eNews FLASH – March 2015

The World Trade Center Health Program’s Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) is currently seeking nominations for 6 positions in the following categories:

  • Epidemiologist
  • Environmental medicine or environmental health specialist
  • Occupational physician with experience treating WTC rescue and recovery workers
  • Occupational physician
  • Representative of WTC responders
  • Toxicologist

Appointments to the STAC may last up to 3 years.

The STAC plays an important role by providing advice of a scientific and/or technical nature to the Administrator of the WTC Health Program. The STAC reviews scientific and medical evidence to make recommendations to the WTC Program Administrator on Program eligibility criteria and additional WTC-related health conditions. The STAC also makes recommendations on research needs for the Program and other matters related to implementation and improvement of the Program at the discretion of the WTC Program Administrator. Self-nominations are acceptable. Nominations are due by March 31, 2015 and must include the information described at: https://www.cdc.gov/wtc/pdfs/NomineeRecruitmentflyer2015.pdf

Submit nominations to: nioshdocket@cdc.gov or NIOSH Docket 229-C c/o Mia Wallace, Committee Management Specialist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., M/S E-20, Atlanta, Georgia 30333.

More information can be found at the STAC Member webpage
https://www.cdc.gov/wtc/stac.html
or by contacting Paul Middendorf at (404) 498-2500 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at pmiddendorf@cdc.gov

Page last reviewed: March 17, 2015