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Assessing the Human Health Effects of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: An Institute of Medicine Workshop

The Need to Know: What are the Potential Delayed and Long-term Effects on Human Health? Impact on Health and Vulnerabilities of Children (11:58 )

Irwin Redlener presents the impact of the oil spill on children's health.

How are State Governments Currently Monitoring the Effects... Jimmy Guidry
Louisiana State Health Officer

Jimmy Guidry, provides an overview on how Lousiana has dealt with monitoring the effects...

  • How are State Governments Currently Monitoring the Effects... Mary Currier
    Mississippi State Health Officer

    Mary Currier, Mississippi State Health Officer

  • How are State Governments Currently Monitoring the Effects... Ana M. Viamonte Ros
    Florida State Surgeon General

    Ana M. Viamonte Ros, Florida State Surgeon General

    How are State Governments Currently Monitoring the Effects... Donald E. Williamson
    Alabama State Health Officer

    Donald E. Williamson, Alabama State Health Officer

  • How are State Governments Currently Monitoring the Effects... Bruce Clements
    Texas Department of State Health Services

    Bruce Clements, Director of the Community Preparedness Section, Texas Department of State ...

  • Panel Discussion: How are State Governments Currently...

    each panel member provides additional perspectives in ways to imporve health monitoring...

    • Welcome Remarks Harvey V. Fineberg
      Institute of Medicine

      Harvey V. Fineberg, President of the IOM, welcomes panelists and participants.

    • Charge to the IOM Nicole Lurie
      Department of Health and Human Services

      Nicole Lurie presents the charge to the IOM.

    • Introductory Remarks Nancy E. Adler
      University of California, San Francisco

      Nancy Adler introduces the goals of the workshop.

    Charge to the IOM
    Nicole Lurie
    Department of Health and Human Services

    Nicole Lurie presents the charge to the IOM.

    Dialogue with Workshop Participants
    Mike Magee
    Healthy-Waters.org

    Mike Magee, Healthy-Waters.org invites the audience to participate in the conversation.

    Engaging the Public, Protecting Health
    David Abramson
    Columbia University

    David Abramson speaks on communicating health risks to diverse groups of people.

    How are State Governments Currently Monitoring the Effects...
    Ana M. Viamonte Ros
    Florida State Surgeon General

    Ana M. Viamonte Ros, Florida State Surgeon General

    How are State Governments Currently Monitoring the Effects...
    Jimmy Guidry
    Louisiana State Health Officer

    Jimmy Guidry, provides an overview on how Lousiana has dealt with monitoring the effects...

    How are State Governments Currently Monitoring the Effects...
    Mary Currier
    Mississippi State Health Officer

    Mary Currier, Mississippi State Health Officer

    How are State Governments Currently Monitoring the Effects...
    Donald E. Williamson
    Alabama State Health Officer

    Donald E. Williamson, Alabama State Health Officer

    How are State Governments Currently Monitoring the Effects...
    Bruce Clements
    Texas Department of State Health Services

    Bruce Clements, Director of the Community Preparedness Section, Texas Department of State ...

    Introductory Remarks
    Nancy E. Adler
    University of California, San Francisco

    Nancy Adler introduces the goals of the workshop.

    Panel Discussion - Taking Stock: Who is at Risk and How are ...
    Linda Rosenstock, Moderator
    University of California, Los Angeles

    Linda Rosenstock moderates a discussion of human exposure to the oil spill. Paul Lioy,...

    Panel Discussion - The Here and Now: What are the...
    Linda A. McCauley, Moderator
    Emory University

    Linda McCauley moderates a discussion on the short-term health effects of the oil spill....

    Panel Discussion: How are State Governments Currently...

    each panel member provides additional perspectives in ways to imporve health monitoring...

    Questions from the audience

    The audience asks the panels questions related to strategies for communicating risks.

    Recap of Day 1 Discussions, and Overview of Day 2
    Nancy E. Adler
    University of California, San Francisco

    Nancy E. Adler recaps day 1 and gives an overview of the agenda for day 2.

    Remarks from the Surgeon General of the United States...
    Regina M. Benjamin
    U.S. Surgeon General

    Vice Admiral Regina M. Benjamin, gives an overview about the oil spill disaster.

    Taking Stock: Who is at Risk and How are They Exposed? -...
    Scott Barnhart
    University of Washington

    Scott Barnhart speaks on occupational risks and health hazards for workers and volunteers.

    Taking Stock: Who is at Risk and How are They Exposed? -...
    Maureen Y. Lichtveld
    Tulane University

    Maureen Y. Lichtveld speaks on general and special populations among residents of...

    Taking Stock: Who is at Risk and How are They Exposed? -...
    Paul J. Lioy
    Rutgers University

    Paul J. Lioy speaks on routes of exposure and at-risk populations.

    The Compelling Need to Understand the Effects of Oil Spills ...

    Bernard D. Goldstein, University of Pittsburgh, Blanca Laffon, University A Coruna,...

    The Here and Now: What are the Short-term Effects on Human...
    Thomas E. Bernard
    University of South Florida

    Thomas E. Bernard speaks on heat stress.

    The Here and Now: What are the Short-term Effects on Human...
    Nalini Sathiakumar
    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Nalini Sathiakumar speaks on the short-term physical effects of the oil spill.

    The Here and Now: What are the Short-term Effects on Human...
    Howard Osofsky
    Louisiana State University

    Howard Osofsky speaks on short-term psychological stress resulting from the oil spill.

    The Need to Know: What are the Potential Delayed and...
    Kenneth Olden, Moderator
    Hunter College of the City University of New York

    Kenneth Olden moderates a discussion on the long-term health effects of the Gulf of...

    The Need to Know: What are the Potential Delayed and...
    Brenda Eskenazi
    University of California at Berkeley

    Brenda Eskenazi discusses the oil spill's impact on pregnant women, children, and human...

    The Need to Know: What are the Potential Delayed and...
    Irwin Redlener
    National Commission on Children and Disasters

    Irwin Redlener presents the impact of the oil spill on children's health.

    The Need to Know: What are the Potential Delayed and...
    Lawrence A. Palinkas
    University of Southern California

    Lawrence Palinkas presents some of the known health consequences of oil spills.

    The Need to Know: What are the Potential Delayed and...
    Peter Spencer
    Oregon Health & Science University

    Kenneth Olden, Hunter College of the City University of New York, introduces the...

    The Need to Know: What are the Potential Delayed and...
    Sheldon Cohen
    Carnegie Mellon University

    Sheldon Cohen speaks on psychological stress and its implication for disease in relation...

    The Response of the Federal Government to Health Concerns
    John Howard
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

    John Howard outlines the federal government's goals and their ongoing response in...

    Welcome Remarks
    Harvey V. Fineberg
    Institute of Medicine

    Harvey V. Fineberg, President of the IOM, welcomes panelists and participants.

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    Study Staff

    • Margaret McCoy, Study Director
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      • Bruce Altevogt

      • Christine Coussens

      • Andrew Pope

      • Katharine Bothner

      • Pam Lighter

      • Trevonne Walford

      • Shelly Cooke

    Activity Contact Information

    For More Information Contact

    Trevonne Walford
    Phone:
    202-334-2294
    Fax:
    202-334-2939
    E-mail:
    OilSpillHealth@nas.edu

    Mailing Address


    Keck Center
    500 Fifth St. NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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