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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameBoard of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Integrative HealthAgency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number25154
Original Establishment Date11/20/1985Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*5
Current Charter Date10/30/2009Designated Fed Officer Position Title*SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR
Date Of Renewal Charter Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*CATHERINE
Exempt From Renewal*YesDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*BUSHNELL
Establishment Authority*Authorized by LawDesignated Federal Officer SuffixPHD
Specific Establishment Authority*42 USC 282(b)(16)Designated Federal Officer Phone*(301) 496-2222
Effective Date Of Authority*11/20/1985Designated Federal Officer Fax*(301) 402-0485
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteExempt: Merit Review PanelDesignated Federal Officer Email*bushnellmc@mail.nih.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Other Committee
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Public Health Service (PHS) Act states that "the Director, NIH ...shall assure that research at the NIH is subject to review. This committee will be composed of recognized biomedical and/or behavioral research authorities who represent the forefront of research and technical knowledge and who provide evaluation and peer review of Center laboratories and staff scientists in the following areas: basic sciences and clinical research of complementary and integrative health. The committee did not meet in FY2019.
How is membership balanced?*The Board will consist of 5 members, including the Chair, appointed by the Director, NIH, from authorities knowledgeable in the field of complementary and integrative health, and any additional areas relevant to the research of the intramural senior staff, as the program evolves. Members will be invited to serve for overlapping terms of up to five years.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Board did not meet in FY2019. It is anticipated that members will be recruited this year so that the Board may meet in FY2020.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Board will be composed of recognized biomedical and or behavioral research authorities who will represent the forefront of basic science and clinical research in complementary and integrative health. Their recommendations cannot be obtained from other sources because the complex nature of research and research program emphasis requires a specialized balance and breadth of expertise not available from NIH staff or from other established sources. The Board will provide to the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health a description of its activities for review.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation RemarksCommittee Function: Other - Scientific and Technical Peer Review. Costs for this fiscal year are for administrative support. The committee did not meet in FY19, it is anticipated that the Director plans to develop and implement the program with a focus on the role of the brain in perceiving, modifying, and managing pain. It is anticipated that members will be recruited this year so that the Board may meet in FY2020. The intramural program is also participating in on-going clinical and training programs, which includes investigating the role of the brain in pain processing and control, and how factors such as emotion, attention, environment, and genetics affect pain perception. This committee did not produce any reports during the reporting period. This committee does not have a dedicated website. The Committee Decision Maker and Designated Federal Official are the same individual based on assigned duties within the IC.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchYesAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentThe committee did not meet or make any recommendations during the fiscal year.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentN/A - Committee did not meet in FY19.Number Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNIH supported basic and clinical research accomplishments often take many years to unfold into new diagnostic tests and new ways to treat and prevent diseases.Grants Review CommentAlthough grant reviews are included in the duties of this Board, there were no grant reviews performed during this fiscal year.
Number Of Recommendations*4Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThere are no additional recommendations as the committee did not meet during FY 2019.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentN/AAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentN/AAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*Not ApplicableAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback CommentThis committee did not meet during the fiscal year.Narrative Description*The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold. The NIH mission is to uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone. NIH works toward that mission by conducting research in its own laboratories. Section 402(b)(3) of the Public Health Service Act states that “the Director, NIH...shall assure that research at...the National Institutes of Health is subject to review in accordance with section 492.” Section 492(b) states that the “Director of NIH shall establish procedures for periodic technical and scientific peer review of research at the National Institutes of Health. The mission of the Board of Scientific Counselors is to assess the quality of the Institute’s intramural research programs and to evaluate the productivity and performance of intramural scientists and shall also, as requested by the Director, NIH, undertake peer review of extramural funding applications as required by section 492 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended.” This Board will assess the quality of the Institute intramural research programs and evaluate the productivity and performance of staff scientists, necessary functions for the operation of a highly effective intramural research program.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$17,744.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$18,081.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$17,744.00Est. Total Next FY*$18,081.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.10Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.10
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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-034737Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health2018
 COM-001643Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health2017
 COM-002583Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health2016
 COM-004007Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine2015
 COM-004378Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine2014
 COM-006227Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine2013
 COM-006834Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine2012
 COM-008376Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine2011
 COM-008705Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine2010
 COM-010363Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine2009
 COM-010672Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine2008
 COM-012285Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine2007
 COM-012626Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine2006
 COM-014095Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine2005