APPENDIX A

Agendas of Public Meetings Held by the Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides (Fourth Biennial Update)

FIRST PUBLIC MEETING

Wednesday, April 3, 2002

Board Room, NAS Building

Washington, D.C.

Presentations

  • Welcome, opening remarks, and introductions

    Irva Hertz-Picciott, PhD

    Committee Chair

  • Charge to the committee

    Mark Brown, PhD

    Director, Environmental Agents Service

    Department of Veterans Affairs

    Washington, D.C.

  • Recent data from Ranch Hand Studies

    Joel Michalek, PhD

    Principal Investigator, Air Force Research Laboratory

    Brooks Air Force Base, Texas



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Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2002 APPENDIX A Agendas of Public Meetings Held by the Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides (Fourth Biennial Update) FIRST PUBLIC MEETING Wednesday, April 3, 2002 Board Room, NAS Building Washington, D.C. Presentations Welcome, opening remarks, and introductions Irva Hertz-Picciott, PhD Committee Chair Charge to the committee Mark Brown, PhD Director, Environmental Agents Service Department of Veterans Affairs Washington, D.C. Recent data from Ranch Hand Studies Joel Michalek, PhD Principal Investigator, Air Force Research Laboratory Brooks Air Force Base, Texas

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Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2002 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 (testimony presented by Jennie LeFevre) Jasper, Alabama Testimony on the behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America Rick Weidman Director of Government Relations Vietnam Veterans of American Silver Spring, Maryland SECOND PUBLIC MEETING Monday, September 9, 2002 Board Room, Hilton Hotel Seattle, WA Presentations Glioblastomas in Vietnam Veterans Danna Hughes (testimony presented by Darren Driggs) President, Vietnam Veterans Wives Republic, WA Glioblastomas and Diabetes and Agent Orange Michael Sallis President and Volunteer Service Officer Grant County Veterans Association Moses Lake, WA Written testimony was submitted by Julie Cummings, Silverthorne, Colorado Public input and discussion among session participants