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Urbanization and Slums: New Transmission Pathways of Infectious Diseases in the Built Environment—A Workshop
Date: December 12, 2017 - December 13, 2017 (1:00 PM Eastern)
A 1.5 day workshop to examine new transmission pathways in the urban built environment that affect human health, starting with the current state of science on microbial communities to bridging the drivers and interventions.
Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative Report Release Event
Date: November 30, 2017 (1:00 PM Eastern)
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will release and discuss the findings of their new affordable drugs report at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker this Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 1:00PM in the club’s Fourth Estate.
Financing and Payment Strategies to Support High-Quality Care for People with Serious Illness: A Workshop
Date: November 29, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
This public workshop will examine how various financing and payment approaches can help support delivery of high-quality care for serious illness.
Establishing Effective Patient Navigation Programs in Oncology: A Workshop
Date: November 13, 2017 - November 14, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The National Cancer Policy Forum will hold a public workshop on November 12-13, 2017 to examine the optimal conditions and components of successful patient navigation programs in oncology.
Advancing Therapeutic Development for Pain and Opioid Use Disorders through Public-Private Partnerships: A Workshop
Date: October 11, 2017 - October 12, 2017 (1:30 PM Eastern)
The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders proposes to host a public workshop bringing together key stakeholders to advance the discussions that emerged from the three National Institutes of Health meetings scheduled in June and July 2017 to address the opioid epidemic, and examine potential implementation barriers and opportunities related to the proposed approaches discussed.
Enabling Novel Treatments for Nervous System Disorders by Improving Methods for Traversing the Blood-Brain Barrier – A Workshop
Date: September 8, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders will host a workshop on March 20-21, 2017 titled "Enabling Novel Treatments for Nervous System Disorders by Improving Methods for Traversing the Blood-Brain Barrier – A Workshop."
Guiding Principles for Developing Dietary Reference Intakes Based on Chronic Disease - Report Release (Webinar)
Date: August 3, 2017 (11:00 AM Eastern)
An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (National Academies) will undertake a study to assess options presented in the document Options for Consideration of Chronic Disease Endpoints for Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs): Summary Report from a Joint US/Canadian-sponsored Expert Panel (hereafter Options Report) and determine guiding principles for the inclusion of chronic disease endpoints for food substances that will be used by future National Academies committees in establishing Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs). The committee shall provide justification for the selection (and non-selection) of options that served as the basis for the guiding principles, including additions not considered in the Options Report. On August 3, 2017, the National Academies will host a webinar on the report, The Development of Guiding Principles for the Inclusion of Chronic Disease Endpoints in Future Dietary Reference Intakes. Shiriki Kumanyika, committee chair, and Janet King, Marian Neuhouser, and Joseph Rodricks from the expert committee that wrote the report will present highlights from the report and take questions about its findings and recommendations.
Long-term Survivorship Care after Cancer Treatment: A Workshop
Date: July 24, 2017 - July 25, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The workshop will examine progress in cancer survivorship care over the past decade and to consider potential actions to improve the planning, management, and delivery of cancer survivorship care.
Meeting 5: Standing Committee on Medical and Public Health Research During Large-Scale Emergency Events
Date: July 21, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Standing Committee on Medical and Public Health Research During Large-Scale Emergency Events will meet on July 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Translating the Results of Hurricane Sandy Research Grants into Policy and Operations: A Workshop
Date: July 20, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
An ad hoc committee of 6-8 members will organize a 1-day public workshop in Washington, D.C. to explore research findings and discuss opportunities for translation to future preparedness and response efforts.