BOX 1.1
SELECTED PAST AND ONGOING COMMITTEES AND PANELS ADDRESSING GULF WAR HEALTH CONCERNS

1992

  • Expert Panel on Petroleum Toxicity

1993

  • Office of Technology Assessment Workshop on Persian Gulf Health

  • Defense Science Board Task Force on Persian Gulf War Health Effects (1993–1994)

  • IOM Committee to Review the Health Consequences of Service During the Persian Gulf War (1993–1996)

1994

  • National Institutes of Health Technology Assessment Workshop—Persian Gulf Experience and Health

  • Persian Gulf Veterans Coordinating Board (1994–present)

  • Persian Gulf Expert Scientific Panel (1994–1999)

  • IOM Committee to Review the Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program (1994–1998 in two phases)

1995

  • Persian Gulf Investigation Team and Declassification Program

  • Task Force on Analysis and Declassification of Intelligence Records (Central Intelligence Agency)

  • Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses (1995–1997)

1996

  • Office of the Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses (1996–present)

1997

  • IOM Committee on the Evaluation of the VA Uniform Case Assessment Protocol (1997–1998)

  • Special Investigative Unit on Gulf War Illnesses (1997–1998)

1998

  • Presidential Special Oversight Board for DoD Investigations of Gulf War Chemical and Biological Incidents (1998–present)

  • IOM Committee on Measuring the Health of Gulf War Veterans (1998–1999)

1999

  • IOM Committee on Health Effects Associated with Exposures During the Gulf War (1999–2000)

  • IOM Committee on Identifying Effective Treatments for Gulf War Veterans’ Health Problems (1999–present)

  • Military and Veterans Health Coordinating Board (1999–present)



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