When: June 22, 2010 - June 23, 2010 (8:00 AM)
Where: Hotel Monteleone (Queen Anne Ballroom) 214 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 Map
Topics: Public Health, Environmental Health, Food and Nutrition
Activity: Assessing the Human Health Effects of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
Board: Studies under the IOM Executive Office
On June 22nd and 23rd, the IOM will host Assessing the Human Health Effects of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: An Institute of Medicine Workshop in New Orleans, LA. During the first day's sessions, speakers and panelists will discuss the potential adverse health effects for humans stemming from the oil spill for various populations. Public attendees will also have an opportunity to submit questions to, and engage in dialogue with, the speakers and panelists. The second day's sessions will explore current monitoring activities, the types of research methods and data sources currently available, and questions to consider when developing short- and long-term surveillance and monitoring systems.
Invitation to Submit Comments
Interested parties may submit comments through our online form to inform the workshop discussion.
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