Meetings, Hearings and Special Events

June 2015

Monday, June 22, 2015

The Empire State Stem Cell Board will hold a Full Board Meeting from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the offices of the Department of Health, Conference Room 4 C, 90 Church Street, New York, New York.

Please note that there will be video-conferencing sites available at the University of Rochester, Orbison Room (1-5421), 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, New York, and at the University at Buffalo, Room B2-305, 701 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, New York.

To attend the meeting at any site, please provide advance notice by 4 p.m., Friday, June 19, 2015 at (518) 473-1394 or at A photo ID and pre-registration will be required to gain access to the meeting.

You can view a webcast of the meeting at

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Review Panel (MMCARP) will meet via conference call originating from the offices of the New York State Department of Health in Albany. The call will take place from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This advisory panel was created by Chapter 649 of the Laws of 1996 to monitor enrollment of Medicaid recipients in managed care plans and ensure access to care in these health care delivery systems.

Members of the public interested in participating will be able to do so by pre-arrangement. Please contact the Bureau of Program Implementation and Enrollment at (518) 473-1134 for more information.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Bureau of Tobacco Control and The New York State Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board will hold a meeting via videoconference from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., in the ESP Corning Tower Building, 2876A Conference Room, Albany, NY.

The videoconference may also be viewed at the department’s satellite offices located at the following locations:

  • New York City Office Building, 90 Church Street 4th floor CR-C.
  • Rochester Office Building, 295 East Main Street 2nd floor.
  • Buffalo Office Building, 584 Delaware Street 2nd floor.

To attend the meeting at any of the sites, you must pre-register. Please provide Ann Whitfield-Green with advance notice by Thursday, July 9, 2015, of your anticipated attendance at any of the sites. She can be reached at (518) 474-1515 or She will provide you with further information and directions to the locations.

Seating is limited. Up-to-date photo identification is required for entry into any of the buildings.