Meetings, Hearings and Special Events

October 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Traumatic Brain Injury Services Coordinating Council (TBISCC) will meet from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza, Albany, Meeting Room 125 on the South Concourse at the base of the Corning Tower.

The TBISCC is charged with recommending to the Department of Health long range objectives, goals and priorities. It shall also provide advice on the planning, coordination and development of services needed to meet the needs of persons with traumatic brain injury and their families.

For more information or if you are interested in attending, please contact Dawn Wiese at the NYS Department of Health: (518) 474-5271; e-mail:

To participate via phone, please call:
Local: 518-549-0500 or Toll Free: 1-844-633-8697
Meeting ID Number: 640 456 543

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 -

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).