TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2001

8:30 a.m

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Paul G. Rogers, J.D.

Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine

Partner, Hogan and Hartson

8:40 a.m.

Remarks from the President of the March of Dimes

Jennifer Howse, Ph.D.

8:55 a.m.

Charge to Participants and Workshop Scope

Donald Mattison, M.D.

Member, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine and Medical Director, March of Dimes

SESSION I: CLINICAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH ASPECTS OF PREMATURITY—CAUSES, INTERVENTIONS, AND CONSEQUENCES

Moderator:

Jeannette Rogowski, Ph.D.

Senior Economist

RAND Graduate School

9:30 a.m.

Causes and Mechanisms of Preterm Labor

James M. Roberts, M.D.

Senior Scientist and Director

Magee-Women’s Research Institute

10:00 a.m.

Clinical and Public Health Interventions—

Why Nothing Has Worked

Robert L. Goldenberg, M.D.

Charles E. Flowers, Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

10:30 a.m.

Long-Term Outcomes of Preterm Infants

Maureen Hack, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics

Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland

11:00 a.m.

Break



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