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Research Approaches to Assessing Public Health Impacts of Risk Management Decisions

US Environmental Protection Agency
Main Campus Auditorium
109 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

January 22 - 23, 2008

 

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008 - Rooms C111 A and B
8:00 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Goals of Meeting (PDF) (17 pp, 274 K)
Rebecca Calderon, U.S. EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory
 
Session I: Related Public Health Programs
Moderator: Andrew Geller, U.S. EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory
8:45 a.m. 9:15 a.m. ORDs Framework for Assessing the Public Health Impacts of Risk Management DecisionsAn Overview (PDF) (14 pp, 396 K)
Dan Petersen, U.S. EPA National Risk Management Research Laboratory
9:15 a.m. 9:45 a.m. U.S. EPAs Report on the Environment (PDF) (19 pp, 135 K)
Bill Nickerson, U.S. EPA Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation
9:45 a.m. 10:15 a.m. CDCs Environmental Public Health Tracking Program (PDF) (24 pp, 1000K)
Judy Qualters, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
10:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Assessing the Health Impact of Actions Taken To Improve Air Quality: HEIs Accountability Research Program (PDF) (30 pp, 589 K)
Aaron Cohen and Annemoon van Erp, Health Effects Institute
   
Session II: Overview of STAR Grants and Poster Session
Moderator: Deborah Segal, U.S. EPA National Center for Environmental Research
11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Overview of Projects Funded Under the Science To Achieve Results (STAR) Request for Applications on the Development of Environmental Public Health Outcome Indicators
(7 projects, 5 minutes each; followed by poster session)

Near Real time modeling of weather, air pollution, and health outcome indicators in New York City (PDF) (7 pp, 41 k)
Kaz Ito

Measuring the Impact of PM Reductions by EH Indicators (PDF) (6 pp, 36 K)
Jean Johnson

Impact of Emission Reductions on Exposures and Exposure Distributions: Application of a Geographic Exposure Model (PDF) (10 pp, 514 K)
Julian Marshall

Developing Indicators for Asthma or Other Respiratory Problems (PDF) (9 pp, 496 K)
Ying-Ying Meng

Development and Assessment of Environmental Indicators: Application to Mobile Source Impacts on Emissions, Air Quality, Exposure and Health Outcomes (PDF) (7 pp, 84 k)
Jorge Pachon

1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
   
Session III: Available Tools and Lessons Learned
Moderators: Laura Jackson, U.S. EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory
Kacee Deener, U.S. EPA National Center for Environmental Research
2:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Indicators–Lessons Learned From Environmental Monitoring (PDF) (39 pp, 1.82 MB)
Jay Messer, U.S. EPA National Center for Environmental Assessment
2:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Connections Between Public Health and Ecosystem Services (PDF) (41 pp, 4.98 MB)
Hans Paerl, University of North Carolina
3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. Linkages and Process Models (PDF) (29 pp, 789 k)
Larry Cupitt, U.S. EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory
3:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Molecular EpidemiologyLinking Source, Exposure, and Effects (PDF) (24 pp, 920 k)
Elaine Faustman, University of Washington
4:00 p.m. 4:15 p.m. Break
   
Pilot Programs From the Office of Research and DevelopmentExperiences and Lessons Learned
Moderator: Lucas Neas, U.S. EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory
4:15 p.m. 4:45 p.m. Waterborne Disease Pilot Project (PDF) (29 pp, 273 K)
Tim Wade, U.S. EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory
Andrey Egorov, U.S. EPA National Center for Environmental Assessment
Shay Fout, U.S. EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory
4:45 p.m. 5:15 p.m. New Haven Pilot Project (PDF) (37 pp, 2.21 MB)
Haluk Ozkaynak, U.S. EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory
Danelle Lobdell, U.S. EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory
5:15 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Discussion
5:30 p.m. Wrap-Up: Short- and Long-term Interacting Trends in Environmental Awareness, Policy and R&D (PDF) (22 pp, 467 K)
Herb Fredrickson
   
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 (by invitation only)
Breakout Sessions Room assignments will be made at the workshop
9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Breakout Session 1: Clean Air Interstate Rule
Lead: Tim Watkins, U.S. EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory
Lead: Val Garcia, U.S. EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory
  Breakout Session 2: Arsenic in Drinking Water
Lead: Dan Petersen, U.S. EPA National Risk Management Research Laboratory
Lead: Doug Wolf, U.S. EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory
  Breakout Session 3: Cholinesterase Inhibiting Pesticides
Lead:Curt Dary, U.S. EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory
Lead:David Herr, U.S. EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory
Lead:Roy Fortmann, U.S. EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
   
Wrap-Up Session Rooms C111 A and B
Moderator: Andrew Geller, U.S. EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory
1:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Report Back From Breakout Groups (30 minutes each)
Breakout Group Leads
3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Discussion
4:00 p.m. Next Steps and Closing Remarks
Andrew Geller, U.S. EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory

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