APPENDIX A

Summary of Workshops on the Evidence Regarding a Link Between Exposure to Agent Orange and Diabetes

PUBLIC WORKSHOP 1

July 23, 1999

Board Room, National Academy of Sciences Building,

Washington, D.C.

Workshop Presentations and Speakers
  • Cancer, Heart Disease, and Diabetes in Workers Exposed to 2,3,7,8-TCDD

    Marilyn A. Fingerhut, Ph.D., Chief of Staff, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, D.C.

  • Diabetes and TCDD in the Air Force Health Study

    Joel Michalek, Ph.D., Air Force Research Laboratory, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas

  • An Evolution of Diabetes Mellitus and Serum Glucose Among U.S. Workers Exposed to 2,3,7,8-TCDD

    Geoffrey M. Calvert, M.D., Medical Officer, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Dioxin and Diabetes in Subjects with Background-Level Exposure

    Matthew Longnecker, Ph.D., Medical Research Officer, National Institute for Environmental Safety and Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

  • Potential Relationship Between TCDD and Diabetes

    Philip Kern, M.D., Associate Chief of Staff, Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, and Professor of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas



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APPENDIX A Summary of Workshops on the Evidence Regarding a Link Between Exposure to Agent Orange and Diabetes PUBLIC WORKSHOP 1 July 23, 1999 Board Room, National Academy of Sciences Building, Washington, D.C. Workshop Presentations and Speakers • Cancer, Heart Disease, and Diabetes in Workers Exposed to 2,3,7,8-TCDD Marilyn A. Fingerhut, Ph.D., Chief of Staff, National Institute for Occupa- tional Safety and Health, Washington, D.C. • Diabetes and TCDD in the Air Force Health Study Joel Michalek, Ph.D., Air Force Research Laboratory, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas • An Evolution of Diabetes Mellitus and Serum Glucose Among U.S. Workers Exposed to 2,3,7,8-TCDD Geoffrey M. Calvert, M.D., Medical Officer, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio • Dioxin and Diabetes in Subjects with Background-Level Exposure Matthew Longnecker, Ph.D., Medical Research Officer, National Institute for Environmental Safety and Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina • Potential Relationship Between TCDD and Diabetes Philip Kern, M.D., Associate Chief of Staff, Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, and Professor of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 45

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VETERANS AND AGENT ORANGE 46 PUBLIC WORKSHOP 2 June 9, 2000 Room 180, National Academy of Sciences Building, Washington, D.C. Workshop Speaker • Dioxin and Diabetes in Ranch Hand Veterans Joel Michalek, Ph.D., Air Force Research Laboratory, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas Discussants’ Presentations Philip Kern, M.D., Associate Chief of Staff, Research, Central Arkansas Veter- ans Healthcare System, and Professor of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas Bonnie LaFleur, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, D.C. Michael Stoto, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Serv- ices, Washington, D.C.; and Member, Ranch Hand Advisory Board