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Understanding and Overcoming the Challenge of Obesity and Overweight in the Armed Forces: A Workshop
Date: May 7, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A one-day public workshop that will examine the challenges posed by obesity and overweight in the armed forces and explore opportunities to overcome those challenges.
Tenth Meeting of the Committee to Evaluate the Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Services
Date: March 24, 2016 (1:00 PM Eastern)
Public Meeting of the Committee to Evaluate the VA's Mental Health Services
Report Briefing: Assessing Health Outcomes Among Veterans of Project SHAD (Shipboard Hazard and Defense)
Date: January 8, 2016 (1:00 PM Eastern)
In response to the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010 and an ensuing request from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Institute of Medicine assembled a committee of experts to conduct an epidemiological study to evaluate the health status of the veterans of Project SHAD (Shipboard Hazard and Defense).
Burn Pit Registry Workshop
Date: May 1, 2015 (10:00 AM Eastern)
Burn Pit Registry Workshop - May 1, 2015
Public Briefing for the Air Force Health Study Assets Research Program Report
Date: April 17, 2015 (11:00 AM Eastern)
Public Briefing for the release of “The Air Force Health Study Assets Research Program” report
Meeting 3 - Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides (Tenth Biennial Update)
Date: March 9, 2015 (1:00 PM Eastern)
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) announces a public meeting for a candid discussion about health effects in veterans associated with the herbicides sprayed during the Vietnam War. The report from this committee will be provided to the Department of Veterans Affairs to help advise officials on policy decisions regarding compensation to veterans for service-related illnesses.
Engineering Optimal Health Care Scheduling: A Public Workshop
Date: November 21, 2014 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A workshop will be convened by the Committee on Optimizing Scheduling in Health Care to explore appropriate access standards for the triage and scheduling of health care services for ambulatory and rehabilitative care settings, to best match the acuity and nature of patient conditions.
Third Meeting of the Committee to Evaluate the Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Services
Date: June 5, 2014 (1:00 PM Eastern)
The purpose of this meeting is to obtain information on VA programs related to mental health services and to get input from Veterans Service Organizations and from Veterans and their families. There will be an open comment period during which members of the public can address the committee. Please limit your remarks to 5 minutes. If you plan to address the committee, please email Jonathan Schmelzer (email@example.com) to let us know.
First Meeting of the Committee to Evaluate the Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Services.
Date: November 22, 2013 (9:30 AM Eastern)
Please RSVP to this event by emailing Joe Goodman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meeting 5: Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides (Ninth Biennial Update)
Date: March 19, 2013 - March 21, 2013 (12:00 AM Mountain)
The fifth and final meeting of the Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides (Ninth Biennial Update).