutes per speaker. Individuals who would like to submit written statements should mail or fax their comments to the Office of Minority Health at least five business days prior to the meeting. Any members of the public who wish to have printed material distributed to ACMH committee members should submit their materials to the Executive Secretary, ACMH, prior to close of business June 2, 2006.
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June 13, 2006
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The meeting will be held at following location:
8777 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Note: The meeting is accessible from the Silver Spring Metro Station.
The Crowne Plaza Hotel will provide shuttle service to and from the Silver Spring Metro station for individuals attending the Advisory Committee on Minority Health meeting on June 13, 2006. Meeting participants can call the hotel at (301) 589-0800 for shuttle pick-up if they don’t see the shuttle. Meeting participants may also walk the three short blocks to the hotel from the Silver Spring Metro station by exiting onto Wayne Avenue and walking toward the Discovery Building. Make a left onto Georgia Avenue and walk the 1 block toward the Crowne Plaza. The hotel will be on the right-hand side.
READ THE FEDERAL REGISTER NOTICE
- Federal Register Notice: [PDF]
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION CONTACT
Garth Graham, M.D., M.P.H.
Advisory Committee on Minority Health
Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600
Rockville, Maryland 20852
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