• The Health Impact Assessment of New Energy Sources: Shale Gas Extraction Date: April 30, 2012 - May 1, 2012 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    This workshop will focus on shale gas extraction to explore the health impacts of emerging energy technologies and the use of health impact assessments to assess and identify ways to mitigate potential health impacts.
  • A Workshop on Alliances for Obesity Prevention: Finding Common Ground Date: October 20, 2011 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The IOM will hold a public workshop titled “Alliances for Obesity Prevention: Finding Common Ground.” The workshop will be hosted by the IOM Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention. The purposes of the workshop include: 1) Hearing from organizations and/or movements that may be allies for obesity prevention, and engendering dialogue with those organizations to identify common ground; 2) Discussing how to develop innovative alliances that will maximize resources, accelerate progress, and sustain efforts toward obesity prevention; and 3) Learning from other public health initiatives that have benefitted from forming such alliances in order to maximize resources and accelerate progress. The workshop is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
  • Fungal Diseases: An emerging challenge to human, animal, and plant health Date: December 14, 2010 - December 15, 2010 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    This public workshop will explore the causes and consequences of emerging fungal diseases. Invited presentations and discussions will illuminate the environmental, genetic, and anthropogenic factors influencing the emergence, establishment, and spread of fungal pathogens, as well as how these diseases impact human, animal and ecosystem health.
  • Legal Strategies in Childhood Obesity Prevention Date: October 21, 2010 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    IOM Workshop on Legal Strategies in Childhood Obesity Prevention - October 21, 2010
  • Meeting 2: Committee on the Effect of Climate Change on Indoor Air Quality and Public Health Date: June 7, 2010 (11:00 AM Eastern)

    Effect of Climate Change on Indoor Air Quality and Public Health
  • Meeting 6 Date: April 27, 2001 (8:00 AM Eastern)

  • Meeting 5 Date: December 6, 2000 (8:30 AM Eastern)

  • Meeting 4 Date: November 12, 1999 (8:00 AM Eastern)

  • Meeting 3 Date: May 27, 1999 (8:00 AM Eastern)