Meeting

Public Briefing for the Air Force Health Study Assets Research Program Report


When: April 17, 2015 (11:00 AM Eastern)

Topics Military and Veterans Health, Biomedical and Health Research
Activity: Air Force Health Study (Ranch Hand) Research Assets
Board: Medical Follow-Up Agency

The Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences will host a public briefing for the release of its report “The Air Force Health Study Assets Research Program” on Friday April 17, 2015. The report offers recommendations on the feasibility and advisability of maintaining the data and biospecimens collected in the course of a 20-year study of the health of the US Air Force personnel responsible for wartime spraying of herbicides in Vietnam.

 

The briefing will take place at The Keck Center of the National Academies (500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001) at 11 am in Room 208. A call-in number will be available for anyone unable to attend in person. All persons who would like to attend or call in are requested to register using the link below. Additional information about the Air Force Health Study can be found at: http://www.nas.edu/afhs . Following the briefing, the full report will be available for free download at: www.nap.edu .

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