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Project Title: Gulf War and Health, Volume 11: Generational Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War

PIN: HMD-BSP-16-02         

Major Unit:
Health and Medicine Division

Sub Unit:
Board on the Health of Select Populations

Wedge, Roberta

Subject/Focus Area:
Health and Medicine

Gulf War and Health, Volume 11: Generational Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War, Meeting 1
January 12, 2017 - January 13, 2017
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Roberta Wedge
Phone: 202-334-3106


OPEN SESSION (Room: NAS 120, 2010 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC)
1:00–1:10 Welcome and Introductions
Ken Ramos, M.D., Ph.D., Committee Chair
1:10–2:00 Charge to the Committee and discussion
Peter R. Rumm, M.D., M.P.H. – Director, Pre-9/11 Era
Environmental Health Program, Department of Veterans Affairs with Dr. R.
Loren Erickson, Chief Consultant, Post Deployment Health
2:00–2:45 Epigenetics Research at the National Institute of Environmental Health
Fred Tyson, Ph.D., Program Lead for TaRGET, Animal, Basic, and Mechanistic
Research, NIEHS
2:45–3:30 Protocol to Evaluate the State of the Science for Transgenerational
Inheritance of Health Effects
Vickie Walker, Ph.D., Health Scientist, NIEHS
3:30–4:00 Open microphone for public comments
Limited to 5 minutes per individual
4:00 Adjourn open session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Ken Ramos
Tracy Bale
John Balmes (via teleconference)
Brenda Eskenazi
Elaine Faustman
Mari Golub (via teleconference
day 1 only)
Rafael Irizarry
Tamarra James-Todd
Stephen Krawetz
Linda McCauley
Jacob McDonald
Dylan Small
Jacquetta Trasler
Cheryl Walker (day 2 only)
Carol Wood
Robert Wright

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Statement of Task
Presentations at Open Session
Approach to Task
Schedule for Report Preparation
Bias and Conflict of Interest

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Ron Brown Email and National Health Survey Questionnaire

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: January 18, 2016