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  • Review of Evidence Regarding Link between Exposure to Agent Orange and Diabetes Consensus Study
    In 1999, in response to a request from the Department of Veterans Affairs, IOM called together a committee to conduct an interim review of the scientific evidence regarding one of the conditions addressed in the Veterans and Agent Orange...
  • The Quality of Health Care in America Consensus Study
    In 1996, the Institute of Medicine launched a concerted, ongoing effort focused on assessing and improving the nation's quality of care. The Committee on Quality of Health Care in America laid out a vision for how the health care system and related...
  • Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine Roundtable
    The Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine provides a mechanism for parties from the academic, industrial, and federal research perspectives to meet and discuss environmental health issues in a neutral setting.
  • Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides: Second Biennial Update Consensus Study
    This study prepared an updated review and evaluation of the available scientific evidence regarding the statistical association between exposure to dioxin or to the herbicides used in Vietnam and various adverse health outcomes.
  • Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes Standing Committee
    This committee oversaw the appointment, charge, and framework of panels and sub-committees to address the overall goal of developing and evaluating dietary reference intakes.
  • Forum on Microbial Threats Forum
    The Forum on Microbial Threats provides a neutral venue for stakeholder discussion and scrutiny of critical issues on the research, surveillance, detection, and response to the evolving disease threats of humans, plants, and animals.
  • Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Hebicides: First Biennial Update Consensus Study
    This study prepared an updated review and evaluation of the available scientific evidence regarding the statistical association between exposure to dioxin or to the herbicides used in Vietnam and various adverse health outcomes.
  • Food Forum Forum
    The Food Forum convenes scientists, administrators, and policymakers from academia, government, industry, and public sectors on an ongoing basis to discuss problems and issues related to food, food safety, and regulation and to identify possible...
  • Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides (Agent Orange) Consensus Study
    This study prepared an updated review and evaluation of the available scientific evidence regarding the statistical association between exposure to dioxin or to the herbicides used in Vietnam and various adverse health outcomes.
  • International Food and Nutrition Forum Forum
    This Forum is no longer active.