Appendix C
Public Agendas

Committee for Review of the DOD’s Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance Program Report


First Meeting: Thursday, July 9, 2009

Room 208, Keck Center of the National Academies

500 5th Street, NW, Washington, DC


Public Agenda

1:45 p.m.

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Mark Utell, Chair

NRC Committee for Review of the Army’s Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance Project Report

2:00 p.m.

Overview of Force Health Protection Issues Related to Particulate Matter

Dr. Coleen Baird, Program Manager, Environmental Medicine

U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine

2:30 p.m.

Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance (EPMS)

Mr. James Sheehy, Project Environmental Engineer, CENTCOM Project Officer

Deployment Environmental Surveillance Program

U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine



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Appendix C Public Agendas Committee for Review of the DOD’s Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance Program Report First Meeting: Thursday, July 9, 2009 Room 208, Keck Center of the National Academies 500 5th Street, NW, Washington, DC Public Agenda 1:45 p.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks Mark Utell, Chair NRC Committee for Review of the Army’s Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance Project Report 2:00 p.m. Overview of Force Health Protection Issues Related to Particulate Matter Dr. Coleen Baird, Program Manager, Environmental Medicine U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine 2:30 p.m. Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance (EPMS) Mr. James Sheehy, Project Environmental Engineer, CENTCOM Project Officer Deployment Environmental Surveillance Program U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine 82

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83 Appendix C 3:30 p.m. Overview of Health Outcome Studies Using EPMS Data Dr. Joseph Abraham, Epidemiologist, Environmental Medicine Program U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine 4:30 p.m. Overview of Respiratory Function Assessment to Date in Deployed Units LTC Ronald Ross, M.D., Environmental Medicine Program U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine 5:00 p.m. Overview of Inhalational Toxicology Studies Using EPMS Particulate Matter LCDR Michael G. Stockelman, Scientific Director, Naval Health Research Center Environmental Health Effects Laboratory Wright Patterson Air Force Base 5:30 p.m. Public Comments 5:45 p.m. Adjourn Public Session Second Meeting: Thursday, September 24, 2009 Room 110, Keck Center of the National Academies 500 5th Street, NW, Washington, DC Public Agenda 1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks Mark Utell, Chair, NRC Committee for Review of the Army’s Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance Project Report 1:05 p.m. Overview of Sampling Design and Methodology for the Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance Program Dr. Alan Gertler – Research Professor, Division of Atmospheric Sciences, Desert Research Institute 1:40 p.m. Panel Discussion with Committee Members: Experiences with conducting exposure assessment and health surveillance in military personnel in the Middle East

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84 Review of DOD Enhanced PM Surveillance Program Report Dr. Alan Peterson – Professor, Deputy Chair for Military Collaboration; Director, STRONG STAR Multidisciplinary PTSD Research Consortium; Deputy Chair for Military Collaboration - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio LTC William Darby – Combat Developer, U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School 2:30 p.m. Public comments 2:40 p.m. Adjourn Public Session