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April 2014
NIOSH Docket Number 229-B

Request for Nominations for the WTC Health Program Science/Technical Advisory Committee

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) solicited nominations to succeed members on the World Trade Center Health Program, Scientific Technical Advisory Committee (WTCHP-STAC). Specifically, nominations in the following categories were solicited:

  • occupational physician with experience treating WTC rescue and recovery workers;
  • representative of WTC responders;
  • representative of certified-eligible WTC survivors;
  • industrial hygienist;
  • mental health professional.

This committee was established by Public Law 111-347 (The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensations Act of 2010, Title XXXIII of the Public Health Service Act), enacted on January 2, 2011, Section 3302(a). The WTCHP-STAC is governed by the provisions of Public Law 92—463, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C.App.), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees in the Executive Branch. NIOSH is committed to bringing greater diversity of thought, perspective and experience to its advisory committees.

More information on this topic and a list of the committee members can be viewed here

Other members may be appointed at the discretion of the Administrator.

NIOSH is committed to bringing greater diversity of thought, perspective and experience to its advisory committees. Nominees from all races, gender, age and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Nominees must be U.S. citizens.

Background Information

Federal Register Notice Vol. 79 No. 48; 14049
Comment Period Extended to March 31, 2014

Federal Register Notice Vol. 79 No. 20; 4911

 
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