1828 L Street, NW, Suite 1202
Washington, DC 20036
Dr. Michael J. Rozen
Contact Person:
Deborah Rudolph
Manager, IEEE-USA Technology Policy Activities
T: (202) 785-0017 x 8332

Please note that the original and two (2) copies of the following nomination letter along with the attachment (created in Word 97 & 60/95-RTF) has been submitted to the Secretary, Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday, January 5, 2000 via messenger.

Thank you.

deborah rudolph
1828 L st, nw, #1202
washington, dc 20036
202 785-0017 x8332

05 January 2000

David Medine
Associate Director for Financial Practices
Bureau of Consumer Protection
Federal Trade Commission
Room H-159
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20580

Re: Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security - Nomination, P004807

Dear Mr. Medine:

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers -United States of America (IEEE-USA) is pleased to nominate Michael J. Rozen, MD, Vice Chair of the IEEE-USA Medical Technology Policy Committee for appointment to the Federal Trade Commission Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security. Dr. Rozen is currently Vice President of Consumer Affairs and Director of Health Record Security for WellMed, Inc., one of the leading companies in the consumer health personalization and health record maintenance. He is also a member of the advisory board of The Medical Records Institute and the Advisory Board of Murray Hill, an Internet content company. In addition, Dr. Rozen is a member of the Hi-Ethics Online Workgroup and is active in the ASTM Committee E31 on Healthcare Informatics proposed new ASTM standards development activity on consumer health records. He has spoken and authored on the subjects of Privacy Security and Confidentiality of Consumer Health Information and Personalization of Consumer Health. His background as a practicing physician combined with his knowledge of consumer personalization and the Internet health space make his perspectives unique and valuable. We at IEEE-USA would appreciate your appointment of Michael J. Rozen, MD to this important committee of the Federal Trade Commission.

IEEE is the world's largest technical professional association with approximately 334,000 members worldwide. IEEE-USA promotes the career and technology-policy interests of the nearly 225,000 electrical, electronics and computer engineers who are U.S. members of the IEEE. If you need any additional information, please contact Deborah Rudolph at IEEE-USA at (202) 785-0017.


Merrill W. Buckley, Jr.
President IEEE-USA

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