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  • Committee on the Examination of the Adequacy of Food Resources and SNAP Allotments Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will examine the adequacy of Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP) allotments, specifically the (1) the feasibility of establishing an objective, evidence-based, science-driven definition of SNAP benefit adequacy...
  • The Child and Adult Care Food Program: Future Research Needs Stand Alone Workshop
    At the request of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), the Institute of Medicine (IOM) is planning to hold a one-day workshop to explore methodologies for design of a nationally representative survey of child care settings. It is a...
  • Fitness Measures and Health Outcomes in Youth Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will develop recommendations for criterion-based youth fitness measures based on a systematic review of the literature conducted by the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention on the association of youth fitness components and...
  • Nutrition and Healthy Aging in the Community Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM will hold a public workshop to explore technical and policy issues related to community-based delivery of nutrition services for older adults. Through invited presentations and discussions of social services and nutrition professionals and...
  • Strengthening Core Elements of Regulatory Systems in Developing Countries Consensus Study
    At the request of the Food and Drug Administration, the IOM will identify the core elements of needed regulatory systems in developing countries. The IOM will rank these needs and recommend a strategy for the FDA to improve regulatory capacity...
  • Updating the USDA National Breastfeeding Campaign: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    An IOM committee will plan and conduct a one day public workshop on breastfeeding promotion and support in the WIC Program with special emphasis on the USDA national breastfeeding campaign, “Loving Support Makes Breastfeeding Work.”
  • Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines: Dissemination Workshops and Related Activities Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM and the National Research Council will develop a series of information resources to support guidance based on the recommendations of the report "Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Reexamining the Guidelines."
  • Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention Consensus Study
    The IOM is reviewing the progress made in implementing recommendations to prevent obesity. Based on its findings, the IOM will recommend critical steps for the nation that will lead to significant progress in preventing obesity over the next decade.
  • Food Insecurity and Obesity Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM will hold a workshop to explore the paradox of hunger and obesity and the relationship between these two social problems. Attendees will discuss the current state of research as well as the need for new data and analysis in order to further...
  • Nutrition, Trauma, and the Brain Consensus Study
    The IOM will review the evidence indicating the potential efficacy of nutrition interventions in the prevention, resilience to, or treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury in military personnel. Preventative interventions as ...