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Meeting Agendas: Open Sessions

INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL


Committee on the Review of NIOSH Research Programs


May 5–6, 2005

Open Session Agenda


May 5, 2005

10:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

 

Evan Douple, Ph.D., Scholar, National Academies

David Wegman, Ph.D., Committee Chair

Lewis Wade, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, NIOSH

10:30

Statement of Charge and Presentations by NIOSH

 

Lewis Wade, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, NIOSH

11:45

DOE R&D Review

 

Robert Fri, Senior Fellow Emeritus, Resources for the Future, Inc.

Chair, NRC Committee on Perspective Benefits of DOE’s Energy Efficiency and Fossil R&D Programs



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A Meeting Agendas: Open Sessions INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Committee on the Review of NIOSH Research Programs May 5–6, 2005 Open Session Agenda May 5, 2005 Welcome and Introductions 10:00 a.m. Evan Douple, Ph.D., Scholar, National Academies David Wegman, Ph.D., Committee Chair Lewis Wade, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, NIOSH Statement of Charge and Presentations by NIOSH 10:30 Lewis Wade, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, NIOSH DOE R&D Review 11:45 Robert Fri, Senior Fellow Emeritus, Resources for the Future, Inc. Chair, NRC Committee on Perspective Benefits of DOE’s Energy Efficiency and Fossil R&D Programs 0

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0 e va l u at i n g o c c u Pat i o n a l H e a lt H a n d s a f e t y R e s e a R c H P R o g R a m s NIOSH Presentation 2:30 p.m. W. Gregory Lotz, Ph.D., Associate Director for Science, Division of Applied Research and Technology, NIOSH RAND Presentation 3:30 Victoria A. Greenfield, Ph.D., Senior Economist, RAND Discussion/Revisit Statement of Task 4:30 May 6, 2005 NIOSH Presentation 10:30 a.m. Jeffrey L. Kohler, Ph.D., Associate Director for Mining and Construction, NIOSH INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Committee on the Review of NIOSH Research Programs July 7–8, 2005 Open Session Agenda July 7, 2005 Greetings from the Director of NIOSH 9:30 a.m. John Howard, M.D., Director, NIOSH Presentations on NIOSH Data and Interaction with Other 9:45 Organizations Charles Jeffress, Chief Administrative Officer, Legal Services Corporation (Head of OSHA, 1997–2002) 10:15 Sue Dong, Director, Data Department, Center to Protect Workers’ Rights, AFL-CIO 10:45 James Weeks, Sc.D., CIH, Senior Scientist, Advanced Technologies and Laboratories International, Inc.

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aPPendix a 0 11:15 Mei-Li Lin, Ph.D., Director, Research and Statistical Services, National Safety Council Roundtable Discussion 11:45 July 8, 2005 Welcome and Introductions 8:30 a.m. David Wegman, M.D., Chair Continued Discussion on NIOSH Interaction with Other 8:45 Organizations Steven Lerman, M.D., Manager, Occupational and Public Health Division, ExxonMobil INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Committee on the Review of NIOSH Research Programs April 10, 2006 Open Session Agenda April 10, 2006 Health Hazards Evaluation Program as a Research Program 10:00 a.m. Allison Tepper, Ph.D., Epidemiologist and Chief of the Hazard Evaluations and Technical Assistance Branch of the NIOSH Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies Authoritative Recommendations Program as a Research Program 10:45 Paul Schulte, Ph.D., Director, NIOSH Education and Information Division Discussion with NIOSH Regarding Applicability of Framework 11:30 to an Evaluation of the HHE Programs Continued Discussion with NIOSH 12:30 p.m.

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0 e va l u at i n g o c c u Pat i o n a l H e a lt H a n d s a f e t y R e s e a R c H P R o g R a m s INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Committee on the Review of NIOSH Research Programs May 30, 2007 Open Session Agenda May 30, 2007 NIOSH Response to Reports and Framework Document 10:35 a.m. Lewis Wade, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, NIOSH Feedback from NIOSH about the Framework Document, the NA review process, and NA Hearing Loss and Mining reports Feedback from the Framework Committee and NA staff about NIOSH “evidence packages” and presentations to Evaluation Committees Adapting the Framework to cover nonresearch programs A potential summative evaluation activity conducted by the National Academies INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Committee on the Review of NIOSH Research Programs November 24, 2008 Open Session Agenda Workshop on Evaluating NIOSH Programs: Lessons Learned and Next Steps November 24, 2008 Workshop Goals: • Share lessons learned from the NIOSH evaluation process and ideas re- garding the framework and the evaluation process. • Discuss improvements to the evaluation process and the evaluation framework.

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aPPendix a 0 • Discuss potential evaluation issues for future studies and their impact on the framework and the evaluation process. Welcome, Introductions, and Goals for the Workshop 8:00 a.m. David Wegman, Chair NIOSH Perspective 8:15 Christine Branche, Acting Director, NIOSH NIOSH Staff Discussion NIOSH Efforts in Response to the Reports 9:00 Sarah Felknor, Chair, NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors Ray Sinclair, NIOSH Discussion Panel Discussion: Lessons Learned and Opportunities for 9:30 Improvement Evaluation Committee Chairs (or representative members) and NIOSH Staff Evidence Package 9:30 Opening Comments, Mark Utell, Chair, Respiratory Disease Report Additional Comments by Panel Members Evidence Process 10:00 Opening Comments, John Gallagher, Chair, PPT Report Additional Comments by Panel Members Rating System 10:30 Opening Comments, Paul Gunderson, Chair, Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing Report Additional Comments by Panel Members Other National Academies Models for Program Evaluation 11:00 Greg Symmes, Deputy Director, Division on Earth and Life Studies Discussion

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0 e va l u at i n g o c c u Pat i o n a l H e a lt H a n d s a f e t y R e s e a R c H P R o g R a m s Evaluators’ Perspective: Setting the NIOSH Evaluation 11:30 Framework in Context Susan Cozzens, Monica Gaughan, Joe Wholey Discussion Breakout Groups 12:50 p.m. Breakout Session Goal: Discuss improvements for future evaluations; provide list of suggestions • Breakout A: Evidence Package o Tish Davis, facilitator o Richard Tucker, rapporteur • Breakout B: Evaluation Process (e.g., stakeholder input, site visits, timeline) o Jackie Nowell, facilitator o Raj Ramani, rapporteur • Breakout C: Relevance and Impact Rating System o Jim Zuiches, facilitator o Fred Mettler, rapporteur • reakout D: Prioritizing and Categorizing Recommendations B (zero sum versus additional funds; short-term versus long- term recommendations) o Jorma Rantanen, facilitator o Jim Dearing, rapporteur Reports from Breakout Groups and Discussion 2:30 Summary 3:15 David Wegman, Chair, Framework Committee