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Immigration as a Social Determinant of Health: A Workshop
Date: November 28, 2017 (8:30 AM Pacific)
On November 28, 2017, the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity will host a one-day public workshop entitled Immigration as a Social Determinant of Health. The workshop will feature speaker presentations and discussions on laws and policies and their implications on immigrant and population health.
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.
Nutrigenomics and the Future of Nutrition: A Workshop
Date: December 5, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Food Forum will host a public workshop on December 5, 2017 that will review current knowledge in the field of nutrigenomics as it relates to nutrition.
Meeting 1: Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium
Date: December 6, 2017 (2:30 PM Eastern)
The Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium will be holding a public meeting on December 6, 2017 from 2:30 – 3:30 PM EST via web conferencing. During this meeting, the study sponsors will provide an overview of the statement of task and answer questions from the committee members. To attend this web-based public meeting, please register using the link on the right side of the page. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exploring Tax Policy to Advance Population Health, Health Equity, and Economic Prosperity: A Workshop
Date: December 7, 2017 (8:30 AM Pacific)
Workshop on tax policies to further population health.
First Meeting of the Committee on Functional Assessment for Adults with Disabilities
Date: December 7, 2017 (10:00 AM Eastern)
The first meeting of the Committee on Functional Assessment for Adults with Disabilities will be held in Washington, DC on December 7, 2017.
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.
Meeting 2: Improving the Quality of Health Care Globally
Date: December 18, 2017 (5:00 AM Eastern)
The second meeting of the Committee on Improving the Quality of Health Care Globally.
Strategies, Interventions and Policies for Health Promotion, High Risk Behavior Prevention and Increased Performance of the DHS Law Enforcement Workforce: A Workshop
Date: January 17, 2018 - January 18, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
An ad hoc committee will organize a public workshop, to be tentatively held on January 17-18, 2018 at the Keck Center of the National Academies (Room 100), that will explore the impact of operational stressors on the health and performance of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) law enforcement workforce.
Improving Cancer Diagnosis and Care: Patient Access to Oncologic Imaging and Pathology Expertise and Technologies: A Workshop
Date: February 12, 2018 - February 13, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The National Cancer Policy Forum will hold a public workshop on February 12-13, 2018 to examine strategies to ensure that patients have access to appropriate oncologic pathology and imaging expertise and technologies to inform their cancer diagnosis, treatment planning, assessment of treatment response, and oncologic surveillance.