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Briefings to Congress in 2009
DateBriefing Title
01/09/2009 HHS in the 21st Century: Charting a New Course for a Healthier America
02/02/2009 Beyond the HIPAA Privacy Rule: Enhancing Privacy, Improving Health Through Research
02/23/2009 America's Uninsured Crisis: Consequences for Health and Health Care
02/25/2009 Restructuring Federal Climate Research to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change
03/03/2009 Global Security Engagement: A New Model for Cooperative Threat Reduction and Countering Biological Threats: Challenges for the Department of Defense's Nonproliferation Program Beyond the Former Soviet Union
03/05/2009 Advice on the Department of Energy's Cleanup Technology Roadmap: Gaps and Bridges
03/06/2009 Catalysis for Energy: Fundamental Science and Long-Term Impacts of the U.S. Department of Energy Basic Energy Science Catalysis Science Program
03/12/2009 Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce
03/19/2009 Informing Decisions in a Changing Climate
03/20/2009 Evaluating Implementation of Section 4(f) Streamlining Provisions: Review of U.S. Department of Transportation's Draft Phase I Study Report and Phase II Draft Methodology
04/23/2009 The New Orleans Hurricane Protection System: Assessing Pre-Katrina Vulnerability and Improving Mitigation and Preparedness
04/27/2009 Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice
04/27/2009 Technology, Policy, Law, and Ethics Regarding U.S. Acquisition and Use of Cyberattack Capabilities
05/04/2009 Shellfish Mariculture in Drakes Estero, Point Reyes National Seashore, California
05/05/2009 Radioisotope Power Systems: An Imperative for Maintaining U.S. Leadership in Space Exploration
05/11/2009 A Review of the HHS Family Planning Program: Mission, Management, and Measurement of Results
05/19/2009 Liquid Transportation Fuels from Coal and Biomass: Technological Status, Costs, and Environmental Impacts
05/29/2009 Scientific and Humane Issues in the Use of Random Source Dogs and Cats in Research
06/01/2009 Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering and Mathematics Faculty
06/09/2009 Electricity from Renewable Resources: Status, Prospects, and Impediments
06/11/2009 Contaminated Water Supplies at Camp Lejeune: Assessing Potential Health Effects
06/25/2009 Combating Tobacco Use in Military and Veteran Populations
06/29/2009 Initial National Priorities for Comparative Effectiveness Research
07/01/2009 Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood: Paths Toward Excellence and Equity
07/06/2009 America's Future in Space: Aligning the Civil Space Program with National Needs
07/09/2009 Ensuring the Quality, Credibility, and Relevance of U.S. Justice Statistics
07/14/2009 Scientific Value of Arctic Sea Ice Imagery Derived Products
07/16/2009 Final Report from the NRC Committee on the Review of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration (LACPR) Program
07/20/2009 America's Energy Future: Technology and Transformation: Summary Edition
07/22/2009 Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2008
08/05/2009 Funding Options for Freight Transportation Projects: Special Report 297
08/19/2009 Driving and the Built Environment: The Effects of Compact Development on Motorized Travel, Energy Use, and CO2 Emissions -- Special Report 298
08/31/2009 Local Government Actions to Prevent Childhood Obesity
09/11/2009 Review of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Response to Petitions to Reclassify the Light Brown Apple Moth as a Non-Actionable Pest: A Letter Report
09/15/2009 A New Biology for the 21st Century: Ensuring the United States Leads the Coming
09/22/2009 Sustaining Global Surveillance and Response to Emerging Zoonotic Diseases
09/29/2009 Responsible Research with Biological Select Agents and Toxins
10/14/2009 Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Cardiovascular Effects: Making Sense of the Evidence
10/16/2009 Hidden Costs of Energy: Unpriced Consequences of Energy Production and Use
10/19/2009 School Meals: Building Blocks for Healthy Children
10/21/2009 A Transportation Research Program for Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change and Conserving Energy: Special Report 299
11/13/2009 Spectrum Management for Science in the 21st Century
12/04/2009 Real Prospects for Energy Efficiency in the United States