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  • 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,...
  • Evaluating Progress of Obesity Prevention Efforts Consensus Study
    The study will draw on the recommendations of the IOM report, Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention and consider new metrics to measure progress in developing this plan. The committee will also develop a community-level measurement...
  • 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 ...
  • Fitness Measures and Health Outcomes in Youth Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will develop recommendations for criterion-based youth fitness measures based on a systematic review of the literature conducted by the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention on the association of youth fitness components and...
  • Assessment of Studies of Health Outcomes Related to the Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule Consensus Study
    The IOM will conduct an independent assessment surrounding the feasibility of studying health outcomes in children who were vaccinated according to the CDC recommended schedule and those who were not.
  • Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention Consensus Study
    The IOM is reviewing the progress made in implementing recommendations to prevent obesity. Based on its findings, the IOM will recommend critical steps for the nation that will lead to significant progress in preventing obesity over the next decade.
  • 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...
  • Review of Adverse Effects of Vaccines Consensus Study
    The committee will review the epidemiological, clinical, and biological evidence regarding adverse health events associated with specific vaccines covered by the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
  • 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.