APPENDIX A
Summary of Workshop on the Review of Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides

PUBLIC WORKSHOP

May 23, 2000

Room 2004, The Foundry Building

Washington, D.C.

Workshop Presentations and Speakers

  • Veterans’ Perspective of IOM’s Task

    Lisa Spahr, The American Legion, Washington, D.C.

  • Where We Are, Where We’re Headed

    George Claxton, Vietnam Veterans of America, Silver Spring, Maryland

  • Health Problems of Women Veterans of the Vietnam War

    Linda Spoonster Schwartz, R.N., M.S.N., Dr.P.H., Associate Research Scientist, Office of Research and Policy, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut

  • Diabetes Mellitus, Related to Agent Orange Handling During Service in Wartime Vietnam

    Turner Camp, M.D., Silver Spring, Maryland

  • Husband’s Death and Agent Orange

    Jennie LeFevre, Shady Side, Maryland

  • Veterans’ Health Problems: Heart Disease, Diabetes, Peripheral Neuropathy, Soft Knots Covering Body, Chloracne

    Shelia Winsett, Jasper, Alabama



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Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2000 APPENDIX A Summary of Workshop on the Review of Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides PUBLIC WORKSHOP May 23, 2000 Room 2004, The Foundry Building Washington, D.C. Workshop Presentations and Speakers Veterans’ Perspective of IOM’s Task Lisa Spahr, The American Legion, Washington, D.C. Where We Are, Where We’re Headed George Claxton, Vietnam Veterans of America, Silver Spring, Maryland Health Problems of Women Veterans of the Vietnam War Linda Spoonster Schwartz, R.N., M.S.N., Dr.P.H., Associate Research Scientist, Office of Research and Policy, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut Diabetes Mellitus, Related to Agent Orange Handling During Service in Wartime Vietnam Turner Camp, M.D., Silver Spring, Maryland Husband’s Death and Agent Orange Jennie LeFevre, Shady Side, Maryland Veterans’ Health Problems: Heart Disease, Diabetes, Peripheral Neuropathy, Soft Knots Covering Body, Chloracne Shelia Winsett, Jasper, Alabama