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Advisory Resources

Charter

Authority

The Advisory Committee to the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was established under Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. § 2l7a), as amended.  The committee is governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.

Purpose:

The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); the Assistant Secretary for Health; and by delegation, the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are authorized under Section 301 [42 U.S.C. Section 241] and Section 311 [42 U.S.C. Section 243] of the Public Health Service Act, as amended to:  (1) conduct, encourage, cooperate with, and assist other appropriate public authorities, scientific institutions, and scientists in the conduct of research, investigations, experiments, demonstrations, and studies relating to the causes, diagnosis, treatment, control, and prevention of physical and mental diseases, and other impairments; (2) assist States and their political subdivisions in the prevention of infectious diseases and other preventable conditions, and in the promotion of health and well-being; and (3) train State and local personnel in health work.

Function:

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.

Updates and Executive Summaries

ACD Meeting Dates

2015

Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 11:00 to 1:00, ACD Conference Call

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015

2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Recent Updates

Archive Resources

ACD Meeting Minutes
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
STLT Subcommittee
2014
2013
2008 ACD Executive Summaries

 

Ethics Subcommittee Minutes
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006

 

Health Disparities Subcommittee Minutes
STLT Workgroup
Global Workgroup Minutes
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