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APPENDIX C 28 APPENDIX C List of Reviewers This interim report has been reviewed in draft form by persons chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Councilâs Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making the published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards of objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following for their participation in the review of this interim report: John C.Bailar III, Washington, DC Antone L.Brooks, Richland, WA Mark Hefland, Portland, OR William J.Schull, Houston, TX Daniel O.Stram, Los Angeles, CA Robert S.Lawrence, Baltimore, MD Kathleen N.Lohr, Research Triangle Park, NC Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations, nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by John F.Ahearne, Research Triangle Park (Director, Ethics Program, Sigma Xi Center) and David G.Hoel, Medical University of South Carolina (Distinguished University Professor). Appointed by the National Research Council, they were responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the National Research Council.