HHS Seeks Three to Serve on SACHRP
Next year the HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) will have three openings on the 11-member panel and is seeking nominations, according to a notice in the Nov. 10 Public Inspection section of the Federal Register. “Nominations of potential candidates for consideration are being sought from a wide array of fields, including, but not limited to: public health and medicine, behavioral and social sciences, patient advocacy, health administration, and biomedical ethics. To qualify for consideration of appointment to the Committee, an individual must possess demonstrated experience and expertise in any of the several disciplines and fields pertinent to human subjects protection and/or clinical research,” the notice states.
Nominations, due within 60 days, should include “(1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e., specific attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and a statement that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) the nominator’s name, address, daytime telephone number, and the home and/or work address, telephone number, and email address of the individual being nominated; and (3) a current copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae.” Terms are for up to four years.