Appendix A
Workshop Agenda

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES DECISION MAKING: RISK MANAGEMENT, EVIDENCE, AND ETHICS

Sponsored by the Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine


January 15, 2008

8:30 a.m.

Welcome

The Honorable Paul G. Rogers, J.D.

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

Partner, Hogan & Hartson

8:35 a.m.

Overview of Environmental Health Science Decision Making and Workshop Objectives

Lynn Goldman, M.D., M.S., M.P.H.

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

Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Chair, Interdepartmental Program in Applied Public Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health



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Appendix A Workshop Agenda ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES DECISION MAKING: RISK MANAGEMENT, EVIDENCE, AND ETHICS Sponsored by the Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine January 15, 2008 Welcome 8:30 a.m. The Honorable Paul G. Rogers, J.D. Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine Partner, Hogan & Hartson Overview of Environmental Health Science Decision Making 8:35 a.m. and Workshop Objectives Lynn Goldman, M.D., M.S., M.P.H. Vice-Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Chair, Interdepartmental Program in Applied Public Health Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 

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0 EnVIRonMEntaL HEaLtH SCIEnCES DECISIon MaKInG SESSION I: OVERVIEW OF DECISION MAKING Lynn Goldman, M.D., M.S., M.P.H. Moderator: Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Chair, Interdepartmental Program in Applied Public Health Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Human–Environment Network: Challenges to 8:45 a.m. Environmental Health Christopher J. Portier, Ph.D. Associate Director Office of Risk Assessment Research, NIEHS Alternatives Assessment as a Strategy for Decision Making 9:05 a.m. Mary O’Brien, Ph.D. Oregon Toxics Alliance Beyond Precaution 9:25 a.m. Bernard D. Goldstein, M.D. Professor Department of Environmental and Occupational Health University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Discussion 9:45 a.m. Break 10:20 a.m. SESSION II: WEIGHING EVIDENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DECISION MAKING Myron Harrison, M.D., M.P.H. Moderator: Senior Health Adviser, ExxonMobil Corporation Evaluating Weights of Evidence for Decision Making 10:35 a.m. J. Michael McGinnis, M.D., M.P.P. Senior Scholar Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine Institute of Medicine

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 appEnDIX a The Role of Uncertainty and Susceptible Populations in 10:55 a.m. Environmental Health Decision Making Dale B. Hattis, Ph.D. Research Professor George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University The Use and Misuse of Science in Decision Making 11:15 a.m. Rena Steinzor, J.D. Jacob A. France Research Professor of Law University of Maryland School of Law Rationale for Revisiting an Environmental Health Decision: 11:35 a.m. NTP as a Case Study Kenneth Olden, Ph.D., Sc.D., L.H.D. Principal Investigator The Metastasis Group, Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis, NIEHS Discussion 11:55 a.m. Lunch 12:30 p.m. SESSION III: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH: CONFLICT OF INTEREST, BIAS, AND ETHICS Richard J. Jackson, M.D., M.P.H. Moderator: Adjunct Professor, Environmental Health Services Division, University of California, Berkeley Ethics, Values, and Conflicts of Interest in Environmental 1:15 p.m. Health Sciences Research Thomas H. Murray, Ph.D. President The Hastings Center Managing Conflict of Interest (Including Transparency) 1:40 p.m. Vincent Cogliano, Ph.D. Head of the Monographs Programme International Agency for Research on Cancer

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 EnVIRonMEntaL HEaLtH SCIEnCES DECISIon MaKInG Discussion 2:00 p.m. Break 3:00 p.m. Reactant Panel Discussion: Challenges of Environmental 3:15 p.m. Health Science Research and Policy David Michaels, Ph.D., M.P.H. Director The Project on Scientific Knowledge and Public Policy Associate Chairman, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services Myron Harrison, M.D., M.P.H. Senior Adviser ExxonMobil Corporation John Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. Director, Environmental Health Program Environmental Defense Fund William H. Farland, Ph.D. Vice President for Research Colorado State University Discussion 4:15 p.m. CLOSING Closing Comments 4:55 p.m. David Eaton, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Health and Occupational Health Sciences School of Public Health and Community Medicine University of Washington Adjourn 5:15 p.m.