Meetings, Hearings and Special Events

October 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Spinal Cord Injury Research Board will hold a business meeting from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. in New York City at the New York State Department of Health, Metropolitan Area Regional Office, 90 Church Street, Conference Room 4D.

Videoconferencing sites:

  • Albany - NYS DOH David Axelrod Institute, 120 New Scotland Ave., Executive Conference Room
  • Rochester - University of Rochester Medical Center, 265 Crittenden Blvd., Saunders Research Building, Room 1404

The Board solicits, receives, reviews and recommends applications for biomedical research awards.

To attend this meeting, please contact staff at 518-474-7002 or by Wednesday, October 22. Pre-registration is required to gain access to the meeting. Space is limited.

Attendees will be required to show photo ID upon entrance to Department of Health locations.

The following link will provide access to an audiocast recording within two business days following the meeting -

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The Executive Committee of the Early Intervention Coordinating Council will be convened for a meeting on October 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The Early Intervention Coordinating Council (EICC) was established in the NYS Public Health Law to advise and assist the State Department of Health in the provision of appropriate Early Intervention services to infants with disabilities and their families.

Committee members will participate via webcam from Albany, Syracuse, Niagara Falls, Long Island, and New York City. For more information, please contact Patti Kosakowski, Bureau of Early Intervention, at or 518-473-7016.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The State Camp Safety Advisory Council will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the New York State Museum, 260 Madison Avenue, in conference room A/B, Albany, N.Y. 12230.

The meeting room is located downstairs from the main floor of the museum on the concourse-level of the plaza. Driving directions and parking information are available at

Please contact Jim Maurer at (518) 402-7600 if you have any questions.

November 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Drug Utilization Review Board (DURB) will meet on November 20, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Meeting Room 3, Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Albany.

For further information contact Anthony Merola at (518) 486-3209 or e-mail (Please reference DURB Agenda for November 20, 2014).

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The New York State AIDS Advisory Council will meet November 20 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on at the New York State Department of Health, 90 Church Street, floor 4. Conference Room 4A/B, New York, NY.

The New York State AIDS Advisory Council (AAC) was created in 1983 by Public Health Law, Article 27-E, Section 2778. The AIDS Institute was also created also by Article 27-E of the Public Health Law, Section 2276. The Council consists of 17 representatives from the public, educational and medical communities, local health departments and nonprofit organizations, including the advocacy and service community.

If you are interested in attending the meeting, please contact Tomica Collado-Robinson at (518) 473-2903 or email her at