SESSION I: OVERVIEW OF DECISION MAKING

Moderator:

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

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

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

8:45 a.m.

Human–Environment Network: Challenges to Environmental Health

Christopher J. Portier, Ph.D.

Associate Director

Office of Risk Assessment Research, NIEHS

9:05 a.m.

Alternatives Assessment as a Strategy for Decision Making

Mary O’Brien, Ph.D.

Oregon Toxics Alliance

9:25 a.m.

Beyond Precaution

Bernard D. Goldstein, M.D.

Professor

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

9:45 a.m.

Discussion

10:20 a.m.

Break

SESSION II: WEIGHING EVIDENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DECISION MAKING

Moderator:

Myron Harrison, M.D., M.P.H.

Senior Health Adviser, ExxonMobil Corporation

10:35 a.m.

Evaluating Weights of Evidence for Decision Making

J. Michael McGinnis, M.D., M.P.P.

Senior Scholar

Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine

Institute of Medicine



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