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  • Committee on Clinical Trials During the 2014-15 Ebola Outbreak Consensus Study
    An ad hoc committee of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will review and conduct an analysis of the clinical trials conducted during the 2014-2015 Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in...
  • Crisis Standards of Care: A Toolkit for Indicators and Triggers Consensus Study
    In the fall of 2012, HHS, VA, and NHTSA asked the IOM to convene another expert committee to build on previous IOM work by developing a conversation toolkit that will help stakeholders identify indicators and triggers that may govern their health...
  • Workshop on the Public Health Effects of Food Deserts Stand Alone Workshop
    An ad hoc committee will plan and conduct a two-day workshop on the public health implications of food deserts. In this context, food desert is defined as a rural or urban low-income neighborhood or community with limited access to affordable and...
  • Methodological Challenges in HIV Prevention Trials Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) convened a committee to examine methodological challenges in HIV prevention trials. The committee prepared a report to improve the methodology, design, and conduct of HIV prevention trials, focusing on microbicide and ...
  • The Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health Award
    The Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health is awarded annually to individuals, groups, or organizations in order to recognize outstanding achievement in improving mental health services, research, or public policy.
  • Dietary Reference Intakes: Framing the Next Generation Stand Alone Workshop
    The symposium, sponsored by the Food and Nutrition Board, will consider mechanisms and criteria for deciding when to review a DRI. Vitamin D will be discussed as a case study. We invite you to attend and participate in shaping the next phase of...
  • Advances in Technology and the Prevention of their Application to Next Generation Biowarfare Agents Consensus Study
    This study (conducted jointly with the National Research Council) will examine current trends and future objectives of research in public health, life sciences, and biomedical science that contain applications relevant to developments in biological...
  • Implications of Dioxin in the Food Supply Consensus Study
    An Institute of Medicine committee conducted a study to review the scientific evidence of the impact of dioxin and dioxin-like compounds on the safety of the U.S. food supply.
  • Microbial Threats to Health: Emergence, Detection, and Response Consensus Study
    The purpose of the study was to review the current state of knowledge and policy responses concerning emerging infectious diseases.