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  • Panel on Calcium and Related Nutrients Consensus Study
    In April 1996, the Food and Nutrition Board's (FNB's) Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) Standing Committee established a 9-member Panel on Calcium and Related Nutrients to review the scientific literature and interpret the depth of current knowledge on ...
  • Committee on Upper Reference Levels of Nutrients Consensus Study
    The IOM's)Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) established a subcommittee on the upper reference level of nutrients as a component of the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes project in order to determine the highest level of daily nutrient...
  • Dietary Reference Intakes for Electrolytes And Water Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine, through its Food and Nutrition Board (FNB), as part of the continuing activity to develop Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) for nutrients, will undertake an 18-month study to develop DRIs for electrolytes and water. This...
  • 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.
  • Responding to the Psychological Consequences of Terrorism Consensus Study
    The intent of the study is to highlight critical issues regarding the mental health response to terrorism and to provide possible options for intervention and for policy. Particular attention will be paid to the infrastructure for the implementation ...
  • Incorporating Research into Psychiatry Residency Training Consensus Study
    An Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee will provide strategies that permit research experience and/or more intensive research training tracks while meeting the requirements for clinical competency in Adult and Child Psychiatry.
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences in Medical School Curricula Consensus Study
    A committee will review the approaches used by medical schools that have incorporated behavioral and social sciences into their curricula, develop a list of prioritized topics from the behavioral and social sciences for possible inclusion in medical ...
  • Pathophysiology and Prevention of Adolescent and Adult Suicide Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine study committee examined the state of the science base, gaps in our knowledge, strategies for prevention, and research designs for the study of suicide.
  • Committee on Health Literacy Consensus Study
    This study assessed the problem of health literacy and consider the next steps within a public health/public education framework.
  • Informing The Future General Publication
    This biannual publication highlights the work of the IOM over a two year period, providing insight into the nature of the IOM’s work and its distinctive role in health and health policy.