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HHS - 33550 - Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Health Marketing - Agency Authority


Committee NameBoard of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Health MarketingAgency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Fiscal Year2010Committee Number33550
Original Establishment Date Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date8/16/2010Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*Unlimited
Current Charter Date11/5/2009Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Associate Director for Science
Date Of Renewal Charter11/5/2011Designated Federal Officer PrefixDr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Dogan
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Eroglu
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer SuffixPhD
Specific Establishment Authority*42 U.S.C. 217aDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(404) 498-6119
Effective Date Of Authority*11/17/1962Designated Federal Officer Fax*404-498-2221
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board


Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusEnacted
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Health Marketing (NCHM) advises the Secretary, HHS, and the Director, CDC, on strategies and goals for the programs and research within the national center. The board accomplishes its purpose by conducting at least two meetings per year to provide recommedations to the National Center, and collaborates with NCHM to apply solid science and evidence-based research and practice as the cornerstone of health marketing and health communications activities in order to improve its program.
How is membership balanced?*The board consists of nine members, with expertise and knowledge in the fields of marketing and communication research; marketing and communication practice; public health partnerships; and social and behavioral science. The board also seeks racial, ethnic, and geographical balance in its membership.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The board met once during Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 due to the CDC reorganization. The meeting provided a forum for the board to exchange information and expertise in the health marketing arena, and discuss the direction of future activities at CDC.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Expert advice and guidance by the BSC assisted the national center in reframing CDC’s health marketing and health communications portfolio to focus on individual empowerment and control of health. Advice from this Board contributed significantly to program activities and assisted the national center with strategic planning.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation RemarksNo formal reports are required for this board.


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 DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentN/A
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentN/AGrants Review CommentNo grant reviews were conducted.
Number Of Recommendations*4Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe BSC made recommendations to the national center in order to strengthen and/or refine its programmatic activities. The recommendations addressed the following: that CDC should play a key role in the important field of health policy communication; the need for CDC to prioritize its health marketing and communication science activities due to the cross-cutting nature of these projects and the lack of resources; and that CDC should evaluate its health marketing portfolio and focus on priority areas as opposed to a broad range of activities.Access Agency WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented*65.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAt the recommendation of the Board, CDC will continue to focus on and participate in meaningful health marketing activities, including the Healthiest Nations Alliance and CDC’s four agency-wide health protection goals.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*25.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentDue to input from the board, the national center created a solid body of health marketing and communication research; established a solid organizational structure and obtained external guidance; and initiated a new health literacy project.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentRegualr e-mail communication and conference calls. A briefing book was created to provie a summary of the last three meetings combined.
Agency Feedback Comment*The national center provided reports to the BSC regarding the status of the recommendations.Narrative Description*The Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Health Marketing, advises the Secretary, HHS, and the Director, CDC, with strategies and goals for the programs and research within the national center. The Board conducts peer-review of scientific programs and monitors the overall strategic direction and focus of the national center. The board performs second-level peer review of applications for grants-in-aid for research and research training activities, cooperative agreements, and research contract proposals relating to the broad areas within the national center.
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Payments to Non-Federal Members*$3,750.00Est 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*$148,509.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$6,798.00Est 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$4,625.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$163,682.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*1.30Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-010416Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Health Marketing2009
 COM-010965Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Health Marketing2008