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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