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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Public Meeting Agendas." National Research Council. 2020. Respiratory Health Effects of Airborne Hazards Exposures in the Southwest Asia Theater of Military Operations. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25837.
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Appendix A Public Meeting Agendas March 27, 2019 OPEN SESSION Keck Center of the National Academies 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC Keck Room 106 1:00 p.m. Welcome, notes on the conduct of the open session, and introduction of participants Mark Utell, M.D. Chair, Committee on the Respiratory Health Effects of Airborne Hazards Exposures in the Southwest Asia Theater of Military Operations 1:10 p.m. Charge to the committee and background on the study—presentation and Q&A R. Loren Erickson, M.D., Dr.P.H. Chief Consultant, Post Deployment Health, Patient Care Services, Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Eric Shuping, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP Director, Environmental Health Program—Post 911, Post Deployment Health Services, VHA, VA 2:15 p.m. Open session adjourns 235

236 RESPIRATORY HEALTH EFFECTS OF AIRBORNE HAZARDS EXPOSURES October 3–4, 2019 OPEN SESSION Keck Center of the National Academies 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC E Street Conference Room Thursday, October 3 9:15 a.m. Meeting room opens to speakers and observers 9:30 a.m. Welcome, notes on the conduct of the open session, and introduction of participants Mark Utell, M.D. Chair, Committee on the Respiratory Health Effects of Airborne Hazards Exposures in the Southwest Asia Theater of Military Operations 9:45 a.m. Roundtable on Epidemiologic Studies of Military and Veterans Health Michael J. Morris, M.D. representing the Study of Active Duty Military for Pulmonary Disease Related to Environmental Deployment Exposures (STAMPEDE) Eric Garshick, M.D., M.O.H. representing the Service and Health Among Deployed Veterans (SHADE) study Rudolph P. Rull, Ph.D., M.P.H. representing the Millennium Cohort Study Aaron Schneiderman, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN representing the National Health Study for a New Generation of U.S. Veterans (NewGen) and Com- parative Health Assessment Interview (CHAI) study Michael J. Falvo, Ph.D. representing the Effects of Deployment Exposures on Cardiopulmonary and Autonomic Function (AirHzds) study Drew A. Helmer, M.D., M.S. representing the VA Airborne Hazards and Burn Pits Center of Excellence (AHBPCE) at the War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC) in New Jersey R. Ryanne Wu, M.D., M.H.S. representing the Gulf War Era Cohort and Biorepository Colloquy on how these studies inform questions regarding the association between in-theater exposures and respiratory health outcomes 12:00 p.m. Lunch break

APPENDIX A 237 1:00 p.m. Health research issues related to in-theater exposures Presenters Timothy S. Blackwell, M.D. Vanderbilt University Medical Center Michael J. Morris, M.D. Brooke Army Medical Center Kimberly Sullivan, Ph.D. Boston University School of Public Health Joan Reibman, M.D. New York University Langone Health Karan Uppal, Ph.D. Emory University School of Medicine 4:15 p.m. Break 4:30 p.m. Public comments Interested persons may sign up to present their views to the committee (5 minutes per person or ­organization). Presentations may be made in person or remotely. The opportunity to make a ­presentation is offered on a first-come/first-served basis. 5:30 p.m. Workshop suspends for the day Friday, October 4 8:45 a.m. Meeting room opens to speakers and observers 9:00 a.m. Welcome, notes on the conduct of the open session, and introduction of participants Mark Utell, M.D. Chair, Committee on the Respiratory Health Effects of Airborne Hazards Exposures in the Southwest Asia Theater of Military Operations 9:15 a.m. Exposure characterization and science and technology issues related to in-theater exposures Presenters Steven L. Patterson, M.S.P.H., REHS/RS, CPH Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Jennifer Therkorn, Ph.D., M.P.H. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory William E. Funk, Ph.D. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Eric A. Hoffman, Ph.D. University of Iowa Health Care, Carver College of Medicine

238 RESPIRATORY HEALTH EFFECTS OF AIRBORNE HAZARDS EXPOSURES Camilla A. Mauzy, Ph.D. Air Force Research Laboratory Katrina M. Waters, Ph.D. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 12:15 p.m. Workshop wrap-up and thank yous Mark Utell, M.D. Chair, Committee on the Respiratory Health Effects of Airborne Hazards Exposures in the Southwest Asia Theater of Military Operations 12:30 p.m. Workshop ends

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More than 3.7 million U.S. service members have participated in operations taking place in the Southwest Asia Theater of Military Operations since 1990. These operations include the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War, a post-war stabilization period spanning 1992 through September 2001, and the campaigns undertaken in the wake of the September 11, 2001, attacks. Deployment to Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Oman, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, and Afghanistan exposed service members to a number of airborne hazards, including oil-well fire smoke, emissions from open burn pits, dust and sand suspended in the air, and exhaust from diesel vehicles. The effects of these were compounded by stressors like excessive heat and noise that are inevitable attributes of service in a combat environment.

Respiratory Health Effects of Airborne Hazards Exposures in the Southwest Asia Theater of Military Operations reviews the scientific evidence regarding respiratory health outcomes in veterans of the Southwest Asia conflicts and identifies research that could feasibly be conducted to address outstanding questions and generate answers, newly emerging technologies that could aid in these efforts, and organizations that the Veterans Administration might partner with to accomplish this work.

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