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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Meeting Agendas: Open Sessions." Institute of Medicine and National Research Council. 2009. Evaluating Occupational Health and Safety Research Programs: Framework and Next Steps. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12639.
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A Meeting Agendas: Open Sessions INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Committee on the Review of NIOSH Research Programs May 5–6, 2005 Open Session Agenda May 5, 2005 10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Evan Douple, Ph.D., Scholar, National Academies David Wegman, Ph.D., Committee Chair Lewis Wade, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, NIOSH 10:30 Statement of Charge and Presentations by NIOSH Lewis Wade, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, NIOSH 11:45 DOE R&D Review Robert Fri, Senior Fellow Emeritus, Resources for the Future, Inc. Chair, NRC Committee on Perspective Benefits of DOE’s Energy Efficiency and Fossil R&D Programs 103

104 E v a l u a t i n g O c c u p a t i o n a l H e a l t h a n d S a f e t y Research Programs 2:30 p.m. NIOSH Presentation W. Gregory Lotz, Ph.D., Associate Director for Science, Division of Applied Research and Technology, NIOSH 3:30 RAND Presentation Victoria A. Greenfield, Ph.D., Senior Economist, RAND 4:30 Discussion/Revisit Statement of Task May 6, 2005 10:30 a.m. NIOSH Presentation Jeffrey L. Kohler, Ph.D., Associate Director for Mining and Construction, NIOSH INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Committee on the Review of NIOSH Research Programs July 7–8, 2005 Open Session Agenda July 7, 2005 9:30 a.m. Greetings from the Director of NIOSH John Howard, M.D., Director, NIOSH 9:45 Presentations on NIOSH Data and Interaction with Other Organizations Charles Jeffress, Chief Administrative Officer, Legal Services Corporation (Head of OSHA, 1997–2002) 10:15  Dong, Director, Data Department, Center to Protect Workers’ Sue Rights, AFL-CIO 10:45 James Weeks, Sc.D., CIH, Senior Scientist, Advanced Technologies and Laboratories International, Inc.

A pp e n d i x A 105 11:15 Mei-Li Lin, Ph.D., Director, Research and Statistical Services, National Safety Council 11:45 Roundtable Discussion July 8, 2005 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions David Wegman, M.D., Chair 8:45 Continued Discussion on NIOSH Interaction with Other Organizations Steven Lerman, M.D., Manager, Occupational and Public Health Division, ExxonMobil INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Committee on the Review of NIOSH Research Programs April 10, 2006 Open Session Agenda April 10, 2006 10:00 a.m. Health Hazards Evaluation Program as a Research Program Allison Tepper, Ph.D., Epidemiologist and Chief of the Hazard Evaluations and Technical Assistance Branch of the NIOSH Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies 10:45 Authoritative Recommendations Program as a Research Program Paul Schulte, Ph.D., Director, NIOSH Education and Information Division 11:30 Discussion with NIOSH Regarding Applicability of Framework to an Evaluation of the HHE Programs 12:30 p.m. Continued Discussion with NIOSH

106 E v a l u a t i n g O c c u p a t i o n a l H e a l t h a n d S a f e t y Research Programs INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Committee on the Review of NIOSH Research Programs May 30, 2007 Open Session Agenda May 30, 2007 10:35 a.m. NIOSH Response to Reports and Framework Document Lewis Wade, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, NIOSH Feedback from NIOSH about the Framework Document, the NA review process, and NA Hearing Loss and Mining reports Feedback from the Framework Committee and NA staff about NIOSH “evidence packages” and presentations to Evaluation Committees Adapting the Framework to cover nonresearch programs A potential summative evaluation activity conducted by the National Academies INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Committee on the Review of NIOSH Research Programs November 24, 2008 Open Session Agenda Workshop on Evaluating NIOSH Programs: Lessons Learned and Next Steps November 24, 2008 Workshop Goals: • Share lessons learned from the NIOSH evaluation process and ideas re- garding the framework and the evaluation process. • Discuss improvements to the evaluation process and the evaluation framework.

A pp e n d i x A 107 • Discuss potential evaluation issues for future studies and their impact on the framework and the evaluation process. 8:00 a.m. Welcome, Introductions, and Goals for the Workshop David Wegman, Chair 8:15 NIOSH Perspective Christine Branche, Acting Director, NIOSH NIOSH Staff Discussion 9:00 NIOSH Efforts in Response to the Reports Sarah Felknor, Chair, NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors Ray Sinclair, NIOSH Discussion 9:30 Panel Discussion: Lessons Learned and Opportunities for Improvement Evaluation Committee Chairs (or representative members) and NIOSH Staff 9:30 Evidence Package Opening Comments, Mark Utell, Chair, Respiratory Disease Report Additional Comments by Panel Members 10:00 Evidence Process Opening Comments, John Gallagher, Chair, PPT Report Additional Comments by Panel Members 10:30 Rating System Opening Comments, Paul Gunderson, Chair, Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing Report Additional Comments by Panel Members 11:00 Other National Academies Models for Program Evaluation Greg Symmes, Deputy Director, Division on Earth and Life Studies Discussion

108 E v a l u a t i n g O c c u p a t i o n a l H e a l t h a n d S a f e t y Research Programs 11:30 Evaluators’ Perspective: Setting the NIOSH Evaluation Framework in Context Susan Cozzens, Monica Gaughan, Joe Wholey Discussion 12:50 p.m. Breakout Groups Breakout Session Goal: Discuss improvements for future evaluations; provide list of suggestions • Breakout A: Evidence Package o Tish Davis, facilitator o Richard Tucker, rapporteur • Breakout B: Evaluation Process (e.g., stakeholder input, site visits, timeline) o Jackie Nowell, facilitator o Raj Ramani, rapporteur • Breakout C: Relevance and Impact Rating System o Jim Zuiches, facilitator o Fred Mettler, rapporteur •  reakout D: Prioritizing and Categorizing Recommendations B (zero sum versus additional funds; short-term versus long- term recommendations) o Jorma Rantanen, facilitator o Jim Dearing, rapporteur 2:30 Reports from Breakout Groups and Discussion 3:15 Summary David Wegman, Chair, Framework Committee

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Each year, approximately 5,000 fatal work-related injuries and 4 million non-fatal injuries and illnesses occur in the United States. This number represents both unnecessary human suffering and high economic costs. In order to assist in better evaluating workplace safety and create safer work environments, the Institute of Medicine conducted a series of evaluations of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) research programs, assessing the relevance and impact of NIOSH's work on improving worker safety and health.

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