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Passed House amended (06/29/1992)

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Research Amendments of 1992 - Amends the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Services Research Act of 1986 to rename the Act as the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Research Act of 1992.

Changes, with regard to the Council on Alzheimer's Disease: (1) the composition and designated chair; (2) Council duties; and (3) congressional reporting requirements.

Replaces, on the Advisory Panel on Alzheimer's Disease, the Director of the National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment with the Administrator for Health Care Policy and Research. Provides for staggered terms for Panel members. Modifies: (1) vacancy procedures; (2) minimum meeting frequency; and (3) compensation requirements. Abolishes the Panel on September 30, 1994. Authorizes appropriations.

Alters the Alzheimer's disease research responsibilities of: (1) the National Institute of Mental Health; and (2) the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. Authorizes appropriations.

Adds schools of osteopathic medicine to the definition of "health professions school" for provisions relating to programs of excellence in health professions education for minorities.