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  • Forum on Promoting Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health Forum
    Cognitive, affective, and behavioral disorders incur high psychosocial and economic costs for the young people who experience them, for their families, and for the communities in which they live, study, and will work. The Forum on Promoting...
  • 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,...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • Childhood Obesity Prevention Actions for Local Governments Consensus Study
    An IOM committee to examine evidence on childhood obesity prevention efforts by local governments, with a focus on identifying promising practices, and to develop a set of recommended practices for local governments.
  • Strengthening Benefit-Cost Methodology for the Evaluation of Early Childhood Interventions: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    Strengthening Benefit-Cost Methodology for the Evaluation of Early Childhood Interventions: A Workshop
  • Science of Adolescence Stand Alone Workshop
    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the National Research Council (NRC) are forming ad hoc committee to organize three workshops to review the science of adolescence within a life course perspective and highlight the implications of this research...
  • Reexamination of IOM Pregnancy Weight Guidelines Consensus Study
    An ad hoc committee will review and update the 1990 Institute of Medicine recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy and recommend ways to encourage their adoption through clinical guidance, consumer education, and public health strategies
  • Reviewing the National Children's Study Research Plan Consensus Study
    NRC Committee on Reviewing the National Children’s Study Research Plan