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  • 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...
  • Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines: Dissemination Workshops and Related Activities Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM and the National Research Council will develop a series of information resources to support guidance based on the recommendations of the report "Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Reexamining the Guidelines."
  • Forum on Global Violence Prevention Forum
    Preventable violence is a major public health problem worldwide. HMD's Forum on Global Violence Prevention works to reduce violence worldwide through the promotion of multidisciplinary research emphasizing the value of prevention.
  • From Neurons to Neighborhoods: Anniversary Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    A planning committee will organize a 1-day workshop to review the impact of the 2000 NRC-IOM report From Neurons to Neighborhoods
  • Oral Health Access to Services Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will assess the current U.S. oral health system of care; explore its strengths, weaknesses and future challenges; describe a desired vision for the oral health care system; and recommend strategies to achieve that vision.
  • An Oral Health Initiative Consensus Study
    An ad hoc consensus committee will explore ways to increase public awareness of the relationship and importance of good oral health to good physical health; promote prevention and improve oral health literacy to health providers and the public; and...
  • Science of Research on Families: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    An IOM committee will organize a two-day public workshop to review relevant research studies that illustrate the array of methods associated with research on family structure, processes, and relationships; to identify the relative contributions of...
  • Pediatric Health and Health Care Quality Measures Consensus Study
    An ad hoc study committee has been formed to provide guidance to Congress on the extent and quality of efforts to measure child health status and the quality of health care for children across the age span and in relation to preventive care,...
  • The Outcome and Impact Evaluation of Global HIV/AIDS Programs Consensus Study
    A IOM committee will undertake an outcome and impact evaluation of global U.S. programs aimed at combating global HIV/AIDS implemented under the PEPFAR reauthorization.
  • IOM Report on Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines: Dissemination Workshops and Related Activities Stand Alone Workshop
    The committee will develop a series of information resources to support guidance based on the recommendations of the report Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Reexamining the Guidelines.