Meeting Two: Air Force Health Study

When: April 14, 2005 - April 15, 2005 (9:30 AM Eastern)

Topic Military and Veterans Health
Activity: Disposition of the Air Force Health Study
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

Institute of Medicine
Committee on the Disposition of the Air Force Health Study
Thursday, April 14, 2005

Board Room
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave., NW (entrance­ 2100 C Street, NW)


   9:30 am     Meeting room opens

   9:45 am     David J. Tollerud, MD, MPH; Committee Chair
                    Welcome; goals and conduct of the workshop; introduction of participants

10:00 am      Mark A. Brown, PhD
Director, Environmental Agents Service, Department of Veterans Affairs

10:30 am      Michael Stoto, PhD
Chair, Ranch Hand Advisory Committee

11:00 am      Albert Kingman, PhD
Chief Biostatistician and Head of the Biostatistics Core
                   National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH

11:30 am      Teri Manolio, MD, PhD
Director, Epidemiology and Biometry Program
                   Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, 
                   National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH

12:00 pm      Richard M. Suzman, PhD
   Associate Director, Behavioral and Social Research Program, 
                   National Institute on Aging, NIH

12:30 am      Lunch break
                    (food is available for purchase at the Refectory of the National Academies)

   1:30 pm     Marie Haring Sweeney, PhD
Health Attache, United States Embassy, Hanoi, Vietnam

   2:00 pm     Mary Ellen McCarthy
Minority Staff Director, House Veterans Affairs Committee,
                    Subcommittee on Benefits

   2:30 pm     Break

   2:45 pm     Shannon Middleton
The American Legion

   3:15 pm     Rick Weidman
Vietnam Veterans of America

   3:45 pm     Input from observers

   4:15 pm     Discussion among workshop participants
                    Moderator: David J. Tollerud, MD, MPH; Committee Chair

   5:00 pm     Workshop adjourns


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