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  • 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...
  • Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Generation Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM and the National Research Council are holding a public workshop to review and assess research on child abuse and neglect, identify gaps in the existing literature, and consider potential future research priorities. The workshop is designed...
  • 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...
  • Assessment of Studies of Health Outcomes Related to the Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule Consensus Study
    The IOM will conduct an independent assessment surrounding the feasibility of studying health outcomes in children who were vaccinated according to the CDC recommended schedule and those who were not.
  • Standing Committee on Family Planning Standing Committee
    The IOM Standing Committee will identify emerging issues in family planning; provide a forum for discussion of scientific, workforce, health services, and education issues in family planning; and develop and oversee other studies and activities on...
  • 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.”
  • Pediatric Studies Conducted under BPCA and PREA Consensus Study
    The IOM will examine drug and biologic product studies that are requested under the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (BPCA) or required under the Pediatric Research Equity Act (PREA). Specifically, the IOM will examine the use of extrapolation, ...
  • Early Childhood Care and Education Workforce: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    An ad hoc committee will plan and conduct a public workshop on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) workforce and the supports provided for early childhood teachers and caregivers. The primary objective of the workshop, which will feature...
  • Neurodevelopmental Effects in Children with Chronic Illnesses: A Planning Meeting Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM will organize a one-day planning meeting to review the state of research and clinical practice associated with chronic disease illnesses such as cancer, brain tumors, sickle cell disease, epilepsy, diabetes, and congenital heart disease in...
  • 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."