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Displaying: 1 to 6 of 6 Meetings
Exploring Medical and Public Health Preparedness for a Nuclear Incident: A Workshop
Date: August 22, 2018 - August 23, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host a two-day public workshop on August 22-23, 2018 at the National Academies Building (Fred Kavli Auditorium) called Exploring Medical and Public Health Preparedness for a Nuclear Incident. Through this workshop, participants from government, NGO and private sector organizations will explore current assumptions behind and the status of medical and public health preparedness for a nuclear incident, examine potential changes in assumptions and approach, and discuss challenges and opportunities for capacity building in the current threat environment.
Medical Product Shortages during Disasters: Opportunities to Predict, Prevent, and Respond - A Workshop
Date: September 5, 2018 - September 6, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A public workshop on medical product shortages during disasters will explore opportunities to predict, prevent, and respond to them will take place in Washington, DC on September 5-6, 2018.
Population Health Science in the United States: Trends, Evidence, and Effective Policy – A Symposium
Date: October 3, 2018 (8:15 AM Eastern)
On October 3, 2018, the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement and the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS) will hold a half-day joint symposium Population Health Science in the United States: Trends, Evidence, and Effective Policy.
Transgenic and Chimeric Neuroscience Research: Exploring the Scientific Opportunities Afforded by New Nonhuman Primate Models — A Workshop
Date: October 4, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders proposes to host a public workshop bringing together key stakeholders to advance the discussions that emerged from the three National Institutes of Health meetings scheduled in June and July 2017 to address the opioid epidemic, and examine potential implementation barriers and opportunities related to the proposed approaches discussed.
Current Status and Response to the Global Obesity Pandemic: A Workshop
Date: October 9, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A one-day public workshop that will examine the current efforts and complexity of treating the global obesity epidemic.
Pain and Symptom Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic: A Workshop
Date: November 29, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
An ad hoc committee will plan and host a one-day workshop to examine ways to best address the pain and symptom management needs of people with serious illness in the context of widespread opioid use disorder, including consideration of the underlying socioeconomic factors that contribute to the epidemic.