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  • The Science of Children Birth to Age 8: Deepening and Broadening the Foundation for Success Consensus Study
    An IOM-NRC committee will examine, synthesize, and analyze the science on children’s health, development, and learning from birth to age 8 in order to issue recommendations for preparing a workforce that can seamlessly support children’s health,...
  • Improving the Health, Safety and Well-Being of Young Adults Consensus Study
    The IOM and the NRC will host a two-day public workshop that highlights research on the health, safety and well-being of young adults. The workshop will focus on developmental characteristics and attributs of young adults and its placement in the...
  • National Nutrition Education Curriculum Standards Stand Alone Workshop
    At the request of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), the Institute of Medicine (IOM) is planning to hold a 2 to 3 day public workshop to explore the merits and potential uses of a set of national nutrition education curriculum standards and...
  • Committee on Sports-Related Concussions in Youth Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will conduct a study on sports-related concussions in youth from elementary school through young adulthood, including military personnel and their dependents. The committee will review the available literature on concussions,...
  • Child Maltreatment Research, Policy and Practice for the Next Decade Consensus Study
    Building on Phase 1, an IOM committee will conduct a full study that will culminate in an updated version of the 1993 NRC publication entitled Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect. Similar to the 1993 report, the updated report resulting from this...
  • Research Issues in the Assessment of Birth Settings Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM and the National Research Council will convene a committee to plan and conduct a two-day public workshop that will review updates to the 1982 IOM-NRC report Research Issues in the Assessment of Birth Settings. The workshop will feature...
  • Committee on Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States Consensus Study
    The IOM and the National Research Council will study commercial sexual exploitation of children and sex trafficking of minors in the United States. This study will examine current approaches to addressing the problem at the local, state, and federal ...
  • Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Generation Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM and the National Research Council are holding a public workshop to review and assess research on child abuse and neglect, identify gaps in the existing literature, and consider potential future research priorities. The workshop is designed...
  • Early Childhood Care and Education Workforce: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    An ad hoc committee will plan and conduct a public workshop on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) workforce and the supports provided for early childhood teachers and caregivers. The primary objective of the workshop, which will feature...
  • Neurodevelopmental Effects in Children with Chronic Illnesses: A Planning Meeting Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM will organize a one-day planning meeting to review the state of research and clinical practice associated with chronic disease illnesses such as cancer, brain tumors, sickle cell disease, epilepsy, diabetes, and congenital heart disease in...