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Your Environment. Your Health.

Agenda & Council Documents

September 10-11, 2019

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National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council Webcast

The September 10-11, 2019 National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council webcast is available for viewing on the Live Webcast page.

Council Contact Information

Please use the following email address to contact the Council:


Durham Convention Center
Junior Ballroom AB
301 West Morgan Street, Durham, North Carolina 27701


*Convention Center Parking – 300 West Morgan Street, Durham North Carolina (*Normal parking cost is $13.75 daily)

Cost to Park with Voucher:

  • $5 per car, per entry with voucher (i.e., if you leave, you will have to pay another $5 with a voucher)
  • Must park at Durham City Centre Parking Deck
  • Vouchers will be located at the Council sign-in table (present parking ticket to receive voucher)
  • Present ticket and voucher, along with $5, to the attendant on departure (cash or credit card accepted)


CLOSED SESSION1 – September 10, 2019 – 8:30 a.m.
Scheduled Event Speaker Supporting Documents
8:30 a.m. I. Review of Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Dr. Gwen Collman
II. Consideration of Grant Applications Dr. Gwen Collman & DERT Staff
9:00 a.m. Adjourn Closed Session
OPEN SESSION – September 10, 2019 – 9:15 a.m.
9:15 a.m. III. Call to Order and Opening Remarks Dr. Linda Birnbaum
IV. Review of Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Dr. Gwen Collman
V. Consideration of May 2019 Meeting Minutes Dr. Gwen Collman
9:30 a.m. VI. Report of the Director, NIEHS Dr. Linda Birnbaum
11:00 a.m. VII. “Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers” Concept Dr. Claudia Thompson
11:45 a.m. LUNCH
1:15 p.m. VIII. “Ending the Crisis: UAW In-plant and community opioid education plans” Mr. Steve Romero
2:15 p.m. IX. “Functionally Inferred G x E Discovery / Validation” Concept Dr. Kim McAllister
3:00 p.m. BREAK
3:15 p.m. X. “RESolution of InflammaTion in EnvirOnmentally Related diseasE (RESTORE)” Concept Dr. Sri Nadadur
4:00 p.m. XI. “Pediatric and Reproductive Environmental Health Fellowships: Strengthening the Pipeline (PEHSU)” Concept Mr. Liam O'Fallon
Dr. Michael Hatcher
5:00 p.m. ADJOURN
OPEN SESSION – September 11, 2019 – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. XII. Report of the Director, DERT Dr. Gwen Collman
9:30 a.m. XIII. HHEAR Update Dr. David Balshaw
10:00 a.m. XIIII. Office of Communications and Public Liaison Report Ms. Christine Flowers
10:30 a.m. XV. DNTP’s Developmental Neurotoxicity Health Effects Innovation

Dr. Mamta Behl

11:00 a.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

  • February 11-12, 2020
  • June 2-3, 2020
  • September 15-16, 2020
  • February 9-10, 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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