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Briefings to Congress in 2015
DateBriefing Title
01/08/2015 Post-Vietnam Dioxin Exposure in Agent Orange-Contaminated C-123 Aircraft
01/13/2015 The Flexible Electronics Opportunity
01/20/2015 Aligning the Governance Structure of the NNSA Laboratories to Meet 21st Century
01/22/2015 Sea Change: 2015-2025 Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences
01/29/2015 Review of WIC Food Packages: An Evaluation of White Potatoes in the Cash Value Voucher: Letter Report
02/05/2015 Sharing Clinical Trial Data: Maximizing Benefits, Minimizing Risk
02/09/2015 Climate Intervention: Carbon Dioxide Removal and Reliable Sequestration and Climate Intervention: Reflecting Sunlight to Cool Earth
02/09/2015 Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an Illness
02/19/2015 Understanding the U.S. Illicit Tobacco Market: Characteristics, Policy Context, and Lessons from International Experiences
02/27/2015 Making Value for America: Embracing the Future of Manufacturing, Technology, and Work
03/10/2015 Review of VA Clinical Guidance for the Health Conditions Identified by the Camp Lejeune Legislation
03/11/2015 Public Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age of Legal Access to Tobacco
03/25/2015 Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums: Report 1
04/09/2015 Psychological Testing in the Service of Disability Determination
04/13/2015 Cognitive Aging: Progress in Understanding and Opportunities for Action
04/14/2015 Optimizing the U.S. Ground-Based Optical and Infrared Astronomy System
04/14/2015 Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities After Disasters: Strategies, Opportunities, and Planning for Recovery
04/16/2015 The Air Force Health Study Assets Research Program
04/22/2015 Overcoming Barriers to Deployment of Plug-in Electric Vehicles
04/30/2015 A Review of the Next Generation Air Transportation System: Implications and Importance of System Architecture
05/27/2015 Airport Passenger Screening Using Backscatter X-Ray Machines: Compliance with Standards
06/02/2015 An Evaluation of the Public Schools of the District of Columbia: Reform in a Changing Landscape
06/03/2015 Transformation in the Air: A Review of the FAA's Certification Research Plan
06/03/2015 Living Well with Chronic Illness: A Call for Public Health Action
06/09/2015 Modernizing Freight Rail Regulation: Transportation Research Board Special Report 318
06/12/2015 Tying Flood Insurance to Flood Risk for Low-Lying Structures in the Floodplains
06/15/2015 Funding and Managing the U.S. Inland Waterways System: What Policy Makers Need to Know: TRB Special Report 315
06/16/2015 Transforming Health Care Scheduling and Access: Getting to Now
06/17/2015 Cost, Effectiveness and Deployment of Fuel Economy Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles
06/18/2015 Investing in Global Health Systems: Sustaining Gains, Transforming Lives
06/25/2015 Strategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival: A Time to Act
07/13/2015 Arctic Matters: The Global Connection to Changes in the Arctic
07/17/2015 Application of Modern Toxicology Approaches for Predicting Acute Toxicity for Chemical Defense
07/23/2015 A Community-Based Flood Insurance Option
09/08/2015 Mental Disorders and Disabilities Among Low-Income Children
09/17/2015 The Growing Gap in Life Expectancy by Income: Implications for Federal Programs and Policy Responses
09/18/2015 Emerging Workforce Trends in the U.S. Energy and Mining Industries: A Call to Action
09/21/2015 Optimizing the Nation's Investment in Academic Research: A New Regulatory Framework for the 21st Century: Part 1
10/05/2015 Review of U.S. Department of Transportation Truck Size and Weight Study - Second Report: Review of USDOT Technical Reports
11/10/2015 SBIR/STTR at the National Institutes of Health
11/19/2015 Review of WIC Food Packages: Proposed Framework for Revisions: Interim Report
12/08/2015 Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums: Part 2
12/15/2015 Considerations for Designing an Epidemiologic Study for Multiple Sclerosis and Other Neurologic Disorders in Pre and Post 9/11 Gulf War Veterans
12/16/2015 Assessing Health Outcomes Among Veterans of Project SHAD (Shipboard Hazard and Defense)
12/17/2015 Between Public and Private Mobility: Examining the Rise of Technology-Enabled Transportation Services: TRB Special Report 319