Appendix A
Workshop Agenda

Environmental Health Indicators

Bridging the Chasm of Public Health and the Environment

Sponsored by

The Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine

National Academy of Sciences Auditorium

2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC

April 10–11, 2002

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2002

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 Institute of Medicine

Susanne Stoiber, M.P.A., M.S.

Executive Officer

8:55 a.m.

Remarks and Charge to Participants

Lynn Goldman, M.D.

Vice Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine; Professor, Johns Hop kins University, School of Public Health



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Environmental Health Indicators: Bridging the Chasm of Public Health and the Environment, Workshop Summary Appendix A Workshop Agenda Environmental Health Indicators Bridging the Chasm of Public Health and the Environment Sponsored by The Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine National Academy of Sciences Auditorium 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC April 10–11, 2002 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2002 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 Institute of Medicine Susanne Stoiber, M.P.A., M.S. Executive Officer 8:55 a.m. Remarks and Charge to Participants Lynn Goldman, M.D. Vice Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine; Professor, Johns Hop kins University, School of Public Health

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Environmental Health Indicators: Bridging the Chasm of Public Health and the Environment, Workshop Summary Session I: Broad Overview of Environmental Health Monitoring 9:10 a.m. Bridging the Environment and Health: A Congressional Perspective The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton U.S. Senator, NY 9:30 a.m. Monitoring Environmental Health: A View from the Environmental Protection Agency Paul Gilman, Ph.D. Assistant Administrator, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 9:50 a.m. Environmental Health: A View from the Department of Health and Human Services Eve Slater, M.D. Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 10:10 a.m. Break 10:40 a.m. The Common Ground: The Critical Role of Indicators and Tracking in Shaping the Future of Environmental Health Thomas Burke, Ph.D. Professor, Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health 11:10 a.m. The Interaction with the Global Community Tord Kjellstrom, MME, M.D. Professor, Australian National University 11:40 a.m. Audience Discussion 12:10 p.m. Lunch Session II: How Deep Is the Chasm? Moderator: Roger Bulger, M.D. President and Chief Executive Officer, Association of Academic Health Centers

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Environmental Health Indicators: Bridging the Chasm of Public Health and the Environment, Workshop Summary 1:00 p.m. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Approach to Disease Surveillance Michael A.McGeehin, Ph.D., M.S.P.H. Director, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1:30 p.m. What Earth Science Technology Can Do to Assist Public Health P.Patrick Leahy, Ph.D. Associate Director for Geology, U.S. Geological Survey 2:00 p.m. Understanding the State of the Environment: Moving Beyond the Process to True Outcome Indicators Kimberly Nelson, M.P.A. Assistant Administrator, Office of Environmental Information, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2:30 p.m. Environmental Health Monitoring in the Workplace: Safeguarding Workers and Advancing Public Health Kathleen Rest, Ph.D., M.P.A. Acting Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3:00 p.m. Audience Discussion 3:30 p.m. Break 4:00 p.m. The Local Community: Environmental Challenges and Recommendations Mark Horton, M.D., M.S.P.H. Deputy Agency Director for Public Health Services and Health Officer, Orange County, CA, Health Care Agency 4:20 p.m. Environmental Health Monitoring: A View from Industry Carol Henry, Ph.D., D.A.B.T. Vice President for Science and Research, American Chemistry Council 4:40 p.m. Yes, But Will the Public Care? Morris “Bud” Ward President, Morris A.Ward, Inc. 5:10 p.m. Web-Based Information Services

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Environmental Health Indicators: Bridging the Chasm of Public Health and the Environment, Workshop Summary   William Pease, Ph.D. Chief Technology Officer, GetActive Software 5:30 p.m. Audience Discussion 6:00 p.m. Reception THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2002 8:30 a.m. Welcome Back Lynn Goldman, M.D. Vice Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine Session III: Where Do We Go From Here? Moderator: Howard Frumkin, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H. Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health 8:35 a.m. The Health Tracking Vision Versus Implementation—The Challenges Ahead Shelley Hearne, Dr.P.H. Executive Director, Trust for America’s Health 9:00 a.m. Ensuring Usability in Environmental Health Monitoring Baruch Fischhoff, Ph.D. Professor of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University 9:30 a.m. Panel Discussion 9:30 a.m. Richard J.Jackson, M.D., M.P.H. Director, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9:45 a.m. Henry Falk, M.D., M.P.H. Assistant Administrator, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 10:00 a.m. Harold Zenick, Ph.D.

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Environmental Health Indicators: Bridging the Chasm of Public Health and the Environment, Workshop Summary   Associate Director for Health, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 10:15 a.m. Samuel Wilson, M.D. Deputy Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health 10:30 a.m. Break 11:00 a.m. General Discussion 11:30 a.m. Audience Discussion 12:00 p.m. Summation Lynn Goldman, M.D. Vice Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine; Professor, Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health 12:30 p.m. Adjournment

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