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Your Environment. Your Health.

Agenda & Council Documents

September 15-16, 2020

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Council Contact Information

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National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council Webcast

The September 15 -16, 2020 National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council webcast will be available for viewing on the Live Webcast page.


This will be a virtual meeting.


CLOSED SESSION1 – September 15, 2020 – 10:00 a.m.
Scheduled Event Speaker Supporting Documents
10:00 a.m. I. Review of Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Dr. Pat Mastin
II. Consideration of Grant Applications Dr. Pat Mastin & DERT Staff
10:45 a.m. Adjourn Closed Session
OPEN SESSION – September 15, 2020 – 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. III. Call to Order and Opening Remarks Dr. Rick Woychik
IV. Review of Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Dr. Pat Mastin
V. Consideration of June 2020 Meeting Minutes Dr. Pat Mastin
11:15 a.m. VI. People not Projects Update & Concept Clearances – RIVER & ONES Dr. Carol Shreffler & Ms. Jennifer Collins
12:15 p.m. LUNCH
12:30 p.m. VII. Report of the Director, NIEHS Dr. Rick Woychik
1:30 p.m. VIII. Social and Environmental Determinants as well as Health Consequences of Sleep Disparities Dr. Chandra Jackson
2:15 p.m. ADJOURN
OPEN SESSION – September 16, 2020 – 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. IX. Bias and Systemic Racism in Academic Health Care: NIH Strategies for Change Dr. Hannah Valantine
11:00 a.m. X. DERT Diversity and Inclusion Activities Dr. Pat Mastin & DERT Staff
12:30 p.m. LUNCH
12:45 p.m. XI. Council Discussion
2:45 p.m. ADJOURN

1 This portion of the meeting is being closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in Section 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5, U.S. Code and Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).

Additional Information

Upcoming NAEHSC Meetings

  • September 15-16, 2020
  • February 16-17, 2021
  • June 1-2, 2021
  • September 14-15, 2021
  • February 15-16, 2022
  • June 7-8, 2022
  • September 13-14, 2022

Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreters and/or a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Elizabeth McNair.

Liz McNair
Program Analyst
Tel 984-287-3291
Fax 301-480-3225

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