Council of Public Representatives Selection Process Now Open
Date: June 25, 2011
The NIH Director is seeking nominations to fill vacant appointments to the 2011 Council of Public Representatives (COPR). The COPR consists of 21 members of the public who have been chosen to provide input and feedback from the public's perspective on emerging health issues and research priorities as identified by the COPR and/or the NIH Director. They constitute a diverse group with a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives. Applications are due Friday, July 29 and are available online at:
NIH seeks candidates who will provide the NIH with public-oriented viewpoints and perspectives, identify how the NIH might broaden its base of public input, provide a sounding board for major issues faced by the NIH, and increase public awareness of outreach activities.