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


August 2013
NIOSH Docket Number 229-A

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;
  • physician with expertise in pulmonary medicine;
  • environmental medicine or environmental health specialist;
  • representative of WTC responders;
  • representative of certified-eligible WTC survivors;

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.

Background Information

Federal Register Notice; 2013-13739 [PDF – 199 KB]

Federal Register Notice; Correction 6/21/13 [PDF – 79 KB]

Federal Register Notice; Correction 6/28/130 [PDF – 71 KB]

Federal Register Notice; Supersedes all previous Federal Register Notices; 7/3/13 [PDF – 166 KB]